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
DIY accordion-style travel scrapbook: take apart an out-of-date travelbook from a place you've visited and reassemble it using the front and back cover, a few pages, maps and memorabilia. Tutorial by Martha Stewart.