She Sells Seashells :: Shell Inspired Details

Maybe it's the warm Arizona weather that has grabbed a hold of me, or my desire to escape somewhere tropical, but I have been day dreaming of the beach lately. Thoughts of the sand, sun, surf & seashells have left me inspired to create a beach-themed event.

Here are a few ideas that I've been eyeing:

Seashell & drink umbrella place cards by Martha Stewart Weddings, so clever and an easy DIY project:

Martha Stewart

I love these hand-painted Sandollars by the talented LHCalligraphy. These would be the perfect placecards for an outdoor, beach-themed wedding. I also love the nautical feel of the hand-painted compass placecards. Great for a yacht-club event, or for the bride & groom who are fans of sailing:

Having a destination wedding, or inviting a lot of out-of-town guests? Check out LHCalligraphy's custom hand-painted, calligraphy maps to include in your invitation. They are so unique & special. Definitely a keepsake item long after the wedding is over. Here is a map created for a destination wedding in Maui, and one from San Diego. Both are so creative:

View LHCalligrpahy's Etsy shop here, and check out her blog here for some real inspriation. Maybe I should try my hand at calligraphy someday... :)

With all that Life has to offer,