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From ship-deck weddings to ocean cliff weddings, nautical wedding themes have been popular for centuries. These weddings combine the elegance of fine dress and uniforms with the serenity of nature. It is no surprise then to see the widespread popularity and variety of nautical wedding favors available.
Collect shells and decorate them with tags and ribbons. Sea shells as nautical wedding favors serve as a reminder of your seaside or ocean inspired wedding.
For a personalized and creative nautical wedding favor, collect sand from the beach or seaside where you?ll have your wedding ceremony. Fill miniature test tubes with the sand you collect, add a couple of small sea shells and cover with a cork. Tie jute around the cork and attach starfish shaped thank you tags.
Give away anchor shaped chocolates wrapped in foil the color of brass or white and dark chocolates shaped like clam shells. Place them in clear top boxes or simply wrap them in sheer organza or tulle.
Toy boats are delightful and can serve as conversation starters. You can fill miniature toy boats with mints, candies, chocolates or Jordan almonds. Long after the edible treats are gone, the toy boats remain as decorative items your wedding guests can place on their desks or tabletops.
Take a picture of a beach or your wedding ceremony venue and use this to create personalized nautical wedding favors such as calendar magnets, soap or candy dish and clam paperweights.
Dolphin place card holders can double as nautical wedding favors. They are decorative pieces your wedding guests can place on their office desks or shelves.
The elegance and beauty of a nautical wedding will delight your guests. If you choose the right nautical wedding favor to match your wedding theme, your guests will be left with a fond final impression that will last a lifetime.
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