Friday, July 9, 2010


If you are somewhere near the sea these days, here are some nautical interior inspirations that make great summer hostess gifts and vacation home accents. Land ho!

Photo Courtesy of Natural Curiosities
A framed Brethellier Watercolor from Natural Curiosities means you can escape to the sea any time.

Photo courtesy of Ralph Lauren Home
Ralph Lauren's Navigator Novelty Wallpaper with signal burgees and anchors captures nautical in a whimsical watercolor print.

Photo courtesy of Pierre Frey
Sail wherever the wind takes you with Pierre Frey's Les Voiles print.

Photo courtesy of Lee Jofa
Diamond and Baratta's Mayport at Lee Jofa is an adorable check woven to liven up banquets or pillows.

Photo courtesy of Two's Company
The triple thick rope in this Two's Company Mirror makes a statement, and is super chic.

Buy Arts of The Sailor if you really mean business and need to tie a Bowlin fast.

Hang stuff in style with rustic Jack and Lulu's Anchor Wall Hooks.

Photo courtesy Fred Flair
Go nautical chic in style with this little tootsie roll of a tote with anchors on it, through The Daytrip Society.

Photo courtesy of Pottery Barn Kids
Instead of Carvel's Fudgy The Whale, get the kids the Honey Whale Basket from Pottery Barn Kids to stash their toys and games.

Anchors away! Jonathan Adler's Llama wool Anchor rug will have you wanting to set sail.

Photo courtesy of Jack and Lulu
If you like paper as much as I do, then you will want to snatch up these beautiful gold foil embossed notes from Jack and Lulu.

Photo courtesy of Anthropologie
Tie the knot with Anthropologie's Coiled Rope Drawer Pulls.

Photo courtesy of Stair Ropes
Nautical ropes make for great, rustic decorative elements in a summer or seaside home. Stair ropes are a great option for tight spaces where a traditional banister might not work. Available through Stair Ropes.

Photo courtesy of Design Public
Hopefully you will not get attacked by a giant octopus while in the shower, this one is really more decorative....from Thomas Paul at Design Public.

Photo courtesy of Anthropologie
If you recall 10,000 Leagues Under The Sea with fondness, then you will love these From The Deep Salad Plates from Anthropologie.

Photo courtesy of Design Public
With an assortment of Thomas Paul sea life pillows, you can feel beachy anytime. From Design Public.

Photo courtesy of Best Buy Home Decor
We'll leave the light on for you. You don't need a lighthouse to guide you home, this Rope Lamp from Best Buy Home Decor will do it for you.

Photo courtesy Circa Lighting
Prop up nautical maps and books on this Estelle Display Lamp from Circa Lighting.

The Orange Life Jacket Wine Bottle Cover from Nautical Seasons is insanely cute-- the perfect gift.

Are you a luddite? Get low tech while being high tech with this faux- scrimshaw case that can fit your ipod or phone from Thomas Paul at Design Public.

Photo Courtesy of Two's Company
If things get cold on the island and a storm comes up, light a fire with Two's Company Nautical Fireplace Matches.

Photo courtesy of Stonk Knots design
The Manila Kringle Rope Mat from Stonk Knots looks great by the kitchen sink.

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