Beach Wedding Inspiration

Although it may be starting to cool down with Fall in full swing, Beach Weddings are always a popular topic!

When we think of beach weddings, soft sand, sunsets, and a gorgeous ocean background come to mind.  Often a romantic venue for a ceremony, beaches can be a site for noisy on lookers and swimmers.  Be sure to pick an intimate ceremony space, on a secluded part of the beach, or plan for a later ceremony to reduce the amount of unwanted guests.  Light and bright colors complete the fun and casual ceremony on the beach!

 

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Having an outdoor ceremony and reception might be ideal for a beach themed wedding, but not always necessary.  With the addition of candles, light flowers, seashells, starfish, and a little bit of sand, any venue can be turned into the picture perfect beach for the evening.

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Adding simple touches of décor throughout the reception venue will help guests feel as though they are on the beach.

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Themed place cards and card boxes are a unique touch that will further immerse your guests into paradise.  Try adding starfish, seashells, or little lounge chairs to the place cards.

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Most importantly try and keep the day casual enough so that guests don’t mind a little wind in their hair or sand in their shoes!

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