Monday, June 25, 2012

Etceteras: summer starfish decor

Do you decorate for summer? Beachy vignettes and nautical knick knacks are popping up all over the place. One of my favorite ways to add a touch of summer is with shells, coral and other creatures of the sea like starfish.



Starfish look so pretty propped up on a mantel or table. But if you don’t have a mantel or if you’re looking for a way to beachify a wall, here’s an idea to display starfish. Simply use an embroidery hoop and fabric to frame your beautiful sea creature.


A clean and bright white on white look.



Or go nautical with navy and white stripes.



If your color scheme is neutral, use beige feedsack cloth. Braided white twine completes the beach look. 



Happy summer everyone!
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16 comments :

  1. The starfish look so good on the hoops. Great idea.

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  2. Aren't those BEAUTIFUL???! Extra fishy goodness, I love them!

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  3. Beautiful! Definitely more interesting than just using regular frames... great idea!

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  4. These are simple, elegant, and fabulous. Thanks for the tutorial! I came over from Craft o Maniac.

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  5. Love the simplicity of this project. So elegant and nautical!

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  6. I LOVE this idea, and it would be perfect decor, in my home by the sea. Think I've got to do it. :)

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  7. Love this simple summer decor idea!

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  8. This is just beautiful. Stopping by from Crescendoh!

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  9. So perfectly lovely for summer! thanks so much for sharing on craft schooling Sunday!

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  10. These are so sweet and summery Carolyn!! I love how simple and stylish they look! I featured you today! http://www.flamingotoes.com/2012/06/crush-of-the-week-think-pink-sundays-2/

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  11. You are so talented! Amazing, simple idea. TFS.

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