Beach Letters -13 Ideas for Decorative Craft Letters with Shells, Sand, Paint, Decoupage & More

Decorative beach 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 add beach style your bookshelf.

The beach letters that you see above are artistically painted and the lower part is embellished with sand and shells to create a beach scene. Original source no longer available.

Decorative Letter Craft
A decorative beach letter craft idea similar to the above. Original source unknown.

Great choice of letters to decorate -choose size & thickness!

Painted Beach Letters
Painted letters from Michaels (see link above) by Made2Style. The bottom of these beach letters were painted blue and the top in a sandy beige.

Wooden Sea Letters Wall Decor
Even neutral distressed sea letters can bring just the right dose of coast the the space. as seen in a Cottage Home by Tracey Rapisardi.

Large Decorative Craft Letters Beach Mod Podge Idea
For this craft letter project, large thick letters were painted and accentuated with seashells. These are great self standing letters to display on a shelf or Console Table. You can find the tutorial at Mod Podge Rocks.

How to Decorate Craft Letters with Shells
If your Seashell Collection is extensive, you can choose large decorative letters and cover them with your shells. You might want to start with a thin layer of sand. Via My Florida Life.

how to decorate letters with shells
A decorative letter by Beachcomber. You can find these wooden letters in local craft stores and online at Michaels. 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
Create letters with driftwood sticks and mount them onto a board. This Driftwood Sign is a House Name.

Wine Cork Monogram Letter
Should you have a zillion of wine corks, make a Beachy Cork Monogram Letter. For another cork-y thing, check out this Beachy Cork Christmas Tree.

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.