This post goes out to anyone who is planning an ocean themed wedding or party. I have compiled a collection of thirteen creative favor ideas from sand dollar coasters to handcrafted sea salt soaps. Which one will you use for your event?
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A wooden treasure chest adorned with a seashell and filled with jordan almonds. (CustomFavorBoutique.Etsy.com)
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Mini Vintage fabric sailboat favors you can make yourself. (tidewaterandtulle.com)
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Packaged starfish and seashell cookies. (hwtm)
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Ocean rocks painted with themed pictures. (Susanna Blaavarg)
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Sunglasses are the perfect favor to offer guests at an outdoor beach wedding! (jemmakeech.com)
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Saltwater taffy packaged in glassine envelopes. (Raymond Hom)
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(Handmade seahorse ornament favors. (BackBayPottery.Etsy.com)
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Muslin favor bags stamped with beach themed symbols. (somethingturquoise.com)
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Handcrafted ocean soap sprinkled with Himalayan sea salt. (AlaiynaBSoaps.Etsy.com)
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Bottled sea salt favors featuring decorative seashell embellishments. (Phil Kramer Photography)
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Ocean scene gel candle favors. (divaentertains.com)
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Sea-glass candy favor bags in beachy colors. (1finecookie.com)
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Sand dollar coaster favors. (myweddingfavors.com)
 
 
This week features a comfy alternative to chairs at the sweetheart table and a bright Summer watermelon cake.
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Creative DIY noisemaker and escort card sets.
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Love these DIY shiny and sparkly guest of honor crowns.
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Bright and beautiful tiered Summer watermelon cake.
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Pretty printable chalkboard gift tags.
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A comfy sofa in lieu of chairs at the sweetheart table.
 
 
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This week's collection of top trending pins include a refreshing cocktail for those hot, summer nights and a great way to keep the kids entertained during your next event!
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Love these chic black and white stripe bridesmaid dresses.
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Bridal style with curls formed into loose French braid and pinned to the side.
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Moonlight Margaritas - perfect drink on a hot and humid summer evening!
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Swooning over this gold and bright floral print table design.
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Keep the kids occupied at your next event with coloring clipboard sets.
 
 
A collection of sparkly sweet treats ranging from glitter doughnuts to silver speckle dusted macarons. So many inspirational ideas here for serving up desserts that sparkle all over!
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Jamilah Photography
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TheSugarFairy via Flickr
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Marie McDermid Photography
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Further inspired by the classy mix of purples, blues, and whites from this month's Entertaining Essentials. Pair this lovely color palette with summer florals for an exquisite look!
1. Pearl Bobby Pins (icing.com)
2. Floral Dress (modcloth.com)
3. Brightening Violet Powder (sephora.com)
4. Cole Haan Nickson Satchel (macys.com)
5. Essie Lilacism Nail Color (target.com) 
6. Pearl Bracelet (charmingcharlie.com)
7. Betsey Johnson Dress Sandals (dillards.com)
 
 
Inspired by classy outdoor Summer garden parties this month. A beautiful palette of purples and blues paired with white accents all blend together to pull off such a bright and equally chic look. Enjoy the inspiration!
1. Floral Watercolor Porcelain Plate (zazzle.com)
2. Lace Placemat (bedbathandbeyond.com)
3. White & Purple Floral Arrangement (teleflora.com)
4. Watercolor Stripes Invitation (minted.com)
5. Blanc de Bleu (blancdebleu.com) 
6. Antiqued Bird Place Card Holders (target.com)
7. White Three Tiered Server (macys.com)
8. Macaron Assortment (danasbakery.com)
 
 
Stepping into the weekend with a chalkboard guestbook display and personalized mini wine bottle favors!
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Sheer, lace, and lovely greenery blend together to create a magnificent table runner.
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Such a sensational blush bridal gown!
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Love the use of chalkboard signage at the guestbook station.
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Design your own mini wine bottle favors!
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Shabby chic sweets table setup using rustic wine barrels!
 
 
Closing the week with a colorful Cuban inspired tablescape and a creative way to sport your "Something Blue".
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Stacked crates, candles, blooms, and catchy signage create the perfect ceremony or reception entrance decor piece!
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Love this marvelous Cuban inspired table setup.
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Swooning over this Vintage 1950's navy party dress with pretty polka dots!
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Gorgeous hairstyle consisting of curls and loosely pinned back sections.
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"Something Blue" monogrammed cowboy boots to wear on the wedding day.
 
 
Inspired by the bright and beautiful sunflower that screams Summer like no other! I love the idea of seed packets for guest favors and lovely strands of sunflower garland hanging above reception tables. Here is a collection of inspirational ideas for planning a Summer sunflower themed event.
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