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There’s something magical and lovely about the weather getting colder, as the foliage around you is turning into warmer hues. For couples in love, the fall season beckons with an enchanting allure, inviting them to embark on a journey of eternal commitment amidst embracing nature's most captivating transformation. It's a season that paints the world in colors so rich and vivid that they seem straight out of a painter's dream, making it the perfect canvas for a wedding celebration. We love fall weddings because it gives you a chance to make the most of your creativity and work with many different ideas. Your fall wedding can be a great time to think of throwing a wedding that is not only romantic and magical but also warm! And what better way to make your autumnal nuptials than using a beautiful wedding color palette? We love to talk about colors, especially when it is about moody fall wedding colors. Inject beauty and style to your wedding day with warm colors and tones! Your chosen colors can be woven into every element of your wedding, from the invitations and floral arrangements to the bridesmaids' dresses and groomsmen's attire. It's a chance to express your unique style while paying homage to the captivating allure of fall. You can use this season to add the perfect details to your wedding day in the hues that you love. Looking for some inspiration for warmer tones for your wedding day colors? Well, we have some ideas for you!
Let’s talk about the perfect color combination for a fall wedding. A beautiful Halloween wedding day does not need to be moody and dark with spooky wedding decor ideas! You can put a twist to your wedding day with a brighter color scheme for your wedding day. You can use burnt orange, dusty pink, deep violet, and hunter green for your wedding day! Starbucks, back in 2020, used these colors for its fall campaign. And the moment we laid eyes on it, we fell in love with it! We love the pastel-like appeal of this beautiful color palette and feel that it will work well for your wedding day!
For your indoor or outdoor fall wedding, this color palette looks just right. You can add a lovely pristine white detail to the palette. For example, you can use dusty or other hues of pink as your wedding details. You can use ribbons or drapes to add magical touches to your wedding. Deep violet, burnt orange, and hunter green can be used as your wedding reception decor. You can also use these shades to create a beautiful tablescape with velvet touches to the setting. And to inject beauty, you can use burnt orange tapered candles on your wedding dinner tables! Additionally, you can add lanterns to the mix! Instead of looking for lanterns that fit your wedding’s aesthetic, choose hollowed-out pumpkins with carved spooky faces or you can have patterns carved on them to add more details to your wedding!
Also, you can use these colors as a part of your bridal party’s outfits! You can divide the colors and have the groom and his groomsmen dressed in two or more shades, and have the remaining colors slotted for the bride and bridesmaids’ outfits, or vice versa!
For this, all you need is a beautiful wedding venue and a color scheme! For this idea, we recommend using different hues of yellow. We recommend using bright yellow, warm yellow, pastel yellow, on the deeper side, deep caramel brown, baby pink, and dusty pink! These shades work brilliantly well for your wedding. You can use these colors to make your wedding a bright autumnal celebration. You can have a yellow-dominated wedding. We love yellow weddings and feel that the different hues of yellows will add a bright breath of sunshine to your fall wedding. The different hues of brown and pink can be used as wedding accents. And when we say “bright shine,” we mean for you to add beautiful lights to your wedding day! You can add a wonderful glow to your wedding with string and fairy lights. From balls of lights on a string lighting up the ceiling to the wonderful aisle runners, there’s so much you can do with these. Also, if your wedding venue for the day has trees, wrap them around the tree trunks to make them look just right!
That said, you can also use the string lights to add a magical touch to your wedding cake table decor. Another way to add beauty to your wedding day’s decor, we’d like to swap out a hue of yellow shade for gold.
Gold Wedding Ideas: The Bonus!
You can use gold with the color scheme we just mentioned or add it in place of another color. This way, your beautiful wedding will sparkle as well. Gold adds a layer of sophistication to your wedding day and decor ideas. You can also use gold, blush pink, and white as your wedding cake! Or you can choose gold accents for your wedding day! Gold is warm, bright, and shiny, which is why we recommend using this. Additionally, this works well for the moody hues of the season. You can also use gold-foiled wedding stationery. To go with it, you can also choose foiled wedding signage for your wedding entrance and other parts of the wedding.
Another creative way to throw a whimsical yet bright wedding is to bring the beautiful vibes of the outdoors right to your wedding details! Yes, we love beautiful pots and greenery added to the wedding theme. But we love this idea even better! Use the beautiful hues of greens with warmer undertones to pair with the tan and orange. You can also slate to the mix. This will be a great idea to have a wedding that is not only beautiful but warm, and inviting and makes you feel like you’re surrounded by the beauty of a forest. For this color scheme idea, we have a few wedding ideas that you can use!
Think of an outdoor wedding ceremony. If you have a whimsical wedding venue with vines and mossed walls, even better! You can use baby’s breath to add a touch of whimsy to your wedding ceremony. You can add greenery crowns to the bride, bridesmaid, and flower girls’ outfits! Another way to use this beautiful color scheme for your wedding is to choose tan and orange wedding decor ideas for your wedding reception, and use greens, in varying shades along with tan and orange accents for dinner table settings for your day! As wedding centerpieces, you can choose to have a beautiful baby’s breath. You can also have colorful wildflowers brought to your wedding day’s decor to add an authentic whimsical and forest vibe to your wedding day. You can also add some DIY touches to your wedding by choosing some DIY floral centerpieces, which don’t need you to be a professional to pull those off! Lastly, for your forest-inspired wedding, you can bring in a farm-to-table wedding menu, with fall-inspired drinks!
