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Saturday, March 5, 2011

slightly obsessed.

okay, so maybe it's not an obsession, but it's definitely one heck of a collection.

{c + shell = sea shell}

take one look around my home & you'll see shells...everywhere.
well, maybe not everywhere.
{but, we do have shells in our front flower bed.}

shells that i've found & collected over the years.


shells in vases.
cockles. moon snails. coquinas. lettered olives. scotch bonnets.


shells on the wall.
more scotch bonnets.  common sand dollars. a keyhole sand dollar.
{the star & the BIG sand dollar were purchases.} 


a jar of scotch bonnets.
the scotch bonnet is the state shell of north carolina.
it is my favorite shell - probably because it's so hard to find a whole one.


shells from cozumel, mexico in a shadow box.
cowries. snails. limpets.


that big shell? i found it in akumal, mexico.
it's mixed in with a bunch of broken scotch bonnets & a few other shells.


whelks. more cockle shells. a few cowries. a sprinkle of coquinas. a limpet here & there.
lambs ears. moon snails. jingle shells.


some of the shells still have seaweed in them!


shells, shells everywhere.
shells from north carolina, virginia & mexico.
there is even a picture frame in my bedroom that is rimmed with shells i found in florida.

some people go to the beach to lay out.  others go to surf.  
not me, i grab a bucket & walk the shoreline in search of...
more shells.


psst...happy 800th post to me! 

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5 Comments:

Blogger Meghan said...

That is such a cool collection! And I love that they all have stories / locations.

Mar 5, 2011, 11:00:00 AM  
Blogger Susannah said...

Snap! 800!! That is great, Congrats!

Mar 5, 2011, 9:00:00 PM  
Blogger Michelle @Flying Giggles said...

Wow! That is an amazing collection. I love the new look of your blog!

Mar 5, 2011, 10:58:00 PM  
Blogger Vynuss said...

You have such an awesome collection! I do the same thing!! I love seashells!!!

Mar 6, 2011, 12:45:00 PM  
Blogger MommaKiss said...

I get this. My mom scours the beaches for smooth rocks. Only she knows what's perfect. She has them everywhere. Love your shells!

Mar 8, 2011, 5:47:00 AM  

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