A Sailboat & A Mantel

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A nautical mantel for the summer. 





I made these adorable sailboats from authentic driftwood found on the beach.

I screwed the mast into the boat and added a piece of hanger for the boom.

Then using an old piece of curtain, I slid the wire through the hem and tied the top with a knot.

The top knot even looks like a little pennant.

I put these DIY sailboats on my mantel along with some other found beach treasures.


An old fishing weight, an authentic Marseille knot, painted shells, and a little beach sand...


Plus an old fisherman to watch over the sea...


An old metal "something" that I found at a garage sale and turned into a mirrored porthole with a salty old rope found on the beach.



All together made a great summer sailing mantel!



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9 comments

  1. That looks great Susan - love your beachy mantle!

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  2. Love this...so creative. You have inspired me to see my driftwood collection differently.

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  3. Love that it's handmade ...it turned out great! Xo
    Lucy

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  4. Love your sailboats! So creative! Loving the mantle display!


    sandraallen260@centurytel.net

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  5. Love your Summer sailing mantel...it looks great!!

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  6. Love the mantel. I need to go the ocean again it fills my soul!

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  7. Beautiful mantel! I love your little sail boat...it looks perfect there. I found you on 504 Main. Thanks!

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  8. I swear there is nothing you can't make!

    ~Bliss~

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  9. Great mantel! Your boats are super too!

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