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Showing posts with label Fall Wedding. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Fall Wedding. Show all posts

Friday, January 23, 2015

Fall Wedding Cakes - How to Determine What You Want

Oh! So you have a wedding during the fall? Now this is going to be having a truly different character than other weddings, which will be during any other time of year. The main reason being that at this time the spirit is amazingly festive. Everybody appears truly hopeful and gaily abundant. You should go ahead and incorporate a few of these should find a way to get all these styles and include reception too. Actually, it is real fun when you begin to add that unique seasonal touch to your autumn wedding; and this you get simply by having a themed fall wedding cakes.

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You can use Fall flowers like daisies or sunflowers and even chrysanthemums in your bridal bouquets. Go ahead and use items such as fall leaves as centerpieces. If you want the rustic feel, serve the feast in family style. Just keep huge bowls of food covering the tables and ask everyone to help themselves. The easiest thing about planning a wedding in the Fall is that you have the luxury of a huge palette of colors and tastes.
Go ahead and look around you for the fall cake decorations. Opt for the Fall foliage, or simply the delicious harvest fruits. Other options can be of using grains or pumpkins and gourds. Just incorporate these into your wedding cake design. Easiest is to go for a cake totally covered in bright marzipan leaves. Or, why not decorate your fall wedding cake with tiny pumpkins or miniature red apples.

Or would you like to place fresh blooms themselves on your fall wedding cake? Opt for any of the flowers in autumn hues. Go in for sunflowers or orange roses. Another option is marigolds and beautiful zinnias.
Either use them directly or they can be placed by using flowers made from gum paste or even fondant for that real yummy look. Not to missed are ample succulent floral berries. Use these and invoke the autumn spirit!

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Whether you decide on a real rustic or a truly glamorous theme for your fall wedding, the most important thing to consider is the theme. Use this theme in every detail and just let your imagination loose and to let the theme truly shine through!

Once you have decided on the Fall Wedding Cake, do remember that not everyone is very comfortable with sugar, maybe because of diabetes or even dieting. So for your health conscious guests go in for delicious little mint dark or even tiny milk chocolate cups.

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Remember to place them to the side of your wedding cake which has sugar, and put a "Sugar Free" place card in front of them. Give your guests this sweet and healthy option. Another option is the raspberry cups. They are pretty to look at as well as delicious and of course, healthy. They can contain a perfect amount of real raspberries.

Traditionally, wedding cake designs have always been tiered white, square or round, with some flavored butter cream frosting. But for your Fall Wedding Cakes, opt for the cake of your dreams. Have it in any combination of shape, style, flavor or color. And choose your own thematic decoration.

Friday, November 21, 2014

Looking For Autumn Wedding Decorations?

Looking For Autumn Wedding Decorations?

Looking For Autumn Wedding Decorations
Autumn has always been a popular season to be married, and recently it seems that everyone is taking advantage of the perfect weather fall has to offer and of course, the rich, bold, natural color palette. With the change in the foliage, you can plan your wedding to be outdoors and minimize the need for decorations during your ceremony. But, have a back up plan with either a tent or a quick indoor location, because Mother Nature is not always willing to give you the perfect sunny day you wish for. But don't make that a worry, as long as you have a Plan B in place, you will still benefit from the crisp beauty of the season.

There are so many options with a fall wedding. September offers delicious reds, muted greens, and golden yellows. You need to look to a local apple orchard for color and decoration inspiration-- small apple details printed on place cards, apple topiaries as centerpieces, warm apple cider as a cocktail option, and milling spices as a parting gift for your guests.

Looking For Autumn Wedding Decorations
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Looking For Autumn Wedding Decorations
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October brings burnt ochre, deep russet, and forest green tones. The use of pumpkins, fall leaves, acorns, and gourds will set a warm tone for your wedding, and they are all inexpensive ways to decorate. Favors could be as simple as some roasted pumpkin seeds in a small burlap sachet and a ribbon. Use the nature around you to inspire color and texture for your day. If you are looking to really make and impression and want something different for you wedding, take those pumpkins and carve Jack o' Lanterns as centerpieces and scatter some candy corns around the base.

