Now that the Great British summer has ended, we take a look at autumn wedding ideas for brides-to-be.

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Pine Cones

Now that pine trees are starting to lose their pine cones, autumn is the perfect time for you to incorporate them into your decorative pieces.

Once you’ve collected enough pine cones, check them for creepy crawlies and take them home to give them a good wash.

Pine cones are very versatile when it comes to decorations. Incorporate them into your flowers, have some in strategically placed in your bouquet and the groomsmen buttonholes.

Leaves

Nothing says autumn more than orange and brown leaves. Scatter some leaves on your tables for a quick and effective way of decorating.

Leaf skeletons will look gorgeous on your wedding stationery, and autumn leaves and foliage on a white cake are a simple but effective way of creating a statement wedding cake. Just make sure you take them off before your guests tuck in, they don’t taste very nice.

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Footwear

Unfortunately, autumn in the UK normally means more rain instead of crisp cold days.

Make sure you’re prepared for the wet weather with some appropriate footwear. There are a number of companies that now offer wellies dubbed weddington boots for brides getting married in the autumn or winter. Matched with some colourful umbrellas, these are perfect for some fun outdoor photo opportunities.

Colours

When you think of autumn wedding ideas, normally the colours orange, brown and gold are the first things people consider.

An orange and gold colour scheme is striking and impressive, where as a brown and gold scheme is much more subtle and regal. Experiment with autumn wedding ideas and colours and find the right style for you.

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Halloween

Halloween falls in autumn but if you want to incorporate this into your wedding, you don’t have to deck everything out in orange and black stripes.

Pumpkin carving has come along way from basic jack-o-lantern faces. These days intricate designs can be carved into pumpkins, which look spectacular once light up. Find someone who knows what they’re doing and let their imaginations run wild!

Fireworks

Now is the best time to get great deals on fireworks. If you’re getting married now or next year, it’s best to stock up on cheap fireworks while you can!

Are you getting married in autumn? What are your autumn wedding ideas?

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