How to Have the Autumn Wedding of Your Dreams on a Budget
It’s officially November, which means we are entering the peak of the holiday season! With a chill in the air and Thanksgiving on the horizon, it’s one of the most festive times of the year – especially for a wedding! You’re probably filling up your Pinterest board with all things pumpkin spice and autumnal-inspired. From decor, to flowers to dresses, we have gathered gorgeous fall wedding details that won’t break the bank. Calling all budget-conscious brides! Read on for our frugal fall ideas to complete your dream wedding!
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Rental Bridesmaids Gowns
So your bridesmaids don’t have to splurge on those maroon and marigold dresses, have them rent their dresses through a designer dress rental service such as Rent the Runway or Le Tote. They’ll look fabulous, polished and best of all – they saved money!
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An obvious component of fall, using pumpkins is an instant way to cozy up your wedding, with each variety only costing several dollars. Mix and match colors, shapes and sizes, such as using whimsical Cinderella pumpkins with colorful gourds.
Photo | Jonie & Garrett
Flower arrangements and bouquets are beautiful, but can also add up. Use garlands that consist of mostly greenery and use subtle pops of color from flowers. These take up a lot of space and make a stunning decor piece, but also save money from using less flowers.
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Utilize Organic Details
With leaves changing color to brilliant reds, oranges and yellows, fall’s greatest accessory is the perfect decor item for your tablescape! Scatter the leaves across the table or mix them in with flowers as a seasonal accent that is rustic and readily available.
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Create a custom cake topper by simply using pliers and wire! Incorporate your last name, wedding hashtag or favorite phrase for a personalized touch.
Photo | Amanda Lynn
Nix the Dessert Bar
With the quintessential white wedding cake as the main showstopper, there is no need to offer an array of desserts to guests. As a cost-effective and cozy add-on, offer hot cider with cinnamon and whipped cream as toppings. With just a few ingredients and an easy clean up, this idea is an all-around win!
Which fall wedding idea is your favorite? Tag us in your wedding photos at @wayfarers_chapel on Instagram!