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Sea Glass and Beach Glass Crafts - Projects and Ideas That You Can Use

From easy-to-do crafts projects on up, here you'll find unique and attractive sea glass crafts!

Are you looking for ideas on what to do with your sea glass or beach glass?

  • You may have already done some projects or you might still have your sea glass stored up in various containers around the house, garage, or attic.
  • You may not want to leave your collection stashed away in a jar (although that is pretty too), but you're not quite sure what to do with it.

Since sea glass shows itself best when light is coming through from behind your glass, you'll likely want a project that can be put in front of a window or other light source.

This might be a creation that can hang in a window or it could be a vase with a  light bulb or candle inside that shines through the glass.

But where to start?

You can't get started if you don't have a good idea, and some of the best ideas pop into your head when you are looking at examples of other's work.

Here on Odyssey Sea Glass, you'll find many sea glass crafts projects that others have contributed. 

Each one is worth looking at. Who knows which one will give you an idea that is just right for your collection?

Also, you can submit your crafts ideas, photos, projects, and see what others are currently doing by clicking here.

Sea Glass Crafts - Ideas, Sea Glass Projects, or Sea Glass Art Possibilities

A lot of people (including myself) like to use their beach glass and sea glass for jewelry, maybe by creating wire wrapped jewelry or creating jewelry using metalsmithing techniques.

On the other hand, a good many people don't know the techniques or have the equipment for making jewelry BUT would definitely like to create something interesting and personalized, that is, sea glass crafts.

Great! Sea glass (or "beach glass") is ideal for making gifts (for others or for yourself).

For example, I've a friend who loves to collect sea glass but she doesn't really have the time to do anything with it. 

One thing she does do, though, is to put her sea glass in cute little jars and give them as gifts as her way of saying thanks or I'm thinking of you.

You'd be amazed at how attractive sea glass crafts can be, and people love to get them because they make such unique presents. 

That's not to mention the satisfaction YOU have of knowing you're promoting recyclable, eco-friendly gifts. 

10+ Sea Glass Crafts Ideas:

1. Sea Glass Scrapbook Want to remember your wonderful vacation? Why not use your sea glass for a scrapbook along with other memorabilia from your wonderful beach vacation? 

There are a number of sites on scrapbooks that give manyexcellent suggestions that could easily by adapted to a scrapbook either only on your sea glass or as part of a collage.

2. Sea Glass Fountain.

3. Sea Glass Table Lamp.

4. Sea Glass Candles, Candle Holders or Votive Holders.

5. Beach Motif Mirror or Sea Glass Photo Frame.

6. Colorful Night Lights and Light Switch Plates.

7. Sea Glass Wine Glass Markers or Charms : Personalize wine markers or party charms are popular. A novel way of helping your friends and loved ones remember whose glass is whose. Use contact cement to easily add or remove your sea glass pieces.

8. Sea Glass Wind Chimes, Suncatchers, or Hanging Mobiles.

9. Sea Glass Mosaics or a Sea Glass Tile.

10. Sea Glass, Stained Glass Style.

11. Sea Glass Beads.

Other Ideas

Sea Glass driveway project
Sea Glass Driveway Project
Some friends, Dave and Mandy, have been collecting sea glass plus shards from colored bottles for years. They have incorporated them into their driveway, ...

Sea Glass Craft Window
My Sea Glass Window
Here is a picture of my seaglass window that I thought you might enjoy. Some of the pieces are worn more then others. The light shines through it. I.

Sea Glass
Sea Glass Incense Burner
How Creative! by: Romy Mona, What an interesting and creative way to display sea glass! I would have never thought of an incense ...

Sea Glass
Stepping Stones and Sea Glass
You could put Stepping Stones anywhere in your yard- from your flower beds to add color and flair to a walk way to your favorite flower bed. Stepping Stones are

Sea Glass
Sea Glass Window Panes
(click pic to zoom) Here is a Sea Glass Window by Mona of Maine that will give you some ideas on using your sea glass. In her.

Sea Glass coffee table
Sea Glass Coffee Table
Here is another very nice sea glass crafts project submitted by Mona from Maine. As you can see, it is a coffee table done with...

Sea Glass
Sea Glass Mosaic Flower Pot
Here is another fine project for you to try submitted by Mona from Maine. Flower pots are numerous around the patio area and in sunny windows, and.

