These days, many couples choose to have a smaller wedding and reception. Not only does this often save on cost, but with only the closest of friends and family sharing…
Written by Kate Thompson Last updated: October 4, 2016
Here’s our pick of the best mix-and-match autumn wedding decorations and ideas, including DIY tutorials on how to make your own unique table decorations.
The autumn season heralds the start of the leaves changing colour to shades of rustic reds, sunset auburn, russet gold, burgundy and rich browns.
An autumnal wedding look can be created simply with the right cosy glow lighting and rustic woodland table decor. Add scents from apple, orange, cinnamon and star anise alongside scattered pine cones, acorns and conkers for a real autumn look and feel.
Colourful dried flowers, leaves and gorgeous floral wreaths add a rustic feel to your venue or table decorations and look particularly perfect in a country barn venue or vintage church hall setting.
A range of fresh or dried floral stems look beautiful against metallics on autumn wedding tables. Upcycle some old glass jars in an array of shapes and sizes then add dried flowers in your own choice of colours of complementary or contrasting colours and shades.
For an unusual wedding favours idea, fill mini pumpkins (or colourful winter squashes) with flowers and place inside a glass jar to add interest to your reception tables and as little gifts for each of your guests to take home.
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