10 Wedding Decor Ideas for a Fall Season Celebration

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With Spring in full swing, it won’t be long before Summer comes and goes, and the gorgeous Fall season begins.

While the temperatures begin to cool down, Fall can be an enchanting time to get married as natural foliage provides a gorgeous backdrop for photos, or with the deeper color palettes that are popular during this season.

Here are 10 decor ideas if you’re planning your special day for a Fall celebration.

Outdoor Lounge

Fall is a season for gathering and a great way to bring a sense of togetherness during a wedding is to have an outdoor lounge where guests can relax and refresh during cocktail hour.

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Following the Fall theme, we love this combination of wooden farm tables and emerald sofas by Meagan Warren Weddings, where modernity and rustic come together as a gorgeous pairing.

As attendees mingle with each other, it’s important to have a space for them to sit and engage in conversation.

Natural Fall Foliage

The Fall season brings numerous opportunities with its textures and warm colors. Take advantage of this by incorporating elements into wedding decor such as centerpieces for your dinner reception or refreshment tables.

dry floral arrangement

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In addition to the fresh arrangement options, you can also opt for dry floral or a combination that brings out the deep colours that Fall has to offer.

Rustic Wedding Arch

DIY wooden arch

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Wedding arches are a statement piece to give that special pop! Not only are they amazing to look at, but think of the photo opportunities abound.

Wedding arches can also be incorporated in a variety of different ways, not limited to an arch (obviously), large pillars, or various geometric shapes.

Add some fabric decor in order to elevate the look, and you’ve got yourself an amazing backdrop to say “I Do.”

An Added Touch Of Warmth

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While the fall season is downright gorgeous, temperatures can get a tad chilly. Keep your guests comfortable and warm by offering blankets if you’re hosting an outdoor wedding ceremony.

Add a special touch and elevate your decor by incorporating signage with instructions so that your wedding guests know that the blankets are for them to use!

Warm Color Palette

Popular fall wedding colours include burgundy, orange, yellow, and brown. Use a combination of these warm colors in order to create a palette that evokes an autumnal look.

CV Linens offers a variety of table linen options for you to customize and find your perfect color combo. For instance, look at this simple yet inviting dessert station that incorporates the warm colors of Fall, sitting on top of an elegant glitz sequin tablecloth.

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Bring The Outdoors Inside

hanging floral installation

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Just look at this gorgeous hanging installation that evokes an autumnal vibe. Incorporating hanging decor into your indoor dinner reception area gives you the best of both worlds if the falling temperatures are a bit cool.

We love the orange and reds that complement the candles and bulb lighting. It has a simplistic twist and nothing else is needed.

hanging floral installation

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Cozy Candlelit Ambiance

tree bark candleholder

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The flickering glow of a candle is the perfect way to create a cozy atmosphere.

Get creative with the fall season and bring forth the light by complementing them with different objects and textures. You can make candles out of pumpkins, tree bark holders, and even pinecones.

Embrace the warmth and love that a candlelit ambiance can bring to transform your special day into an unforgettable memory.

wooden candle holder with pinecones

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Pumpkins Pumpkins Pumpkins

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Fall is a fun season and pumpkins are the perfect way to incorporate a variety of shapes and sizes to your decor, adding an extra touch of rustic charm and whimsical allure.

The warm hues and organic textures do a great job as autumnal aisle markers to pumpkin-inspired desserts, so don’t underestimate adorning your fall wedding with a dash autumnal magic.

Given how festive the season can be, many vendors have Fall wedding product suggestions with corresponding color palettes to make it easy to create your Autumn look.

Light Up The Night

LED string lights at dinner reception

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If it’s warm enough and you intend to host your dinner reception outdoors, hanging LED string lights across the entire reception space can create a romantic and well-lit atmosphere.

LED string lights are affordable options that can make a big impact and elevate the dinner experience.

Stay Warm With A Firepit

outdoor bonfire at a wedding

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As the festivities move into the evening, a bonfire is the perfect place to cozy up and stay warm. Break out the s’mores for a late-night snack to give guests a place to hang out, chat, and toast marshmallows.

It’s a great way to close out the night and a memorable experience that your loved ones will remember for years to come.