Fall Wedding Ideas: Planning a Foliage Wedding
You probably do not need convincing that fall is the perfect season to have your dream wedding. The leaves make for a breathtaking backdrop, harvest produce makes for a tasty menu and seasonal festivities make for endless cheer.
To add to it, a fall wedding is outside of the peak wedding season, making wedding venues more available and affordable.
We are here to help you capitalize on the season, from the ceremony to the reception. Every part of your dream wedding can benefit from the season itself.
Send out Seasonal Stationery
Make it a theme! Plan your save-the-dates and wedding invitations around the season with an autumnal theme to give your guests a preview of your fall celebration.
Pick a Festive Venue
An outdoor venue that offers a fall festive backdrop will take your breath away. Look for fireplaces, scenic views, and farm-fresh produce.
Bring the Outdoors Inside
Maybe the colder weather is too much to handle. Throw your party inside, and keep the autumnal theme by using floral installations, potted trees, table garlands, and another décor.
Work with Warm and Moody Colors
When you picture a fall wedding, you imagine reds, oranges, yellows, and greens. However, rich purples and blues are equally as acceptable yet unexpected.
Consider a Dress with Longsleeves
Classy and chic is the name of the game. The style makes for a refined bridal look. Longsleeves are not only practical but they are elegant too.
Give Guests the Gift of Comfort
Did somebody say maple syrup? Help guests remember your celebration with gifts that can be used for years to come. Whether it is maple syrup, blankets or sweatshirts, you can be reassured that the gift will be appreciated during and after the celebration.
Use the Foliage as your Backdrop
Well, this is a given. If your venue offers breathtaking views, be sure to snap some photographs outside, even if your venue is inside.
Make a Hot Signature Cocktail
Who doesn’t love a spiked mulled cider or a boozy hot chocolate? Warm your attendees up with a signature cocktail that they cannot resist.
Choose In-Season Flowers
Fall brings some of the most beautiful blooms. Not only are seasonal blooms your freshest option, but they are also more likely to withstand the weather.
Dress your Bridesmaids the Right Way
Keep them cozy with a shawl or a faux-fur collar. Provide your bridesmaids with warm accessories to help them stay toasty during outdoor photos.
Utilize Farm-Fresh Bounty
Autumn just so happens to be harvest season, making it the perfect excuse to source local produce. Local fruits and vegetables can be used for a flavorful food menu or as stunning centerpieces.
Throw a Potluck Rehearsal Dinner
In honor of Thanksgiving, consider a Potluck for your Rehearsal Dinner. Assign different attendees to different courses and make it a thankful pre-wedding celebration.
Embrace Rustic Details
Your decorations can be rustic with hay bales, wagons and more. There is nothing wrong with a low-key wedding celebration, making these details the perfect fit.
Fall Make-Up Beauty Tips
It is the perfect time of year to wear a bold, dark lipstick! Let your fall glow shine through with makeup that fits the weather and your skin tone.
Let your Hair Done
Keep warm by leaving your hair down. Utilize hairspray and clips to keep the autumn breeze from messing with your strands.
Throw a seamless seasonal celebration with these fall wedding ideas! Contact us today to start planning your dream wedding.