10 Ideas for Fabulous Nautical Decor

The nautical look is a sub-genre of the coastal style. It is usually identified by its “preppy” look, most often found in northern coastal homes such as in the Hamptons or Nantucket. It features a deep blue with crisp neutrals, especially pops of white, and generally a healthy dose of stripes. Nautical is a very clean coastal look with clean finishes and an upscale vibe. Like most coastal styles, it includes seaside emblems such as seashells, rope and other items but they are used sparingly to add character to the space. Here are 10 rooms that fabulous representations of nautical decor.

10 Ideas for Fabulous Nautical Decor | HomeandEventStyling.comCrisp white bedding and accents symbolizes the sails of a boat and contrasts elegantly against the bold blue tones.

10 Ideas for Fabulous Nautical Decor | HomeandEventStyling.comThe average spindles were swapped out for some charming rope to bring a nautical feel to this staircase.

10 Ideas for Fabulous Nautical Decor | HomeandEventStyling.comThe nautical look in this bedroom is clean and subtle. A weathered paint job brings character to the furniture, while layered pillows and a folded striped comforter bring personality to the bed.

10 Ideas for Fabulous Nautical Decor | HomeandEventStyling.comNavy blue surrounds the fireplace, popping against crisp white. Other shades of blue accent the space with warm, sandy neutrals.

10 Ideas for Fabulous Nautical Decor | HomeandEventStyling.comPalm fronds in clear vases flank an amazing mirror made of paddles. The slipcovers on the chairs provide that quintessential nautical flair and are super easy to wash.

10 Ideas for Fabulous Nautical Decor | HomeandEventStyling.comA cream-colored area rug mimics the sand of a beach and adds some texture to the space.

10 Ideas for Fabulous Nautical Decor | HomeandEventStyling.comVarying shades of blue can all be mixed, as seen here in the canopy, table cloth and accessories. Ground it all with coastal neutrals and texture.

10 Ideas for Fabulous Nautical Decor | HomeandEventStyling.comA striped wall can make a fabulous statement, especially behind the beds to anchor the space. The lucite end table was a great choice to not take away from the wall finish.

10 Ideas for Fabulous Nautical Decor | HomeandEventStyling.comWhen dealing with bold stripes on the walls or floors, it’s best to keep the furniture a solid color so it does’t compete.

10 Ideas for Fabulous Nautical Decor | HomeandEventStyling.comWhite molding breaks up the deep blue on the walls and gives it a more upscale finish. With the busy striped carpet on the floor, white furniture keeps it all balanced.

Which one of these nautical rooms are you most attracted to?

Warm regards,
Megan

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