While many people get hitched in the summer, we find tying the knot a bit later in the year to be even more special. Something wildly romantic about fall weddings: the earthy and rustic atmospheres, the deep rich pantones (we’re into auburn and bronze), the gourd and veggie table décor.


1. Romantic Wedding Gown: Off-white and delicate lace details create a romantic look that complements the season perfectly. (Dress via Mon Amie Bridal Salon / @monamiebridalsalon)


2. Wheat Stalk Centerpieces: Mix wheat stalk with autumn foliage to give your table a “just harvested” feel. (Event Design via Toast Santa Barbara / @toastsantabarbara; Photo via Daniel Kiyoi)


3. Deep Colored Invitations: Design your invitations with deep, rich colors. Warm, earthy hues fit right in with the falling leaves that this season brings. (Stationery via Whimsique / @whimsiqueinvitations; Photo via The Youngrens)


4. Stay Warm: Use this chilly weather to your advantage and play up the season! Accessorize with cozy fur coats that will look adorable in photos. (Event Design via SoCo Events / @socoevents; Photo via  Justine Ungaro)


5. Rustic Centerpieces: Fall pairs perfectly with rustic details. Opt for branches instead of flowers to decorate your tables. (Photo via Marni Rothschild Pictures / @marnipictures)


6. Go Gold: Add gold accents to your simple décor to pull in a romantic feel. (Photo via Megan Clouse Photography / @meganhollyclouse)


7. Get Cozy: Set up a lounge area with wine-colored pillows and couches where your guests can cuddle up. (Wedding Planner via LVL Weddings & Events / @lvlweddings; Photo via Larissa Cleveland)


8. Fall Harvest: Let your accent pieces reflect the season by using fresh fall harvests, such as pumpkins and wheat stalk. (Photo via Legacy Photo and Design / @legacyphotoanddesign)


9. Seasonal Invitations: Add pretty fall touches to your invitations by embellishing them with gold leaves. (Stationery via Lucky Invitations / @luckyinvitationscom; Photo via Briick & Bernier)


10. Lots and Lots of Foliage: Keep your table linens simple, but wow your guests with fall flower arrangements. (Event Design via Imagine…Weddings and Special Events / @imagineweddingssb; Photo via Miki & Sonja / @mikiandsonja)


11. Fall Fruits and Vegetables: Get creative with your place cards and use apples to direct your guests to their seats! (Event Design via Gather Events / @gatherevents; Photo via Chris and Kristen)


12. Pinecones and Lace: Add small details that make a big impact! Pinecones and lace are the perfect mix of rustic and romantic. (Photo via Brea McDonald Photography; @breamcd)


13. Moscow Mules: Serve seasonal drinks that your guests will love! Moscow Mules are delicious and can be served in a perfect-for-fall copper mug. (Event Design via Captivatingly Chic Celebrations / @captivatinglychiccelebrations; Photo via Johno Faherty)


14. Fall Foliage: Fill your bouquet with autumn tones and a variety of fall flowers. (Event Design via Blissful Events / @blissfuleventssri; Photo via Katie Osgood)


15. Bobbing for Decor: Tie your favorite elements of fall together with this DIY reception décor. (Event Design via Valley & Co. / @valleyandco; Photo via Chantal Andrea)

Describe your dream DIY fall wedding in the comment section below!