I have a super quick and easy project for you today. This nautical art is perfect for bathrooms, beach houses, or any beach themed room that you have in your home. This one was first posted over at Buttons Galore and More last year but I am reposting it here because it still looks lovely in my bathroom! Grab those starfish and get crafty.
I am finally ready to reveal my nautical themed bathroom design. This post has a ton of pictures so sit back and enjoy the eye candy. Grab a few ideas for your own beach themed bathroom as well. I have been working on this one for a few weeks now and I must say I am super proud of the results. Do you know that feeling when something turns out just like you envisioned it? Yep this is just the way I saw this room in my head. If you are looking for before pictures of this room, you can head on over to the post from when it was a for the love of books bathroom. The kids are getting older now however and it was time for a change.
If you have been around here anytime at all, you know that I have been working on my upstairs bathroom. The next step is finding a bathroom cabinet. Boy that sounds like an easy task right? Well it was a challenge to find exactly the right piece of furniture for the space. But I have done it! Thanks to Sauder – my bathroom has a cabinet.
If you can sew a straight line then you can learn how to sew curtains. They really are that simple. I have already showed you how to sew a simple valance and now it is time for some full length drapes. I am continuing on in the upstairs bathroom and I hope to have a reveal for y’all soon. For now lets learn how to sew curtains the easy way!
Earlier this week I showed you how I have been painting a claw foot tub. Now I am going to give you another sneak peek into a paint project for my bathroom. A wicker bench that I have given a makeover with paint. A little light paint on wicker gives it a almost rustic beachy appearance that I thought would go perfectly with the vibe I am going for in this room. This is just the start of the projects for this room so y’all stay tuned for more bathroom projects and a final reveal soon. This post on painting wicker is part of my design team status with DecoArt however all projects and opinions are my own.
I have been working on painting a claw foot tub and the results make my heart sing. This is the first step in a bathroom makeover that I hope you all are going to love. Step one was to paint the monster in the room. I did some research and painting a claw foot tub is surprisingly easy. And I have been scared all of these years! This post is in conjunction with DecoArt and was compensated however all projects and opinions are my own.
Are you throwing any parties this summer? Get my ideas on how to decorate a summer utensil caddy three ways. Turn a simple utensil caddy into part of the party decor with my super simple ideas. The best part? All of my ideas are not permanent so your utensil caddy can be re-used again and again.
I have an amazing summer craft for you today. My sea glass mason jar is gorgeous and super easy to make. Put that collection of sea glass from the beach to good use by making one or more of these gorgeous candle holders. The bonus part of this project is that you don’t have to caulk or grout anything! Plus I am going to show you how to bond all of this without the candle melting any hot glue. How you ask? Read on to find out.
as shown below. It is already painted white and has some fabric that I added over the back.
I used a ruler to draw my monogram since ours is so simple. You could also print a letter from the printer and trace it onto your fabric.
Then is it sort of like working a puzzle. Add in pieces of sea glass here and there until you have completely filled your monogram. I layered the sea glass on top of one another for a three dimensional effect as well. I used hot glue to attach my sea glass pieces.
Once your monogram is filled completely with sea glass, just add it to your shadowbox for a fun addition to your beach themed decor. Don’t hide your sea glass collection away in a box. Display it with my sea glass monogram craft.
Plus right now DecoArt has a buy 5 get $5 back rebate on glass paints. Be sure to read the fine print on the rebate form and then get a great deal on your own gloss enamels!
Be sure to clean your glass well before beginning any glass paint project. I always use rubbing alcohol for my projects. I used my Silhouette to cut a few chevron shapes from vinyl. The chevron shape really reminds me of waves in the ocean so I felt it was perfect for this project. Adhere those shapes to your candle holder and burnish all of the edges well.
Then just use your 3D Gloss Enamel writers to fill in the chevron shapes. HINT: I always insert my hand INSIDE my project while I am working on painting. That way I can move my project around easily without touching the paint.
I then peeled away my vinyl while the paint was still wet.
Allow your paint to dry completely. I love how the paint gets a see through quality that makes it look like stained glass. I added some epsom salts and a battery operated tea light to my candle holder. You could also fill with sand from the beach for even more nautical feel.
All that is left is to add your chevron beach themed candle holder to your nautical display. I love decorating portions of my home in a beach theme during the summer. Or maybe add a project like this in the colors of your choice to any room in your home. Enjoy this super simple quick and easy project this weekend.
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Now hang on to your hats. You will want to run out and buy some gloss enamels from DecoArt once you see what my blog friends were able to make with them. Check out all of the inspiration below for some beachy fun!
This post and giveaway are sponsored by DecoArt. All opinions and projects are my own.