Fall Wedding Ideas
Fall is a naturally beautiful time of year with it’s crisp air, vibrant colors, and unlimited options for décor. The season’s cooler temperatures are like an open invitation to spice things up with different textures and non-traditional details! Over here at Glittery Bride, we love to inspire couples with new ideas, so when Sarah and her team from Brehant Creations dreamed up one of their amazing shoots this fall, we knew there would be no shortage of jaw-dropping autumnal wedding ideas for our readers to swoon over.
We’re talking bright florals, pumpkins, jewel tones, and drop-dead gorgeous gowns all beautifully captured by the ever-talented Shannon from SMS Photo CT. But seriously – don’t take our word for it! Keep scrolling to see why we LOVE this season so much and how you can incorporate some of these ideas into your fall wedding.
Set the Tone With the Right Backdrop
One of our favorite parts of any wedding is the amazing backdrops. Don’t be afraid to use color here! It’s your chance to get those Pinterest worthy photos and put your creative styling on display. The vendors from this shoot used a custom wooden backdrop, a larger-than-life balloon installation, and the picturesque property of the venue compliments of mother nature herself. Achieving these looks is not hard at all, the secret is to hire a planner that is able to make your vision a reality. They will handle all the details and coordinate with all the necessary vendors. All you need to do is show up!
Up in Smoke!
Smoke bombs are a total mood – and we love them. They are the perfect way to add color to your photos and create an ethereal ambiance. You can choose from just about any color too. Here, the vendors used bold purple, vibrant blue, and deep pink. Even the simple white smoke bombs looked just as stunning with their enchanting, mystical effect perfect for a Halloween themed wedding.
Light and Flowy Gowns
Celestial, covered in sequins, or a solid black dress. We love to see unique wedding gowns and Fall is the perfect time to be bold with your own choice. This season we are seeing sheer gowns take center stage and we are here for it. These light gowns have maximum twirl power and allow brides to move effortlessly so they can focus on enjoying the moment.
What’s even more amazing is all of these gowns pictured below are available for rent from Rent The Dress CT.
Go For Multiple Fall Themed Cakes
It’s easy to see why we are totally obsessed with these two cakes! A dark-colored cake can be the focal point of your wedding theme and when paired with vibrant florals like the orange and purple ones used here, you have yourself a match made in heaven. Another idea is to have a second smaller cake that ties into your theme but also has its own unique style. We love the texture from the dried citrus slices and the brown layers of fondant in the smaller cake.
Opt for Bold Lips and Eyes
If you are looking for bridal hair and makeup inspiration for your fall wedding, you are going to love these 4 bridal looks. We suggest opting for a bold berry or mauve lip paired with a smokey eye or simple black liner. Keep your hair loose and flowy or gently pulled back with some strands of curls to frame your face.
Make an Impact with Styled Table Elements
Consider hanging geometric lights along your banquet tables for an instant conversation starter! We love the use of black plates, amber-colored glasses, and dried citrus. Tall tapered candles and a gorgeous orange runner added the right amount of color and contrast. Play with a mix of dark and light elements and a fall color palette to balance out your design and have fun!
Bouquets with Unique Foliage
Even though the leaves are changing colors, flowers are still blooming. Take advantage of the season and work these blooms into the elements of your fall wedding bouquet. Choose petals in shades of burnt orange, yellow, and deep purple, or even red. Pair them with unique palm leaves, pampas grass, or your favorite greenery.
Show your Flair with Fun Props
Props can be great for photos and are a perfect way to have some fun! These Viking masks are perfect for a Halloween or masquerade themed wedding.
If you have a late October wedding you can also consider using pumpkins and painting them to match your decor – the possibilities are endless!
Fall Inspired Stationery & Seating Cards
The stationery and seating cards at your wedding are probably the easiest element to customize and use as a source of inspiration to set the style for your wedding day theme. Envelopes can be lined with decorative paper and fun tassels can be added to your invites like the ones below.
Photographer: SMS Photo CT
Planning + Design: Brehant Creations
Gowns: Rent the Dress CT
Florist: It’s So ranunculus
Lighting + Furniture Rentals: Ryan Designs
Venue: Heartstone Winery
Stationery: Pencil and Ink Design
Makeup: BeautyMarked Studio
Hair: Luna Studio
Tabletop rentals: Petals & Plates
Balloon installation: Pink Flamingo Party Co
Earrings: Live Daily Magic
Cakes: Sarah Beth Cakes
Bride babes: @taylorvertefeuille @madeandtaylored @bohe_bloom @kai_scatena
Couple @dadbun1 @ariel.gemm
Vow books: Upstroke Creative
Chair rentals: Stone Row
Runners: Snassy Crafter
Calligraphy/Place cards/Seating Chart @kates_calligraphy
VW Photobooth: Fizzy Memories
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