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07/10/2013 12:52 pm ET Updated Jul 16, 2013

10 Nautical Craft Ideas, Because It's Summer After All (PHOTOS)

There's a cyclical pattern to DIY trends: autumn means colorful leaves, winter means snowflakes and spring brings floral themes. But we always look forward to the summer, where all things seaside fill our Pinterest feed. Our favorites tend to be of the preppy, sailing sort of motif. To wit: These ten nautical craft ideas. Go ahead, try not to Pin them.

Nautical Rope Mirrors
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Credit: The Lily Pad Cottage

Easy Drapery Ring Lifesavers
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Credit: Just Something I Made

Ship Helm Turned Nautical Wreath
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Credit: Upcycled Treasures

DIY Nautical Totes
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Credit: Bayside Bride

Nautical Rope Doorstop
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Credit: Bungalow Blue Interiors

Acrylic-Painted Canvas
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Credit: Craftberry Bush

Nautical Rope Vase
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Credit: Bayside Bride

Coiled Rope Basket
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Credit: Decoist

Nautical Napkin Ring
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Credit: Love Maegan

DIY Sisal Trivet
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Credit: Hi Sugarplum!

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