For this wedding editorial, I was inspired by blue ticking fabric, and wanted to create a coastal inspired event, that was not overtly nautical. Using shades of blue, a blue stripe motif, and a large greenery installation, I hoped to create a nostalgic feeling–like the one you get when you visit the cabin at the height of summer. I hope these coastal wedding ideas are helpful as you plan your wedding!

living meadown installation at the Blaisdell in Minneapolis, girl in blue skirt walking in front of installation

For the wedding table, I kept the place settings simple: white china with a raised dot pattern similar to a porthole on a ship. Paired with an over-sized blue stripe napkin, traditional flatware, and a foamy blue table runner, it allowed the floral arrangements and blue pillar candles to take center stage.

pulled back photo of wedding table in shades of blue

The personal details followed the theme of the day, a ticking scarf to complete the outfit, coordinating pumps, and a bridal bouquet in shades of green with added texture of bunny grass as a nod to the beach theme.

Finally, the video by Bright House Weddings, with the song, “Oslo” by De Joie, perfectly captured the feeling of the shoot.

Rose and Laurel | Coastal from Bright House Weddings on Vimeo.

Creative Direction and Floral Design Rose and Laurel Photographer Meagan Kristin Photography Second Shooter Photography by Nikole Videographer Bright House Weddings Coordinator Cordially Kaira Venue The Blaisdell Top Lillian Wild Skirt Sweet Caroline Styles Dress Shop Flutter Boutique Ring Lahn Jahn Designs Paper Goods Brinkley Studio Cake Thirsty Whale Bakery Ribbon Tono and Co Ring Box The Mrs Box Hair and Makeup Melanie Rivers Nails Polished by Ashley Brooke Model Catherine Fredrickson