Put a picture of the beach you visited in a shadow box frame and fill the bottom with sand from that beach. Much neater than a random jar of sand and shells! decorate the frame or put seashells or treasures found on the beach in the shadow box
Wooden Celtic Book by ~yagarasu on deviantART. Made with the coptic technique. Hard covers made of MDF. Woodburned with celtic designs, just like it& box. It closes up with a cooper button and some elastic.