Nautical vibes feel so right in the warmer months. If you’re experiencing some painted oar envy, (and we know we are, especially after seeing one in Wit and Delight’s new event studio), here’s a DIY to help. The project is the brainchild of blogger Rachel Shingleton of Pencil Shavings Studio. After coming across some pretty — but pricey — artistic oars while decor-shopping, Rachel decided to create her own instead. Head to her blog to find out how you can do the same.
Since you’ll be hand-painting the paddles yourself, you can customize the color scheme to fit your home. When you’re all done, mount them as art on the walls or lean one in a corner for a bold, bright lake-house look.