Nautical decor combines rustic, seafaring and beachy decor for a coastal look in your home that speaks of the high seas and oceanic voyages. Think of texture, color and materials when picking out nautical home accents. Sailing rope, burlap, dark blues, bright reds and white all cater to a classic nautical look.

From braided rugs to lantern lighting and everything in between, Sturbridge Yankee Workshop offers a wonderful array of home furnishings for creating your nautical escape.

Sailor's Knot Doorstop
Ship Wheel Bottle Opener Anchor Bottle Opener

Traveler's Pocket Compass Navy Stripe Anchor Indoor/Outdoor Rug
Navy Compass Indoor/ Outdoor Rug Let the Decor Be Your Guide

In addition to anchors and sailor's knots, a compass is a charming motif, especially for a nautical home. A distressed finish in home accents can suggest the items were weathered by storms along the coast. Our Navy Compass Rug features both a distinct nautical design and classic navy blue color, and its indoor/outdoor fibers allow the rug to be used in an entryway or on a patio or porch. A wind chime or bell can turn a nautical wind into beautiful sound; the Black Compass Rose Bell is perfect for this, especially since its finish is weatherized to stand up to harsh coastal elements.  

Seafaring Seagull & Scully Print Life Buoy Rustic Print

Gilded Copper Hanging Lantern Seeded Glass Wall Lantern

Seafaring Lighting

Historically, lanterns have lit the way for humankind on roadways, in towns and cities, and of course, in homes. These particular lantern lamps are inspired by lighthouses and the seafaring lanterns used to guide ships. Table lamps are perfect for bedrooms and family rooms, and wall lamps can illuminate a hallway or set a nautical tone outside. Use a pendant lamp with a nautical theme for coastal-inspired kitchens and dining areas.

Buoy Table Lamp
Freeport Lantern Lamp Antique Brass Sea Lantern Lamp

Black Hyacinth Cocktail Storage Trunk Nautical Furniture

Woven seagrass, wicker, hyacinth and rattan are perfect materials for furniture inside stylish nautical rooms as they offer just a hint of exotic ports of call. Our Ladderback Seating, Rush Seat Chair, Stools and Seagrass Cottage Nightstand offer rustic appeal that is perfect for oceanside cottages and seaside getaways. For added storage and an inspired cocktail table, the Black Hyacinth Cocktail Storage Trunk offers warm, earthy appeal that complements the nautical look.   

Handy Bench Cape Cod Stools

Portland Head Light Print

Destination: Maine

Of course, some of our favorite nautical inspiration comes from our wonderful state. Summers spent here are lovely, especially along the coast. Artist Pat DeSantis creates some of the most charming prints depicting Maine coastal locations, including Wells Beach, a popular summer destination, and Ogunquit, which USA Today named America's Best Coastal Small Town in 2016.

Finally, complete your coastal-inspired home with scenery from America's most photographed lighthouse: Portland Head Light. With this beautiful rustic wood print, you can make this Maine treasure a highlight among your seafaring-themed decor.
Ogunquit Maine Coastal Print Wells Maine Coastal Print