Design Lesson
Jun 18, 2013

Get the look: Nantucket style

By: Lauren McPhillips

Get the look: Nantucket style Author: Style At Home

Design Lesson
Jun 18, 2013

Get the look: Nantucket style

By: Lauren McPhillips
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1 Rope pendant light

With a nod to the nautical, this roped pendant light comes with a classic white shade. Hang it above a dining table or bed for a chic lakehouse look. West Elm, from $162.
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2 Striped umbrella
Nothing says Nantucket like timeless navy and white stripes. Keep guests shaded on the patio with this classic umbrella that comes with a teak, eucalyptus or aluminum pole to match your exterior furnishings. Pottery Barn, from $148.
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3 Nautical photography
Even if your home isn’t a seaside retreat like those in Nantucket, you can still recreate the look with photography and artwork. Add a beachy feature wall to your space with iconic images of lighthouse and boardwalk scenes. See World Thru My Eyes on Etsy, $8 (4' x 6' print).

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4 Rope accessories
Known in the boating world as a ‘monkey’s fist’, these nautical ropes were weighted to make it easier to throw ashore. Use them as decor accessories in your home, either in a beach-inspired vignette or as a doorstop. Pottery Barn, $64.

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5 Captain's mirror
Carry the rope theme throughout your home with a captain’s mirror hung in an entryway or powder room. This handcrafted beauty from Restoration Hardware marries a sturdy jute rope with antiqued iron for a vintage look. Restoration Hardware, $650. nantucket-style-rug.jpg
6 Natural rug
Keep your home decor light and neutral underfoot with a jute rug. This thick, all-natural rug from West Elm blends seamlessly with white walls and neutral decor. West Elm, from $180.

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7 Lantern lighting
Light up your patio or sunroom with an array of iron and glass-paned lanterns. Often used to light the walkways up from the beach, these lanterns bring the Nantucket look home. Crate and Barrel, from $51 each.

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8 Vintage wall art
Bring a bit of rustic beach life to your home with vintage wall art. This wooden whale sign evokes the shabby-chic boardwalk look that Nantucket is known for. Slippin Southern on Etsy, $154.
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9 Herringbone hand towel
Herringbone and stripes – two classic patterns that have stood the test of time. Give these hand towels a Nantucket look with a custom anchor design for your bathroom. West Elm., $11 each.
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Get the look: Nantucket style