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DIY Boat Shelf


Summer is sailing on by and to help bring a nautical theme to you decor and all of those outdoor Summer experiences indoors I have a DIY that is perfect to hold and display all of your holiday keepsakes. Here is how to get started

You Will Need:

Materials for Boat
  • Medium Density Fiberboard
  • Jigsaw
  • Jumbo Popsicle Sticks
  • Tin Snips
  • Rope
  • Glue
Materials for Boat Shelf
  • Finished Boat
  • Craft Wood
  • Glue
Materials for Boat Centerpiece
  • Finished Boat
  • Floral Foam
  • Faux Plants
  • ½ Inch Craft Dowel
  • Fabric
  • Wooden Utensil
  • Hemp


1. Download the PDF template and trace out the boat on the medium density fiberboard.
2. Cut out the boat.
3. Snip off the ends of the jumbo popsicle sticks.
4. Glue around the boat.
5. Add rope around the top of the popsicle sticks.

1. Create shelves out of craft wood.
2. Glue onto boat.

1. Cut floral foam to fit into boat.
2. Create a mast out of craft dowel and fabric.
3. Place in the center of floral foam.
4. Add plants.
5. Wrap hemp around to handle of wooden utensil.
6. Rest by the side of the boat like an ore.

This is the perfect addition for your Summer home decor.  Share with us all of your Summer DIYs on Instagram and Twitter @paigehemmis 

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