Milford, CT sea glass Sea Glass Tabletop
my tabletop is made from seaglass picked up on walnut & silver sands beaches in milford, connecticut....

sea glass mosaic lamp
Sea Glass Window Pane
After collecting alot of glass, this was the first project I attempted.The glass was found on a beach near the Mavericks surfing spot in Northern CA.The small shadow box

Sea Glass
Sea Glass Orchids
Love, Love, Love Orchids and Sea Glass!  Hence, both sides of a plastic CD cover, covered with orange felt and my interpretation.

Sea Glass magnets
Sea Glass Magnets
Magnet sheets are ideal for use with your sea glass for quick projects. 
Sheets are easy to cut.

Sea Glass Art Bowl
Sea Glass Art Bowl
I created this bowl using leadlighting techniques with some of my special white and cyan seaglass, alternating with textured glass...

sea glass colors line

Useful Books on Crafts:

Sea Glass Nature Crafts for Kids Nature Crafts for Kids: 50 Fantastic Things to Make with Mother Nature's Help
"I recently found this book at my local library and and loved it so much that I am looking to add it to my collection. This is not a book filled with cutsie fifteen minute projects that the kids do on their own, rather it is for adults to explore with kids ...

Nature Crafts - Sea Glass and found objects
Craft Workshop: Sticks and Stones: How to make Stunning Objects using Natural Materials with 25 Step-by-Step Projects 
The beauty and texture of natural, organic materials including sticks, wood stones and pebbles celebrated in inspirational and practical designs.

Organic Crafts - Book
Organic Crafts: 75 Earth-Friendly Art Activities
This ecofriendly craft title encourages children to explore the natural world through projects based on natural, nontoxic, and renewable materials. Grouped into categories such as "Trees, Leaves, and Twigs" and "Rocks, Pebbles, and Shells," the projects lead ...

Painting on glass and ceramics beach book
Painting on Glass & Ceramic 
"The real gems of this book are Embry's project instructions, which come complete with patterns that can be photocopied and used for tracing, comprehensive painting guides, and detailed..." ~ Tina Coleman

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What Projects Have Other Visitors Added?

Click below to see sea glass crafts projects from other visitors to this page...

For the Birds - Sea Glass Crafts 
~ sea glass project submitted by  Diane Isgrigg , Waterford, MI After many years of collecting beach glass on Lake Erie, it was time to put …

Rainbow Flower of Sea Glass 
These sea glasses were collected at the Pierpont Beach, California, USA in 2016. This beautiful imaginary rainbow flower photo was taken at my house …

Sea Glass Art - Memories in a Bowl 
~ by Julie - Sydney, Australia I am an artist that has been collecting sea glass for some time.   Last year I began studying leadlight making …

Paradise - Sea Glass Art and Crafting 
Where was this photo taken? 10km South of Rosarito, Baja California, Mexico.  Date, time of day, and weather conditions? July 5, 2016 …

"Renewable" Sea Glass Art 
~ Submitted by Michele Kelley Michele sent in photos of three separate art/crafts projects that are "renewable" or temporary: Sea Glass Gingerbread …

Display Your Beach Finds on DIY Shelves 
~ submitted by David from OdysseySeaGlass in Huanchaco, Peru, South America Do It Yourself - or DIY Beach Finds Display Here is another example of …

Sea Glass & Tile End Table 
~ sea glass craft submitted by Katie Olmstead in Seabrook Beach, New Hampshire  USA Sea glass end table is something special: My 23 year …

Sea Glass Menageries 
~ by Ole in Seattle, WA This bracelet is made with glass found on local beaches Some of the glass is not quite 100% but looks nice anyway. …

Sea Glass Wind Chimes1 
~ submitted by Laura in Lake Forest California I love making sea glass wind chimes or mobiles. I usually buy a wind chime and recreate it with …

Sea Glass Magnets 
~ submitted by   Lynne   in Milford, Connecticut, USA Great for quick and easy projects. Flexible Magnet Squares With Adhesive …

Sea Glass Tree 
~ sea glass project submitted by Kelly Thaden in Austin, Texas "For this tree, I used a glass plate for the backing. Then I glued the glass on …

Shelves of Driftwood with Sea Glass and Beach Finds 
~ craft project submitted by David from Huanchaco, Peru David made these shelves and hung them on our living room wall - in less than an hour. I was …

Woodland Hills CA - Dr. Jack's Sea Glass Art 
Dr.Jack's Sea Glass Art Jack Sierad in woodland Hills California I make mosaics made with sea glass as well as jewelry. I discovered Sea Glass 8 …

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