10 Favorites: Rope Decor
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Nothing says nautical like a bit of rope; an essential boating accessory that might just become equally essential in the home. Here are 10 Favorites: Above: In a children's bunk room, a pair of rope ladders adds to the underwater submarine effect. Image via Attic Magazine . Above: A simple way to hang shelves in front of a window to let the light shine through. (L) Image via Indulgy . (R) Image via Welke . Above: Rope and linen make for a handsome curtain solution. See DIY: Rope as Curtain Ring to see how. Above: A variation of the a similar theme with a rope tie back against a linen curtain; Stonk Knots in England is a good source. Image via Tattered Style . Above: Boston design firm Crème Design wrap rough hewn rope around a metal frame to create a ceiling pendant in the West Bridge restaurant. See A Hose Factory Transformed: West Bridge Restaurant in Boston for more. Above: Dutch designer Christien Meindertsma collaborated with traditional rope maker Touwslagerij Steenbergen and created the Flax Rope Lamp displayed here in Galerie Sofie Lachaert in Tielrode, Belgium . Photograph by Danica O. Kus . Above: Rope banisters bring simple charm to a set of stairs. (L) Image via Roomations . (R) Image via Houzz . Above: Stair rails fashioned out of rope and boat cleats. Image via Nautical Cottage . Above: A favorite frugal detail involving rope and towels. Image via flickr . Above: Colorful rope knots hang in an alcove. Image via Phil . Above: A selection of rope knots as wall decor create a textured and neutral palette. Image via The Nashville Belle . Interested in the knottier side of things? See our posts on Macrame .