With autumn comes cool, crisp weather, magnificent autumnal leaves, as well as the perfect chance for throwing a seasonal wedding. Warm spices and relaxation recipes bring themselves to delectable cocktails and reception menus, earthy color schemes provide endless inspiration for blooms and fashion, as well as on-theme themes (believe: pumpkins, apples, and all matters autumn) can add a timely vibe to stationery. Informal or formal, modern or rustic, fall favorites are flexible enough for any kind of wedding—but how do you best adopt your late-September to late-December wedding date? If these actual weddings are any indication, opportunities abound for the autumn-loving bride- or groom to be. Creative suggestions to help you set a memorable spin on the season—not to mention fodder that is perfect for your own personal genius thoughts.
Veneer labels attached to red hot candied apples functioned as place cards for Kevin's Southern wedding reception and the kids at Liesl.
To warm up their industrial venue, this bride and bridegroom welcomed guests having a leaf -colored Munster Rose wreath.
Wreaths of seeded eucalyptus produced by bride Amy (with help from her bridegroom, Kevin) hung as decor in the couples reception place, the Grange Hall, in Edgartown, Massachusetts.
The autumn components were purposely subliminal at the reception of Adam and Melissa: dried figs and blossoms, greenery, and warm candlelight. The ornamentation that is one overtly autumnal was a set of heirloom pumpkin displays. The bluish gray skins were carved with the couple's initials, revealing a soft orange flesh that complemented the colour palette perfectly.
The magnificent autumn leaves of Seven Arrows, a California state park campsite, provided a flawless backdrop for the wedding of Marc and Abbie.
FLOWER GIRL CROWN
Any flower girl will be honored to be crowned by this accessory that is autumnal.
AUTUMN WEDDING INVITATIONS
Guests were requested to write well-wishes to Abbie and Marc leaves mailed together with the invitations.
The autumn wedding of Brian and the meal at Taryn began with a couple of seasonal appetizers: a roasted and pumpkin -chestnut soup topped with toasted pumpkin seeds.
WOODSY WEDDING CAKE
At Megan and Steve's fall wedding in Calistoga, California, a faux-bois cake brought the exterior in.
FARMER'S MARKET FRESH
Hitting up the farmer's market is a classic autumn pasttime, and the bountiful centerpieces of this wedding exploited into the seasonal delight.
BREATHTAKING AUTUMN BACKDROP
Adam and newlyweds Melissa pose for portraits in front of an oak tree full of autumn shades in Glen Mills, Pennsylvania.
AUTUMN FLOWER MARKETPLACE
Hay bales wheelbarrows, flower carts, and fruits turned this place into an open air flower market. Guests were allowed to take their favourite flowers residence.