June 19th, 2013 No Comments

weddings: anchors aweigh! nautical details that will make a splash at your celebration

Since we’ve been talking about anchors this week, why wouldn’t we give you some anchor inspiration for celebrations? If you are thinking of a nautical wedding (or party this summer) this post might be just for you!

Tying your theme (or color palette)  into even the smallest details makes all the difference like this anchor embroidered ring pillow, above or these seating cards with anchor charms, below. via Martha Stewart Weddings

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Your invitations give your guests a glimpse of what style your wedding with be. Below, Printable Anchor Wedding Invitation Set from Mikio Design on Etsy.com. There are so many invitations with anchors on Etsy.com there is bound to be a style for you.

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Anchor Bottle Openers can be a great favors or groomsmen’s gifs…

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…or even a combination favor and place card. (We would stick with either silver or gold for jewelry or gift items like this throughout your event to make it cohesive.) photo via InStyle Weddings

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Coasters or personalized napkins are a simple but impactful detail for any event. Monogram Coaster from Zazzle.com.

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(and they have many many more in all different styles and colors!)

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Stir Sticks for drinks are also an easy way to add in a personal touch. These Anchor Stir Sticks from Oriental Trading are a very inexpensive detail to include at your celebration.

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Ribbon can be used almost anywhere.. from binding programs to finishing off favors. These Anchor Ribbons can be found at the Ribbon Station on Etsy.com

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And also on Etsy you’ll find a lot of shops with favor tags that you can personalize like these from Smiling Tag.

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Sea Salt Soap makes a great little favor or to include in a welcome bag for out of town guests.

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Or these Anchors Aweigh Soaps.

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Don’t forget the groom or guest of honor! Anchor Cufflinks from WaxwingJewelry on Etsy.com.

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The cake of course can even be nautical in style like this cake that uses sugar anchors and piped frosting as rope. Cake by Sweet Lisa of Greenwich.

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You’re my anchor forks from For Such A Time Designs on Etsy.com, may be used to eat your wedding cake!

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Why not send your guests home with a slice of cake in a personalized box, we love these boxes tied with baker’s twine via Favor Craver.

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We’re also loving snack carts, trailers, buses.. and even treats on a bike like this one with an anchor in the sign! Consider a late night snack cart as guests celebrate into the night (we’ve seen espresso, hot chocolate, candy, donuts, gelato, cookies & milk and of course cupcakes). via Martha Stewart Weddings

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