Lighthouses are a classic symbol of the coast. While not many are in use today, they are still a staple in nautical decor and a favourite item of many people. The history surrounding lighthouses is vast, so any information on them is a good gift, like books, or recreations of how they once were. Look to boutiques and coastal stores for authentic lighthouse gifts.
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For the lighthouse lover, give her a quilt. Many different lighthouses exist, so give her one that has various lighthouses on it. Each square should be a different, all pieced together to make a quilt. If you go to a quilt store you may be able to find one of these, or you may need to employ a seamstress to make this for you (if you can't make it yourself). Going to you local fabric store is a good place to start because you can find the light house fabrics you want and also ask for the name of a good seamstress. Also check the classifieds for your area to find a seamstress.
A lighthouse themed shower curtain is a good, unusual gift for someone with a lighthouse, or nautical themed bathroom. This adds a little extra decor which enhances the theme the person has already established. Shower curtains come in all different types form the simple plastic kind to the kind with two layers, the outer being more decorative.
Give the person lighthouse-themed lights. This can be a lamp that is shaped like a lighthouse, a lamp with a lighthouse on it or a night light that has a lighthouse on it. All of these are easily found at home decor stores and go with any nautical room. The lighthouse enthusiast will love this thoughtful gift, and every time she turns on the light, it will remind her of why she loves them so much.
Lighthouses are common subjects found in artwork, so get an original piece of art where a lighthouse is the focus. If the person has a favourite piece of lighthouse art, get them a print. You can also look to local artists for inexpensive, but skilled works of art.
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