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Each Friday, starting today, I’m sharing the best DIY nautical decor tutorials that I’ve collected from some of my favorite craft and design bloggers. Today’s theme? DIY Starfish Decorations!
I love nautical decor! Maybe it has to do with living at the shore, maybe it has to do with spending so many years living in New England, or maybe it has to do with my love of sea-faring books. Whatever the reason, I’m so happy to see the nautical trend in full swing in all the stores and home decor catalogs. And I’m even happier that there’s so many creative tutorials out there to make your own beach-themed decorations. I love how this coastal decor trend conveys a relaxed, easy-going vibe, because that’s exactly how we live here on the Jersey shore!
DIY Starfish Decorations!
Sometimes you are lucky enough to find a starfish on the beach, but most often you’ll have better luck finding them at a craft store. Or, you can use this cool tutorial to make your own:
|DIY Salt-Dough Starfish | The V Spot|
Starfish add the perfect touch to this nautical rope mirror:
|Coastal Rope Mirror | At The Picket Fence|
Embroidery hoop decor is so popular right now:
|Summer Starfish Decor | Homework|
I love the natural element of burlap as the background for this display:
|DIY Starfish Art | Sweet Something Designs|
And I love the modern element of metal behind each of these starfish:
|Framed Starfish Plaques | Madigan Made|
The different sizes and textures of the starfish used in this garland are what makes it so unique:
|DIY Starfish Garland | A Little CLAIREification|
You can’t get more beachy than weathered and distressed wood:
|3D Framed Starfish Art | Mom Endeavors|
Using yarn as the backdrop for this starfish wreath is another fun play on textures:
|Starfish Yarn Wreath | A Diamond in the Stuff, Crafts Unleashed|
Pallet Art is the perfect trend for beach-inspired artwork:
|Starfish Art with Repurposed Pallets | Caught in Grace|
These bottle stoppers are the perfect finishing touch to your coastal decor theme, and would make a sweet hostess gift too:
|Starfish and Shell Stoppers | Sand and Sisal|
Here’s links to the other posts in this series!