Nautical Details
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Anchors Away
Salvage an antique anchor that will serve as a beautiful prop for your wedding photos and can be displayed in your home to always remind you of your big day.
Photography BY Ruth Eileen
Tying the Knot
The rope detailing on this gorgeous gown is a nod to the nautical theme, while still understated and sophisticated.
Photography BY Lauren Kinsey Fine Art Wedding Photogaphy
A Touch of Whimsy
The soft colors and playful creatures keep this invitation suite feeling fresh and fun.
Event Planning BY Shay Brown Events / Photography BY Harwell Photography / Flowers BY BobbyMark's Designs
Classic Stripes
Have your floral designer wrap your bouquet with a navy and white striped ribbon for a subtle nod to the nautical theme.
Photography BY Trent & Dara Of Trent Bailey Photography / Wedding Dress BY Designed And Hand Made By The Bride / Floral Design BY Wedding Flowers By Nichole Bourne Florist
Aisle Style
For an extra dose of beachy fun, have your flower girls scatter starfish instead of flower petals down the aisle.
Photography BY KT Merry Photography / Decor BY Parrish Designs / Decor BY Caidal Events
Shoe Check
For a beach wedding, give your guests a chic space to store their shoes before feeling the sand between their toes.
Photography BY KT Merry
Lighthouse Ceremony
Could there be a more perfect backdrop for a nautical wedding than a charming lighthouse?
Photography BY Kelly Dillon Photography / Ceremony Venue BY Edgartown Lighthouse
Stripe Sashes
Dress up your ceremony chairs with a striped sash for another nautical touch.
Photography BY Heather Kincaid / Hotel BY Miramonte Resort & Spa / Event Design BY Artisan Events
Special Seashells
Seashell escort cards do double duty as chic drink tags.
Photography BY KT Merry Photography / Decor BY Parrish Designs / Decor BY Caidal Events
Getaway Bike
Ditch the limo for an adorable beach cruiser built for two.
Photography BY Amanda Crean Photographers / Wedding Dress BY Reem Acra / Floral Design BY Lauren Kelleher
Serving Sweets
Serve up saltwater taffy and other sweet treats on a weather tea or bar cart—it's the nautical version of a candy bar!

Photography BY Jose Villa Photography / Styling and Design BY Joy de Vivre / Florals BY Kelly Kaufman
Decor Direction
A painted ship's wheel and pieces of driftwood can add nautical whimsy to your reception decor.
Photography BY Vicki Grafton Photography
Beachy Blue
From the seersucker suit to the navy bowtie to the boutonniere wrapped in rope, this groom's attire is a natural fit for any seaside nuptials.
Photography BY KT Merry Photography / Event Coordination BY Lucia Paul Design
Flying High
Display your signature cocktails on playful flags that double as chic décor.
Photography BY White Loft Studio / Cocktail BY St-Germail
Finishing Touches
Top off guests' signature drinks with an anchor tag secured with (what else?) a Lifesaver.
Photography BY Shalynne Imaging / Event Design BY Shannon Von Eschen
Stylish Scene
Create a beachy vignette with lanterns, driftwood and votives in shades of seaglass.
Photography BY Caroline Tran / Venue BY Terranea Resort
Signature Style
Who needs a traditional guestbook when you could have fun buoys for your guests to sign instead? Bonus—it doubles as home decor!
Photography BY Julia Wade
Little Gentleman
In his navy sport coat, stripe bowtie and Nantucket reds, this little guy is seriously stylish.
Photography BY Zofia Photography / Photographer BY Zofia & Co. Photography
Place Settings
Finish off your tablescape with a pop of color, a playful plate and flatware tied in a nautical knot.
Photography BY Threaded Together Photography
Message in a Bottle
Or, let your guests leave you and your new hubby a collection of message in one very large and fabulous bottle to display in your home.
Photography BY Mastin Studio
Seashells by the Seashore
We're loving this unconventional bouquet carried in a sweet seashell.
Photography BY KT Merry Photography / Decor BY Parrish Designs / Decor BY Caidal Events
Whimsical Waves
The ruffled texture of the frosting brings to mind the ocean's waves—you can practically hear them lapping on the shore.
Photography BY Jose Villa Photography / Styling and Design BY Joy de Vivre / Florals BY Kelly Kaufman
Pattern Play
There's nothing more nautical than a navy and white color palette, which these bridesmaids and their mismatched gowns executed to perfection.
Photography BY Emily Wren Photography / Florist BY Belovely / Wedding Dress BY J.Crew
Driftwood Chandelier
Driftwood is the perfect natural decor for any seaside soiree and this dreamy, rustic chandelier is proof.
Photography BY Kristyn Hogan / Event Design BY Cedarwood Weddings / Wedding Venue BY Historic Cedarwood
Personalized Cornholes
Guests already love playing games at your wedding. But they'll really love these cute personalized cornhole boards!
Photography BY Brklyn View Photography / Invitations BY Eyes Wide Open
Let's Sail Away
A vintage toy sailboat is the perfect prop for your portraits and can spend the rest of the wedding adding a nautical feel to your reception décor.
Photography BY Jose Villa Photography / Styling and Design BY Joy de Vivre / Florals BY Kelly Kaufman
Fun Favors
Wedding favors can be tricky, but your guests will definitely be saying, "Cheers" to these cute koozies!
Photography BY Cappy Hotchkiss Photography / Venue BY Tent / Catering BY Sole East Resort
Boat Shoes
A pair of boating shoes are the natural (and nautical!) choice for your groom's feet.
Photography BY Maggie Harkov
Driftwood Display
Pieces of driftwood personalized with stunning white calligraphy make for great escort cards and a sweet keepsake.
Photography BY Koby Brown, Archetype
Seaside Sophistication
Go for a more subtle and sophisticated vibe with an understated cake that feels nautical with oyster shells, but definitely not tacky.
Photography BY Belle And Beau Fine Art Photography
Photo Fun
This playful throwback to old carnival photo stand in is a unique spin on the traditional photo booth.
Photography BY Brklyn View Photography
Rustic Yet Refined
The whitewashed chairs and rustic wood table are the perfect canvas for this reception's nautical decor featuring coral, rope and beachy candlesticks.
Photography BY Lisa Pires - Love Note Photography
A Bit More Classic
If you want a more traditional wedding, this navy blue and white paper suite sets the right tone.
Photography BY Erich McVey Photography
Tie It Together
Continue your tribute to all things nautical with this simple, sophisticated table number display.
Photography BY Rachel Pearlman Photography / Floral Design BY Flowers By Yukie / Event Planning BY Elevee Events / Venue BY Private Estate / Wedding Dress BY Nicole Miller
Sweet Sentiment
Anyone who has seen the show "Friends" knows how romantic this cake topper really is.
Photography BY Summer Street Photography / Food BY White's Catering
Welcome Aboard
Welcome your guests to the wedding weekend with a welcome bag full of beach necessities: sunscreen, a water bottle and a towel that they can use beyond the weekend.
Photography BY Erich McVey Photography
Sail Off Into the Sunset
End the evening and begin your fairytale marriage by literally sailing off into the sunset with your honey.
Photography BY KT Merry Photography / Decor BY Parrish Designs / Decor BY Caidal Events
Bon Voyage
This sign is a sweet reminder of the new journey you and your husband are about to embark on.
Photography BY Alicia Pyne Photography