Looking For Autumn Wedding Decorations
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November brings a harvest of colors and ideas. It is a season of being thankful and your wedding is a chance to capitalize on that sentiment. Rather than traditional table numbers, mark the tables with gold words signifying things for which you and your groom are thankful. Rather than a typical wedding cake, look to the season. Petit fours of pumpkin cheesecake, pecan pie, and spice cake would be a surprising dessert for your guests to enjoy.

Autumn is rich in color and inspiration. The cool but comfortable weather laden with the scent of cinnamon and nutmeg and sounds of crunching leaves will create a wedding to remember.


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Friday, June 13, 2014

A Dazzling Autumn Wedding Bouquet Can Be Made Out Of Deep Coloured Flowers

A Dazzling Autumn Wedding Bouquet Can Be Made Out Of Deep Coloured Flowers


Autumn is visually a glorious time of year when you can feast your eyes on the changing colours from green to amber, yellow, red and orange. The temperatures might be dropping and the days getting shorter, but this seems to help intensify those deep shades, as the foliage dies. If you are lucky enough to have a wedding during this picturesque time of year it would be a shame not to take advantage of these beautiful colours and use them to make a beautiful autumn wedding bouquet.

A Dazzling Autumn Wedding Bouquet Can Be Made Out Of Deep Coloured Flowers
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A Dazzling Autumn Wedding Bouquet Can Be Made Out Of Deep Coloured Flowers
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Do not try and use unseasonal flowers for your wedding bouquet, this will give you added expense and effort in trying to get a summery or spring feel to your wedding. The bouquet should incorporate lots of greens and deep browns and flowers that are readily available at this time of year. Trust your imagination and come up with some truly memorable combinations of colours for your autumn wedding bouquet.

The Versatility Of Red Flowers
If there was one flower more popular that any other it would be the red rose, and it is especially favoured in wedding bouquets at all times of the year. This is to do with its romantic connotations and intrinsic beauty. The red rose is perceived as the embodiment of the classic style and can be used in your wedding bouquet; one should remember there are other beautiful red flowers that can add a deep splash of colour; examples of these flowers include mums, asiatic lilies, bird-of-paradise, carnations, asters and red gerbera daisies. Any of these will help to give an inspired look to your autumn bouquet.

A Dazzling Autumn Wedding Bouquet Can Be Made Out Of Deep Coloured Flowers
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A Dazzling Autumn Wedding Bouquet Can Be Made Out Of Deep Coloured Flowers
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Yellow Flowers To Lift The Dark Colours
If you feel that your autumn wedding bouquet is becoming too dark try and offset this by using yellow or golden flowers these will light up the dark colours and compliment them at the same time. Yellow is seen as a happy colour, especially with its association with the sun and warmth. Some good examples of flowers to use in your wedding bouquets are orchids, crocuses, sunflowers, hollyhocks, daisies and yellow roses.

A Dazzling Autumn Wedding Bouquet Can Be Made Out Of Deep Coloured Flowers
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Remember Orange Hues To Increase The Spectrum of Colour
Orange lies in the colour spectrum between yellow and those deep colours in your bouquet. So if you decide on orange colours, they have a range from rust to peachy hues which will give you enough choice to visually connect the deep colours with the more vibrant yellows. Some orange flowers to bear in mind include: tiger lilies, roses, calla lilies, orchids and daisies.

