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Nautical Themed Wedding Decor

If you love the ocean we have just the inspiration to help you make a ‘wave’ with your nautical themed wedding decor! Exciting and original decorations are the key to creating a fun and charming ocean vibe to your venue.

Combining classy dark blue with white and sand makes for a beautiful color palette and is a favorite among many couples. If you wish to add a playful vibe you can also accentuate your decor with touches of red.

Lanterns, anchors, nautical knots, fish nets, and seashells are wonderful ideas to infuse your space with a nautical vibe. For extra originality, have a look at the nautical wheel, the lobster trap card box, the anchor guest book and buoy wooden table numbers. These decorations will set your nautical themed wedding decor apart and really make everything shine! Continue below for great ideas that are sure to inspire you!

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Best Finds For Your Nautical Themed Wedding Decor

Accentuate your sweet heart table with this lovely personalized nautical wheel. Hand made, the wheel has a vintage feel to it and makes for a beautiful keepsake to hang in your home after your big day. This piece is a must-have and can also work perfectly to turn a drab wall into an eye-catching display.

Personalized Nautical Wheel Wedding Decor
SouthTexasHomeDecor (Etsy Shop) – Personalized Nautical Wheel

Perfect for your sweet heart table, create a luminous feel with this lovely rustic white decorative lantern. It features a neutral color scheme, a white LED pillar candle, warm white fairy lights, shells driftwood, a starfish and fine grains of sand on the bottom. The lantern can also be hung from the ceiling to add charm and it can be used in locations where an open flame isn’t allowed.

Nautical Rustic Wood Lantern Wedding Decor
GlowLanterns (Etsy Shop) – Rustic Wood Decorative Lanterns

Available in your choice of gold, silver, rose gold, black and unpainted, this Mr. & Mrs. nautical wedding cake topper features an anchor that ties in perfectly with your nautical theme. The anchor adds a romantic and poetic flair, indicating the undying love and support you and your loved one share.

Mr. & Mrs. Nautical Wedding Cake Topper
PSWeddingsandEvents (Etsy Shop) – Mr. & Mrs. Nautical Wedding Cake Topper

For an original way to collect your guests’ cards, this cedar wood lobster trap card box is a wonderful idea. The trap features brass hinges and a real fish net for authenticity. Unique and perfect for harnessing a nautical vibe, it’s a beautiful piece you’ll also want to display in your home after the wedding.

Nautical Cedar Wood Lobster Trap Wedding Card Box
PoppasWorks (Etsy) – Lobster Trap Wedding Card Box

Made of high quality plywood, this white anchor is such a unique idea for your wedding guest book! The anchor is hand-made, available in 3 sizes and comes in your choice of white, beige or red as well as either in a light or dark wood finish. Personalize it with your names and the date of your wedding for a memento you’ll cherish long after your wedding.

Nautical White Anchor Wedding Guest Book
CelebrateWithUs (Etsy Shop) – White Anchor Guest Book

Made of an off-white burlap fabric, this elegant nautical ring pillow is decorated with a sailor’s infinity knot in the center. It’s design is simple yet so beautiful! The infinity knot is a wonderful way to represent your eternal love and commitment to each other.

Nautical Ring Pillow With Infinity Knot
Ditta Design (Etsy Shop) – Nautical Ring Pillow

Add originality to your centerpieces with these charming lobster buoys wooden table numbers. Available in two sizes, the buoys are hand made using reclaimed wood and feature an aged look for a distressed and charming nautical feel.

Lobster Buoys Nautical Wedding Theme Table Numbers
WoodStreets (Etsy Shop) – Lobster Buoys Table Numbers

Adorned with a nautical themed rope wrapped around the top and a silver anchor charm, use these nautical glass tea light holders to add a soft glow to your tables. Each one comes wrapped in a gift box and includes a white organza ribbon and bow should you choose to give them as lovely favors.

From Kate Aspen, these nautical rope place card holders are perfect to assign your guests to their seats. A monkey fist is simply appropriate when you’re tying the knot! The heavy weight of the place card holder stops them from rolling from side to side. How appropriate for tying the knot!

For centerpieces on a budget, this DIY kit includes authentic fish nets already pre-cut and sewn, seashells, and jute cord. All you need to get are mason jars, slide in the provided net, and fill with other decorations you may want to use such as sand, candles, flowers, or more seashells. It’s a great idea that doesn’t break the bank!

Nautical DIY Wedding centerpieces
ReePurposedDesigns (Etsy Shop) – Nautical DIY Kit Wedding centerpieces

Infuse a touch of uniqueness to your table decor with these ‘Anchored In Love’ personalized stemless wine glasses. Available in a wide variety of designs and colors, choose the perfect style to match your theme and personalize them with your names and the date of your wedding. Let your guests bring their glasses home after the celebration for a unique favor of your special day. The inscription is perfect for furthering your symbolic theme!

These laser cut ship wheel napkin rings make for a lovely addition to your table decor. Available in natural, navy, white, red, gold and silver, the napkin rings are handmade and come in set of 4. I can’t get over how adorable the wheels are and neither will your guests!

Ship Wheel Napkin Rings Nautical Wedding Table Decor
Seashells ToHayBales (Etsy Shop) – Ship Wheel Napkin Rings

Personalize these elegant laser cut nautical wedding confetti cones with your initials. There are many ribbon colors to choose from so you can perfectly harmonize with the rest of your wedding color palette.

Nautical Wedding Confetti Cones
TheCrossEyedFox (Etsy Shop) – Nautical Wedding Confetti Cones

These tasty nautical themed cookies will look delightful on your sweet table. Select your favorites from a variety of designs that include anchors, sailboats, sand dollars, seashells and star fish to perfectly match your nautical wedding theme. The only downside is that they may be too beautiful to eat!

Personalized Seashell Cookies Nautical Wedding favor Ideas
BradleyDavidBakes (Etsy Shop) – Nautical Themed Cookies

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