Kristin Batista and Virginia Whitted from Seaglass & Serenity show how to create beautiful framed art using sea glass and clear resin. This fun step-by-step demonstration tells you everything you need to know to get creative with your beach finds.
Following is a list of supplies you'll need for the project, some with a link* where you can purchase the item, in case it is not available at a craft store that is convenient to you.
- Beach finds, such as sea glass, beach rocks, sea shells, and/or fossils.
- Small picture frame with clear glass
- Glass cleaner
- Paper towels
- Plastic covering for the surface you are working on to protect it
- A business card or other flat tool that you can use to spread the epoxy
- Optional: Cookie cutter
- Small plastic cups to mix epoxy
- Wood Craft Sticks
- Glue or Glaze to secure the glass to the frame
- Two-Part Epoxy
- Glue applicator bottle
- Jumbo straw to remove bubbles
This video was part of the 2020 Virtual Beachcombing Festival.
Kristin Batista and Virginia Whitted
Kristin Batista and Virginia Whitted are the founders of Seaglass & Serenity, whose mission is to provide a relaxing beachside destination for women to experience a rejuvenating weekend connecting with other women, incorporating seaglassing, yoga, and art into the journey towards relaxation peace and balance. Kristin is a wife and mother of two, as well as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with over twenty-five years of experience helping people improve their lives and incorporate mindfulness and healthy practices into their everyday lives. She believes that an important element to healthy living is to find something that you are so passionate about that you lose track of time doing it. Virginia is a mother of three, artist, yoga teacher, and healer. Originally from Argentina with a degree in early childhood education, she taught special needs students for many years before embarking on her new teaching journey. She realized that combining yoga, the beach and seaglassing was the perfect balance to live a life more full of passion and mindfulness.
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