Maybe it's because I grew up going to restaurants with anchors and rope on their walls. Or maybe it's because I have a box of maritime flags, that Cooper found at an auction, just sitting, unused in my office. Or maybe it's just because I love the water and boats.
Whatever the reason, I can't resist maritimey decor, especially in the summertime. Like this stuff:
None of these ideas - even the Martha Stewart ones! - would be that difficult to make happen in the real world. Especially if I busted out some of those flags that I already own. And I think they'd all pair very, very nicely with Dark and Stormies. Or maybe a Drunken Sailor or three.