The end of summer is just around the corner, which means that for those planning weddings this fall, it is time to stop procrastinating and get to work tying up any loose ends. If you are planning a wedding this September or October, you have most likely already planned the main details of the ceremony and reception such as the venue, catering, and your dress. However, you may not have fully decided on decor details. If you are planning a wedding this fall and looking for some fun and easy DIY decor ideas that won’t take a lot of time (or money), we have you covered! Read on to learn more about six of our favorite ideas for fall wedding decor.
1. Leaf Place Cards
If you are in search of an affordable yet elegant idea for place cards, you may want to consider rolling up your sleeves and getting to work on these DIY gilded leaf place cards. All you will need is an assortment of leaves, a gold leafing pen, and a black or white pen to write the guest’s name. DIY wedding decor doesn’t get much easier than this!
2. Pumpkin Centerpieces
Yes, it may seem a little cliche, but with a little creativity, a DIY pumpkin centerpiece is anything but ordinary! Dress them up with paint, hollow them out and use them as one-of-a-kind vases for seasonal floral arrangements, or carve designs into them to create elegant lanterns. The possibilities are endless for this DIY fall wedding decor idea.
3. Wreaths of Leaves
Wreaths aren’t just for doors anymore! We love the idea of incorporating fall foliage into your fall wedding decor using hand-made leaf wreaths as seat markers during your ceremony. Looking for a tutorial? We love this guide for making DIY leaf wreaths for your big day!
4. Maple Leaf Candle Holders
For those embracing a rustic, fall theme, these maple leaf mason jar lanterns will add a perfect touch. All you need to create this DIY project is mason jars, fresh fall foliage, tea light candles, some old-fashioned mod podge, and a little bit of creativity.
5. Fall Foliage Backdrop
Another DIY fall wedding decor idea that we love is creating a fall foliage backdrop out of colorful leaves. This will not only create a lovely space for your wedding photos, but also a fun, seasonal photo opt for guests!
6. Rustic Sparkler Display
If you plan on using wedding sparklers in your wedding send off, why not DIY a cute display that can serve as decor during the reception? This DIY display from a rustic barn wedding would be easy to recreate, as would this one. Want to keep it really simple? You can’t go wrong with a simple galvanized metal bucket or vase with a cute chalkboard note.