Inspiration and tips for a memorable wedding day

Laid-back Seaside Wedding Ideas

Get inspired by laid-back seaside wedding ideas to add a sunny, unique and relaxed vibe to your celebration. Exchanging vows at the beach is usually more casual than a formal wedding to begin with so finding creative decorations will bring your event to the top!

By sticking to your theme with beautiful decor provided by Mother nature, you’re sure to achieve perfect synergy. From seashells and sand to driftwood, these natural elements will beautifully accentuate the scene of your bid day. Take a look at our beautiful oyster shell table runner which can be set on your sweetheart or guest tabled. With our selection your decor will stand out and set you apart from commonly used items. The surfboard guest book is another unique idea to capture your guests’ best wishes.

Continue below for laid-back seaside wedding ideas to help you achieve the wedding of your dreams. For additional information on any of the decorations, simply click on the provided link and you’ll be directed to our favorite artisans that truly love their work!

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Add flair to your seaside wedding by setting the stage with this gorgeous luxury lace teepee. Portable and collapsible, this teepee is easy to assemble and disassemble and comes with a canvas carry bag. The setting makes for a beautiful prop for newlywed photos. 

Luxury Lace Teepee Seaside Wedding Decor Idea
Toss Flip (Etsy Store) – Luxury Lace Teepee

This charming wooden beach directional sign is perfect for conveying a relaxed vibe to your celebration. Guests will have no issue kicking up their shoes for a walk on the beach before the ceremony. Different styles and sizes available with the number of boards you need. They also come in your choice of custom colors.

Seaside Wedding Directional Sign
iDecor4you (Etsy Store) – Seaside Wedding Directional Sign

Keep your rings safe until the ceremony in this charming seaside themed wooden ring box. Personalize with your initials hand painted on a wooden heart on the inner side of the top cover for a special reminder you’ll want to keep forever.

Wedding Ring Box
RomanticWeddingStore (Etsy Store) – Wedding Ring Box

Decorate your ceremony chairs with these natural starfish decorations. Offered with an array of colored ribbons, each decoration features a white finger and a knobby starfish tied with a sheer ribbon and stylish beaded garland.

Starfish Seaside Wedding Chair Decor
SeashellCollection (Etsy Store) – Starfish Seaside Wedding Chair Decor

Made of heavy weight cardboard, this hand-crafted banner ‘Two Less Fish In The Sea’ is customized with your choice of color and includes twine for easy hanging. The banner is a fun decoration for a seaside themed wedding.

Two Less Fish In The Sea Banner
WineCountryBanners (Etsy Store) – Two Less Fish In The Sea Banner

The detailing of this seaside wedding card box is simply charming! Made of wood, the box is stained, distressed and adorned with a lace trim, pearls, shells and starfish. Personalize with your names and the date of the wedding engraved on the front for a cherished memento of your special day.

Seaside Wedding Card Box
InesesWeddingGallery (Etsy Store) – Seaside Wedding Card Box

This surfboard guest book alternative makes for a unique way to capture your guests’ wishes during your seaside wedding theme. Made of premium pine wood without knots, the surfboard comes in various sizes, is hand painted in your choice of colors and features two keyholes for fast and easy hanging at home.

Surfboard Seaside Wedding Guest Book
SiDecor4you (Etsy Store) – Surfboard Wedding Guest Book Alternative


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Custom Name Moroccan Straw Basket Personalized Tropical destination wedding bridesmaid gift ideas

For the perfect addition to your seaside wedding theme, these stylish custom-made straw baskets are handwoven from palm leaves in the souks of Morocco. Straw is an incredibly popular material right now and these baskets take the trend to the next level with their premium quality, attention to detail and practical design. They make for a sustainable and Eco-friendly gift idea to delight your bridesmaids and anyone travelling to celebrate the biggest day of your life. The beach basket is perfect to use as a welcome bag filled with all the necessities for your guests to enjoy during their stay. The bags create a lovely vacation vibe that will spread through your event and leave everyone feeling happy and relaxed.

For additional information on these personalized straw baskets, you need only click on the following link: LunaBaskets (Etsy Store)


Perfectly themed for your sweetheart table decor, this unique LOVE sign is custom made of sand and decorated with shells, sea glass, terrazzo glass and is bedazzled with jewels. You can specify a color choice, design and even have your names or initials engraved.

Love Sand Sign Seaside Wedding Ideas
CreationsFromTheSand (Etsy Store) – Love Sand & Seashell Sign

Help your guests easily find their tables with these rustic-chic seaside themed table number cards. Handmade of shimmering ivory card stock with folded Kraft on the back, the cards are embellished with jute twine, a wooden starfish and pearl accents. Very pretty!

Seaside Wedding Table Number Cards
PaperSudioByC (Etsy Store) – Seaside Wedding Table Number Cards

Made with real seashells, these place card holders will add an lovely seaside charm to your tablescape. They are conveniently available in bundles of 10, 50 and 100 units with or without the cards.

Seaside Wedding Starfish Place Card Holders
SeashellCollection (Etsy Store) – Starfish Place Card Holders

Handcrafted, these sand and seashell centerpieces feature a combination of small, medium and large size shells sealed in glass bowls. These centerpieces make for perfect decorations to accentuate your seaside wedding theme.

Seaside Wedding Sand & Seashell Centerpieces
JackandEmmyStudio (Etsy Store) – Sand & Seashell Centerpieces

Enhance your table decor with natural sea shell napkin rings. Handcrafted, each shell is similar in size and color so that your set matches! The napkin holder comes with a natural wood ring.

Sea Shell Napkin Rings Seaside Beach Wedding Decor
LolaArtesanal (Etsy Store) – Sea Shell Napkin Rings

For a unique, artistic display for your sweetheart table, this oyster shell garland will leave your guests in awe! The runner is handmade with multiple layers of oyster shells combined to create a robust garland. This oyster shell runner is as unique as your wedding will be!

Oyster Shell Garland Seaside Wedding Decor
Ancientvibrationschop (Etsy Store) – Oyster Shell Garland

These lovely seashell shaped advice cards make for a fun way to involve your guests in the celebration. Featuring gold foil lettering, the cards have a turquoise blue watercolor background and a lovely shell design along the bottom. You’ll enjoy reading the wisdom shared by your guests long after the wedding.

Seashell Shaped Advice Cards
Yacanna (Etsy Store) – Seashell Shaped Advice Cards

For a wonderful gift to your guests, these lovely natural seashell candles are personalized with a name tag or custom message. They are simply adorable and your guests will be thrilled to receive their favors.

Natural Seashells Wedding Favor Candles
JJ4everFavors (Etsy Store) – Natural Seashells Wedding Favor Candles

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