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How To Create Nautical Interior Design

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Nautical theme is one of the popular interior design themes. It’s fun and playful especially in kid’s room designs and beach-like and airy for living rooms. There are many designs solutions and accessories that can be used to create nautical interior design. One of the main attributes is, of course, blue colors scheme. Navy, royal and bright blue can be used together with white, beige and red when creating a nautical design. For a more coastal effect go with azure, turquoise, teal and sea-water green and pair with yellow, white or green.

Stripes

Stripes are common for nautical theme as well as they are great at visually enhancing the room. Wide horizontal stripes will make the room appear wider. Horizontal thin stripes will make the ceiling in the room look higher. You can also mix and match different sized stripes to create unique look.

Compass Rose

Compass rose is a great way of decorating the floor or the ceiling. It makes for a focal point in the room and accentuates the nautical theme. It can be created on the floor with paint or added with the rug. Compass rose print can also be used in the bedding or curtains.

Helm Decorations

Helm-shaped accessories can be used in the nautical decor to emphasize the theme of the design. Lifebuoy-shaped wall decor can often be seen in nautical interiors adding a sea ship atmosphere to the room. It’s an especially good accessory to use in nautical kid’s rooms.

Seashells & Sea Stars

Seashells and sea stars are great display objects but can also be used as a material for various DIY projects such as seashell door wreaths or mirror frame decorations. There are many different ways of decorating home with seashells and stars. Find the ones that appeal to your the most.

Sail

Sail and ship-shaped furniture, lighting and display items add nautical feel to the room and can also add a pop of color and detail to it. Use such decorations to enhance your nautical decor and create the enjoyable sea-inspired atmosphere in the house.

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    March 18, 2014 at 10:34 am

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