Sand dollars are pretty and inexpensive items that are great for holiday crafts. Sand dollars may seem like summer craft items, but they make great focal points of many holiday craft projects. This article will provide you with step-by-step instructions on creating holiday sand dollar crafts.
Sand dollars are the perfect shape for making snowflake ornaments, and they even have that lovely flower shape in the middle of them to give you a place to start. For this project you will need glue, white, silver, or iridescent glitter, a sand dollar, and a small piece of ribbon. Start by tracing the flower shape in the middle of the sand dollar to begin your snowflake design. Next add smaller lines coming out of each of your original lines and add small dots at the end of the lines. Sprinkle glitter on the ornament and allow it to dry. Shake the excess glitter off and glue the ribbon in a loop to the back of the ornament. This sand dollar snowflake ornament craft is a great addition to your holiday décor.
You can make a pretty sand dollar wreath with little work and money. For this project you will need five sand dollars, paint, hot glue, glue gun, wire, and grape vines. Start this holiday wreath by painting your sand dollars a color that will match your holiday décor; allow them to dry as you form your wreath. Wrap the grapevines into a circle and secure them with wire. Glue the dried sand dollars onto the wreath; you can choose to attach them in a cluster or space them apart evenly. Feel free to be creative with this holiday craft project. You can also paint different images onto the sand dollars to make a personalized wreath for the holidays.
Sand dollars are great tools for making a star garland for the holidays. This craft is easy and fun, and all you will need for this craft project is several sand dollars, yellow, silver, or gold paint, ribbon, and glue. Start by painting the star shape that is on the sand dollar to look like a star. You can choose a color of paint that matches your holiday décor, or you can stick with silver, yellow, or gold. Allow the sand dollars to dry and glue a long piece of ribbon onto the backs of each sand dollar; remember to fold the ribbon in half and glue it to the sand dollar in the middle. Next use the ribbons from the sand dollars to tie a nice bow to a long piece of ribbon, and continue adding the sand dollars at different intervals. This star ribbon is the perfect sand dollar craft for your holiday décor.Sand dollars are unique and lovely, and they make a great addition to your holiday craft supplies; so try these holiday sand dollar crafts this year.