rustic styling charm
I can’t quite believe its September already! Fall fashion is storming its way into retail stores and the first of the autumn weddings are underway. A great way to embrace the chilly weather and crisp colours is to style your special day in rusty and evergreen tones to compliment the change of season. From the wedding invites to the decorations, keeping them all in the same tones is an easy way to bring the whole day together.
Your invitations are a perfect way to reveal a snippet of your wedding to your lovely guests. To start the rustic theme rolling these Rustic Green Wedding Invitations and Envelopes from Artcadia are just right for autumn: artistically finished with leaves and a bare tree. Or these Typography Cards by The Spotted Sparrow can be fully customised from the wording to the imagery, to make a really personal invitation. Keep with the brown undertones for your seating plan too with this Recycled Luggage Tag Table Plan.
Impress your guests with your wedding style by decorating the reception with rustic charm. Rather than having flowers for the table centrepieces, you could use terracotta plant pots and fill with an array of twigs. Then hang quirky accessories off them for a unique touch such as these Bell Heart Decorations or Iron Heart Decorations, and for an autumn feel, try these Silver Metal Pine Cones and Pewter Leaf Ornaments. If you’d like to add a bit of bling to your wedding day, then drape with strings of jewels or pearls and for a pop of colour, why not try these Hand Blown Glass Ball Decorations? Another alternative is to have round cuts of logs as centrepiece stands. You could then place these Rustic Topiary Crowns on top and fill with fairy lights or a collection of your wedding blooms.
To complete your rustic styled tables use reclaimed photo frames to display the table names/numbers. I love these Wooden Heart Frame Decorations from Hunter Gatherer. If you’re revelling in all things autumn, why not name each table after a type of tree and in each frame place one of their leaves? I stumbled across this in the German magazine LandLust along with an amazingly creative tablecloth made from real leaves. Maybe just make one for the cake table to make the scrummy masterpiece stand out? Finish off by scattering acorns and pine cones around each setting, and for favours, fill this Rustic Mini Sack with delights you know your guests will enjoy. This Children’s Discovery Kit is a great choice to entertain the young ones and it keeps with the colour scheme too!
Once you’ve styled the venue and have everything just how you want it, add some finishing touches to you and your partners’ attire for that extra bit of wow. Accessories are a brilliant way to make a statement. There are these personalised Initial Cufflinks made from a gorgeous cherry wood or these sterling silver Autumn Cufflinks. Zelda Wong Jewellery also has a matching Autumn Necklace perfect for the bride. And as its getting chilly make sure to wrap up warm. This Alpaca Fur Tippet is right on trend and will keep you snug all evening. And for the lovely bridesmaids opt for a 100% Baby Alpaca Shawl perfect for all seasons and super soft.