I know what you are thinking…blue AGAIN?! I promise it was purely accidental (but isn’t it pretty?)! One of my favourite elements in a good nautical designed interior, apart from the various shades of blue of course, is the use of stunning bold stripes. Whether thick, narrow or grouped, nothing says “nautical” like stripes. Other elements that compliment a nautical interior are rustic and distressed timbers, beautiful coloured or blasted glass, a blue/sand/white colour palette (maybe even with a splash of red) and ocean-inspired baubles. One must however be careful when creating a nautical interior not to venture over the “tacky” boundary – avoid adding to many bits-and-bobs.
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1. Tie-Dye Scatter Cushion – Woolworths has recently added this beautiful range to shelves – tie-dye has never looked so attractive!
2. Striped Scatter Cushions – can be ordered through us!
3. Nautical Print Scatter Cushion – can also be ordered through us.
4. Sand & Blue Striped Throw – @Home
5. Another current trend that can also compliment a nautical interior is industrial elements this beautiful industrial-esque pendant light is from Le Grange Interiors.
6. Use stools as side tables and don’t be afraid to use more than one on either side of your bed. These gorgeous rustic stools are from Le Grange Interiors.
7. Invest in a beautiful piece of sea-inspired fine art or prints. I have seen some beautiful abstract seascapes to compliment a more contemporary setting. I found this photo of Marieke Prinsloo’s Sea Point sculptures on Times Live – wouldn’t it make a stunning framed print?!
8. This beautiful coral-like ceramic vase is from Pezula Interiors.
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