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Old 12-23-2019, 04:08 AM
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I saw this pop up and thought it would be beautiful in your home. I'm a sucker for sea glass. (Although I like things simple and would leave off the decorations and just have the star on top)


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Old 12-23-2019, 05:27 AM
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That is gorgeous! I actually think I have enough green beach glass to make something like that. I want to try it now, might be a good project with my mom!
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Old 12-23-2019, 05:34 AM
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That is beautiful! If you didn't have enough sea glass, I think you can buy a bag of artificial ones on line or at a craft store. I want to try to make one, too.

Do you suppose it is a poster board type cone underneath the glass? Or a premade cone? Maybe a large store like Hobby Lobby has cardboard cones?
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Old 12-23-2019, 05:48 AM
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That is the most beautiful thing I have ever seen! I’d keep that on display all year long!
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Old 12-23-2019, 05:53 AM
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Ooh, I love that! I think the decorations are real shells and tiny starfish.


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Old 12-23-2019, 05:58 AM
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I belong to a group on Facebook called Sea Glass Lovers of Maine , and a member posted a picture similar to this.

There are some really neat pieces that people make with sea glass!
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Old 12-23-2019, 06:10 AM
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That is the most beautiful use of sea glass ever! Im sure Amiga will be over the moon excited to see this. How thoughtful of you!
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Old 12-23-2019, 06:13 AM
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Oh, ICrazyTeach, I just LOVE it! I’ve never seen anything like it and now I want one. Like you, I’d prefer just the tree and the topper (the shell ornaments are too much for me—I just want that beautiful sea glass). Thank you so much for thinking of me.

I’ve been looking for the perfect centerpiece for my little table. This is it. I’m not crafty, so if any of you see a plainer one I can purchase, please let me know.

I LOVE IT!

ETA: Okay, you got me. I looked online and couldn’t find anything I loved exactly as is, so maybe I need to make one (saw that online, too). I just ordered some of these bags from Pier 1 and will be back here when they arrive begging for help (like what kind of glue do I use?). I decided I’d love it more if I made it (and PTers can help me like the sand candle we made). Thank you!

ETA #2: I see some great cones at Amazon. Will foam work with the glass and glue? I like the idea of a white base. And what kind of glue?
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Old 12-23-2019, 07:20 AM
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I found a similar type of sea glass tree on Etsy. You could add a few of shells used in the trim and it would be almost the same. Beautiful!

https://www.etsy.com/listing/4831780...=1&frs=1&col=1
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Old 12-23-2019, 08:41 AM
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To make the tree, just type in DIY sea glass Christmas tree. It gives directions and pics that go along with each step. It even lists the materials you will need. Glue? It says to use a glue gun, so that implies that you will need the glue sticks that will be inserted into the glue gun. They sell both side by side in the craft sections of stores. My 10 year old can do this, easy as pie, so can you, all by yourself. Enjoy your new craft project. I know it will be lovely.


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Old 12-23-2019, 08:50 AM
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, I thought of you when I saw this, also. You must really need it.
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Old 12-23-2019, 08:51 AM
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This is just beautiful. I agree, it would look better with just the star on top.

Amiga....I think you will need to use a special glass adhesive. Hot glue and styrofoam doesn’t work....it melts the styrofoam.
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Old 12-23-2019, 08:54 AM
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Amiga, or anyone else, go to this website to see how to make your https://craftsbyamanda.com/sea-glass-christmas-tree/

She suggests using a paper mache cone and hot glue.
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Old 12-23-2019, 11:35 AM
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I am totally going to make that for next year! It's beautiful! I have lots of sea glass that I just throw in my fish tank... hmmm... I think I need to just go to the beach and look for more!
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Old 12-23-2019, 07:08 PM
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If you could put A light inside.
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