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Topiary of shells will always remind you of the best moments of your life spent at seaTopiary of shells will always remind you of the best moments of your life spent on the technique of creating moreVpervye topiriya of shells with their hands appeared in ancient Egypt to create "Hanging Gardens". At the time, under the "Topiary" was meant only shape cutting shrubs and trees. As it spread to other countries, the master noticed the stones, beads and shells. There are many technologies to create a composition of different dimensions.


Stylish Topiary made of shells: Master Class

Nautical theme prevails in the souvenir brought from vacation. If the holidays are still far, the decorative composition is easy to do with their hands. First you need to choose the shape, size and color. Direct the imagination to help track photos of finished works. In the next step should be collected in the required amount of material for creativity. If the holiday seashells failed to bring, you have to visit the store the goods for needlework.

In choosing the material necessary to remember the place where it will be the final composition. restraint is chosen for the office red or burgundy, and bedroom - sky blue. It is recommended to use the composition of the shells in the living room or the bedroom, where it would be more appropriate. 

To diversify the composition should be taken seashells of different colors and shadesTo diversify the composition should be taken seashells of different colors and shades

To work need:

  • Multi-colored beads.
  • Shells of dark and light shades.
  • A small pot.
  • Several shpazhek.
  • Styrofoam balls.
  • Sisal blue.
  • Satin ribbons of different colors.
  • Acrylic paints.
  • Scissors.
  • Brushes.
  • Plaster.
  • Caulking.
  • Glue gun.

Before you begin, you need to put before the eyes of a visual representation of what will be implemented. This is done in order to avoid possible errors. Correlating their own actions with the picture, you can always see how work is progressing successfully. If the experience in creating compositions of shells is not - it is better to print single-stepping. It is worth to visit the beginners specialized workshops.


Create Topiary made of shells with their own hands

To begin, you need a lot Table protected oilcloth. It should not be a carpet under it, which is stained. Next to put trash where immediately go the extra details. Completes the preparatory stage of checking the integrity of all capacities and strength shpazhek. If, during any break tool - will have to start all over again.

Shells on Topiary perfectly with golden beadsShells on Topiary perfectly with golden beads

Practical stage begins by mixing plaster with water or putty. Guideline will be thick consistency. Making sure that the resulting mixture has become thick, it should be carefully poured into the prepared pot. Immediately after that, stuck skewers. With the help of glue gun to attach the tops shpazhek Styrofoam balls. 



Then do the following:

  • In the area of ​​base of the ball end is fixed to the skewer satin tape.
  • Free end of the skewer is necessary to wrap the entire length.
  • Fix the adhesive tape and over - cut.
  • Ball decorated with seashells, lubricated with glue.
  • On each ball is recommended to paste 2-4 shells.
  • Pot decorated with white acrylic paint.
  • Writing pot to dry for 10-12 minutes.
  • Above the white paint is applied to blue light strokes.
  • On disposed inside the pot plaster or gypsum plaster applied adhesive.
  • Above the adhesive attached sisal.

Beautiful Topiary of shells microns

It happens that the crafts sold in stores are not pleasing to the eye, so many people want to learn on their own decorative technique. Make a Topiary is not very difficult, as long as the hand was strong, and the eye - accurate. The rest must rely entirely on the imagination, but it should not be too overloaded composition. Otherwise, it will seem clumsy.

Diversify a Topiary is possible by means of the starfish or smooth colored stonesDiversify a Topiary is possible by means of the starfish or smooth colored stones

As an additional means to vary the composition of the shell, it is recommended to use the following:

  • Pearls, which will become the visual center of the composition.
  • Beads to form a visual accents.
  • Multicolored bows made of satin tape.
  • Chaotically arranged ease give crystals.

 Do not get hung up on shells only as the base material for the composition. They can be used freely, for example, as a decorative element for mirrors or pots. The only recommendation would be the right choice of color. Be identical to it should not, but too much visual difference is excessive.

Topiary in the interior of the shell

Minimalism - a basis of compositions made from seashells. Designers are advised to approach the creation of a new Topiary reserved. It is necessary to look at the object that you plan to use. What strengths and weaknesses does it have? How can they be used? The correct answers to these questions will help you choose the appropriate option.

If this does not work - you can attend a master class with an experienced designer will devote to the mystique. If desired, you can take a few objects that you plan to decorate. specialists in the field will give practical advice.


Create contrast can be bright shades of threads that will be allocated on a background of seashellsCreate contrast can be bright shades of threads that will be allocated on a background of seashells  

Among the commonly used solutions Designers are the following:

  • Decorate with seashells capacity for things, or flower pots.
  • Topiary balls decorated with beads.
  • Shells just put any geometric shape, which is claimed in a modern interior.
  • You can use shells and pebbles, which would require a sea stones, strong twine and burlap.
  • From shells to easily create a bonsai, taking this for a few shells, 2 skewers and glue.

Topiary made of shells - Easily create a composition that will easily fit into the interior of the living room, office or living room. The main thing - to choose the right color of all elements. In the bedroom, the emphasis is on ease of perception and calm tones, and in the office or in the store - in the warm range.

Master class for creating topiary made of shells (video)

As an additional decorative elements used ribbons, beads, pearls and all that easy to find in the cupboard. It is not recommended to overload too much the composition. 


Topiary of shells in the interior (photo)

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