Wooden Boat Nautical Decor

Wooden Boat Nautical Decor

What You'll Need: 

24" Wood Boat with Oars
12" Wood Boat with Oars
1" Alphabet Stencil 
White Acrylic Paint
Red Acrylic Paint 
Cobalt Blue Acrylic Paint 
7/8" Nautical Ribbon
Studded Blue Suede Fashion Cord
Thin Red Ribbon
Painter's Tape
Sanding Block 
Hot Glue

Courtesy of Darice®
Difficulty Level: Intermediate 
Approximate Time: 2 Hours (Not Including Dry Time)

How to Make a Wooden Boat Nautical Decor

Make a splash this summer with this Wooden Boat Nautical Decor project! If you're a beach lover, boat lover, or simply looking for a fun summer project, this is the one for you! Don't let the waves pass you by, get started on making yours today!
  • 1 Paint interiors

    Paint the interior of both boats white and allow to dry completely. 

  • 2 Paint exteriors

    Paint the exterior of the large boat white and the trim cobalt blue. Set aside to dry. 

  • 3 Paint small boat

    Paint the exterior of the small boat red and allow to dry. Once completely dry, sand back the edges. 

  • 4 Paint oars

    Paint the large oars white and allow to dry. Once completely dry, mask off 3 sections and paint them blue. Wrap a section below the blue with thin red ribbon. 

  • 5 Paint oar handles

    Paint the handles of the small oars white and the remainder red. Let them dry completely, then sand back the edges. 

  • 6 Add ribbon

    Glue your nautical ribbon along the trim edge of the large boat. 

  • 7 Stencil & add suede

    Stencil a name of your choice just below the ribbon trim. Trim the small boat with studded blue suede.