Ideas for Autumn-themed Wedding
How to Create an Autumn-themed Wedding
The crisp weather and dazzling foliage of autumn makes it the perfect time of the year to tie the knot. To create an autumn-themed wedding, use autumn colours as your wedding colour schemes, such as yellow, orange, gold, copper, peach and brown as these colours go well with the common fall flowers such as rose, orchid, gardenia and dahlia. In addition to flowers, fall harvest like berries, pumkin, bail of hay, maple leaf and cornstalk can be used to fill in bouquet and to decorate the surroundings to create an autumn-themed wedding. Candles and lanterns are also popular items that could be used for decoration for an autumn-themed wedding.
For countries that don’t have autumn, you can still have your autumn-themed wedding.
How to Make the Ceremony Autumn-Ish
To make the ceremony truly “autumn-ish”, select a location for the ceremony that best flaunts the beauty of autumn such as a park or a garden and arrive at the ceremony in a a classic convertible car adorned with autumn flowers. As for the reception, cover tables with autumn-coloured tableclothes. Small bouquets of autumn flowers can be placed at the centre of the tables. Layer several types of fabric for an opulent, copious look. Serve guests mulled wine and spiced apple cidar during the cocktail hour together with autumn fruits. Supplement the main dishes with classice side dishes such as mashed potatoes and roasted root vegetables. Serve herb butter along with nutty wheat rolls to finish the main course. Invest in a wedding cake with marzipan leaves and acorns or other autumn-themed items. You know what they say – wedding cake is part of the soul of a wedding ceremony. To make it memorable to the guest, send them home with jars (decorated with autumn-themed items, of course) of homemade preserves and jellies decorated with personalized labels.
How to Choose the Perfect Wedding Dress
Of course, an autumn-themed wedding is incomplete without an autumn-themed gown for the bride. Fall brides have a wide collection of choices for their gowns, including strapless dress, thin-strapped dress and sleeved gown. The key factor that determines the the “autumn-ness” of a gown is the colour and accessories. Go for metallic colours and add accessories like sash or ribbon with floral print. As for the fall groom, it is more appropriate to go for a formal tuxedo. In order for the groom to standout, he can opt for something brown. The bridesmaids shall be dressed in fashionable dresses of autumn colours too. Remember, your wedding day is a day you want to make it special and unforgettable. Take the extra effort to organize an autumn-themed wedding and you will never have regrets in the future when you look back at your wedding photos and videos.