How about bottled water? You can design your own label with your pic or your nautical theme- ocean or sunset. I did this and the cost was about $0.80/bottle. Fun, creative & unique. Good Luck & Have Fun! Jaguar2010
What about those handmade glycerine (melt & pour) type soaps. They have shell designs and are available in most craft stores.
I think these seaside frames are adorable - they can serve as placecard holders and favors. Plus, you can give it a special touch by adding a personal note to the back.
Just to add to your theme, you could get a lobster or crab cage/trap to serve as a holder for wedding cards and add to the decor!
Depends on what you want to spend, there are a few websites that have nautical keychains. silver or gold, lighthouse, sailboat, ships wheel, even compass. I would also try to use them as the placecards for table assignments. Get ribbon in the color of your choice tie a loop through the round piece that attaches to keys, get card stock and a hole punch, and you have a unique and attractive way to welcome guests to your reception. just a thought.
What if you made CD's of ocean waves and sounds that could be used as a relaxation or meditation CD later? You could also very inexpensivly buy jewel cd cases and print custom covers with your name and wedding date with a picture of the two of you, (possibly by the ocean or on a boat) on the CD case.
A friend of mine had a nautical theme too, and they used cute little glass bottles with cork stoppers, filled with sand and a few tiny seashells on top of the sand. Looked very cute. I took mine home and used them in my bathroom on a shelf.
How about small wooden boats with the bride and grooms name on them they can later be used as Christmas ornaments?
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