Every beach wedding delivers the basics: salt air, gorgeous views, crashing waves and unmatched tranquility. Beyond those elements, what more do you need? Decor that is fit for a beach bride, that's what! Seaside motifs, whether subtle or over-the-top, can heighten an already breathtaking scene. Among the complementary imagery and materials for a beach wedding are ocean-derived items such as sea glass, starfish, sand dollars, coral fans and clam shells. Some brides can choose to go a little more nautical by incorporating sailor knots, rugged rope, fishing floats and anchors. Placing some palm leaves in strategic locations will up the tropical isle vibe. Check out a treasure trove of beautiful items from Etsy, Michaels, Walmart and more that will enrich your waterfront wedding.
Even if Emily Post is not your north star of etiquette, it's still your bridal imperative to alert guests of your impending nuptials. Enter the always essential wedding save the date. Giving your guests a heads up is an opportunity to set the creative tone for your wedding. If a summer date is on the books, you can revel in the many seasonal motifs including palm trees, summer blooms, ocean waves, beaches, planes and the color aqua. Then pick some cool modes of construction: Bespoke cookies, matchboxes, paper airplanes and cocktail coasters can all be used as clever delivery systems for this early peek at your big day. Here are 12 delightful summer save the date styles to consider courtesy of Etsy, Zazzle, Minted and more.
Wedding cake toppers present a fun opportunity to customize your cake to the fullest. From glamorous to sentimental to rustic, these small items imbue a cake with a big expression of personality. For spring brides, nature motifs like flowers, cute animals and other blooming objects are perfect decorative options. Here are 10 charming spring wedding cake toppers from David's Bridal, Amazon, Etsy and more that are "icing on the cake" of your bridal to-do list.
Pearl earrings are a perennial favorite for brides. Aesthetically, they fit the occasion thanks to their glamorous luster and elegant personality. And because they're so versatile, pearl earrings can be worn long after your wedding. In fact, whether they're vintage pearl studs or on-trend drop earrings in a rose gold setting, pearl earrings are a staple of a jewelry collection.
Many lucky brides receive their first cultured or freshwater pearl earrings as a wedding gift. Traditionally, pearls worn as wedding earrings tended to be white, but modern brides can opt for black pearls (which are actually dark gray) or other shades, such as pale pink or nude.
Stud earrings are always a classic wedding look. Some studs are embellished with small diamonds or gemstones for extra glamour. And since a variety of shades are available, you can pick pearl earrings in tones to match your wedding colors. If pearl earrings are your only jewelry, you can also choose a style that is a true statement piece, such as dramatic teardrops or chic chandeliers. One of the best things about pearls is that they always look timeless and ladylike, no matter what the design.
One of the many smile-inducing moments on your big day will be when the flower girl steps down the aisle at your spring wedding. Whether she tosses the petals like a Russian ballerina or performs a less choreographed interpretation of this time-honored ritual, her adorableness will take the spotlight. As she sashays along, you want her to be a vision of charm and beauty, because despite being small in size, her impact will be huge. So, whether your spring wedding will be on a farm or simply inspired by rusticity, we love the many flower girl baskets designed for rustic weddings. For glamorous affairs, there are traditional ivory basket baskets trimmed in bows. Whatever your wedding style and no matter the location, here are some of the prettiest flower girl baskets for spring weddings from David's Bridal, Amazon, Michael's and more.
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