Shells (above): Pretty calligraphed oyster shells make such a unique escort card display.
Photo: [Sarah Joelle Photography](http://www.sarahjoellephotography.com/)
Messages in a Bottle: Write each guest's name and table number onto a strip of paper and slip it into a corked bottle.
Photo: [Matt Parry Photography](http://www.mattparryphotography.co.uk/)
Beach Umbrellas: This whimsical escort card idea features drink umbrellas and escort card "beach towels" arranged on a tray of sand.
Photo: [Brooke Boling](http://www.brookeboling.com/)
Driftwood: Collect pieces of driftwood from your local beach and have a calligrapher hand-letter each one.
Photo: [Kalima Photography](http://www.kallimaphotography.com/)
Beach Stones: Collect rocks from your favorite beach and use a metallic marker to write out the escort card details.
Photo: [Ashley Therese Photography](http://ashleytheresephotography.com/)
Sand Dollars: A pretty calligraphed sand-dollar escort card can also double as a take-home favor.