Private Stash: Vintage Nautical Graphics

Frankly, the world would be a better place with more of these vintage nautical themes…at least I think so. Although my mother-in-law, when I mention my love for these period graphics, mutters something about “that’s the same (expletive) I grew up with when I was a kid!”, I’m still a staunch supporter. And it turns out I’ve been snapping pictures whenever I see a pristine example. This weekend at the tag sale I walked in to a room and could only see this:

Nautical Wallpaper 1

Maybe an entire wall of this would get a little intense. But here’s my favorite example, and it’s still standing in my mother-in-law’s very own childhood home.

Nautical Wallpaper 2Maybe an entire wall of this would be easier on the eyes? For now, I’ll suffice with this towel in my guest bathroom:

Nautical TowelWhat are your thoughts? And don’t worry if you hate it: it’s layered behind two other towels. No hurt feelings!

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