Savoring Summer

Hang onto your favorite summer memories by creating a craft to keep the beach in view all year round!

Host Marcela Valladolid's beach table decorations, as seen on Food Network's The Kitchen Season 10.

Photo by: Chris Amaral ©2016, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Chris Amaral, 2016, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.

Host Marcela Valladolid's beach table decorations, as seen on Food Network's The Kitchen Season 10.

Beach Ornament:

Buy an inexpensive, refillable ornament from a craft store or online--we like using a larger size, but use any size you like; just look for one that opens by splitting in half. Cut a small piece of rope and use a hot glue gun to glue the ends together, forming it into a circle. Glue the circle to the bottom of the ornament to form a base for it to sit upright on. Fill the ornament with sand, sea shells, sea glass and any other small items collected on your beach vacation--we like to make a little sign to write the name of our favorite beach on. Close the ornament securely and place your little slice of summer wherever you like!  

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