Planning a seaside wedding? Whether you're getting married at the beach or overlooking crashing ocean waves, you can set the scene for your guests in a breeze — when leading them to their seats! Nail the nautical theme by taking a cue from these six inspiring and unique escort card ideas.
Sailboats (above): This crafty bride made these sailboat escort cards herself, anchoring them onto pieces of driftwood.
Photo: [Emilie Inc.](http://www.emilieinc.com/)
Mini Buoys: Embellish a simple handwritten escort card with a whimsical mini lobster buoy.
Photo: [AE Steltzer](http://www.aestelzerphotoblog.com/)
Anchor Bottle Openers An elegant anchor-shaped bottle opener is a clever and useful escort-card idea.
Photo: [Judy Pak Photography](http://judypak.com/)
Deck Chairs: How adorable are these miniature Adirondack chair escort cards?
Photo: [Melissa Waller Photography](http://www.melissawallerphotography.com/)
Messages in a Bottle: Your wedding guests will love these little "message in a bottle" escort cards.
Photo: [Boutwell Studio](http://www.boutwellstudio.com/)
Compass: These elegant, pocket-size compasses also double as take-home favors.