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Navy Blue Nantucket Dreams

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Nantucket, definitely on my bucket list. I am West Coast girl through and through, but I just can't help myself, I have always been drawn to Northeast Coast "seafaring" style of casual, welcoming beach home interiors. I love the crisp navy blues and white, the sailing ships, the whaling history, and the mix of nautical done right!

What do you think? Here's a few seaworthy decor details that you can add to your decor to get the look!

Start with a Seagrass or Jute Rug to "anchor" your space

Great pattern and texture in this Aaron All Natural Jute Rug!

Navy Blue Pillows....

Navy Blue Coral Craze Pillow

Kittery Resort Pillow Navy Blue

A Driftwood Inspired Whale - We call him Mocha!

Welcome Guests with a Bright Lobster Pillow!

Navy Blue and White Starfish are always a classic look too! 

Navy Blue Starfish Crewel Embroidered Pillow

An Anchor Candle Holder or two... Love this re-emerging brass look! (new on our site!)

Brass Castaway Candle Holders

Sconce Lighting provides an extra special touch, plus they are space saving in a small beach cottage. These Rustic Swing Arm Sconces are one of our top choices for a touch of driftwood finished with a polished look!

Don't forget pretty, nautical wall art to bring the whole room together!

Heading Out Sailing Art

And of course, a model sailing ship is a must! Love this red and black sailing beauty -

Such a fun look to show off your curated collection of nautical finds.  We would love to know if you've decorated your home in this classic maritime style!

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