10 Ideas for Decorative Letters with a Beach & Coastal Theme

Decorative letters are a great way to personalize your space.

DIY decorative letters with a coastal beach theme
Not only can you paint and embellish letters to your heart's content, you can also spell out your favorite word, a message, or display an initial. They bring a sculptural element to your wall or bookshelf. These decorative letters are artistically painted and the lower part is embellished with sand and shells to create a beach scene. Original source no longer available.

how to decorate letters with shells
A decorative letter by Beachcomber. You can find these wooden letters in craft stores. Then embellish with shells found on the beach.

vintage beach letter idea
These Vintage Beach Letters. They're DIY cutouts.

beach photo letters idea
A unique Photo Display Idea! Via BHG.

decorative seashell letters
Lovely Decorative Letters adorned with all kinds of beach treasures. Via Fearless Nesting.

seaglass letters
If you are so lucky to have an extensive seaglass collection, this idea is for you. Or Buy Man Tumbled Seaglass! Via Beach Grass Cottage.

rope letter
A Rope Wrapped letter via Pinterest.

map decoupage letters
Map decoupage letters that spell out beach by Jax Design. For another example, click here.

decorative beach sand letter idea
Coat your letters with spray glue and sprinkle with sand. Featured here. Via Craft Goodies.

driftwood letters
Or create letters with driftwood sticks and mount them onto a board. This Driftwood Sign is a House Name.

Decorated Letters with a Coastal Beach Theme
And here is an entire book that's dedicated to decorative letters, featuring over 30 DIY projects including coastal and beach theme decorated letters.

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