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End Tables - Some Can Bring The Sea To You

Nov 18, 2007
Themed end tables are a great way to integrate an interest, hobby or passion into your home. Choosing a specific theme says a lot about who you are and what's important to you. One of the most popular themes is nautical.

The beginning of a nautical themed room could be as simple as placing a nautical end table beside your sofa. That nautical end table will start to set the tone for the rest of the room. A nautical end table can be as simple as a traditional table with rope trim to one that looks like a ship's wheel or the hatch on a deck. Often you can find a nautical end table that has an even more specific theme. It can have a pirate theme, a tall ship theme or conjure images of the America's Cup or other classic regattas.

If you have a penchant for decorating or have a number of you own nautical items that you would like to show off, you can even look for a nautical end table that comes with glass cases for displaying artifacts from your sailing adventures. Or as you travel to exotic beaches you can collect sand and shells from each of them and put all those sands together in a nautical end table with glass display case and create your own travel beach scene inside the table. What a great way to enjoy the salt and the sea in your own home without ever heading to the dock.

After you select your nautical end table, you will need to find accents that go with it.

If you nautical end table has a ship style theme you can accent the room with ship paintings, a ship's wheel or bell on the wall, fishing nets and lines, or even a set of port and starboard lamps. If you really want to go all out, you could even redo the room flooring to wooden plank-like flooring that would be reminiscent to life on a ship.

If the nautical end table has more of a beach theme to it, consider room accents of large shells, beach and sea life art pieces and, sea related tones of paint on the walls. You can even find lamps that have an open glass base where you can place shells you have collected on your travels.

If the nautical end table has a pirate feel, the rest of the room should match it. You can decorate with paintings of pirates or pirate ships, model ships on display in the room, and displays of swords or guns. If you really want to feel like a pirate, you can even consider getting a treasure chest and filling it with decorative items to create the feel that you were successful in your plundering.

If you want to escape from the every-day, finding a nautical end table you like and creating a nautical themed room in your home is a great way to create a fun getaway while showing others your love for the sea, sand and surf.
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Jesse Akre, author, offers his thoughts on buying swanky coffee tables, elegant accent tables and funky end tables.
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