black door with gold ships wheel nautical front door

A Nautical Welcome


Is there any easier way to say, “Welcome to my beach home” than with a colorful front door? We don’t think so!  Your front entrance sets the mood for what’s inside your beach house.  Here are a few inspiration photos to get your creative juices flowing.  Why not create your own “nautical welcome” this week!?

This blue door welcomes visitors in nautical style. Located on an island in Brittany, France.

Nautical door on a home on the remote island of d'Ouessant, in Brittany, France.


Yellow and Black?  It never dawned on me to use these colors to create a nautical front entrance.

yellow and black nautical front door

You can never go wrong with traditional red, white & blue. The crab door knocker is a delightful touch too!

red white blue nautical front door

Via Completely Coastal ~ Door Knockers by Michael Healy. Click for story.


Sometimes simple is best! A black door with a ship’s wheel attached makes a simplistic nautical front entrance.

black door with gold ships wheel nautical front door


Turquoise plus seahorses equal an amazing front entrance…especially if you live in the tropics.

turquoise nautical front door entrance

Create your own nautical welcome wreath by using an old wheel, rope & paint.

Upcycle a Ship Helm into a Nautical Wreath

Pink!?  Who knew that pink could look so adorable on a beach cottage front entrance.  We love the whale and light fixtures too!

Pink nautical front door entrance


More ideas at Nautical Front Doors on Pinterest!



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