All Things Nautical

Opening my email this morning, I found the usual daily offerings I receive from some of the on-line sellers I enjoy.  One Kings Lane’s intrigued my coastal-girl-at-heart; and when I clicked over to their site, I was not disappointed.  Here are just a few of the fun nautical and coastal accessories that I fell for…hard.  : )

These would be so festive attached to a serving table!  See the link below for an example of this look.

https://www.onekingslane.com/live-love-home/2012/06/flag-banner-table/

These patriotic flag colors would be a great table accent, as well having several hung together as a banner.

Not only would these little flags look great on a table, but also on this fabulous bar cart!

How cute is this?! Imagine your drinks served from a tub on the bottom shelf and appetizers on the top. This is a very functional piece.

Now, on to the table…

How cute are these Crabs-in-a-Net placemats and napkins? They have other linens to match as well, including a tablecloth, apron, dish towels, etc.  There is also an adorable lobster set in this same nautical – and patriotic – red, white and blue colorway.  Too cute!

This next accessory, I just love!  These knots would make terrific place card holders, napkin rings, table cloth weights and just all-around adorable table decorations.  I love rope accessories and this is one of my favorite.

Another great rope idea is to just place some into a glass container and let it speak for itself.  What could be easier than this?  Throw in a shell or two, and maybe a large starfish into the grouping and you have instant coastal appeal.

Such great style for so little effort!

For another table-top decorating idea, check out these rustic and weathered frames:

This is a great look!  You could also achieve a similar look, by taping off a frame you already own, and painting the different colored stripes. Then just distress with a little sand paper and voila, you have a nautical striped frame!

To light up your outdoor entertaining activities, you just can’t beat a great lantern.  I love these two designs, though they are totally different.

This would go great in a natural outdoor setting, or indoors to complement a neutral decor…                so calm and relaxing.

And how cute are these colorful little lights?

These are the perfect complement to a coastal decor with their blue, white and green colors. So fresh.

And what about having a couple of fun summertime activities…

I just love these Boats in a Box! A fun little project to work on and then display. These would make great place cards for a table setting. Just paint the person’s name on the side and let them take it home as a party favor. They would also be great under a glass dome with a base, perhaps “beached” on a little sand in the bottom. So cute!

And for game time… How about a little backgammon in a bag?  Easy to take to the patio – or the beach or lake – for a little game-time fun!

My last offering is another rope piece which I just love. It’s a rope & hook wall plaque.  I have already emailed it to my husband at work to let him know we will be making one of these!  Such a useful, yet statement piece.

Make this yourself and custom-color it to your home’s decor.

[All images and merchandise is from One Kings Lane and can be found here:https://www.onekingslane.com/all-sales%5D

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Well, I hope you’ve enjoyed today’s coastal and nautical offerings!  I know I have.  Take the ideas you love and either do a little shopping or get creative and make them for yourself!  It’s not hard! Use great ideas to inspire you to put your own talents to work.

Be inspired!  Be inspiring.

Tori

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