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      37 Beach Wedding Decoration Ideas to Create an Enchanting Ambience

      Beach weddings! Picturesque scenery, fresh, salty sea air, stunning colours, tropical vibes, and the rhythmic sounds of the waves. Have you always dreamt of a beach or tropical wedding but are flustered thinking how to go about it? Not to worry! In this article, we’ll tell you about some really cool and dreamy beach wedding decoration ideas that are sure to make you go Wow! Symphony Events Sydney will help put together everything oceanic that you want to make sure your big day is unforgettable and just how you wanted it!

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      Beach Wedding Decoration Ideas

      Without further ado, let’s look at everything that we can do to turn the beach into a romantic and festive place for your wedding.

      Arch Decoration Ideas for a Beach Wedding

      Arches always look beautiful and add pizazz to the most mundane venues. Let’s take a look at how arches can be exquisite beach wedding decoration ideas for your seaside wedding.

      1. Elegant Geometric Wedding Arch

      Geometric wedding arches can be created using poles, metal frames, and even pieces of driftwood. We can either place flowers asymmetrically or all over the arch, depending on your choice.

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      2. Greenery-Adorned Wedding Arch

      Some foliage always adds class to whatever decor you come up with. This arch can be created either entirely of green branches or of canopies with boughs attached to them. Branches can be twisted to form an arch. White flowers in the centre will bring out the green beautifully.

      Greenery-Adorned Wedding Arch for Beach Wedding

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      3. Floral and Lanterns Wedding Arch

      When one thinks of wedding flowers, roses are what come to mind, but you can also use other flowers like orchids, dahlias, anthuriums, peonies, etc. These can be strung together and wound around metal arch frames, with lanterns placed in the centre and sides for an uber-romantic arch.

      Floral and Lanterns Wedding Arch for Beach Wedding

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      4. Driftwood-Inspired Wedding Arch

      Rugged, asymmetrical, and wild, driftwood has a charm of its own, and you can create irregularly shaped arches with flowers placed in the wood’s crevices for an ethereal effect.

      Driftwood-Inspired Wedding Arch for Beach Wedding

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      5. Blooms in the Round Wedding Arch 

      A round arch can be created with the help of a metal frame or by simply twisting sturdy boughs and branches with interwoven flowers. Sunflowers, roses, hydrangeas, or dahlias make for exquisite arches.

      Flowers in the Round Wedding Arch for Beach Wedding

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      6. Grounded in Love” Ceremony Circle

      The circle symbolized everlasting love; these arches are usually made of metal frames and thick bouquets of flowers placed asymmetrically, at two sides and the centre, or all around the frame. 

      Grounded in Love" Ceremony Circle for Beach Wedding

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      Beach Wedding Aisle Decoration Ideas

      When you’re tying the knot at the seaside, incorporate everything about it in your wedding. Here are some amazing beach wedding decoration ideas for the aisle. At Symphony Events, our decor team has some truly creative ways of decking up the aisles!

      7. Starfish Path Aisle

      Move over flowers, hello starfish! Of course, you can still have flowers elsewhere, but why not stand out with this unique decor? And you don’t have to burn a hole in your pocket, either! Place starfish upright in a row along the aisle, or lying flat if you get big ones, to create a fairytale wedding decor fit for a mermaid.

      Starfish Path Aisle Decoration for Beach Wedding

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      8. Lantern Lit Aisle

      Something that never goes out of fashion! Lanterns are among one of the best beach wedding decoration ideas, especially if you’re having a sunset wedding. The flickering flames can lend an ethereal air to your wedding venue. In the daytime, they can be a fashion statement that bring in some old-world charm. You can fill them with mixed flowers and tie a satin ribbon on top for a quaint look. 

      Lantern Aisle Decoration for Beach Wedding

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      9. Petals in the Sand

      Can you ever go wrong with petals strewn along the wedding aisle? You can randomly strew them on the sides or all along the middle, or spread them in a neat arrangement. Our decor team at Symphony Events feels that by accessorizing them with sand dollars and seashells, you can create a layered and eclectic effect. You can also make shapes out of the petals – like flower carpets.

      Petals Aisle Decoration for Beach Wedding

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      10. Leaves Along the Beach Aisle

      A dash of emerald on gold – simply divine! This is one of the most economical beach wedding decoration ideas you can implement. Large leaves, tiny leaves, anything goes. You can place them flat on the sand, vertically, or even tie them to the side of the chairs—go green!

      Leaves Aisle Decoration for Beach Wedding

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      11. Beach Picnic Perfection

      Do away with chairs and spread thick blankets or mats with a couple of cushions for floor seating to create a fun picnic atmosphere.

