Christy from Confessions of a Serial Do-It-Yourselfer encourages those who don’t feel like they’ve been gifted with a creative gene to instead find inspiration in home décor catalogs and recreate the items you love. That’s exactly what Christy did when she made this beachy seashell wreath inspired by Pottery Barn! There is so much to […Read More]
Do you have a summer beach trip on the calendar? If so, make sure to collect plenty of seashells and make a coastal candle holder like this one from Gail at Purple Hues and Me. Here’s what Gail has to say about her latest knock off: “Don’t you just love it when you knockoff something […Read More]
April of House by Hoff shares how she turned two black mirrors that were long forgotten in her basement into “pretty white nautical delights.” April refabbed her mirrors by simply spray painting them white and then adding rope around the circumference. I love how April was able to take some old and outdated and turn […Read More]
A lover of seaside decor, Traci at Inspiring Homestyle was inspired to turn some bottles and shells she already had into decorative pieces for her home. Using hot glue, Traci secured her seashells with pointed ends into the openings of the glass bottles. Then to finish it off, she wrapped natural rope yarn around the top of each bottle. A bit more hot glue and viola! Quick, easy, inexpensive, and beautiful accessories!
If you’re like Anne from Annimal Instincts, beach décor is not limited to summertime alone. Anne says, “For me, reminders of the sand and sea are not only a summer phenomenon. I can’t get enough of the soothing blues, whites, and tans all year round.” To bring that calming effect to her master bath, Anne used a little computer know-how to create custom versions of Crate & Barrel’s Sea Life Silhouette series using images she found online. Anne displayed her prints in inexpensive frames for a savings of $61 from the price of her inspiration.
After seeing some beach house wall hooks in a catalog, Jeanette from Homa Style quickly added the project to her weekend to-do list, slightly revamping the design to reflect her cabin home. Jeannette has big plans for welcoming guests with her little cabins in a row. She says, “I could have guests towels or, better […Read More]
Ninety-nine buckaroos was just a little (okay, a lot!) more than Vanessa from At The Picket Fence was willing to spend for a beachy coral topiary. When her quest for faux coral came up dry, Vanessa turned to a coral-esque sea sponge to get the job done. I actually prefer the color and texture of […Read More]
A beautiful oversized sand dollar takes center stage on Alicia’s mantel over at Thrifty & Chic. Alicia was inspired by Pottery Barn’s pricey version that will set you back a Benjamin to purchase. Alicia’s DIY version? Six dollars! Alicia’s entire summer mantel is gorgeous so be sure to check it out. Alicia was inspired by […Read More]
Aimee from It’s Overflowing loves to pull out her seashells from family beach trips each summer as décor. However, this year she decided to create something a little more lasting from the shells after being inspired by a shell candle holder from ZGallerie. Aimee says, “ZGallerie’s Seashell Candleholder is great, but using our own seashells […Read More]