Nautical Lighthouse Newel Post | A Beacon of Light for the Stairway

Do you have a stairway in your home? The base of it is the perfect spot for a nautical lighthouse newel. Here are some inspirational lighthouse newel posts, including a lighthouse cap and a trompe l'oeil lighthouse.

Lighthouse Newel
Newels are the main columns that support a Stairway. The main newel is located at the base of the stairs, others are positioned at landings. This sleek beauty is made by TMS Architects.

Nautical Lighthouse Newel Post at Base of Stairway
Wouldn't you love to be greeted by a beautiful lighthouse? Design by Brookes and Hill.

DIY Idea for Lighthouse Newel with Puck Light
The owner of this home built his own lighthouse newel. To give it a realistic look, the top was fitted with a Puck Light, which was mounted inside a glass jelly jar to help disperse the glow. Featured at This Old House.

Nautical Home by Diamond Baratta
A nautical home designed by Diamond and Baratta.

Nautical Entryway with Lighthouse Newel
Here is another view of the above nautical lighthouse newel -to shine a light on the flawless workmanship.

Lighthouse Newel Cap
You can also just add a lighthouse newel cap to your stairway post. By Lighthouse Newel and Stair of Cape Cod.

Painted Trompe L'Oeil
And There is Nothing Wrong with Faking It! This lighthouse was painted on the post and has a Trompe L'Oeil Effect. Via Marie Claire.