Autumn conjures up all kinds of cosiness for us here at Flossy & Willow, from the crisp leaves to delicious mugs of hot chocolate and of course, the gorgeous colour palettes. The season offers so much gorgeous inspiration for Autumn weddings, so it’s no wonder that it is becoming one of the most popular times of the year to tie the knot. If an Autumn wedding takes your fancy, keep reading and discover some of the most swoon-worthy inspiration for your special day…
When it comes to choosing a colour scheme for your Autumn wedding celebration, you’ll find that the options really are endless. Whether you choose a luxurious palette bursting with jewel tones, a rustic theme with lots of forest green hues, or a traditional celebration with heaps of orange, red and brown shades, it’s going to look incredible. We’ve taken inspiration from all three colour palettes – as we simply couldn’t choose!
For your gorgeous team of ‘maids, we’ve written all about how to pull off the mix and match trend here. Bridesmaid dresses in different designs, colours and styles will look utterly divine, and they’ll still look coordinated and as part of the bridal party.
As beautiful as Autumn is, it can also be much chillier! Be sure to wrap up warm on your wedding day as there is nothing worse than being cold, especially on the most important day of your life. A vintage leather jacket will not only look stylish, it’ll keep you cosy throughout your outdoor wedding photographs. Alternatively, you could don a cosy cashmere knit on your special day – the contrast of the knitwear against your wedding dress will look incredible. However, a simple shawl will also do the trick, and you could even supply your guests with a wicker basket full of shawls, rugs and blankets.
We suggest using lots of wooden details and decorations throughout your Autumn wedding. This will help to create a modern yet rustic vibe for your big day, as well as maintaining that cosy and ethereal atmosphere. You can use wooden signs to decorate your venue and they’re the perfect way of filling up an empty space. From your seating plan to directions, wooden signs are super useful and they just happen to look lovely. You could also serve your guests seasonal cocktails or hot cocoa on wooden trays. Little wooden name tags would make the sweetest place name cards, and they can double up as wedding favours too.
While Summer may offer plenty of beautiful blooms, don’t be fooled! Autumn is one of the most magical times of the year for wedding flowers and foliage. Blooms have such impact at your wedding venue and they can be used in lots of delightful ways throughout your big day. Use a mixture of foliage and greenery teamed with chocolate cosmos, ranunculus and roses to decorate a wooden archway, within your centrepieces or to use in your bridal bouquet.
You can work in lots of textures too for an extra seasonal touch – we adore the idea of adding Pheasant feathers or thistles to your bouquet or table centrepieces. Your florist will be able to guide you on which flowers are in season for Autumn, but don’t worry about there being a lack of gorgeous posies!
Autumn weddings really do make our hearts flutter here at Flossy & Willow. For more inspiration and ideas, have a nosey at the blog here…
Image Credits: Image 1 by Ross Talling Photography / Image 2 by Fox & Owl Photography / Image 3 by Bethany Small Photography / Image 4 by Matt Horan Photography / Image 5 by Jillian Bowes Photography / Image 6 by Andrea Calvano Photography / Image 7 by Darina Stoda Photography