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Design Scout: Nautical Baubles

After a brief hiatus, we’re back with sailor-inspired home design.

Rope Knot

This heavy piece works as a doorstop or bookend.

$45 at nofoureleven.com

Striped Nautical Pillow

Classic sailor stripes lend a sporty feel to any couch or bed.

$59 at wisteria.com

Pimlico Boom Arm Pharmacy Desk Lamp

Can’t you imagine a ship captain poring over maps in the galley under this periscope-inspired brass table fixture?

$378 at circalighting.com

Scrimshaw Side Plate Set

Scrimshaw— the traditional art of carving whaling scenes into the teeth of whales—gets a fun and animal-friendly update in Thomaspaul’s dishwasher-safe serving plates.

$32 for 4 at 2modern.com

Nantucket Lightship Bike Basket

Though it’s intended for a bike’s handlebars, we like the idea of storing magazines or hand towels in this handsome woven basket.

$41.99 at bikemania.biz

Blanca Gomez Voyageur Print

Breton stripes and a postcard border make this adorable world traveler ready to hit the high seas.

$30 at velocityartanddesign.com

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Sarah is the Editor-in-Chief of Washingtonian Bride & Groom, and writes about weddings, fashion, and shopping. Her work has also appeared in Refinery29, Bethesda Magazine, and Washington City Paper, among others. She is a Georgetown University graduate, lives in Columbia Heights, and you can find her on Instagram at @washbridegroom and @sarahzlot.