Since the spooky season is all about being bold, bright, and moody, we have something that will add a beautiful and unique twist to your fall wedding! We recommend pairing black, burgundy, plum, gold, and scarlet red! This gives us a very Dracula vibe, but romantic if you get our drift. For this wedding color theme to work for you, we have a few beautiful ideas for you! Set the tone with luxurious wedding invitations in rich burgundy and plum hues, accented with gold foiling for a touch of regal elegance. These invitations will provide guests with a glimpse of the opulence that awaits them as they step into your wedding day! Add more charms to your wedding with decor ideas, and add wedding luxurious floral arrangements Incorporate deep burgundy and plum flowers like dahlias and ranunculuses into your floral arrangements. Accentuate them with golden foliage and touches of black for an arrangement that exudes richness and sophistication.
Add this elegance to the wedding outfits of everyone who is in the wedding. For the bride, consider a wedding gown with intricate lace details and a hint of gold embellishment. Bridesmaids can complement the theme in elegant deep plum or burgundy dresses, while groomsmen don classic black suits with deep red ties or pocket squares. For your wedding reception tables with plum-colored linens, gold charger plates, and black and gold flatware. Floral centerpieces in rich burgundy hues, interspersed with gilded accents like votive candle holders and table numbers, will create a captivating atmosphere. You can also add satin red and black tablecloths and napkins, with gold-rimmed plates, and cutlery. You can add gold and plum wedding centerpieces to make your reception decor dazzling! You can also add black, gold, and plum-colored candles in varying heights and styles that can be scattered throughout the venue, casting a warm and inviting glow.
More way to add these colors to your wedding day is to have your cocktail menu reflect the same! Add signature cocktails such as a blackberry and plum-infused libation or a sparkling gold prosecco cocktail garnished with edible gold leaf to make your wedding day look harmonized and beautiful! You can also choose to have an ornate gilded, multi-tiered wedding cake adorned with metallic gold accents, deep burgundy fondant, and edible plum-colored flowers. The cake will be a delicious work of art that ties in perfectly with the theme. Take advantage of the stunning fall foliage by holding your ceremony outdoors. A backdrop of deep plum, burgundy, and gold accents will create a breathtaking setting for your vows.
For this wedding color palette, we recommend using cornflower, sage green, blush pink, and beige with silver accents. Cornflower, sage green, blush pink, and beige with silver accents create a color palette that exudes timeless elegance. These colors are soft and sophisticated, making them perfect for a fall wedding where you want to strike a balance between the warmth of the season and the classic charm of a wedding celebration. This color combination offers versatility, allowing you to adapt it to various wedding styles and themes. Whether you're planning a rustic outdoor wedding, an intimate garden ceremony, or an opulent ballroom affair, these colors can seamlessly fit into your chosen setting. Cornflower blue adds a touch of vibrancy to the palette, breaking away from traditional fall colors. It serves as a lively accent that adds visual interest and keeps the overall look fresh and modern.
Inject these colors into your wedding by choosing to decorate your ceremony space with lush floral arrangements featuring blush pink and sage green blooms, interspersed with silver accents. A beige aisle runner can tie the look together. You can also use cornflower flowers for your wedding day! You can add a multi-tiered cake with blush pink and sage green floral decorations and silver accents. Desserts like macarons or cupcakes can also be decorated in these hues. Also, you can use white, fine china wedding cutlery and add these colors as accents for your wedding day!
Bonus Idea: Embracing Autumn's Warmth: A Terracotta Wedding Palette
The earthy tones of terracotta are just right for a beautiful autumnal celebration. This is a great option if you’re throwing an early fall wedding. However, you can make it fit the time of the year by adding some more hues to the palette. Start by setting the tone with wedding invitations adorned with terracotta accents. The rich, earthy tones can be beautifully complemented with touches of gold or deep burgundy for an inviting yet sophisticated look. When it comes to your wedding flowers, think of terracotta-colored blooms like marigolds, rusty chrysanthemums, and warm-toned roses. Combine them with greenery for arrangements that feel like they've been plucked straight from an autumn garden. Decorate your reception tables with terracotta-colored linens, wooden chargers, and elegant tableware in warm, complementary shades. Intersperse the table with terracotta pots filled with seasonal blooms for a touch of rustic charm. You can also add burlap and cozy haystack ideas to make your wedding look stunning. For example, creating an outdoor lounge for your wedding guests to sit on haystacks with warm and delicious fall beverages is a good way to incorporate this idea!
With that, we come to the end of our wedding inspiration blog with ideas for your wedding. Although we’ve mentioned a few ideas above, we would like to remind you that you can change these ideas to your liking. If you’re familiar with color theory and color wheel, then you can easily use that to swap out any of the colors in the color palette and use the ones you love! This will help you throw a wedding that you will love! We hope you have a great time planning your fall wedding!