Fall Wedding Themes – How To Create An Amazing Fall Themed Wedding

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Are you looking for fall wedding themes? If you are planning a fall-themed wedding we are here to help. We will give you plenty of ideas for colors, flowers, favors, and more complete with places to buy all the wedding products you need as well as helpful pictures to help you brainstorm for your big day! Many brides and grooms research different themed weddings before settling on a seasonal theme – this might be true for yourself as well!

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Fall Wedding Themes - Choosing The Wedding Colors

If you are planning a fall-themed wedding, one of the first things you will probably want to address is the wedding colors. Autumn Weddings are full of beautiful, warm colors such as golds, browns, reds, oranges, and yellows. You can use these colors in anything and everything. Some examples would be linens, favors, flowers, centerpieces, decorations, and bridesmaid dresses.

When most people decide what colors to use they typically choose one main color and sometimes they add in one or two accent colors. So if you are going to use fall wedding colors in your wedding I would start by narrowing it down to one or two colors and then really think about those colors and how they would look in your wedding.

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For instance, if the main color you are choosing is Yellow think about all the major places you will use that as either a solid color, with no other colors to soften it up or accent it as well as places you will add additional colors.

Can you picture a yellow wedding cake, yellow bouquets, and floral arrangements, your bridesmaids in yellow bridesmaid dresses, or yellow wedding invitations? These are the types of questions you are going to want to ask yourself before making a decision between different wedding color schemes. If you can picture that and you think it is perfect you can move on to accent colors. If not, you might want to reconsider what your main wedding color will be!

Want to see some of these colors together to get a better idea of what you do and do not like – check out our Fall Wedding Colors Pages today for photos and more ideas – this is perfect when you are looking for wedding color ideas!

Fall Wedding Themes - The Flowers

When planning Fall weddings, you can choose your flowers either by color or the ones available during the season. It is not that difficult to find colored flowers to match your own colors when you are having a fall theme wedding. You can start with a base of roses or carnations, and add other beautiful fall selections into your bouquets, centerpieces, and arrangements.

If budget is a concern it is important to remember to flowers in season are a much more budget-friendly option than ones out of season. If you are using a florist you should ask for the differences in prices for different combinations.

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For instance, if you know you want to use a flower out of season you might want to ask how much it would be for that flower to make up 100% of your bouquets or arrangements and then also ask for different combos and percentages. What if you used 75% that out of season flower and mixed in 25% a specific in-season flower and so forth.

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Even though many people think all the flowers they want to use are only available in the spring or summer this is just not true. There are some flowers available all year long. If you want a list of wedding flowers in season in the fall as well as a list of wedding flowers in season all year long check out Fall Flowers For Wedding. For instance, you can use in-season flowers like mini calla lilies, lavender, or marigold or you can use flowers such as lilies, orchids, roses, or gardenia which are in season all year long. Go to Fall Wedding Bouquets or October Wedding Flowers to get even more ideas!

Fall Wedding Themes - Wedding Stationery

When trying to come up with Wedding Ideas For Fall – one of the easiest places to add this theme is in the stationery. The stationery is one of the first things that your guests get that is associated with your wedding. So if you are having a fall theme wedding, why now assert the theme early by choosing stationery in neutral colors or adorned with fall flowers or leaves? This way when your guests think about your wedding, they will think about the beautiful season which you are highlighting as well.

There are so many different stationery choices on the market today that you be able to find something you love pretty easily. For instance, you can get traditional with a white or cream invitation with just a brown border or you could get something with pumpkins or leaves on it. There is really something for everyone out there and available for you to find!


Of course, if your wedding is even more specific than seasonal themed but themed towards a Fall Holiday such as Thanksgiving or Halloween you can take things a step further with your wedding stationery by focusing on those holidays and choosing invitations with cornucopias or Turkeys for thanksgiving or getting wedding stationery especially geared towards a Halloween celebration including Gothic themes, pumpkins, or choosing a darker theme or color scheme! There are so many different fall wedding invitations to choose from!

If you want more ideas for your wedding stationery you can check out Autumn Wedding Invitations for more photos and inspiration!

Fall Wedding Themes - The Favors You Give

You can find fall wedding themes in so many different elements of wedding planning and shopping and the wedding favors are no different! If you are having a fall theme wedding and looking for fall wedding ideas related to your favors you may not have to straw very far from the colors and flavors of the season! You can choose autumn wedding favors based upon the colors, the decorations on the favors, or the tastes (if you are giving away edible favors). Some great choices are scented candles, flavored hot beverages, or fall-themed wine stoppers. You can get candy bars with leaves on the wrappers or pumpkin-flavored items like pumpkin spice latte or cappuccino mixes.


With wedding favors, you can choose to buy favors in bulk, make your own or do a combination of these two choices. For instance, you might choose to buy favors like candles or coffee to give to your guests but then make some sort of fall treat bag as well. You could make homemade trail mix, pumpkin or apple-flavored desserts like mini cakes, cookies or muffins, or even some mini candy bars to celebrate Halloween. 

Check out Fall Wedding Favor Ideas for even more ideas for the perfect wedding favor today!

Fall Wedding Themes - The Dessert and Cake

Having a fall-themed wedding can be a lot of fun and tasty too. You can decorate your cake to give it the autumn feel with leaves, berries, or in-season edible flowers. To create beautiful Fall Wedding Cakes you could also use the colors of your wedding to match your personal fall wedding style. There are many different things you can do to liven up Autumn Wedding Cakes and the style possibilities are endless whether you are trying to bring a touch of Gothic and Halloween into the design or just looking for the perfect fall wedding cake design which is simple and elegant!

Of course, you can choose to do other things, such as have it be a more fall flavor like ginger, apple, or carrot cake. To take your fall wedding themes a step further you can offer additional desserts that would only fit in at a fall theme wedding such as mini pumpkin pies, pumpkin cookies, apple tarts, or apple raisin cookies.

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If you are really into desserts you can do both! You can have a wedding cake designed to show to colors of the season and have an additional dessert table to your guests can partake in your favorite autumn desserts like mini apple and pumpkin pies, cookies, muffins, brownies, and more! Having these additional desserts and flavors present will help sell the rustic fall wedding theme to your guests. They will really see what you are trying to do here and will enjoy the end product – especially because you are giving them extra desserts! It is your wedding – there is no good reason not to be indulgent!

Other Wedding Ceremony and Wedding Reception Ideas

Even if you are marrying in the fall months you might ultimately decide that this is just too much and you really do not want to bring the season into your wedding!

If you want other ideas not related to the Fall season check out our Wedding Ceremony and Wedding Reception Pages. Near the bottom of each page is links to more specific pages! Want some more wedding ceremony and wedding reception ideas – check out some of these:




Regardless of what you are envisioning you should be able to find inspiration to design whatever type of wedding you want!



You guys still here? Not quite done with fall wedding themes yet? Still need more Fall Wedding Ideas? Okay - how about creating beautiful Wedding Centerpieces without totally going over budget? Check out this video below for how to make Rustic Fall Wedding Centerpieces from items you can buy at the dollar store!







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