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Nautical-themed nursery ideas

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Ahoy! The following bloggers have mastered nautical design with these ship-shape nurseries.

Going for a nautical theme in your nursery? These bloggers will show you how to get it done.

Mandy Paige Photography

Mandy is a photographer and blogger at Mandy Paige Photography who used her skills behind the camera to capture her other set of skills — design. Her son, Connley, is lucky to have a mama who put so much thought and energy into his little corner of the world. Paige used splashes of bright red to break up all the blue that can be overwhelming in a nautical-themed room.

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This dresser painted red makes the perfect eye-catching centerpiece of the room.

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Nautical showpieces, like lighthouses and ships, are exactly the extra touches that make this nursery pop.

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Fourth Ave Restoration

Elissa at Fourth Ave Restoration describes her nautical nursery as "a mix of simple nautical, modern and beach baby." Homemade pieces provide the finishing touches to this room, a showcase within a whole-house project she and her husband have taken on.

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The wooden whale adds a touch of whimsy to the nautical nursery.

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This sea-worthy mobile makes sure even baby's dreams are nautical in nature.

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Fresh Nest

The real crown jewel of this nautical-themed nursery is the hand-painted border that circles the room at mid-level. The designers at Fresh Nest Color and Design completed this room for under $500 by repurposing existing furniture.

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Little Crown Interiors

This nursery by Little Crown Interiors is the perfect mix of ships ahoy and under the sea. The light blue colors are a welcome change from the darker blues usually used with this theme, and the beachy accessories just scream fun in the sun.

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