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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  • Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott

    Husband and wife, Tori and Dean, intently work on a craft project poolside. Photo by <a href="http://torispelling.com" target="_hplink">EdiTORIal/ToriSpelling.com </a>

  • Jennifer Love Hewitt

    JLH looks pretty in pink as she navigates the aisles at a Michael's Craft Store. Photo courtesy of <a href="http://www.fanpix.net/picture-gallery/jennifer-love-hewitt-picture-14838245.htm" target="_hplink">fanpix.net </a>

  • Busy Phillips

    This actress digs right in to the art supplies with her daughter at the Baby Buggy for Havaianas Collection event. Photo by <a href="http://www.childmode.com/2012/05/09/celebrity-families-pose-play-at-the-baby-buggy-for-havaianas-launch/" target="_hplink">Childmode.com</a>

  • Monet Mazur

    Actress Monet Mazur and her son Marlon stopped by the Michael's Craft Store booth at an event to build some wooden birdhouses decoupaged with vintage storybooks. Photo by <a href="http://www.dailydanny.com/?p=5188" target="_hplink">Dailydanny.com</a>

  • Teresa Giudice and Aubrey O'Day

    This unlikely pair, NJ Housewife and singer, race to complete a crafting challenge while filming an episode of Celebrity Apprentice. Photo by Doug Meslzer/ <a href=" http://www.splashnews.com" target="_hplink">Splash News </a>

  • Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

    The Princess takes time out of her day for arts and crafts with a young pal. Photo by Getty Images

  • Kelly Bensimon and Diva Zappa

    Former New York City Housewife gets a quick knitting lesson from artist and actress Diva Zappa. Photo by Getty Images

  • Kirsty Hume

    Model Kirsty Hume is caught knitting backstage during Olympus Fashion Week. Photo by Getty Images

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