What to do with your seashells and sand you save from vacations: Buy a shadow box frame and pick a picture from vacation that you took next to the ocean. Place the sand from that beach in the shadow box, add your seashells, sand dollars, starfish, etc.
thumb prints made into Christmas lights. Easy craft to do with the kids. To enhance this, I might extend the strand each year, so by the time they are older, you have a long string of thumb print lights.
Don't leave the beach on your next vacation without some sand and seashells. You can now display all your family memories in this beautiful shadow box year round. Get tips and pointers to make it easier from thesoutherncoutur.