Oars can bring such a great nautical touch to any beach or lake house, but doesn’t always have to be a home close to the water.
There are so many different ways to incorporate oars into your decor, whether they are displayed on the wall, propped in a corner, or providing a functional use as hooks or in place of a curtain rod.
I like to paint them and sand to distress them, sand them down and whitewash, or even add some sea art to them!
Below are some additional suggestions:
This is original, a picture of an octopus pasted on an oar with burned edges. Cool piece to put anywhere!
Adding hooks to an oar can create a useful decorative item inside the home or outside by the pool or cabana.
Hang them on the wall in bunches or just a few, and I collecting them of all different shapes and sizes can make such a wall of art!
Online you can purchase an oar hanger or make one yourself – rustic wood and some hooks!
Painting them or leaving them weathered, cracked or chippy is just according to how you would like to decorate!