Nautical Flag Banner

Brynne from The Gathered Home knew Land of Nod’s Nautical Flag Banner would be the perfect finishing touch to her “Nautical Naturalist” guest bedroom. However, she also knew she could make it for less! Brynne’s DIY nautical flag includes every letter of the alphabet but only cost $15 thanks to the use of budget-friendly felt. […Read More]

Spray Painted Faux Coral

Beth from Home Stories A to Z gave Wal-mart aquarium coral a once over with some spray paint to create these little pretties for her entryway. I love it when a simple coat of paint can turn something ordinary (and neon and rather tacky) into a decorative piece worthy of a designer catalog. The crisp […Read More]

Nautical Pendant Light

Wendi of H20 Bungalow says, “When I saw this Ralph Lauren Miramar nautical pendant light in the September issue of Coastal Living, I nearly swooned. It was perfect for the reading nook I’m planning. Classic and just tad bit coastal.” However, Wendi’s dreams came crashing down when she saw the $3,000 price tag. Wendi still […Read More]

“Rustic Yet Modern” Rope Curtain Tiebacks

Carmody from Paper & Fox has been working on redecorating her living room, including a freshly painted fireplace and new curtains. She was on the lookout for curtain tiebacks and came across the perfect ones with a “nautical, rustic yet modern look.” Of course, the only problem was the price. Carmody headed straight for the […Read More]

Weathered Oar and Paddle Wall Décor

Angie of The Country Chic Cottage shares at Live.Craft.Love how she gave some unfinished wooden oars the Ballard-treatment with basic supplies. Angie simply stained or painted the oars and then used tape and number stencils to create each unique design. I love how she shook things up a little by combining two oars to create […Read More]

Glass Fishing Buoy Summer Centerpiece

Marianne from Songbird created a beautiful summer vignette for her garden table that features Pottery Barn-inspired glass buoys. I love Marianne’s outside-the-box thinking in using thrifted items for her glass “buoys” – a round glass bowl and globe from a light fixture. She used a couple of techniques to paint them and achieve the beautiful […Read More]

Bold and Beautiful Painted Stripe Vase

Tamara from Provident Home Design had been crushing on a blue and white striped lamp from Wisteria for quite some time. She knew the $219 bold and beautiful lamp would look gorgeous on her newly DIYed console table – just not at that price. Tamara was still able to bring the look to her console […Read More]

Beach House Sign with Coastal Charm

With weathered wood and nautical rope knots, Pottery Barn’s Beach House Sign offers all kinds of summery goodness. Shirley from Beachwood Place thought it was the perfect piece to start with for the gallery wall she wanted to create around her television. Just not for $70 shipped. Shirley captured the all the charm in this […Read More]