Being a member of the U.S. Armed Forces is an extremely special attribute, so it’s only right that a service person’s wedding day be an outstanding one.

In honor of Independence Day, we want to spotlight this spectacular military wedding. Groom James married his beautiful bride Chelsea at the breathtaking destination setting of Fort Lauderdale Beach, Florida. The couple incorporated their surroundings into the theme, with a pale ocean blue color scheme, starfish accents, and even a seashell-covered cake!  Don't take our word for it- view the photos, captured by the talented 84 West Studios.

wedding ring on starfish  Floral bridesmaid bouquet with starfish 

first look wedding photo 

wedding ring photo inspiration locking pinkies   

nautical wedding table inspiration, lighting and centerpieces

nautical wedding cake with shells    grooms cake with university of Alabama football theme

Photo booth at wedding with guests 

These seaside inspired details are perfect for a wedding, whether it's by the bay or in your own backyard. Don't forget to make your day even more special by adding a photo booth, DJ, or other great vendor!

Photographer:  84 West Studios//Event Venue: B Ocean Hotel//

Submitted via Two Bright Lights

*A special thanks to the groom for serving in the military. Thank you for your service, James!