Inspiration for an autumnal wedding – wool, hessian, pumpkins and old fashioned hues


Today I have seen so many things that sparked ideas for an autumnal wedding that I felt the best way to share them was with an inspiration board.  If I was planning an autumn wedding I think I would be inspired by wool, hessian, pumpkins, and old-fashioned hues.

Decorating for an autumn wedding

I would decorate with lots of galvanised metal buckets and pewter jugs, filled with the last of the summer flowers in soft, warm colours.  Pumpkins, squashes and gourds can be found in your local farm shops and look wonderful just as they are.  I would use old woolen blankets on hay bales for seating or used like a tablecloth for a cake table.

Dressing for an autumn wedding

For me I would embrace the season, fitting the boys out in country tweed suits, knitted ties and buttonholes of wheat or seedheads.  Bridesmaids would be wrapped in chunky knit scarves and maybe even mittens to keep them warm.  Amongst all those soft colours I would try to bring in a pop of colour – like the gorgeous teal blue of that hat or a pretty bouquets of Dahlia flowers.

Are you having an autumn wedding – what’s inspired you?  If you were to dream up your perfect autumn wedding what would it be like?  Would you like to see more posts like this?

Images from top: Madeline Winter Cape; Rustic Burlap Ring Pillow; pumpkins; dahlias; teal hat; blankets; Knit tie; wheat buttonhole; vintage cutlery


Sally Hutt on 26. September, 2011

I was married in the autumn and the autumn colours were lovely. It was a very simple wedding – family only but I do remember one of my sisters collecting up all the fallen leaves to throw as confetti.

bobby on 15. April, 2015

Hi, just wondering if I can get blanket prices for hire please!
Email me as soon as possible
Many Thanks x


CharlieB on 15. April, 2015

Hi Bobby, this blog post was just to provide inspiration, I don’t hire out blankets for weddings, but I’ll drop you an email to let you know as well x

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