Beach Wedding Decor

The perfect beach wedding decor options are often the most natural and simple in aesthetics.  The ideal Florida Beach Wedding can seamlessly balance nature (sand dunes, sea oats, weathered boardwalk) and love, coupled with an beautiful backdrop. From driftwood to bamboo to seashells, the decorating options are endless! Here are some fresh ideas to help get you inspire:  Gulf Beach Weddings!

Nautical Themed Beach Wedding - Florida Beach Wedding Decor

Nautical Themed Beach Wedding


Bamboo is another great material to work with for a beach wedding that adds a more tropical vibe to your day. From tiki torches to bamboo fans it brings a Beach Wedding Decor that truly exemplifies a Custom Florida Beach Wedding.

Bamboo tiki torches decorated with tropical flowers and star fish is a fun and relaxed way to line the aisle way, the perfect touch at sunset!

This simple bamboo arch adds beachy chic to a simple and clean affair, the ultimate in Beach Wedding Decor.

A bamboo aisle runner is an inexpensive way to add sophistication to your day. Plus you don’t have to worry about you or your bridesmaid’s shoes sinking into the sand!  We also recommend a ‘barefoot wedding’ – this enhances your experience.

Beach weddings can get incredibly hot so have these chic bamboo fans that help your guests stay cool as well as double as party favors!  This Beach Wedding Decor item is necessary in Summer months, not to mention mid-day affairs.

Seating can be a huge part of décor so opt for these bamboo chairs that add a flare of style to your beachy soiree.

Seashells & Starfish

Seashells may be an obvious decorating choice when planning a beach wedding so here’s some inspiration that you may not have thought of:

Use different types of seashells instead of table numbers.

This bouquet is a surprisingly easy DIY and a great alternative to the traditional floral bouquet. Plus, you can keep it forever! (via Martha Stewart Weddings – Beach Wedding Decor)

Another thing to remember about beach weddings is how windy it can be! Use a medium sized seashell to weigh down programs.

This oyster garland table runner is to die for!

String together a medley of seashells around your wedding arch for this breathtaking look.

Using large star fish to line the aisle way gives the ultimate beach feel, moreover this is highly recommended!


Driftwood is a great way to bring rustic style to your beach wedding. Its delicate and gorgeous tones highlight the beauty of the beach while still being budget friendly. You can go big and build a driftwood wedding altar or go subtler and use it as place cards. There are so many ways you can incorporate it!

Driftwood signage that invites guests to get comfortable and join the celebration!  These are stock Beach Wedding Decor options from Gulf Beach Weddings (included at no additional charge).

Beautiful driftwood covered lanterns that line the aisle way, although not lit these are tropical in flavor and highly recommended.

Gorgeous driftwood arch that almost seems like its growing out of the sand, this can only be found at certain beach location – we recommend reaching out to one of our wedding specialists.

Driftwood place cards written in white calligraphy are super simple alternative to the traditional paper place cards, these can often be obtained online or made via DIY from a local craft store.

Not a huge fan of flowers (or their cost)? Try this simple alternative of small pieces of driftwood in a vase. Here they added small test tubes with a few bunches of baby’s breath.

An amazing DIY driftwood candelabra filled with succulents (via Green Wedding Shoes).

How sweet are these Bride and Groom chair signs? We love this elegant way to seamlessly pull driftwood into the reception.

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