Creations, Seaside Tabletop Glassware

 

Welcome to the 2nd Creative Craft Blog Hop!

 

 

 

 

I know you had fun visiting creative Carol at Bluesky At Home

Now, let’s get crafty with some glassware, beads, shells and seaglass

 

 

 

I rounded up a few things to dress up,

a blue bottle with a broken top, a large glass fish,

and a couple of inexpensive stemmed goblets

 

 

 

 

 

I got out my “bling box,” it’s full of glass beads,

sea glass and other potential craft items like costume jewelry

I also have a box of sand dollars collected from a nearby beach

 

 

 

 

Let’s get started!

 

 

 

 

The bottle got a “skirt” of sand dollars

and a “necklace” of colorful beads

 

 

 

 

Now the broken edge looks pretty!

 

 

 

 

Rows of beads and glass were added near the base

 

 

 

A large glass blue bubble is the finishing touch

 

 

 

 

 

 

The glasses have a large sand dollar on the front

with cone shells, small sand dollar, and sea glass on the base

 

 

 

 

I painted a row of turquoise “swoosh” strokes under the large sand dollar

 

 

 

 

Ultramarine blue dots were painted around the large sand dollar

and on the edge of the base

 

 

 

 

I decided to give the glass fish some color and texture with glass and beads

 

 

 

 

Sea glass was glued to the sides of the fish

 

 

 

 

flat backed glass beads were glued all over the base,

and I painted a few lines on the bottom fin

 

 

 

 

A few colored beads on top and blue dots around the eyes

 

 

 

 

These will be coming to a tablescape soon!

 

 

 

Up next is Decorate And More With Tip

Terrie is always up to something fun and creative!

Please visit all my fellow hoppers for more crafty ideas!

 

Celebrate and Decorate

Design Morsels

Chas’ Crazy Creations

My Hubbard Home

My Thrift Store Addiction

Bluesky At Home

The Painted Apron

Decorate And More With Tip

Zucchini Sisters

Purple Hues And Me

Home Is Where The Boat Is

Birdz Of A Feather

White Arrows Home

Create With Cynthia

B4 and Afters

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I will be joining these fabulous parties and blogs:

Meal Plan Monday  Happiness is Homemade  Love Your Creativity

Over the Moon  Between Naps on the Porch,

Make it Pretty Monday  Turn About Tuesday  Celebrate Your Story,

All About Home/ Common Ground Follow the Yellow Brick Home

Tasty Tuesday   Oh My Heartsie Girl  Full Plate Thursday

Thursday Favorite Things  Creatively Crafty   Creative Cumpulsions

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46 Responses to “Creations, Seaside Tabletop Glassware”
  1. Mary says:

    Jenna, So creative and crafty… I love how you salvaged your broken bottle and I especially love your fish makeover! The sea glass and flat marbles are the perfect addition to give the illusion of iridescent scales. What a treasure trove of sand dollars too! Question: What adhesive do you use? E6000 or do you use hot glue for the glass…does it hold on glass? Happy to be hopping with you today! ♥

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    • Thanks Mary! I used hot glue so the glued pieces would be secure right away but E6000 is really a better choice, especially if the items will be outside, E6000 has better longevity but the pieces would have to be secured with tape to keep in place while drying. Happy hopping!

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  2. Lovin’ your new fish bowl, it turned out great:@)

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  3. Jenna, I always love your creativity. The tabletop glassware…bottle, glasses, and fish bowl have a new beach life. I love all of them and I need a bling box! Wishing you a beautiful day, it is pouring rain this morning!

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  4. Liberty says:

    Your glassware looks very summery! I wondered too what glue you used– I see the answer above.

    Liberty

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  5. sara says:

    Love your bling box and I adore sea glass. Such fun projects to inject colour 🙂

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  6. Julie says:

    I love your creations you made with the shells and beads. It all looks so coastal and perfect for summer. Have a nice week Jenna.

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  7. Andrea says:

    Your blue bottle is so gorgeous. Where did you get it? This is such a great beach decor. Your “bling” box has some really great stuff. The sand dollars are really cool looking too. Can’t wait for the upcoming tablescape. Thanks for sharing.

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    • hi Andrea, I’ve had that blue bottle for ages, can’t remember where I got it, but one day I knocked it over and the top broke…I couldn’t bear to throw it away, I’m so glad I finally repurposed it! Thanks!

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  8. Chas says:

    What fun you had decorating all of these pieces. I too like to decorate for the summer in beach decor. Love what you did! Great job friend and so great crafting with you!

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  9. Jenna, my favorite is the little fish bowl. How cute. What a cute way to dress up things for a themed vignette. Love it.

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  10. These are such fun! LOVE the sand dollars (just salivating as you showed your whole box of them!). Love the glasses especially. Thanks for the glue info in the comments!

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  11. So cute! I love the sand dollar trim!

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  12. These are so pretty! I’ve gotta love a sea shore theme!

    Michelle
    https://mybijoulifeonline.com

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  13. Gail Griffin says:

    These are so adorable, Jenna! I love seeing coastal decor creations! They always remind me of fun loving beach times!

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  14. Cynthia Nessel says:

    I love your glassware, it came out so pretty. So fun hopping with you.

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  15. Chloe Crabtree says:

    This is the kind of crafting I probably like the most! Just getting out shells, beads, whatever, and getting creative with them. These will make for lovely beachy tabletop decor for you this summer! Thanks so much for joining us again in this crafty hop!

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  16. Shannon@Belle Bleu Interiors says:

    Jenna, I always admire your creativity! Your tabletop glassware turned out beautiful. I especially love the pretty vase. I hope you have most beautiful day!

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  17. Rachelle says:

    Hi Jenna, your projects turned out lovely and would make the perfect addition to a summer tablescape. I especially love the fish and it’s iridescent scales.

    Great to be blogging with you:)

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  18. Jenna, I love that you used a variety of items you already had to create something so pretty. Love all the pretty coastal colors. I’ve never seen so many sand dollars! Super cute.

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  19. Cecilia says:

    These make such pretty decor and I love the colors! It is a pleasure to join you this week! Blessings, Cecilia @My Thrift Store Addiction

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  20. Allyson says:

    That’s awesome you found all those sand dollars on the beach. Sure beats buying them! I love how they look on your projects!

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  21. Dee | Grammy's Grid says:

    Thanks so much for linking up with me at #AThemedLinkup 18 for Crafting with Bottles and Jars, open May 30 to June 10. All party entries shared if social media buttons installed.

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  22. Rebecca says:

    What great makeovers, Jenna! I love that you used items that you already had on hand, just like the birdhouses last month. Everything is so coastal chic with the sea glass and sand dollars. The fish is my favorite…I can’t wait to see how you use them in a tablescape! It was fun crafting with you again!

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