I watched season 3, episode 1 or 2 of Brother vs. Brother on HGTV the other day, and one of the brothers created a beautiful living space that featured striped drapes in navy and white. The entire room was not a nautical, theme, but these curtains gave it just enough of a nautical look and feel to make it very appealing.
It doesn't necessarily take a lot to create a beautiful nautical atmosphere. Here are some drapes similar to those one of the brothers used...
Don't you love them?!
Margaret Brown is the founder of Nifty Nautical. She writes for her own websites, and is commissioned by others to write for theirs. Since 2008, Margaret has been putting pen-to-paper via the computer, and enjoys it more every year.