coastal decor and crafts


Nautical Dresser Makeover with Creative Handles & Rope Edging

I love Furniture Makeovers, and they are particularly interesting when there is a before picture. The transformations always amaze me. This nautical dresser makeover is not only gorgeous but surprises with a creative handle solution.


Beach Collection Stick & Grass Weave Wreaths Square & Round

This is a wonderful twist on traditional wreaths, a beach collection weave! Except for the string, these square and round wreaths are entirely constructed from beach findings.

square beach wreath


Charming Coastal -Interior Decorating with Shutters

Wooden shutters are utterly charming (especially the vintage kind). No wonder they have become so popular as an interior decor choice, including for coastal style living. If you haven't considered decorating with shutters yet, then check out these great examples!


Make a DIY Round Rope Mat or Rug -Depending on how Ambitious You Are

Rope has a nautical vibe and brings a great rustic natural touch to the home. I've featured dozens of Rope Projects and Decor Ideas here on Completely Coastal. Now we're venturing into mat and rug making!

rope mat


Blue Nautical Decor in an Elegant Maine Home

This stately elegant Maine home sits right by the beach in Kennebunkport. Decorated in blue nautical decor by designers Nicki Bongiorno and Louise Hurlbutt, the home features sea life motifs, boat inspired designs and some cool rope wrapped furnishings.

blue nautical living room


Coastal Labor Day Sale

Shop online today and save on something coastalicious!

Today, everything is 15% off at Outer Banks Trading Group! Use promo code obxlaborday at checkout.

Happy Labor Day!


Starstruck -DIY Coastal Starfish Stencil Ideas for Furniture

Stencils give you endless possibilities to add the coastal theme to anything you can paint! Starfish stencils are a popular choice. They are simple, with a lot of graphic punch. So here are a few lovely examples of starfish stenciled furniture.

Starfish Stenciled Lampshade


Unique Coastal Home Decor & Decorative Gift Items at Tuvalu Home

Tuvalu Home is a beautiful store with a collection of furnishings and home decor accessories that are a feast for the eye. They have so many pretty little things that I love! Here are just a few of their eclectic and unique items.


Coastal Sea Life Baking Soda Dough Crafts -Better than Salt Dough

We're all familiar with salt dough crafts, and you might recall the fabulous DIY Salt Dough Starfish! Now, here comes a new (to me) technique, using baking soda!

coastal sea life made with baking soda dough