From Land to Sea: Beach Wedding Ideas

land to sea wedding inspiration

I just love the color palette and inspiration behind this styled shoot Megan + Emily from Enjoy Events Co. are sharing with us today. From Megan + Emily, “We came up with the theme “Land to Sea,” but wanted it to be completely unlike typical beach themes. To bring a fresh and organic feel to the overall idea, we reached out to some of our favorite people in the wedding industry and designed our own take on the color palette. We gathered worn, rusted bottles and vintage globes, and mixed in fresh succulents and air plants for a modern twist. We created a powder-blue backdrop to tie the look together.” Thanks so much for sharing your ideas today and hope this inspires those of you planning a beach wedding – or dreaming of the beach today like me! :)

airplant wedding table decor
airplant wedding favor

The seating cards were rested in air plants set inside a watercolor-inspired bowl.

airplant wedding favor

wedding invitation suite
pretty romantic wedding bouquet

sarah seven wedding dress

When an art gallery is the setting for your wedding, there are infinite backgrounds for photo ops. I love this one, by Amanda Williams from Chicago, IL, called “My Grandmother Was Not One to Repeat Herself.” Below, a mixture of colored glass bottles filled with sand and beach plants played up the theme – great decor for a lounge area for your guests.

airplant glass bottles wedding decor

globes as wedding decor

I love the escort-card display with vintage globes used to hold the name tags.

globes as wedding decor
airplant and vintage bottles as wedding decor

Thanks so much to all these vendors for sharing your talents today!

planning + styling: Enjoy Events Co. // photography: Kate Harrison // location: Swarm Gallery // rentals: Archive Vintage Rentals // flowers: Florali // paper goods: Mae Mae Paperie // wedding dress: Sarah Seven // tabletop: Classic Party Rentals and West Elm

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  1. So inspiring. Everything from the accessories to the table settings are just lovely. :)

  2. Thank you Jen for the wonderful feature and to all the great vendors who helped make this shoot happen!

  3. so very pretty! great job to the team!

  4. Love love LOVE the watercolor bowls.

  5. Love the modern nautical feel with the vintage bottles that looked salvaged from the sea. Great job to all involved!

  6. I super love everything!!! coll miniature photos… :)

  7. Such a beautiful and refreshing take on beach look. love the menus!

  8. Such a gorgeous colour palette!

  9. The glass and the globes are perfect. I’m not a big fan of assigned seating, but that was a great way to set that up.

    The colors were very coastal also, love it – Derrick Perrin

  10. I LOVE everything, but I especially like the use of succulents and air plants. And the watercolor bowls were such a nice touch. Great job!

  11. This is somehow new to my eyes…I like the idea of floras and bottles with something inside it..Great!

  12. I love the vintage looking bottles and vases. That looks like the perfect type of simple but chic decoration for a beach wedding. I’ve been looking for beautiful and eco-chic decorations for friends of mine who are planning beach weddings on Long Island at The inspiration from this site will help make the event fabulous! Thanks!

  13. Great Beach Wedding Ideas !!
    Thanks to share it !!


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