      Picnic Style Aisle Decoration for Beach Wedding

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      12. Purple Aisle on the Shore

      Why not add a pop of colour to brighten up the beige background? It can be incorporated in the form of flowers, billowing drapes, satin ribbons, glass containers, and chair coverings too. Feel like a king or queen – after all, purple is the colour of royalty!

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      Beach Wedding Chair Decoration Ideas

      When you do up everything else, can the chairs be left unattended? Of course not! Here are some cute and romantic beach wedding decoration ideas for your chairs. At Symphony Events Sydney, we have a number of wedding styling tricks up our sleeves when it comes to making your chairs look ooh-la-la on your big day.

      13. Rustic Wood Chair

      A classic favourite among beach wedding decoration ideas! Timelessly elegant, rustic wood always wins hearts. Charming plaques with flowers attached look simple and wins hearts.

      Rustic Wood Chair Decoration for Beach Wedding

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      14. Green Garland Draped Chairs

      Create a garden feel with garlands of foliage and flowers. Contrasting colours of flowers and table lines make for a grand decor idea. Go with pastel hues for a Victorian tea-party theme.

      Green Garland Chair Decoration for Beach Wedding

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      15. Blooms Behind the Chairs

      An old favourite, and something that can never go wrong! Choose flowers of colours that match the wedding theme and tie or drape them behind the chairs, or simply place them on the ground behind the chairs for a festive and romantic look.

      Flowers Behind Chair Decoration for Beach Wedding

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      16. Charming Frames Chairs

      Hang frames of phrases on the groom’s and bride’s chairs – preferably mushy phrases. Get creative, and maybe come up with phrases in Spanish or French – or good old English will do too. This is one of the more creative of the beach wedding decoration ideas, and if you’re stuck, Team Symphony is there to help!

      Frames Behind Chair Decoration for Beach Wedding

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      17. Love Notes on a Beachside Love Seat

      Instead of separate chairs for the couple, have a love seat with a note penned on a wooden plank, surrounded by exotic blooms and a little foliage, strikes the right note!

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      18. Custom Wedding Crest Chairs

      Create a custom crest to hang behind the chairs. For example, wreaths with white blooms, red roses, purple blossoms, sunflowers – whatever you like, the Symphony Events team can make it happen. These can be tied with a bow to the reception chairs.

      Custom Wedding Crest Chair Decoration for Beach Wedding

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      Beach Wedding Lighting Decoration Ideas

      Even if you’re tying the knot at the beach, you may need lighting, more so if your wedding is in the evening. While you may think it’s nearly impossible to have lights on the beach, Symphony Events can make that happen as well.

      19. Candlelit Charm Centrepieces

      Classic, simple, and romantic. Candles bring a sense of intimacy to the decor. You can either arrange them in varying heights or pair them with flowers or seashells to add a warm, soft, and cosy glow – for that perfect fairytale vibe.

      Candlelit Charm Centrepieces Lighting Decoration for Beach Wedding

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      20. Lighting Among Potted Plants

      Hide small lights in potted plants and see the greenery sparkle. Subtle, soft, and perfect for the outdoors, this whimsical lighting can add a touch of magic to your beach wedding decor.

      Lighting Among Potted Plants Decoration for Beach Wedding

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      21. Create a Canopy of Lights

      Of course, at the beach, you’ll need a metal or wooden framework or scaffolding to create a ceiling of lights – but Symphony Events specializes in making the impossible happen. Fairy lights strung together to create a starry ceiling can be uber romantic. 

      Canopy of Lights Decoration for Beach Wedding

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      22. Hanging Paper Lanterns

      Choose paper lanterns for that soft glow, ideal for an evening beach reception. Float them in water troughs, hang them on trees or frames, and add LED lights inside for a romantic effect.

      Paper Lanterns Lighting Decoration for Beach Wedding

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      23. Mix With Drapery

      You can create a ceiling of drapes and combine foliage and string lights for a unique, sophisticated, and elegant decor for your beach wedding.

      Drapery Lighting Decoration for Beach Wedding

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      24. Add Taper Candles

      Combine tapered candles and bistro lights on banquet tables for an eclectic dinner setup.

      Taper Candles Lighting Decoration for Beach Wedding

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      25. Light up Trees

      If there are no trees on the beach, Team Symphony can arrange for potted trees or even artificial ones to place around your reception area, and drape string lights on them. The tables can be set up around these trees – a truly distinctive decor idea!

      Light Up Trees Lighting Decoration for Beach Wedding

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      26. Fireworks or Sparklers

      Why not finish with a bang – literally? Have a small fireworks display, or if you want something quieter and more intimate, distribute sparklers to your guests to light up at the end. Not only will this be more interactive, it will make for some fantastic photo ops too.

