30 Awe-Inspiring DIY Nautical Decor Projects Bringing the Beach To your Home

Those beach holidays indulging one and all in some sunbathing, sea shell collecting and sand houses is surely the best part about summers. But celebrating those beachy memories and that refreshing ocean vibes need not be limited to those vacation days. Bring the aqua-vibe inside with the below incredible ideas for DIY nautical decor inspired by the seaside!

DIY Nautical Decor Projects

DIY Nautical Decor Projects

1. Pottery Barn Inspired Rope Wrapped Candle Holder

Pottery Barn Inspired Rope Wrapped Candle Holder


A nautical-themed candle holder as stunning as this one is worthy enough of taking the candle glow to all new heights of beauty! What the beachy holders have got is glass cylinders wrapped with organic-looking rope, adorned with a faux starfish.

DIY Details : stonegableblog

2. DIY Sea Glass Candlestick

DIY Sea Glass Candlestick

Offer aqua touches to glass candlestick with a clever use of food coloring in blue and green, a sponge brush and white glue. The effect the blend of the colors and glue creates on glass reminds you of the soothing sea.

DIY Details : acultivatednest

3. Decorative Fisherman Netting Wrapped Jars

Decorative Fisherman Netting Wrapped Jars

Just like it’s captured from the deep waters! A decorative fisherman net when wrapped around a mason jar brings out the sea-captured look, finished with hemp twine wrapped around the jar’s rim.

DIY Details : stowandtellu

4. Nautical Mason Jars Tutorial

 Nautical Mason Jars Tutorial

This one’s a great inspiration for some repurposing of old mason jars. The summery color combinations painted on the jars in a striped pattern go just so well with decorative accents like starfish and shells adhered to the piece.

DIY Details : craftthatparty.blogspot

5. DIY Nautical Rope Vase

DIY Nautical Rope Vase

Couldn’t get any easier than simply wrapping a long piece of rope around a metallic can, ending up in a gloriously nautical DIY vase. Place a smaller jar inside the can to add your favorite flowers.

DIY Details : pin.it

6. From Rope to Rug

From Rope to Rug

Is that cut pieces of a rustic rope or a super cool rugged outdoor floor mat out there? It’s creativity going live with pieces of rope glued onto a mat, further fringing up the ends for the lovely texture.

DIY Details : tidbits-cami

7. Nautical Decor DIY Wreath

Nautical Decor DIY Wreath

Introduce a minimalist beach house element to your home with a striped, navy and white handmade wreath. Striped knit is wrapped around a foam wreath form, while a wooden anchor and jute cording work as the icing on the cake.

DIY Details : makingtheworldcuter

8. Make Faux Coral Inspired by Pottery Barn

Make Faux Coral Inspired by Pottery Barn

Just a matter of 10 minutes is all it takes to whip up a gloriously spiky faux coral that would form a winsome table centerpiece. Just coat a plastic aquarium coral decor with some white primer spray and it’s ready!

DIY Details : settingforfour

9. DIY Nautical Sisal Rope Coasters

DIY Nautical Sisal Rope Coasters

That anchor stencil atop each of the coasters screams ‘nautical’ out loud, while the sisal rope coiled tightly and glued to form the perfect disc is oh so chic and of course, long-lasting!

DIY Details : makinghomebase

10. Beachy DIY Shell Planter

Beachy DIY Shell Planter

One just can’t figure out that it’s regular terra cotta pots housing those pretty plants – because a whole bundle of shells glued to the pots in beautiful rows transforms them into absolute beachiness!

DIY Details : us.billabong