Wedding Decor Ideas for a Beach Wedding

Throwing a beach wedding will never go out of style! From the amazing sunset photos you’ll be able to capture, to the classic run into the water at the end of the night, they will never not be a blast! Besides the location, you might find yourself wondering how to incorporate the beach throughout the rest of your wedding. We’ve put together a list of wedding decor ideas for your beach wedding, so you don’t have to!


Use Palm Leaves

Photo Courtesy of Hunter Ryan Photography

It wouldn’t be a beach wedding without some much needed palm leaves. And as you can see, a little can go a long way! Just take a look at these plain white chairs spruced up with a simple palm leaf and flower. Wedding decor doesn’t have to be complicated or big and bougie! And since it’s so simple, this palm leaf will most likely not clash with your wedding color palette!


Use Seashell Place Cards

These sea shells with gold leaf paper are such a fun idea for place cards! And what a great way to display these in a cute little sandbox. On Etsy these go for $10 for 25 of these little guys, so as a bonus, they’re budget friendly!


Statement Chairs

beach wicker sweetheart table and chairs

If you and your partner are having a sweetheart table, don’t hesitate to really amp up your decor! Try going for statement chairs with any kind of rattan or wicker on them! This type of material is made of certain palms and grasses which are right on theme for your beach wedding. Not only is it perfect for your theme, but it’ll look great in photos too!


Boho Table Settings

boho chic wedding table setting with wicker placemats and neutral decor

Going for neutral tones and shades of brown and beige for your table scapes will really help bring in that beach feel. But adding small touches like the woven raffia placemat, the beige tinted glassware, and gold silverware will give it that extra beachy touch it might need!

Tip: The boho theme has been super popular over the past few years, so you may be able to find some used decor for a cheaper price online!


Use Beachy Greens for your Bouquet

white bride holding tropical wedding bouquet
Photo Courtesy of Aimee Silver

We guess the best advice we can give you is just have lots of palm leaves on hand for your beach wedding! They can come in handy in so many areas. Add some palms or pampas grass into your bouquet, or wear a tropical flower behind your ear like the bride above for extra beachy flare!


Offer Tropical Drinks

many coconut drinks on table

How amazing would it be if you served coconut water straight from the coconut? Better yet, how fun would coconut shell cocktails be? Your guests will be raving over these! They’re great for a good photo op, and a super unique way to bring the beach to the cocktail hour or reception! If you’re planning on having a hashtag for your wedding, we wouldn’t be surprised if these were in almost every post!



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