12 Ways to Create the Perfect Nautical Decor Bathroom

Posted by Gary on May 16th 2017

Nautical home decor is extremely popular at beach houses on the sea, and oftentimes, we wonder how we can enjoy this wonderful style without having to live by the shore. But here’s a pro tip: instead of moving closer to the ocean, why not do it the other way around and bring it closer to you? There are tons of ways to introduce a unique and relaxing nautical style into your home, starting with one room and then moving to another. In this blog post, we’ll show you how to incorporate some items to turn your bathroom into a seaside spa for rejuvenation and relaxation.

1. Clock

Time is a strong element in nautical décor, and a clock is a must-have in the bathroom. Made of solid acacia wood, a classic ship wheel clock like the Deluxe Nautical Ship Wheel with Captain's Clock makes a great addition to any nautical decor bathroom.

New to nautical style? Start off with a piece that is almost impossible to go wrong with like the Welcome Aboard Life Ring Clock with Lighthouse Scene. Featuring a classic ocean scene with a lighthouse in the background, this nautical décor is sure to welcome you aboard to a nautical lifestyle.

2. Cabinet Knobs

Bathrooms are never without cabinets for convenient storage. Add a nautical feel to your bathroom by leveraging your cabinet knobs. Specialty cabinet knobs add fun and whimsy to any room. Mix and match shells and dolphins to come up with your own creative flair. Check out the Leaping Dolphin Cabinet Knobs for some inspiration.

3. Candle Holders

Candles bring a certain charm to and coziness to any bathroom. Choose sea scents and cool colors, such as blue, beige, and cream, to add to the ambiance. A nautical candle holder will be the perfect receptacle for a sea-themed candle.

For a rustic or distressed look, we recommend the Sea Green Recycled Metal Lantern (right) and the Set of 2 Decorative Wooden Boats (left).


4. Wall Decor

There are many great decorations for a nautical themed seaside bathroom. If you have a passion for art, the Beached Sailboat Oil Painting will be perfect for your wall.

If your style is a little more traditional, the Deluxe Nautical Knot Board will find a perfect home on your nautical decor bathroom wall.

5. Towel Hooks

Towel hooks are a must for any bathroom to keep your towels clean and dry. Add a little character to your hooks, such as an octopus or a shell. The perfect balance between elegant and whimsical, the Antique White Metal Octopus Coat Rack will provide you with a convenient spot to hang your towels and other bathroom necessities. Some decorative hooks can be mounted directly to your wall, while others sit on a frame.

6. Mirrors

What would a bathroom be without a mirror? Create the feeling of actually being on a ship with a nautical mirror, and have your guests reflect about getting into the nautical style themselves with the Metal and Rope Mirror.

7. Cabinets

Every bathroom could use more storage. Choose a cabinet that has a nautical theme, such as a cabinet with a porthole, or a cabinet made to look like a row boat. Classic furniture can also add sophistication and elegance to your nautical decor bathroom.

8. Shower Curtain

Choose a shower curtain with prints of shells or dolphins. If you can't find a nautical themed shower curtain, use a plain white curtain, and hang a decorative fish net over the outside of the curtain to create a unique nautical style.

9. Bath Mats

Choose a light colored or beige bath mat to mimic the color of sand. You'll feel as though you are stepping out of the sea when you step out of your shower! Check out the fun and lightweight Beach Umbrella Natural Rug to get an idea.

10. Lights

Good lighting in a bathroom is just as important as a great mirror. Mountable Oval Bulkhead Lamp Fixtures (left) would be a perfect substitute for boring vanity lights, while the Deluxe Port and Starboard Electric Lantern Set (right) makes a great addition to a bathroom counter when you want just a little bit of light, or a nightlight perhaps.

11. Shell decor

Nothing says seaside quite like shells! A seashell garland would be a beautiful addition to a side wall or under your vanity lighting. Candle holders such as the Small Clamrose Shell Candle Holder can also double as a planter for your favorite tiny succulents. But if you prefer more simple measures, adding loose shells to your nautical decor bathroom counter will also do the trick.

12. Lighthouses

Light houses are a wonderful way to add some seaside or nautical charm to any room in your house. You can hang a picture of a lighthouse on your bathroom wall to utilize their charm or showcase your personality with a Personalized Lighthouse Wall Sign. With all the nautical features to add character to your bathroom, this wall sign can be made uniquely yours with personalization.

Whatever you choose, adding nautical themed items to your bathroom is sure to bring a sense of relaxation and charm to your home decor. With the right items, you can easily recreate a beach-themed home or transform your bathroom into a seaside spa.

If you’re still not sure about what to get, you can contact us today to see what quality items we can add to your nautical bathroom decor. We’ll be happy to assist you.