Knot boards, originally advertisements for a deckhand’s tying skills, are a great way to add nautical style to your home.
Ship-style bunks surrounded by yacht-inspired paneling and rich navy, red, and white bedding are perfect for imaginative youngsters not quite ready for a night on the high seas.
White paneling, navy accents, a captain’s chair, and a ship’s ladder tie this combination living and dining area to the sea.
Drift off to dreams of high-seas adventure nestled under the protection of this lighthouse comforter.
Flags, each with its own nautical history, will add flair to any home. Try grouping them by color, shape, or region.
This tower room, perfect for reading and star gazing, isn’t much bigger than a crow’s nest. Ship deck type flooring and rails, along with the 360 view, make it feel exotic and expensive.
A Model Room
Wood furniture, planked floors, an armillary sphere, and a wood pulley prompt memories of grand voyages. Books with seafaring titles beckon those who prefer sea journeys of the armchair sort—and even those armchairs have a crisp, nautical look.
A classic color combination of red, white, and blue reigns in this child’s bathroom. The lighthouse lamp serves in place of a nightlight. Life-preserver-framed mirrors featuring children’s names and birth years above blue and white nautical tiles complete the look.
Navy-and-white chairs create an ideal perch for boat watching. A brass ship’s bell and striped rug bring extra flair to this seaside sunroom.
A carved whale nameplate welcomes visitors to this bayside guesthouse. In the living area, the sea’s the theme: A weathered trunk stands in for a traditional cocktail table, and seashell-printed pillows call out to the coast.