Nautical July handmade and vintage goods

Make DIY Nautical Knot Bracelets

Create a rope bracelet worthy of the high seas.

358 handmade and vintage goods

Make a Sand Castle Ice Cream Cake

Ditch the cone and opt for a realistic ice cream sand castle cake with this tutorial from Heather Baird of Sprinklebakes.

191 handmade and vintage goods

A Second Life for Seashore Treasures

Beyond its traditional fishy bounty, the sea offers a dazzling array of items ready to be reborn thanks to the artistic visions of Etsy sellers.

151 handmade and vintage goods

Get the Look: Sydney Sailboat

Step aboard for a dose of nautical decor inspiration.

83 handmade and vintage goods

The Handmade Soul of Surfing

While surf culture has become big business, the heart of the community is a self-sufficient, indie affair in tune with the rhythms of nature.

94 handmade and vintage goods

Eatsy: Salt and Vinegar Chips

The tangy crunch of this hard-to-resist homemade treat pairs perfectly with summer sandwiches.

113 handmade and vintage goods

Sunshine and Salt Water

If you’re land-locked this summer or just need a reminder of your affair with the salty ocean air, you’ll love artist Lindsay Wilkins’s beachy picks.

102 handmade and vintage goods

Nothing But Nautical

House of Earnest takes this trend for three creative spins: classic, colorful and neutral.

128 handmade and vintage goods

Eatsy: Summer Shrimp and Corn Chowder

A warm, coconut-rich broth with a hint of green curry showcases summery new potatoes, sweet corn and shrimp.

86 handmade and vintage goods

How-Tuesday: Nine Nautical DIYs

Get carried away by the waves of creativity in these summery, sea-themed projects.

96 handmade and vintage goods

Suiting Up: Swimwear for Your Shape and Style

Karen Donaldson and Vanessa Warrack, the creative talent behind cult swim label Minnow Bathers, share their tips for finding the perfect swimsuit.

74 handmade and vintage goods

Knotty by Nature

An eclectic collection of everything from jewelry to pillows to vintage scratch-and-sniff stickers is tied together by, well, knots.

132 handmade and vintage goods

Eatsy: Fried Oyster Sliders

The bracing salt tang of the sea is captured in these tasty (and addictive) little sandwiches.

105 handmade and vintage goods

Remodelista’s Top 10 Nautical Picks

Justine Hand’s maritime finds are a winning and whimsical way to bring a touch of the sea into your home this summer.

96 handmade and vintage goods

Let’s Hit the Beach

Whether you are headed to the sea or just chilling by the kiddie pool in your backyard oasis, these summery finds make beating the heat a pleasure.

126 handmade and vintage goods

Editors’ Picks: Stories of the Sea

Each of these ocean-themed items tells its own tale of the watery deeps.