Wedding Planning

10 Creative Ways to Include Pumpkins in Your Fall Wedding

10 Creative Ways to Include Pumpkins in Your Fall Wedding

It’s pumpkin season!

 

 

 

pumpkin lined aisle

 

 

Aisle Decor

 

Make your walk down the aisle even more magical by lining each row with fresh-from-the-patch pumpkins.

 

 

 

white pumpkin centerpiece

 

 

Floral Centerpiece

 

Hollow out a pumpkin (you can paint them to match your palette) and along with a block of florist foam, use it as a vase for your floral arrangements.

 

 

 

place hard holder

 

 

Place Card Holder

 

Your fall wedding decor doesn’t need to be elaborate. This adorable place card holder idea was easy to make and blended in with the wedding’s modern decor.

 

 

 

pumpkin card holder

 

 

Buffet Decor

 

Mini pumpkins are also a clever way to mark the different options at your food stations or buffet table. If you have them near food, though, you will probably want to skip the glitter and leave them plain.

 

 

 

pumpkin table decor

 

 

Autumn Tablescape

 

Bring the pumpkin patch to your wedding with this fantastic tablescape concept. Create a greenery runner and dot it with small pumpkins and then surround the end of the table with larger gourds.

 

 

 

pumpkin engagement session

 

 

Light Up Messages

 

This couple chose to express their love via pumpkins during their engagement session by carving words into each. You can use the same concept to direct your guests around your reception, lighting the way to the welcome table or buffet.

 

 

 

black painted pumpkin

 

 

Unconventional Elegance

 

While it is certainly popular to paint your pumpkins in metallic paints or dip them in glitter, this black pumpkin offers an uniquely elegant alternative. This would be gorgeous at a black and white or grayscale Halloween-themed reception.

 

 

 

glass bar menu

 

 

Seasonal Bar Menu

 

There’s a pumpkin treat out there for everyone. For your groom and his microbrew-obsessed compatriots, they might love the chance to sample a selection of pumpkin ales and ciders.

 

 

 

pumpkin space latte

 

 

Fall Beverages

 

If you’re running to Starbucks for a pumpkin spice latte the second you see the first leaf fall, why not serve your fave beverage at your wedding? Especially during early fall, when the weather is cool and crisp, it’s nice to extend your reception outside. A PSL will keep your guests cozy by the fire pit.

 

 

 

pumpkin layer cake

 

 

Tasty Desserts

 

You could serve pumpkin pie at your fall wedding, or you could choose a pumpkin layer cake with cream cheese frosting. The best thing about a pumpkin cake? It’s pretty much impossible to make one that turns out dry. This scrumptious option uses lots of cinnamon to created a spiced flavor.