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10 Fall Wedding Ideas

September 30, 2019

10 Fall Wedding Ideas by Vanessa Joy Photography

Autumn is a wonderful time for a wedding, giving you the opportunity to implement the beautiful fall season into your theme and decor. From leaves, to pumpkins, to burlap and berries the possibilities are endless.   Read on 10 Fall Wedding Ideas and why this season is about more than Pumpkin Spice Lattes!


#1. Incorporate branches and other natural elements into details – wild bouquets and fresh picked florals pop up everywhere during the Fall wedding season.  Arrangements can be more green, natural and leafy.
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#2. Utilize bright pops of color against darker color palettes – Navy, plum and burgundy are perfect ways to incorporate fall colors and adding a bright pop of color are a perfect compliment.
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Navy cap sleeve bridesmaid dress, bright orange fall themed bouquet
#3. Ideas for fall weddings can seem all orange, but pumpkins come in all colors. Use elegant fall decor such as pumpkins and unique lanterns – A pumpkin does not have to be orange, they come in every color palette under the sun.
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#4: Painted chalkboards with romantic boarders lend to the fall theme. Make sure your wedding photographer captures these little details!
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#5. Incorporating the outdoors – the Fall season is a perfect time to take things outdoors or to a rustic barn.
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#6. Utilize cozy blankets as favors or ceremony details – keep your guests warm when the temperature drops.
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#7. Incorporate rustic elements into your wedding -utilizing burlap, mason jars and wood elements bring the outdoors in and fall into theme.
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#8. This fall wedding idea is sure to leave your guests happy. Gift a seasonal favor – such as a pumpkin, a rustic bottle opener or a mini mason jar filled with a favorite treat.
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#9. More Material – Chillier temps allow brides to take advantage of long sleeves, veils and intricate dress details.
long sleeve lace wedding gown, long bridal veil
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#10. Wear your hair down – Summer’s humidity can wreak havoc on hair.  Fall is the perfect season to let it all down! Check out our Instagram page for more wedding inspiration
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