8 DIY Ideas for Adding an Autumnal Touch to Your Fall Wedding
You can enhance the seasonal mood at your event with any of these simple craft projects inspired by the motifs, bounty, and beauty inherent to fall. Look to them if you’re still in the planning stages or even if you’re seeking a few last-minute special touches—from décor to escort cards and boutonnieres—for your upcoming celebration.
French Door Seating Chart
Create a visual focal point for the entryway to your reception without blocking the autumnal scenery all around by writing table assignments on a thrifted glass-paned door.
Pomegranate Place Cards
The seasonal ruby-red fruit was a symbol of eternity to the ancient Greeks, making it a fitting addition for any fall wedding. Place seating cards atop each one and organize them for a display that is striking and meaningful.
Fall Foliage Boutonnieres
Pinecones, acorns, and fresh autumn blooms, such as freesia and phalaenopsis orchids, reference the hues and symbols of the season in these festive boutonnieres for the groom and his groomsmen.
Wheat represents bounty and wealth; the horseshoe shape is good luck. Let this decoration work its powers at your ceremony or reception venue.
Wooden Seating Cards
Show your ingrained sense of style with seating cards crafted from paper-thin wood veneer that fit right in at a rustic celebration.
Wreath Seat Markers
Embellish your aisle and designate any rows reserved for family with colorful wreaths made from vibrant fall foliage.
Yarn-Wrapped Favor Boxes
On chilly days, impart a cozy feeling by sending your guests home with gifts tucked within colorful boxes artfully encircled with yarn.
Velvet Leaf Ring Pillow
Dress up a silk ring pillow with embossed velvet leaves, made with a rubber stamp and an iron.