A Dazzling Autumn Wedding Bouquet Can Be Made Out Of Deep Coloured Flowers
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A Dazzling Autumn Wedding Bouquet Can Be Made Out Of Deep Coloured Flowers
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Tying Your Autumn Wedding Bouquet Together With The Fillers
Crucial to an arrangement holding together are the fillers, without the proper fillers the overall effect can be disastrous. Obviously the fillers used in your autumn wedding bouquet are going to be completely different from those you would use in the summer. To be creative try and intertwine leaves and red berries to create a garland which you can use in your autumn wedding bouquet. All sorts of objects that are used in Christmas decoration, such as copper beach branches, painted pine cones and twigs can also help to consolidate your wedding bouquet and increase its dramatic effect.
Autumn should inspire you to produce a solid and classical look, with depth to impress anyone with both its subtlety and splendour, and not forgetting a touch of whimsy, when putting together an autumn wedding bouquet.

Friday, May 2, 2014

Elegant Fall Wedding Colors: Grape and Magenta

Rich colors are always beautiful for an autumn wedding. But that does not mean that the only option are traditional fall colors like orange and red. For something unexpected, consider the elegant fall wedding colors grape and magenta.


When most people think of a fall wedding, they automatically imagine something rustic, perhaps in a barn or a vineyard. But an autumn wedding can be just as elegant as one held at any other time of the year, and there are many venues which are far more sophisticated than rustic. A fantastic way to decorate this style of fall celebration is with unexpected elegant colors. Grape and magenta fit the bill perfectly: they are rich enough for the season, yet they distinctly veer away from the usual fall foliage theme. They would be fantastic for a reception in a ballroom, country club, museum, or an historic mansion.



One of the great things about grape and magenta is that it will be very easy to find flowers in your signature hues. You can use roses, orchids, gladiolus, calla lilies, orchids, stocks, lisianthus, carnations, tinted seeded eucalyptus, alstromeria, and dahlias.


With so many varieties, you will definitely be able to work with your florist to create the perfect bouquets, centerpieces, and ceremony arrangements. An equal mix of the two colors will look magnificent. If you wish to make your centerpieces more formal, display them in silver footed bowls or tall tapered vases. The bride could opt to carry a classic white bouquet in similar floral varieties, or she could have fun with a bright bouquet.



Grape and magenta are gorgeous colors for the bridesmaid dresses. Cocktail style party dresses are a very hot trend for bridesmaids right now, and there are some fantastic ones available in deep purple. Some of the most chic are those which have a bit of a mid-century inspiration, such as a portrait neckline or cap sleeves, done in satin or dupioni. Classic pearl bridesmaid jewelry will suit these elegant silhouetted. If you like dresses with more of a modern twist, opt for a chic one shoulder dress in grape or magenta. Just steer clear of summery fabrics like chiffon and organza. Dramatic crystal bridesmaid jewelry made with amethyst colored crystals would be fantastic with modern dresses.




A unique idea for your wedding reception is to hire a lighting specialist to use your signature colors to dress the venue. A magenta colorwash would be gorgeous cast on one wall of the reception site. It is a high energy color, so consider using it during the dancing part of the evening. Another possibility is to drape the reception ceiling with white fabric (so pretty for a tented wedding) and cast the light onto the ceiling for a subtle glow. What a wonderful way to infuse your wedding with your special hues.

There are many, many more ideas for creating a dreamy grape and magenta fall wedding. The colors would be stunning for calligraphy on the wedding invitations. They would also be gorgeous for silk tablecloths. This unique color combination will be sure to set your elegant fall wedding apart from all of the foliage theme events.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

The Best Flowers For a Fall Wedding

If you wish to know which flowers are the best flowers for a fall wedding, you are not alone. While summer weddings are still the most popular, fall is right behind it as the best time to get married. Bride to be`s love the colors of fall, the ideal temperate weather that fall brings and the possibilities that a fall theme offers.
Fall wedding flowers are vibrant, stylish and equally masculine and feminine. The blend of reds, oranges, yellows, copper, rust, burgundy and brown are irresistible. Here is a list of the most popular fall wedding flowers:
  • roses,
  • daisies
  • calla lilies
  • gerberas
  • sunflowers
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The reason that roses are the best flowers for a fall wedding is that roses come in a magnificent range of fall colors ranging from pure golden yellow, bright orange, dark burgundy to two toned chocolate brown roses and confetti roses with their lemon hue tinged with orange tips. The variety of fall roses is stunning and roses are the number one flower that represents romance, therefore, it is ideal for a fall wedding. Modern bouquet styles such as the handheld rose bouquet with stems showing and the smaller all rose posy are surefire hits at a fall wedding.




