“Rustic Yet Modern” Rope Curtain Tiebacks

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]

Mixed Material Rope Mirror

round metal and rope mirror

Kristen from Storefront Life was head over heels for a pricey metal and rope mirror from Restoration Hardware. Kristen already had a round IKEA mirror and figured she had nothing to lose by trying to revamp it into a RH look-a-like. She was able to achieve all the elements she loved about her inspiration – [...Read More]

Turn a Jar into a Rope Lantern

pottery barn inspired summer lanterns

Lo of A Lo and Behold Life spruced up the mosquito repelling candles in her outdoor space this summer with PB-inspired lanterns. All it took was a trip to the hardware store for pickling jars, rope, a clamp, and drawer knobs, and Lo was on her way to having a bug-free and stylin’ porch! Lo [...Read More]

Beachcomber Basket for Less

diy beachcomber basket

I featured this DIY beachcomber basket last fall and just had to give it another moment in the spotlight now that summer is upon us! Lisa from Celebrate Creativity shares how she updated an inexpensive craft store bin with rope and hot glue to create her own versatile and beautiful “woven” basket. She says, “…the easy [...Read More]

Nautical Rope Mirror with Anchor

DIY rope mirror

Decorate Me Diana was shopping at the Pottery Barn Outlet when she came across an amazing round rope mirror that she was sure she could replicate. I mean there’s nothing too difficult about gluing rope around a mirror, right? I love Diana’s even more than PB’s. The little anchor detail she added to the bottom makes it over-the-top cute for her son’s nautical-themed bedroom!

DIY rope mirror

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Rope Chandelier for a Nautical Nursery


One of Lauren’s favorite elements from her baby boy’s nautical theme nursery is a rope chandelier she created from a thrift store find. Lauren shares at From Our Hiding Place how she transformed the $10 chandy into an eye-catching piece with just a roll of twine and a hot glue gun. While time-consuming, Lauren says it was the “easiest DIY project ever.”

diy rope chandelier

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Thrifty Wire and Rope Baskets


Jennifer from Decorated Chaos is a “thrifty chic” in everything that she does. This is especially true when it comes to organization since Jennifer sure doesn’t want her baskets and bins to cost more than the items inside. When Jennifer saw some wire baskets that were full of style and versatility, she knew she had everything she needed to make her own sitting right in the garage. Thrifted wire baskets? Yep. Spray paint? Sure thing. Rope? You betcha. Jennifer says, “I love when it all comes together easily. Good style awaits you, just head out to your garage!”

wire baskets

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Decorative Rope Spool

decorative rope spool

While looking through the Ballard catalog, Jen from Life, Crafts, & Whatever couldn’t help but notice the rope spool side table. However, the price and nautical vibe just weren’t agreeing with her budget and style. Jen instead created a Mini Me version using wood plaques and a paper mache cylinder. At seven inches tall, it looks super cute sitting outside Jen’s bedroom door!

decorative rope spool

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