Fall weddings are the new summer weddings! October has officially replaced June as to get married, and it's easy to see why. Autumn's cooler temperatures allow for cozy fall drinks and bonfires, while seasonal produce can provide natural decor (hello, pumpkin centerpieces!). With the help of the pros behind and , we gathered some rustic wedding ideas for fall.
Set the tone for your fall wedding with a welcome table (this one's by ). Guests can grab coffee and blankets or pashminas that will keep them warm—and the latter doubles as a fitting wedding favor.
What you'll need: hot drink dispenser ($50, ); paper coffee cups ($18 for 50, ); throw blankets ($132 for 24, )
For this fall tablescape captured by , antlers, wood slices, and gourds on a burlap runner are rustic without being overly so.
What you'll need: wood slices ($17 for 10, ); faux white pumpkins ($23 for 12, )
Ask your florist to incorporate fall foliage into your bouquet, and let the colors of the leaves inspire the rest of the blooms.
Cold-weather ceremonies call for warm refreshments. We love this hot chocolate display, complete with cinnamon, marshmallows, and peppermint stick garnishes, courtesy of .
What you'll need: teacups and saucers ($36 for set of 6, ); cinnamon sticks ($15 for 1 pound, )
And for your signature drink, you can't get any cozier than a hot toddy featuring your favorite bourbon or whiskey. "For favors, you could gift guests miniatures the recipe for them to recreate at home," suggests Lesley Smith from .
What you'll need: mirror ($45, ); hot toddy glasses ($18 for 4, )
Dress your bridal party in jewel tones for a fresh take on fall colors. The bridesmaids in this portrait by needn't match to look like a set.
Embrace the season straight away. captured this close-up of pretty pumpkins which greeted guests and showed the way to their seats.
What you'll need: pumpkins ($12 for 8, )
Not a pumpkin person? Opt for a seasonal fruit instead! This -designed place setting features pomegranates marked with calligraphed names.
What you'll need: pink vintage-inspired glassware ($30 for 4, ); faux pomegranates ($14 for 6, )
Be sure to pose for a few portraits in front of the wedding venue—particularly if you're saying "I do" in a space as rustic as this beautiful barn at surrounded by colorful fall foliage.
White pumpkins mixed with red and pink florals makes for an elegant autumnal table setting by .
What you'll need: white pumpkins ($23 for 12, )
In this photo by , classic white boutonnieres get an autumnal twist thanks to pinecone and evergreen accents.
It's all in the details. A simple garland and lanterns light up the rustic event space at this fall wedding planned by .
What you'll need: garland (from $16, ); black lantern ($20, )