12 beach wedding ideas for DIY brides and lovers of all things quirky and handmade. Expect neon sea urchins, knitted starfish and mini beach ball wedding favours.
We love a good nautical theme! Since our recent beach photography tips and seaside props post we’ve been angling to squeeze in more beach themed write-ups. We’re so excited about sharing these DIY beach wedding projects and handmade items with you, because instead of predictable driftwood DIYs and ordinary nautical colour schemes, we’ve fished out the quirkiest beach wedding décor list. Well, this wouldn’t be molliemakes.com if we didn’t include at least a few kooky DIYs…
These cute fish made out of navy and soft pink yarn by Cherry Time make perfect beach wedding cake toppers.
Festoon the marquee and tie the (monkey fist) knot. Use this technique to turn rope into decorative wedding garlands or storage solutions and cord pendants as seen on Monsters Circus.
With your best calligraphy hand and brightest neon paints, turn sand dollars and sea urchins into gorgeously simple place cards and wedding favours. For more neon beach wedding inspiration visit Green Wedding Shoes.
We promised no predictable driftwood! Sail off into the sunset with Tidewater and Tulle‘s DIY boats. Use these vintage-inspired creations to prettify your wedding table or give away as wedding favours.
Mini anchor cupcake toppers from Pelemele.
What’s a cupcake without it’s case? Get these peachy scalloped cupcake cases from Dill Pickle Picnic.
Knit up a starfish with Just Crafty Enough‘s free knitting pattern.
If Ross and Rachel had a wedding now, Phoebe would be keen to organise a cake topper such as this. Get on from Miss Cake.
Psst… here’s a DIY for hubs to try. Thread your wedding table numbers together in just a few steps as seen on Something Turquoise.
Yeah, buoys! Make a seaside garland that’ll look fab as dessert table decoration or use it as a photo booth backdrop. Find the full tutorial on Green Wedding Shoes.
If you’re keen to save cash with little time to DIY, here’s one tutorial that you can whip up in a jiffy. Sugar and Cloth‘s scalloped edge tablecloth tutorial is simple, elegant and can save you money on linen hire.
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