If you are a geography enthusiast, an ocean lover or a beach lover who loves the smell of the sea breeze and the cozy feeling of sand squished between your toes, consider bringing home this amazing feeling and decorating your house with nautical accessories. These elements will not only enhance the beauty of your living space but also make it more elegant. Follow our tips if you want all your guests to envy you on your uniquely decorated home!
Choosing the Right Color Theme
Turning your home into a stunning nautical retreat doesn’t have to be hard if you follow the right tips. To transform your home into a beautiful coastal scene, start by choosing the right color for your rooms. Choosing the right shade of blue is crucial for giving your home a natural nautical look. Except blue, you should combine white, navy blue, khaki, and sea green. Use this colors to accentuate the walls, flooring and bigger pieces of furniture. If you don’t want to exaggerate with nautical elements and colors, add a little bit of yellow and red. Brighter colors could also be brought in your room in the form of colored seashells, nautical flags, and coastal wall art and nautical charts. If you want to combine multiple colors, make sure they are complement with each other or well blended together. If you are not sure what combination will suit your furniture and the rest of the room, simply combine blue or green with a neutral tone. This is particularly recommended for your bedroom and living room.
Liven up the Living Area and the Dining Room
If you have a passion for a life on the water, make sure you get one of the stunning and accurate Great Lakes wood maps that will make a beautiful display in your living room. If you want to display a nautical topographic map on your wall as an art piece, check some of the great lakes art here. This art will go great with nautical accents and accessories such a lighthouse shaped candle holder, a cozy beach lantern or a tiny sailing boat. You can even get a nautical inspired carpet or some sailing flags. As you can see, you are only limited by your imagination.
When it comes to your dining room, you can add a bit of flavor by arranging the room like you are planning to have a picnic on the beach. You can create this atmosphere by using rich green colors or simple green folding chairs. Make sure you get dinnerware that has a design of sea animals and seashells. Favorite nautical dining room themes also include lobsters, fish and sailboats accessories, and décor. If you also want to decorate your kitchen, the easiest way to do this is to incorporate some nautical design elements on the windows of your kitchen. Kitchen designs should be light and breezy. All decoration accessories should also be easily cleaned and maintained. For a final touch, add some originally decorated jars, pots or dishtowels.
Freshen up your bathroom by implementing nautically themed shower curtains, rugs and bathroom accessories such as toothbrush holders and soap holders. A pattern of boats, anchors, ships, ship wheels and similar all go well with conventional bathroom design. Anything that makes you comfortable is allowed.