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40 Nautical Crafts for the Home

Let's get into a nautical state of mind and create something awesome for the home. This big round up of nautical crafts features some of my favorite ideas and a list of ALL nautical crafts ever shown here on Completely Coastal. Adding up to about forty projects to keep you busy for the season!

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Let's start with Nautical Rope Crafts. They are immensely popular and it's easy to see why. Rope has a great natural quality to it and is available in so many different variations that it goes with almost any decor style. Plus, it's a creative endeavour to incorporate utilitarian items such as rope into the decor!

Nautical DIY Coasters are made by Hi Friend Design. Rope coasters were taken a step further by creating a custom stencil and cranking up the color. Really pretty!

nautical craft idea
Coastal and nautical chic Table Makeovers. Another great idea with rope. Via Apartment Therapy.

nautical crafts joann
Nautical Crafts by JoAnn. One very unique idea in the collection is this large wall sail made from canvas cloth. What a great nautical statement this makes! Other neat nautical crafts include anchor pillows, rope hanging lantern, oar wall hanging, and more. So head over and take a look. JoAnn's projects are all available on free downloadable PDF files.

nautical driftwood boats
Driftwood Sailboats are sure a favorite! The mini flags give these boats a fun nautical vibe. Love them! Made by Beachcomber.

welcome ship wheel
A welcome ship wheel for the door. How unique! You can learn all about this project over at Upcycled Treasures.

DIY nautical life preserver
Want to Decorate with a Nautical Life Preserver? Here's a stylish DIY version! The tube/ring can be bought at your local crafts store. Then paint, add rope and decorate with stencils. Find the Tutorial here! It would look great in a bathroom, as seen here.

colorful art oars
Art Oars from Inspired by Charm. Pick up an old oar at an antique, thrift shop or on Ebay, and paint it in bright fun colors. For more inspiration, tutorials, as well as sources to buy, go to Painted Oars | DIY or Buy.

diy nautical lamps
Debi Beard's super cool Nautical Buoy Lamps which are so fun and color intense. Another idea, DIY Glass Float Rope Lamps.

terra cotta pot lighthouse
Or make a neat Clay Pot Lighthouse for the yard! And much more below!

Nautical Crafts:

DIY Anchor Stencil Wall Design - DIY Driftwood Anchor

How to Stencil a Dresser with a Ship Decal - Decoupage Furniture Piece with Nautical Chart

Sea Map Decoupage Ideas - DIY Maps/Charts Wallpaper

Ballard's Rope Spool Table Knock Off - Nautical Rope Railing Ideas

Tying the Nautical Monkey Fist Knot

Paper Mache Sailboats - Make Life Preserver Napkin Rings

Nautical Crafts on My Pinterest Board

Happy weekend everyone!
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3 comments:

Jane said...

Clever ideas. Love the tv tray with the rope. Might have to do this for the beach place.

beachcomber said...

these are great! thanks so much for featuring my driftwood boats :) x

Katie Murphy said...

Thank you for featuring my ship helm wreath!
~Katie @ Upcycled Treasures