Fall weddings provide a range of possibilities in relation to the location and theme of the wedding. The season itself creates a multitude of beautiful backdrops for your nuptials. The lovely colored leaves and the short cool days are ideal for weddings. You can even base your wedding around any of the prevailing themes of the season.
Motifs For Fall Weddings
You might decide to team up with the prevailing themes of the season such as Halloween and Thanksgiving as your theme for your wedding but some couples-to-be opt for their own theme which is okay also. Fall weddings can still take place outdoors as the days are not as chilly as winter days. The changing foliage offers a spectacular background for outdoor ceremonies and receptions for fall weddings.
There are a few things that you need to take care of if you plan to have your wedding in the fall, such as to advice guests to bring coats if you have an outdoor wedding just in case the air gets nippy. Fall weddings might also present a gusty wind which can play havoc with your wedding gown and those of the wedding party too. Be prepared for strong breezes by selecting a heavy fabric for your dresses and to have the hairdresser style your hair to be able to cope with the breeze. You might like to design your entourage’s gowns with shawls or soft stoles to complement the gowns and yet function to keep your wedding party warm.
You might also like to take along extra umbrellas just in case of rain. You never know when the weather might turn bad. If you are having an outdoor wedding, it makes sense to also book an indoor venue just in case the winds get too rowdy or if it rains heavily. Having a marquee or a tent available for fall weddings for such purpose can be very convenient for the guests and the rest of the wedding party.
Fall weddings can also take advantage of the delightful menu that the season has to offer.
It also makes sense to use flowers which are in season. This allows to to complement your wedding theme. This apply to the bouquets as well as the ceremony and reception floral decorations. Local and in-season flowers are readily available and there are also many kinds which can suit fall weddings. Your florist will be able to advise you on the best options. And added bonus is the local sourced flowers and foliage will help you keep your budget under control.
To make sure your reception goes well think carefully about the person you choose as their MC for your reception. It does not have to be a professional. A family member of friend can take on the role. Just be sure you and they know what’s involved.
These are just a few of several fall weddings tips and ideas that might come in handy for your wedding. Keep in mind that it is a happy occasion and you should not be stressing out too much regarding trivial things.