Ideas for your Beach Wedding
Many people fear throwing a beach wedding because they think the location will hinder their ability to decorate and gain that wow-factor. While your ceremony and reception may not be indoors where you can utilize a ceiling and wall space, there are certainly plenty of great ways that you can dress up your wedding. At Ceremonies by the Sea, we can create something special for your beach wedding, at a price that we’re sure you can live with.
Starting off with the ceremony, why not consider a flower-covered arch? We could create a simple yet beautiful backdrop as you say your “I Do's”. When it comes to seating, light-weight organza chair sashes around the back of the chairs can really dress it up a bit. We can even attach a big starfish piece to the center of the sashes, just to stay with the theme of the beach.
When it comes time to let your hair down and move on to the reception, we’ve got a few ideas that surely will not leave you lacking in that wow-factor department. First of all, let’s get your guests to the right table; grab yourself some pretty sea shells, and write the name of each guest with the table number he or she is assigned to on the inside of the shell. Your guests will be impressed with your creativity and it’s a much cheaper alternative to having small name cards printed out for every single person at your wedding.
Now, one of the main concerns couples have about beach weddings is that once the sun goes down, your light is gone. Wedding receptions are fun and usually go on well into the night, so you don’t want to cut your party short just because of lack of light. Tiki torches are a great option at the beach, and also stay true to the tropical theme. Or if you do have access to power, perhaps sticking a number of large poles into the sand as anchors, and stringing a series of twinkle lights above the tables where your guests will be eating. Not only does that leave you ready to make the night last longer, but it also offers a very romantic and intimate ambiance.
We know that it’s strange to think that you could decorate to make a beach wedding seem more “beachy”, but you really notice the difference once it all comes together. For more ideas for your beach wedding, visit our website and check out all of the great options provided. Once you’re ready to start making this happen, give Ceremonies by the Sea a call!