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Greetings Fellow Crafters and those who appreciate hand-made Creations!

For many years I have embellished items with seashells, even when I lived in the land-locked Midwest. Living in Florida since 2003, I have enjoyed many beach crawls and sand stoops while collecting seashells along beaches on both sides of Florida and around a few Caribbean Islands.
I notice an individual personality in most shells and I often feel if I don’t rescue these little ‘Juls of Paradise’, they will just be crushed by beach walkers and turned eventually into sand!

I enjoy combining my ‘beach finds’ with my hobby of treasure hunting at estate sales and obscure little shops in both Sarasota, Florida and Madison, Wisconsin (I live in Madison a few weeks in the summer and the month of December) to find…

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  • Female
  • Born on August 25
  • Joined November 5, 2007

Favorite materials

Shells, seashells, sand dollars, seahorses, starfish, sealife, imagination, patience, strong glue, glasses, magnifying glass, cool old stuff

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About

Greetings Fellow Crafters and those who appreciate hand-made Creations!

For many years I have embellished items with seashells, even when I lived in the land-locked Midwest. Living in Florida since 2003, I have enjoyed many beach crawls and sand stoops while collecting seashells along beaches on both sides of Florida and around a few Caribbean Islands.
I notice an individual personality in most shells and I often feel if I don’t rescue these little ‘Juls of Paradise’, they will just be crushed by beach walkers and turned eventually into sand!

I enjoy combining my ‘beach finds’ with my hobby of treasure hunting at estate sales and obscure little shops in both Sarasota, Florida and Madison, Wisconsin (I live in Madison a few weeks in the summer and the month of December) to find unusual items that inspire me to be creative. Through my work I feel I am helping Mother Nature recycle her 'Juls of Paradise'!

Thank you for visiting my shop!

Julie ~ julsolfparadise



***Please visit my four-legged furry son's shop at www.adogtreat.etsy.com ;-)

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