Holiday Collection

All the best ideas for decorating, entertaining, and gift-giving with a coastal spirit.

DIY Holiday Decorations

We asked New York designer John Loecke to accept our first-ever seashore craft challenge: To create holiday decorations using shells, spray paint, and a glue gun.

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Wrap 2-inch-thick three-strand twisted manila rope around a staircase railing.
Photographer Tria Giovan

Rigging Rope and Starfish Banister Garland

1. Wrap 2-inch-thick three-strand twisted manila rope (webriggingsupply.com) around a staircase railing.
2. Tie together the cut ends of boxwood and juniper branches using florist wire.
3. Hot-glue jungle stars (seashellcity.com) to base of greens.
4. Fasten branches upside-down to the twists in the ropes using florist wire.

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