The shells represent a very common element in the sea areas. You can choose to make favors with those that derive directly from the beaches. In alternative, you can proceed with the purchase of shells to use to create elegant wedding favors, going to a common haberdashery or a DIY store. Once all the necessary material has been found, we will proceed with packaging.
It is essential to have some handkerchiefs of tulle or satin, and a bottle of white pearly varnish. The fabric of the package can also be chosen from a synthetic material, in order to save money, obtaining an aesthetically pleasing result. You can also use pearls, fabric flowers or ribbons to embellish everything.
First of all, it is necessary to puncture each single shell, using a drill equipped with a fine 2 mm tip. This kind of operation must be carried out with extreme delicacy, so as not to break the shell. You can use a piece of clay, of the pongo or of the plasticine, with the purpose of strengthening the inside of each shell before piercing it. Without doubt, this procedure will be of great help in not ruining or breaking the shell itself.
The hole should be first on one side and then on the other, in order to smooth the hole well. Subsequently, the product used to reinforce its surface can be eliminated. After removing any residue, you can put the shell on a sheet, then spray a little âcolor, If you choose pearly, obviously you will have a very elegant and delicate effect. First you have to work on one side, and only once this is completely dry, you can proceed with the other.