Maritime Home Makeover

A Stone Harbor, New Jersey cottage with maritime roots gets a carefully curated look, using lots of flea market finds and a red, white, and blue color palette.

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Model sailboat
Photographs: Peter Murdock, Styling: Erin Swift

Ocean Inspiration

To round out the look, he carefully curated subtle, tasteful nautical accents to sprinkle throughout the home—pillows with knot and anchor motifs in the living room, an elegant sailboat model atop the fireplace at the front entry, a lighthouse replica on the nightstand in the guest room, authentic vintage buoys hanging outside.

Murphy found the ship model while shopping at flea markets in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

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