go to the Sea Shell Shop and get a nice bag of shells.run down to the beach and get a bucket of sand.go to Michaels and buy some styro trees and beads and pins. ahhhh who has a seashell shop? maybe craft store, Michaels ?
picture shapes - what an amazing idea, i would have never thought of that! [actually this is not "picture shapes" it's how to make shaped bokeh but still a good technique of attaching the paper to the lens]