In my recent post for Homes.com, Finding Room Design Inspiration from Fashion, I showed you how to take cues from your closet to update your furnishings! With summer on its way, I thought it would be fun to show another “outfit to room” design using an updated nautical look. Nothing says nautical better than traditional blue and white stripes; however, today I will show you how to easily update a nautical look with a pop of color. In the outfit below, the mustard and gold accents beautifully compliment and modernize the entire ensemble. Let’s explore how we can use this updated nautical look in both your closet and your home!
Below I created two collages to show a strategic pairing of fashion and decor. In the fashion collage, the traditional blue and white striped sailor dress is completely updated with the mustard-yellow accessories. I then took color cues and inspiration from my fashion collage to create the blue and mustard furnishings collage. A buoy lamp, a map-print lampshade, a yellow nautical rope pillow, and a blue coral toss pillow keep the look nautical yet in a fun, non-traditional manner. When decorating yourself or your home, do not be afraid to experiment outside the box!
To get your blue and mustard creative juices flowing, let’s explore some more images that capture this look! I loved the blue ticking striped dress accented with a vintage bowl full of lemons. It inspired me to find the room on the right which captures the same feeling.
The rest of the photos are simply for your blue and mustard enjoyment!
Are you ready to embrace the blue and mustard in your closet or home? If so, which photo above most inspires you? I’d love to hear about it!