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Typical Nantucket decorating is a simplistic form of nautical surroundings with natural furnishings and elements such as worn woods, cobblestones, and slate in addition to the many tones that are found from sky to sea.
Decorating a Nantucket style bedroom is simple and can be completed with just a few helpful tips. From paint colors to furnishings, Nantucket style décor for a bedroom should include the many natural elements that can be found so prevalently in the city of Nantucket. Here is a simple guide to decorating a New England style or Nantucket stylebedroom from start to finish!
Decorating a Bedroom to look like it is from Nantucket:
Colors: The colors of the New England style especially Nantucket include sea tones and sky tones. The many blues and greens that can be found in the cold Atlantic ocean are what inspire the colors for Nantucket design. While you do not want the bedroom to be a dark and gloomy place, you can incorporate the cool colors of the sea into the Nantucket style bedroom in a way that will make the room seem inviting as a great place to relax!
New England style bedroom colors include Ocean Voyage from Valspar paints, which is a deep cool aqua tone much like the ocean on a dark summer night. Other Nantucket inspired colors for the bedroom include browns such as Brown Bag from Glidden paints and also deep blue tones such as Midship Blue which is also a Glidden paint color. Very common in Nantucket and New England decorating is the use of deep oceanic tones that are highlighted with reds or bright clean whites for a very inviting look. Choose paint colors for the Nantucket bedroom that are dark but not so dark that the room will look gloomy or sad.