Metallics like the gold in the light fixture and paneling reflect light and attract the eye. Paired with the white ceiling, these features serve to draw the eye higher and keep the dark walls from overpowering the space.
This charming nursery is decked out with finishes and furnishings that are practical for a little one but also versatile enough to grow along with the child. Hand-picked accessories are nautical without being kitschy: a whale mobile, graphic lobster pillow and red marine light fixtures.
A ceiling-mounted tub filler spills into the freestanding tub in this spa-like bathroom, creating a clean, clutter-free appearance around the tub. The adjacent glass-enclosed shower features ceiling-mounted showerheads and in-shower LED lighting.
Ceiling blinds shade this small back porch illuminated by the natural light from the windows. A black wood floor provides a pleasing contrast to the bright white walls of the enclosure. Mounted planters create a green wall adding life and decoration to the small space.
This 3-light adjustable metal sconce with farmhouse-inspired style provides lighting over the guest bathroom’s freestanding white vanity. A black metal flush-mount pendant lamp with modern farmhouse style on the ceiling provides ambient light for the space.
A sense of intimacy is captured in this dining room by the addition of a hanging fixture that brings the light low from the high ceiling. The modern lines of the table and chairs are complemented by the more traditional ceiling medallion and fireplace surround. For a touch of fun, the designer added a painted, faux deer mount above the fireplace.
Natural light bounces off the white coffered ceiling and light walls to create a bright and spacious look in this contemporary living room. Gray leather armchairs and neutral sofas provide relaxing and stylish seating in front of the mounted television. A black fireplace surround creates a beautiful contrast next to the built-in display shelves.
A blue-and-green grouping of glass nautical balls hangs in place of a chandelier in this eclectic courtyard – an extra pop of whimsy in an already fun space. Metal mesh lines the wood structure, filtering light.
This modern open living space features a vaulted ceiling with floor to ceiling sheer window treatments, geometric pendant lights, ceiling mounted hanging fireplace, gray chaise lounge, mustard yellow sofa, and twin round tables. A gray area rug compliments beautiful natural hardwood floors as well as a large black built-in entertainment center
A simple blue and white color palette is taken to the next level with a custom compass ceiling light fixture surround and painted lighthouse coat rack in this traditional nursery. A mix of patterns in the Roman shades and drapes adds another fun touch to the space.
Bright white walls combine with a white ceiling and white bunk beds to create a light, airy feel characteristic of coastal style. Nautical accents complete the look, ensuring a nod to the home's beach location.
A rustic guest bedroom is full of browns and oranges. The leaf bedding and the ceiling’s wood panels bring natural elements into the space. Designer Sandra Espinet used Light gray and black river rocks and pebbles to create the wall-mounted headboards.
A navy wood bed faces a pair of French doors, which open for relaxing and enjoying the outdoor view. White wood panels clad the bedroom walls and vaulted ceiling, adding a rustic feel in this space. Striped bedding, light wood cabinets and industrial metal pendant lights work together to create a nautical-inspired design.
Whether or not your home is on the water, your ceiling fan selection can bring in a nautical design without going overboard. The Hampton Bay Seaport Natural Iron Ceiling Fan, sold by The Home Depot, has a bulkhead light kit with frosted glass, a natural iron finish and weather-resistant iron blades.
Natural light spills in from French doors in this gray, transitional master bedroom with vaulted ceilings. Framed art hangs above the small seating area with a table and two cushioned armchairs, opposite the wall-mounted TV across from the bed.