Daisies come in many colors, many of them suited for fall. Burgundy, rust, yellow and orange daisies can be used in combination with other flowers in bridal bouquets. They can be used for corsages and boutonnieres, in centerpieces and in church arrangements.



Calla lilies are a popular choice of blooms for weddings. They are classy, elegant and easy to work with when making handheld bouquets. For bouquets, avoid the white ones and go for dramatic burgundy, yellow, orange and brown callas. Callas come in regular large sizes and in miniature sizes. Depending on the size and preference of the bride, it may be more suitable to purchase small callas in larger numbers such as 12 to 15. For the large type of callas more than 8 or 9 is ridiculously huge for a bridal bouquet. Don`t choose smaller callas for the price though as they are the same price as the larger ones in most parts of the country.



Gerberas are also a preferred choice of blooms for fall weddings (and any other season of weddings actually). These versatile beauties come in yellows, oranges, peach, reds and burgundy and in many other colors in between. You can use the large gerberas in wedding bouquets, arrangements and centerpieces while the smaller gerberas are perfect for corsages, boutonnieres and cake flowers.



Sunflowers are also a great choice of flowers for a fall wedding. They now come in a variety of hues and shapes such as yellows, oranges and bronze with single or double blooms, however the classic yellow sunflower is still the most popular and long lasting type of sunflower. Sunflowers also work great in handheld bouquets with the stems showing.


To add texture and variety to your fall bouquets, consider adding berries such as hypericum berries, pepper berries, rose hips or viburnum berries. Fall foliage such as oak leaves and beech leaves also enhance the look of harvest bouquets. From pittosporum greens to  preserved maple leaves, yellow variegated ivy and seeded eucalyptus, fall greens add class to elegant fall wedding bouquets.

Last but not least, consider using autumn accessories for your bouquets or centerpieces. Possible accents to enhance your fall blooms include wheat, rye,cattails, fruit such as apples, pumpkins and pomegranates, raffia or gourds. Hollowed out pumpkins make wonderful centerpieces when filled with fall bouquets.




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Sunday, February 2, 2014

Fall Wedding Ideas - Theme, Favors and Venues

Fall is perhaps one of the most relaxed time of the year, this is the time where we all experience the change of colors and slow pace of nature. Also, this is a time to celebrate season of good harvest, and so as celebrating the fall wedding. Using the fall season as your wedding backdrop is perfect, all that you may discover during this season can make a great difference to your fall wedding, like the season's nature itself. The richness of their colors are perfect to incorporate in your fall wedding idea.

Although most couple prefer spring or summer wedding, fall can be an ideal time to hold an intimate and relaxed wedding ceremony. Fall is the time of harvest, from different root crops to variety of leaf crops. Also, this is the time where beautiful flower blooms, like mums and sunflower. Enjoy lots of delightful food, warm drinks, and of course spending time together with your family and friends.



Fall Wedding Venues
Most popular place to hold a Fall wedding is outdoor. It could be an exchanged of vows in a beautiful garden with under-the-tent reception, this idea allows you to enjoy the season as well as all that were invited. Other possible locations for Fall weddings are Inns or Bed and Breakfasts, old vineyard and barns, and private estates. You may want to grab the opportunity if Fall foliage will be at its peak in your area. Select a location that gives you the advantage for the season and Fall foliage. These locations are very popular during the months of September and October so better to make your booking ahead.



