Easy Ideas for Fall Wedding Centerpieces

When it comes to planning your fall wedding centerpieces, look no further than the stunning materials nature provides, be inspired by the colors and textures around you. During fall you are spoilt for choice with fabulous leaves, fruit, and berries in rich shades of reds, golds and browns.

Most summer flowers have come to an end by fall, but there are still plenty of flowers on offer. Flowers that are available all year round in a wide range of flowers colors include roses, gerbera, carnations, lilies, and sunflowers.

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Embrace the season by using seasonal flowers such as dahlias and chrysanthemums in a fall color palette. Seasonal flowers are often the best value for money as well as being fantastic quality. To complement your fall flowers, add things like hypericum berries, rosehips, strips of bark and twigs to add interest and texture to your fall wedding centerpieces. Dyed red oak leaves also look lovely in fall displays.

For dramatic fall wedding centerpieces pick a tall design, these will look stunning in your wedding venue. Use a tall slim vase filled with twisted willow or birch twigs sat on a layer of polished pebbles. Wire multi-colored fall leaves or cape gooseberries to the branches. Or you could sit around posy arrangement on top of a tall cylinder vase and fill the vase with shiny horse chesnut.

fall wedding centerpieces

If you prefer low wedding centerpieces that your guests can see over, basket arrangements are perfect for that rustic natural feel. Or try a candle arrangement; candlelight helps create a lovely warm ambiance. Try using one large candle or three smaller ones in varying heights. Your candles will look perfect surrounded by an arrangement with of lots of fall foliage with berries and fruits. Small apples can also be wired and arranged into low centerpieces.

Pumpkins make unique containers for fall flowers; once they are hollowed out it's just like using a bowl or a basket. The pumpkin will need lining with something waterproof like cellophane and then floral foam and flowers can be added. Tiny gourds can be hollowed out and used as tea light holders to place around your centerpiece.

fall wedding centerpieces

There are plenty of things that will enhance your fall wedding centerpieces and not cost a cent. You can collect them from your garden or nearby woodland. Look out for horse chesnuts and the open shells with nuts still inside, they look delightful in centerpieces. Collect fallen branches and twigs; larch branches have tiny little cones attached that look very cute in arrangements. On a dry day when fallen leaves are crunchy, look for perfect leaves with no blemishes in different fall colors. These can be incorporated into your centerpieces or scattered on your table around your flowers.

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The Language of Flowers

You can use the 'language of flowers' to give a special meaning to your bouquet

Here are some of the most popular wedding flowers and their meanings...

  • Allium - good fortune
  • Aster - beginnings
  • Daisy - innocence
  • Freesia - calm
  • Gardenia - grace
  • Gypsophilia - everlasting love
  • Heather - passion
  • Lily - virtue
  • Orchid - delicate beauty
  • Red rose - passionate love
  • Tulip - hopeless love
  • White rose - purity

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    Hints and tips...

    For a bit of fun for the girls at your wedding, why not tie this cute poem to your bouquet before you throw it?

    "Congratulations Missy! You pushed your way up front. You caught the bride's bouquet. Good luck with your groom hunt!"

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