Sailboats Steer Rooms Into Nautical Chic
For a subtler sense of the sea than an all-out nautical theme, look to sails and ships for your decor
If a blue and white nautical theme feels too over the top, evoking a sense of the ship in a room may be a more appropriate design choice. A gorgeous antique model sailboat, reclaimed sails used as cloth or vintage pieces from vessels no longer in use are all great ways to conjure the feel of the sea. For boaters and seafaring folk, bringing a piece of a favorite hobby home can make it feel like summer all year.
As the centerpiece on a dining table or an accessory on a desk, an antique sailboat conjures the feel of the sea in a sophisticated way.
Made for withstanding wind, rain, water and salt, shade sails are a durable alternative to a typical awning.
The nursery might be one of the most fun rooms to decorate, but its style can also be the most fleeting. Combining baby touches with decor that will grow with your little one is a great idea. These sailboats will be stylish even when the crib is a distant memory.
Reclaimed sails can instantly transform an outdoor space into something festive and fabulous.
If you can't get to the boat, bring the boat to you. This boat-shape kitchen island is only for the true, unwavering sailing enthusiast.
Accessorizing the kitchen can be tricky, especially when wall space is at a premium. Utilizing a ledge for a model sailboat is a wonderful way to spice things up.
We adore rooms that let little boys' big imaginations soar. Even if he isn't old enough to be the captain of a boat, he can still be the captain of his bed.
Three-dimensional art makes wall pop. We adore the way this beautiful sailboat instantly draws the eye.
Sailcloth or a miniature boat isn't the only way to incorporate a ship feel into your decor. This antique sailboat ladder is a gorgeous touch without being overly nautical.
If you aren't spending a day at sea, enjoying the view of the pool from a lounge chair complete with its own sails is the next best thing.
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Ideabook published on May 8, 2012.
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