This Nautical Bathroom Remodel includes a very clever idea. Use coastal or nautical bookends as decorative brackets for a shelf.
I think decorative shelf brackets (bookends) are a great way to add the coast to a wall. The trick is, finding suitable Coastal or Nautical Bookends that are not too inexpensive. One cool idea I can think of is: Make your own Shell Bookends! Or look for Nautical Bookends on Amazon.
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