22 Fab Fern-Inspired Wedding Decor Ideas

Autumn weddings may be one of the *prettiest* highlights of the season. So if you’re tying the knot this fall, make sure your special day looks the part with decor that embraces fall’s whimsical woodland vibes. In other words, step up your wedding decor with stunning fern displays. From a woodland wedding cake to a luscious garland table runner and an earthy chic fern crown, these ideas will definitely get your decor details pinned onto everyone’s Pinterest boards. For more ideas on how to bring this fall wedding trend to life, scroll on.

1. Flowers and Fronds: Going with an all-natural cake? Combine delicate white florals and ferns for a cake garnish perfect for an autumn wedding. (via Sweet Root Village / Ruffled)

2. DIY Fern Floral Crown: Finally, a crown fit for the queen that you are. Embrace your inner woodland goddess with an ethereal crown made of fresh ferns. (via Wedding Sparrow)

3. Welcome Sign: Usher guests into your lush wedding venue with a welcome sign surrounded by candles and greenery. Drape a fern garland across the top of your sign for a natural and elegant display. (via Mary Claire Photography / Ruffled)

4. Wedding Invitations: Give guests their first glimpse into your special day with classy invitations that include a cheeky fern peeping out from inside the envelope. Tie the whole look together with a velvet green ribbon. (via Justin Demutiis / Snippet & Ink)

5. Hanging Ferns: How’s this for a wedding photoshoot? Billowy white curtains with fresh fern hangings sound like everything you need for a picture-perfect wedding album. (via Magnolia Rouge)

6. Fresh Boutonnieres: Forgo traditional flowers for an elegant bouq made with ferns and greenery. The varying textures and subtle differences in shade will give off a refined and sophisticated look. (via Jose Villa)

7. DIY Greenery Bouquet: Cut costs and create the bouquet you’ve always envisioned with this lovely DIY. You can even turn it into a group activity with your gal pals, where they can DIY their own bridesmaid bouquets. (via Afloral)

8. Chair Decor: Spruce up the back of your guests’ chairs with beautiful floral fern arrangements. Pair white roses with leafy greens for a look that’s nothing short of classy chic. (via Jose Villa Photography / Style Me Pretty)

9. Wedding Ceremony Aisle: Elevate a lackluster wedding aisle with candlesticks on top of gathered ferns. It’s a stylish way to dress up your ceremony without being over-the-top. (via Jose Villa / Mod Wedding)

10. DIY Wedding Wreath: For a minimalistic ceremony backdrop, create simple wreaths made of fern fronds. Then hang them from the ceiling or form branches using fishing line. (via Once Wed)

11. Photo Booth Backdrop: Step up your wedding photos with a gorgeous backdrop made of emerald green ferns. Add a romantic quote in gold calligraphy and you’re all set for the photographer to snap away. (via Debbie Lourens / Confetti Daydreams)

12. Candles: Spruce up plain candles by decorating them with ferns or other foliage. The crudely wrapped twine gives a beautifully natural and organic look. (via Per Pixel Photo / Style Me Pretty)

13. Dessert Table Backdrop: Looking for a budget-friendly idea for a dessert table backdrop that still looks fancy? Use flowers and ferns to create these charming arches. If you want, you can even add your names carved in wood to display in the center. (via Amber Snow / Ruffled)

14. Fern Centerpiece: Filling vases with leafy ferns is one way to step up your earthy wedding table decor. Throw in a couple candles and a fishbowl terrarium to make it into an earthy chic table setting. (via Pedrotti Photography / Made from Scratch)

15. Hanging Fern Display: Leaf your guests in awe with a beautiful hanging display. Clip various types of greenery, including ferns, to twine to recreate this look. (via Briana Arlene Photography / Ruffled)

16. Woodsy Table Setting: Play up the outdoorsy element with a fern garland runner *and* a hanging fern display. The bountiful foliage will transport guests into a woodsy wonderland — not to mention, it’ll make for some seriously stunning pictures. (via Hikari Photography / The Style Co)

17. Simple Chic Plate Setting: If in doubt, white it out. Seriously, a clean white plate setting can do no wrong. Slip in a fern with your menu, add a gleaming set of silver utensils and you’ve got the making for one charming table setting. (via Onelove Photography / Style Me Pretty)

18. Glass Boxes: Planning a more intimate wedding? Make sure to include this unique seating chart ideal for a shorter list of people. Display guest names inside a simple glass box embellished with a fern or a plant sprig. (via Jose Villa)

19. Dreamy Wedding Cake: A fern artfully spread on the side of your wedding cake makes for a dreamy dessert display. Your guests will drool over the simplicity of this minimalist organic look. (via D’Arcy Benincosa / Style Me Pretty)

20. Lush Bouquet: Transcend tradition with a bouquet made up of vibrant green ferns. For a seamless finish, tie the stems together with a strip of green velvet or gold ribbon. (via Jo Bartholomew / Nouba)

21. Greenery Garland: Bring attention to your sweetheart table with a luscious garland runner like this one. Mix fern foliage with similar greenery to make your table truly one with the wilderness. (via Mustard Seed Photography / Southern Weddings)

22. Chair Bouquets: Adorn otherwise plain chairs with a floral fern arrangement that’ll light up the aisle. Since simple greenery looks great when paired with anything, you can bet whatever bouquet you choose will look ah-mazing making its way to your betrothed. (via Jessi Nichols Photography / Wedding Chicks)

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