Nautical buys to make your home shipshape

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  • Let’s sail away

    It’s time to get nice and nautical and bring summer days into your home all year round with our pick of the best nautical homeware buys in cooling blues and calming whites.

    Oh to be beside the seaside …

    Ahoy there

    Inspired by Mediterranean harbour towns, upholster cushions in this nautical blue and white fabric from Ralph Lauren Home and make your living room shipshape.

    Weigh Anchor, 55m,

    Ralph Lauren Home at Designers Guild

    Under the sea

    These beautiful vessels in deep sea-blue tones are perfect for displaying single stem blooms in vibrant hues.

    Three blue cylinders, £125 each, Ali Tomlin Ceramics

    Make a splash

    Combining traditional craft with a seaside twist, scatter this needlepoint cushion on a contemporary grey sofa alongside some blue and white design for a nice and nautical vibe in your living room.

    Anchor needlepoint cushion, £165, Jonathan Adler

    Serve up the the sea

    Illustrated by award-winning Laura Carlin and made in John Julian Design’s Wiltshire workshop, this charming limited-edition Britannia-themed bowl will make every dinner party go with a splash.

    Ship bowl, £35,

    Laura Carlin and John Julian Designs at The New Craftsmen

    Set in stone

    Add a luxurious touch to your home and prop open doors with this beautiful solid marble doorstop.

    Tied marble doorstop, £68,


    Rug up

    Bring in the colours of the seaside with this hand-woven dhurrie in wool and silk, which can be made to order in any size.

    St Ann’s dhurrie, 175sq m,

    Amy Kent

    Take a seat

    A modern take on a classic design, the components of the knot chair are tied together with natural paper cord for a nautical take on the classic 1950s furniture.

    Knot chair, £296, Folklore

    Stick your oar in

    Give white walls some seaside cheer with this blue, white and wooden paddle.

    Blue Jay Paddle, £375, The Conran Shop


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