Under the Sea

Summer has officially arrived, and many of us will be celebrating the season at the sea.

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Photo taken during Janet Brown’s Spring 2014 trip to Crete.

 You don’t have to own a beach house to add a touch of sea life to your home. Janet Brown Interiors can provide plenty of oceanic inspiration, such as this beautiful pewter octopus candelabra:

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Did you know that the octopus is considered to be the most intelligent of all invertebrates? (Source: National Geographic)

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This octopus nightshirt is the perfect thing to wear on warm summer evenings. It also would make a great gift for your favorite college freshman as she heads off to campus next month . . .

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Nightshirt featuring pink octopodes with orange piping.

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Janet Brown Interiors offers nightclothes featuring octopodes, crabs, and starfish.

Don’t forget cocktail napkins – to keep around the house or give as gifts. Janet Brown Interiors offers so many options, including personalized napkins bearing your initials or the name of your boat or vacation cottage.

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An assortment of cocktail napkins. A starfish keeps napkins from blowing away.

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Detail of seahorse cocktail napkin.

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This heron pillow offered by Janet Brown Interiors calls to mind the images of John James Audubon.

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“Little Blue Heron,” an image from Audubon’s Birds of America by Roger Tory Peterson and Virginia Marie Peterson.

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From the collection of the Lora M. Robins Library at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden.

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Detail of platter featuring pewter lobsters and clam shells.

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Platter with pewter lobsters and clam shells. Lobster tea towel.

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Detail of seahorse pillow.

“Seahorses are truly unique, and not just because of their unusual equine shape. Unlike most other fish, they are monogamous and mate for life. Rarer still, they are among the only animal species on Earth in which the male bears the unborn young.” (Source: National Geographic)

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Detail of seahorse pillow.

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Detail of tangerine tray featuring seahorses and shells.

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VIETRI Aquatico Fish Large Oval Platter. Janet Brown Interiors is your Richmond source for VIETRI.

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Photo of fisherman taken during Janet Brown’s trip to Crete, Spring 2014.

 Janet Brown Interiors wishes you a happy and safe Fourth of July!

Post by Kathleen Sams Flippen for Janet Brown Interiors.

 

 

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