Nautical Stairways – Just Add Rope!

One way to merge form and function is through creatively designed stairways. From railings to banisters and beyond, add a touch of whimsy and a bit of the sea.  When infusing nautical style into your coastal home, we think you’ll love these creative nautical-inspired ideas.

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Nautical Style – Stairways to Inspire

If there is one coastal style we absolutely cannot get enough of, it’s nautical. Nautical Style is a tried and true winner. From the creative use of sea-faring elements such as rope, anchors, maps and compasses, to how simply grounding of a style it is, it’s no surprise these stairways caught our eye. Take a peek at some inspiring designs to help bring this nautical look from sea to shore.

Shades of Blue


The crisp white painted walls create the perfect backdrop to this thick rope railing. We love how the stair cases are matched up in classic nautical paint colors!

Rope Railings for the Win

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How about the boat cleat tie offs at the bottom! LOVE! ‘

Go Bold


Thom Filicia

The deep warm colors of this stairway simply beg for bold rope railings.

Numbered Stairs

Via Houzz

Numbered steps add a whimsical touch – just perfect for a beach cottage.

Traditional with a Touch of Whimsy


Bold stripes, natural textures, plenty of light, a bit of whimsy make this traditional stair case a star.

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