13 Unique Ways to Decorate With Lanterns at Your Fall Wedding
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13 Unique Ways to Decorate With Lanterns at Your Fall Wedding

Whether you’re planning a wedding that’s rustic, glam or something in between, lanterns are a versatile alternative to traditional chandeliers, floral centerpieces and even aisle decor. And they fit right in with a fall wedding. Here, we’ve rounded up 13 fabulous ways to decorate with lanterns at your wedding for a warm, welcoming look every last guest will love.

1. Ceremony Backdrop: From the succulents to the geometric wooden lanterns, this imaginative ceremony backdrop has us completely captivated. (via Ruffled)

2. Tree Canopy: Keep ceremony decor to a minimum by saying “I do” beneath a towering tree decorated with just a small handful of hanging lanterns. (via Style Me Pretty)

3. Antique Fireplace: While the antique fireplace and arched flower arrangement are already pretty enough on their own, vintage lanterns help give this ceremony backdrop added rustic charm. (via One Fab Day)

4. Cocktail Lighting: Whether you hang them from branches or display them on ledges, lanterns beautifully set the stage for lots of mixing and mingling. (via Elizabeth Anne Designs + Colin Cowie Weddings)

5. Moroccan-Inspired Decor: Guests will feel as if they’ve traveled straight to Casablanca when you decorate your reception space with vibrant draping and Moroccan-inspired lanterns. (via Stupa Caspea)

6. Non-Traditional Bouquets: Flower-filled lanterns make totally gorgeous, totally unconventional bouquets for you, your maids and even your flower girls. Display them on tables after the ceremony to get the most mileage out of your floral budget. (via Bridal Guide)

7. Aisle Accents: No one will miss the classic flower petals or votives when you line the aisle with fall-themed accents like pumpkins, leaves and lanterns. (via Project Wedding + Every Last Detail)

8. Relaxed Romance: Get everyone in the mood for a relaxed, laid-back celebration by showcasing old-fashioned lanterns on tree stumps or blankets. (via Confetti Daydreams + Rustic Wedding Chic)

9. Deconstructed Lantern ($109): A deconstructed lantern makes a unique, unexpected addition to your escort card, gift or guest book table.

10. Rustic Wagon: Lanterns, flowers and greenery look especially fall-appropriate atop a rustic wooden wagon. (via Elizabeth Anne Designs)

11. Hanging Candlelit Lanterns: Suspended lanterns add instant romance to any reception and are the perfect complement to gleaming dinner table votives. (via Something Borrowed + Intimate Weddings)

12. Unconventional Centerpieces: Pair lanterns with flowers, as seen here, or go for a simpler, more minimalist look. Either way, they’re sure to deliver a soft glow and plenty of charm. (via Rustic Wedding Chic + Loverly)

13. Camping-Themed Dessert Table: Love the great outdoors? Channel the vibe by hanging lanterns alongside a decadent, dreamy dessert table. (via Hostess with the Mostess + Kara’s Party Ideas)

Will you be decorating with lanterns? Share your wedding plans with us below!