Nautical Rope Decor: 10 Easy DIYs

One of the main trends in nautical decor is rope – from sisal to twine and just about everything in between. Here’s ten nautical DIYs using rope from some of my favorite creative bloggers!
Nautical Rope Decor: 10 Easy DIYs

If you shop in any of the home decor stores this season, you’ll see rope used as an accent on coastal decor-themed products and you’ll also see rope used as primary material in select pieces too.

You can make the same items you’ve seen in the stores! So start creating with these 10 DIY tutorials!

(And if you missed the previous DIY nautical-themed collections, the links are at the bottom of this post!)

Nautical Rope Decor!

Make your own pretty glass float ornaments and enjoy them year-round, whether hung on your Christmas tree, displayed on your mantel, or gathered together in a decorative bowl!

Glass Float Ornament DIY | Sand and Sisal
Glass Float Ornaments | Sand and Sisal

These rope table mats are an easy way to add some natural elements to your nautical decor. You can use them as placemats, underneath flowerpots and vases, or as the base for a collection of sea glass!

DIY Rope Table Mats | Tara Dennis
Rope Table Mats | Tara Dennis
I love how rope knobs and drawer pulls can add so much to a cabinet. A small update with big impact!
DIY Nautical Rope Hardware | A Thrifter in Disguise
DIY Nautical Hardware | A Thrifter in Disguise
Another quick and easy update? These slipknot rope napkin rings!
DIY Slipknot Napkin Rings | Lemon Tree Dwelling
Slipknot Napkin Rings | Lemon Tree Dwelling
I want to make my own rope doorstop like I’ve seen in catalogs, stores and all over Pinterest, and here’s the perfect tutorial!
DIY Nautical Rope Doorstop | Bungalow Blue Interiors
Nautical Rope Doorstop | Bungalow Blue Interiors

Navy wood and rope shelves? Love!

DIY Nautical Shelves from Southern Living via My Home Ideas
Nautical Shelves DIY  from Southern Living | My Home Ideas

I adore everything about these nautical-inspired jars – the motifs on the lids, the fun labels and the rope tied around them!

DIY Nautical "Odds and Ends" Jars | Vintage Zest
Nautical “Odds and Ends” Jars | Vintage Zest

I still can’t believe these wooden pilings are actually made from pool noodles!

DIY Faux Nautical Wooden Pilings | Miss Kopy Kat
Faux Nautical Wooden Pilings | Miss Kopy Kat
This gorgeous nautical-themed vase started out as a simple clear glass vase!
DIY Blue Tinted and Netted Vase | Simply Dream and Create
Tinted and Netted Vase | Simply Dream and Create
Rope mirrors are very popular right now, and fit into several design trends!
DIY Rope Mirror from Martha Stewart | Apartment Therapy
DIY Rope Mirror from Martha Stewart | Apartment Therapy

Do you love nautical-themed decor as much as I do? Then check out the other posts in this series here:

Starfish Decor: 10 Easy DIYs

Nautical Anchor Decor: 10 Easy DIYs

Sailboat Decor: 10 Easy DIYs

DIY Sea Life: 10 Easy Ways to Make Faux Seashells, Coral, Driftwood and More!

Driftwood Decor: 10 Easy DIYs

Seashell Decor: 10 Easy DIYs


Comments

  1. says

    wow, this is an awesome collection! I opened almost all of them in new windows! I love authentic looking natuical stuff. and Lord knows I have a HUGE roll of jute I have been looking for an excuse to use! So thanks!

    <3 Bethany @ TheSepiaPuppy.blogspot.com

  2. says

    Thanks so much for featuring the faux nautical pilings that I made last year! I haven’t had much time for blogging and crafting this year so it is nice to see a project from the past brought to light again. I’m honored!

  3. says

    I love the look of anything with nautical rope, and it fits right in around here! I have a big fat jar with some nautical rope wrapping on my summer mantels, and it’s filled with sea glass. That bathroom shelf is awesome!