Links to our favorite products

Listed below are Amazon links to our favorite and recommended products for working with our blank shell sets.

Heat Gun for shaping:

We use a Wagner heat gun in-house, daily, and highly recommend it. 

wagner heat gun 

Spraypaint Primer and Sealer:

We highly recommend Rust-Oleum 2x Spray Paint for both the primer and their Clear gloss sealer. Once dry the paints are inert and will not yellow with use. 

Detail paints:

These are our favorite paints to use to really make the details of our shells pop. The Shuttle Art Metallics and the Folkart Color Shift craft paints give incredible dimension and movement to the shells. For a quick paint with maximum impact, I highly recommend the DecoArt Metallic Luster rub on top of a Black primed shell.

colorshift paints metalic  folkart colorshift paints luster rub metallic


We highly recommend using E6000 to attach your shells to a base. Not only is it waterproof but it is also flexible when dry giving the shells and base movement when wearing.

E6000 Glue


Base Bras:

Boobs are weird and a beast to fit … everyone is different. These are our base bra recommendations and here’s why: When looking for a base bra the most important aspect you’re looking for is fit. The next (and what the two below offer) are a lined cup and a wide band. I like to work with a lined cup as it retains a better shape/fit when gluing. I prefer a wide band, so I’ll have more room to accessorize (because in my world more is more is best!) Again, these are recommendations, and the most important element is how it fits on you.

warner bra bra base for a mermaid top 

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Small blank sets perfect for any hair accessory, headpiece, or necklace