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How To Make A Gold Painted Oyster Shell Keychain

 Learn how to make a gold-painted oyster shell keychain and make it for your man on Father’s Day.

Give your special man for fathers day an extraordinary gift of oyster shell… Make him something that he will proudly use every day. I created a refreshing oyster shell key chain made from the oysters we saw to eat.

supplies for making oyster shell key chain How To Make A Gold Painted Oyster Shell Keychain Supplies:

  • Oyster shells
  • Dremel
  • Decoart white polish
  • Gold Paint
  • Key Chain

drill a hole in the oyster shell with dremel How To Make A Gold Painted Oyster Shell Keychain

Step 1:

Clean the oyster shell. I use a mixture of white vinegar and water. Let the oysters sit for 5 hours and dry them before you paint them.

Step 2:

Drill a hole with a Dremel. It takes a few minutes. Hold the Dremel directly down on the shell and apply pressure.

painting the oyster shell gold

Step 3:

Paint the outer edge of the oyster shell with gold.

Step 4:

  Insert the key chain through the hole.

Step 5: Gift Wrap

You can put the key chain in a pretty box and wrap it with botanical printables. Now, don’t you think this is the perfect Father Day gift?

Gold paint key oyster shell key chain How To Make A Gold Painted Oyster Shell Keychain


It’s time for the May Pin Challenge! The purpose of the Pinterest Challenge is to motivate us to not just pin, but to make it happen! This month’s challenge is about Father’s Day or projects geared towards the men in our lives. The pin that inspired me to create this keychain was this pretty coastal keychain.


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  1. It’s not easy to come up with nautical accessories for guys. Very attractive!

  2. I seldom think something is both beautiful and masculine at the same time. Your key chain has changed that notion! It is lovely. -Marci @ Stone Cottage Adventures

  3. I could kick myself for only seeing this now. I would have loved to make my Dad one of these for Father’s Day. He’s always so difficult to find a gift for

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