Nothing says “magical” like a destination wedding. The tropical atmosphere, breezy weather, and fragrant scent of sea air work in tandem to create a wonderfully memorable occasion.
For a tropical destination wedding, pineapples and palms lend themselves perfectly to the theme. Try a few of these ideas to creatively add a little tropical flair to your big day!
1. Aisle Decor
Skip the classic sashes and bunches of colorful flowers and make your tropical wedding a little unique. Instead use palm fronds to adorn the aisle. They’re easy to tie to chairs with a bit of twine.
2. Pretty Banners
Though you’ll probably recite your vows on the beach, odds are you’re taking things inside as the reception starts hoppin’. A pineapple and palms banner would be great to announce the dessert table or welcome guests at the door.
3. Palm Fans
Though you could use place them on guests’ seats, another way to rock? palm fans is to paint numbers on them and convert them into chic table numbers. The natural tan color brings natural feel to an indoor venue.
3. Pineapple Escort Cards
Don’t forget about the wedding reception tables! If you have a seating plan, mark everyone’s spot with a pineapple place card holder.
4. Palm Place Settings
Add some natural elements to each place setting. A clean palm frond across every plate is a beautiful touch.
5. Watercolor Photo Backdrop
Set up an elegant photo booth, complete with a personalized palms backdrop! Leave an instant camera and a guest book where guests can snap selfies and share sweet messages for the bride and groom.
6. Real Pineapple Table Centerpieces
Why use fake pineapples when there are so many fresh fruits nearby? Cut out the center of a fresh pineapple and add tropical flowers for a nice and fragrant floral centerpiece.
An easy, cheap way to make your tropical wedding look rich and luxe is to spray real pineapples with gold spray paint. Set them among flower arrangements or also cut gold pineapples to place flowers inside.
7. Textured Votive Holders
Bring on the romantic glow with tealights in gold votive holders. These pineapple-inspired votives add lovely texture to the table decor.
What’s your favorite pineapple or palm decoration?