Lanterns are probably one of the most versatile pieces of home decor. You can change out the filler items according to the holiday and time of the year! Get my favorite lantern to decorate with here. Fill with sand, mini umbrellas, and found seashells. You could customize this for a holiday by adding ornaments, and pieces of pine.
DIY Seashell Planter
I love to vacation on the beach! Over the years, I have developed a huge seashell collection! Put your collection to good use with this incredible DIY planter idea from Billabong. Fill with succulents, flowers, or use it as a centerpiece on your dinner table!
Those who know me, know that I have an undying love for candles. I truly believe that candles make a home feel lived-in and cozy! This DIY driftwood candle holder from Live Creatively Inspired is the easiest DIY project, and it looks amazing! Make a few to decorate your mantle piece or window sills, you’ll be glad you did!
People tend to forget about decorating above the bed! It’s a great area to add your favorite framed photos, a homemade sign, or even some shelf space! If you’re looking to tie together your bedroom decor, but are unsure of how to do so, check out this coastal decor DIY from Honey and Maple Syrup.
DIY Network has definitely cracked the code when it comes to DIY lighting ideas for the home. Create your own coastal lamp by filling an empty keepsake lamp base with burlap, shells, and even a layer of sand. Anything ocean related works! Remember, keepsake lamps are incredibly easy to change and update when you’re bored with your decor, so the possibilities are endless!
DIY Driftwood Mirror
Who would have thought that you could do so much with driftwood? Use pieces of salvaged driftwood to create this mirror from Sustain My Craft Habit. And the possibilities for driftwood don’t end there! Check out this tutorial from Sand and Sisal for other craft ideas using driftwood.
DIY Driftwood Candle Holder
I wasn’t lying when I said I loved all of the project possibilities involving driftwood! If you have larger pieces of driftwood to use, this project from Kim Power Style is just the thing for you. Use it as a centerpiece, or place it on your mantle!
I cannot get enough of all the DIY Wall Decor I come across on Pinterest! This one is my favorite, and you can get the instructions to create you own “Sea the Beauty” sign here. I used old pallet wood to create the base of my project, and mixed up an old blue and white paint for the color. It’s a surprisingly easy DIY project, and will take you no time at all!
Seashore Wind Chimes
Isn’t this DIY wind chime absolutely dreamy! Put those collected seashells and driftwood pieces to good use and create your own wind chime. Get the tutorial here!
Framed Wall Art
Create a framed photo gallery using your favorite coastal finds. Frame sand dollars, seashells, starfish, and anything else. It looks beautiful, and it’s an easy way to incorporate coastal decor throughout your home.