      Fireworks or Sparklers Lighting Decoration for Beach Wedding

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      Beach Wedding Bouquet Decor Ideas

      No wedding is complete without flowers – the more, the merrier! Bridal bouquets are an important element in any wedding. You can match the flowers with the theme you have used from the beach wedding decoration ideas we have shared above or have something entirely different.

      27. Foreign Florals Beach Bouquet

      If you have the budget and want your bouquet to be the talk of the town, Symphony Events can arrange to have exotic blooms flown in from abroad. Wedding Flowers indigenous to that country and not seen here commonly are sure to stay in everyone’s minds for a long time to come!

      Foreign Florals Beach Bouquet

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      28. Bouquet of Sunshine

      Try to match the sunset on the beach with this golden colour themed bouquet, with hyacinths, ranunculus, tuberose, parrot tulips, and lisianthus tied together with orangish-peach bows.

      Bouquet of Sunshine Beach Bouquet

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      29. Tropical Elegance Through and Through

      If you have used the tropical beach wedding decor, this bouquet with fan palm, split leaf philodendron, roses, and coral hibiscuses will be a perfect match!

      Tropical Beach Bouquet

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      30. Rose-Adorned Wedding Bouquet

      You can never go wrong with roses. They are timelessly elegant. Anemones, roses, and some foliage combined can make for a classy, romantic bridal bouquet.

      Rose Wedding Beach Bouquet

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      31. Unique Beach Wedding Bouquet

      Dare to be different with this whimsical combo of unexpected blooms – poppies, anthurium, hibiscus, banksia flowers, and some delicate foliage for brides who want to show off their unique personality.

      Unique Beach Wedding Bouquet

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      Beach Wedding Signs Decoration Ideas

      People are going to notice every little thing at your wedding, so you don’t want to falter at the very first step, which is the signs! Here, we present some amazing ideas for wedding signs.

      32. Geometric Layered Beach Wedding Signs

      Are you looking to make a statement at your wedding? Then this is one of the best beach wedding decoration ideas for your wedding sign. Symphony Events can help you create and install a welcome sign comprised of multiple planes. Boards of different sizes, shapes, and colours that overlap create an effect of depth and dimension – an awe-inspiring design that can be embellished with floral attachments.

      Geometric Layered Beach Wedding Signs

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      33. Elegant Calligraphy on Beach Wedding Signs

      With beautiful penmanship, you won’t need anything else! Calligraphy on a white board renders a classy and sophisticated feel and is sure to grab the attention of your guests.

      Elegant Calligraphy on Beach Wedding Signs

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      34. Landscape-Enhanced Beach Wedding Signs

      Is the location important? If yes, consider painting the landscape on the welcome sign. For your beach wedding, you can have a welcome sign with overlapping blue strokes or undulating golden-beige strokes to highlight the ocean and beach. To create a contrasting effect, you can have the couple’s names imprinted in white.

      Landscape-Enhanced Beach Wedding Signs

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      35. Pampas Grass-Infused Beach Wedding Signs

      Pampas grass has a bohemian air about it and is perfect for beach wedding decoration ideas. Create an earthy vibe with a welcome sign in pampas grass.  You can frame the sign with it or just arrange it on the ground next to the sign. To bring out the effect, you can combine a few bright blooms and also match the font to the grass.

      Pampas Grass-Infused Beach Wedding Signs

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      36. Real Flowers on Your Beach Signs

      Why not try something out of the box and use pressed flowers for your sign’s base? The preserved flowers will help animate the text on the sign and create a colourful display. The flowers will last forever, so you can take the sign home and hang it in your home after the ceremony. Using a lucite sign with a translucent surface will let your guests actually see the pressed flowers. You can also arrange some fresh ones in vibrant hues to create a multi-hued effect.

      Real Flowers on Your Beach Signs

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      37. A Tropical Twist for Beach Wedding Signs

      Nothing screams the tropics like palm trees! If you don’t have any on your beach, Team Symphony can arrange to install artificial or even real ones in pots, though smaller, of course. You can hang a sign between two palm trees for that tropical island feel. Another interesting thing you can do is include an illustration of a palm tree on the sign and frame it with palm leaves.

      A Tropical Twist for Beach Wedding Signs

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      Crafting a Soiree to Be Engraved in Memories

      The possibilities for beach wedding decoration ideas are endless and only limited by your imagination. Of course, you need to factor in the season, the time of the year, and the time of the wedding when finalizing your wedding decor.

      Symphony Events is an award-winning wedding stylist in Sydney that can make all your wedding decor dreams come true. We can provide recommendations and match your unique tastes to create the perfect ambience for your special day.

      Our team of wedding stylists, designers, and technicians are skilled and committed to bringing alive your wishes where your wedding theme and decor are concerned. With years of experience under our belts, you can be assured that not only will your expectations be met, they will be exceeded.

      Are you ready to plan your beach wedding? Get in touch with us now!