Cozy Nautical New England Style Living Room Decor Ideas

These cozy New England style living room decor ideas reference the seafaring tradition.

Giant whale decor
A Nantucket Living Room with a giant Whale Cutout prominently displayed above the fireplace, as well as Carved Shore Birds. And Seaglass Bottle Vases that reflect the color scheme of the room. Also note the round Nautical Rug underneath the ottoman.

Nautical New England Decor Style in a Nutshell

New England style interiors often feature classic wood furnishings with an eye on antiques from the 1800's. Depending on your overall design this could just be one piece. Almost all New England interiors use nautical decor accessories that reference the seafaring tradition, such as sailboats and whales.

beach bungalow New England nautical style
Nautical New England style living room idea from a Casual Coastal Cottage.

Giant model yacht decor
When it comes to nautical New England style decor, I think a Model Yacht is a must. It doesn't have to be as large as this one, seen in a Nantucket Island Residence, but large enough to make a statement.

New England style design elements
Nautical Maritime Art is another element of Nautical New England style decor. The space above the fireplace or the sofa lends itself perfectly for a large piece of art or a grouping of smaller pictures. A New England Home Located in Rhode Island.

decorating New England style in a Maine summer house
In the nautical living room of this Maine Summer House the art hangs over the fireplace also, and a large model yacht fills up the corner space.

Maine home traditional New England nautical style
In a Maine Home the sitting area is anchored with a Navy Striped Rug, and a pair of Sailing Prints are grouped above the sofa. 

New England style cottage decor
A Nantucket Cottage that feels like a sea captain's home. A quaint Nautical New England style living room decor idea that feels rooted in history and lived in for many years.

New England nautical rug
Make a nautical New England style statement with a Nautical Rug that depicts life by the sea, as seen in a Martha's Vineyard Home.

nautical cottage decor
The same rug (I think it's a Claire Murray rug) is used in the living room of an adorable Martha's Vineyard Cottage. And you can definitely add a few nicknacks such as buoys or nautical antiques -key is to keep it simple and classy.