Fall Wedding Themes, Favors and Decorations
Fall wedding themes can be incorporated with harvested crops, leaves and the rich colors like browns, reds, oranges, golden yellows and violets. For fall wedding favors, there are different kinds to choose from. Favors like edibles, candles, soap or even bookmarks. Edible favors like chocolates, candies, mints and jams. You too can make your own homemade edible treats, consider purchasing cooking ingredients for chocolate, candies and mint favors which are usually very easy to make. Also, fruit jams like apple, cranberries, grapes and other seasonal fruits. Other options could be store-buy favors. Today, lots of stylish store-buy fall wedding favors are available, some of them can be custom-made which are very ideal if you opt for more special wedding memorabilia. A simple candle favor can be turn into a Monogram Votive Candle Wedding Favor, or Maple Leaf Soaps Wedding Favors that came from a simple soap.



Other Fall wedding favor options you may include in your list are "Lustrous Leaf" Copper-Finish Bottle Stopper Wedding Favors, "Autumn Branches" Bronze-Finish Metal Photo Frame, "Turning Leaves" Bookmark Favors, and Classic Maple-Leaf Place Card Holders. There are still other choices for you to choose from, consider browsing the Internet and search for different selection as well as make some comparison, this way not only beautiful items you'll get but also ideal and inexpensive wedding favors that suit your budget.


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Saturday, February 1, 2014

Fall Wedding Decorating Ideas

Did you know that?
o That September is the most popular month for weddings? 14% of couples choose this month for their wedding day.
o October is the third most popular month for weddings. 12% of couples select October for their wedding day.
o 6% of weddings take place in November.


When you total this up, 30% of weddings take place during a fall month. There must be a very good reason for so many couples selecting this time of year for their weddings. Why do you think it is? Many couples tell us they prefer this time of year over warmer, stickier summer months. Also many couples became engaged at this time of year and want to have their wedding during the same month.

If you've decided to get married at this time of year and are searching for some creative wedding ideas, you've found the right article. This is absolutely one of the most breathtaking times of the year for weddings - and decorating has never been easier if you take advantage of the fall season as a backdrop.

If you've selected September or October or live in an area where the weather is still nice outside, you may want to have your wedding outdoors. Choosing a relaxed outdoor wedding theme will not only take the pressure off you, but is guaranteed to have your guests feeling relaxed right from the beginning.


Outdoor fall weddings are very easy to decorate for and contribute to the relaxed feel of the day. Consider hay bales for seating or to hold the beverages placed in metal containers with ice. The coolness of the days will make the ice last longer than during summer months.




This is the time for harvests so be sure to use the flowers and vegetables that are plentiful at this time of year in your fall decorating ideas. Sunflowers, mums, squash, pumpkins and more are all in abundance. Place beautiful sunflowers and mum is unique containers for the table centerpieces. Choose squash and pumpkins to accent your buffet or serving tables, the bar, and gift tables. These fall wedding decorations are not only beautiful but quite inexpensive to boot.


When selecting fall wedding favors, you should also keep the time of year in mind. There are many party favors that any guest would love to receive that are also fall themed. For edible favors, take a look at chocolate with personalized wrappers. These wrappers may be personalized in fall themes plus have the couples name and date on it for that extra special touch.




Another great eco-friendly favor option are wildflower seeds. Wildflower seeds are not only perfect for spring events but tie very nicely into fall events also. Choose wildflower seed favors that you can customize with a fall theme label. For more practical fall party favors, how about a photo frame that can first serve as a place card holder then be taken home to be used later by your guests? This year, there is a very nice fall photo frame designed in beautiful branches in a lovely bronze color. Another great option for a fall party favor is any favor in a gorgeous fall color such as orange, red, yellow or brown. Choose candles, soaps, and more in these beautiful colors.

Fall wedding party decorating has never been easier - or more affordable.


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