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Cleats on a Wall

I never thought of putting a cleat in my wall, but look how cute the design turns out.  This looks really simple too… I even looked up the items - easy to order suggestions below. Cute Ideas I Found on Pinterest! HINT: Remember when you’re creating from scratch, I’d probably get either the 3/8” or 1/2” rope—it’s going to fit around the cleat easier…  remember, you need to consider how big the cleat needs to be for the rope to fit!  You’re not looking strength in a wind, just enough strength to hold the frame AND give you that nautical lifestyle. Easy to Buy Items ONLINE Cleat Rope Frame  #itsapontoonthing

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Nautical Mini Tree - It's Easy - It's Cute - It's Fun

 The Pontoon Girl Mini-Tree. Enter our contest before 12/31/18 - we're drawing for a Pontoon Girl Fleece blanket at PontoonGirlContest.com Enter Now -- GOOD LUCK!   I saw this photo on Pinterest and knew I had to share it -- it really looks like a sunset into the water.  One family tradition we have is a nautical tree.  It started small, in fact, it did not even start as a tree.  Our "tree" started with a couple nautical decorations we hung on a ship’s wheel clock.  Then one night, I though, hummmm we have enough decorations for a  small tree.  Soon after, my dad took over the duty as nautical tree decorator.  Our nautical tree has expanded to include a...

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Nautical DIY Christmas Ornament

This is one of the easiest DIY Ornament activities ever!  You can make it as elaborate or simple as you'd like. Easy instructions:  Shove a photo of your pontoon boat in a glass ornament and hang on tree... Better instructions:  Cut the photo of  your pontoon boat in a circle, poke a hole in the top and use thread to attach to the inside of the cap of a glass ornament - roll photo and push in the ornament - use a tweezers to unroll... add sand or shells as desired. Put cap on... and decorate the top with a shell or bow.  When you're done... You have a custom ornament of your pontoon boat! I want to see photos...

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Rope Placemats - Natutical Entertaining

Need new tie lines for your boat? Here's what you do... throw a nautical party with place mats made of Flemish ropes!  You don't need to glue them, they'll stay together for the length of one dinner... Here's the funny thing... this was an ad for Pottery Barn for the candle holders... but the place mats seemed pretty cool. Don't forget to add some sand dollar place cards. Boat Tip: Buy Tie Lines

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