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DIY Pier Post Nautical Ornament

We are back today sharing a DIY pier post nautical Christmas ornament. You know that we love a beachy, coastal Christmas tree. This simple wooden ornament is the perfect nautical touch for a beachy tree or anyone’s traditional tree as well. 

It’s also a really simple ornament to make. It is made from a wooden dowel, but only uses a few inches of dowel for each ornament. So, get yourself a three foot long dowel and make a bunch!

They could look great all over a tree or make great gifts. How cute would this ornament be tied to the top of a wrapped gift?! I love ornaments tied alongside bows and think that this one would be a big hit!

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DIY Pier Post Nautical Ornament

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It’s Day 6 and we are sharing DIY Ornament Ideas!

DIY Pier Post Nautical Ornament

DIY Pier Post Nautical Ornament

What you need to make a DIY Pier Post Nautical Ornament:

  • Wooden dowel – SIZE
  • Stain of choice
  • Wood glue
  • Twine
  • Eye hook

How to make a DIY Pier Post Nautical Ornament:

  1. Slice your dowel into three pieces – 2″, 1.5″, and 1″. Sand if necessary.
  2. Stain your dowel pieces.
  3. Wrap a piece of twine around the three dowels a couple of times and then tie off. Trim twine. If you have trouble getting them to stay, you can add a few dots of wood glue. 
  4. Add an eye hook to the tallest dowel post. Add a piece of twine if desired. 

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Saturday 1st of December 2018

What a perfect and simple nautical ornament. I love it

Super Mom - No Cape!

Friday 30th of November 2018

What a cute little ornament to add to a beach themed tree!

Marie InteriorFrugalista

Friday 30th of November 2018

How adorable are these for anyone living in a coastal or lake home or someone landlocked like me who dreams of living by water!

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