It’s almost the time of year for fall weddings, and autumn is perhaps the most lovely season to get married. With themed elements, like pumpkins and gorgeous color palettes, it’s easy to add a touch of the season to your big day. We’ve got lots of DIY fall crafts and the best fall recipes for your autumn reception.
Fall DIY Project Ideas for an Autumn Reception
DIY Fall Crafts for your Autumn Reception
DIY Floral Pumpkins
Want to add a personalized element to your autumn reception? These floral pumpkins are the perfect accent for your special day. Made using a foam pumpkin and petals from silk florals, these elegant pumpkins are simple to make.
A big plus is that you can use them to decorate your home after your wedding day. What cute DIY fall decorations for you to make ahead of time!
DIY Pumpkin Napkin Rings
Imagine these adorable fall napkin rings on the tables of your autumn wedding reception! Consequently, they are the perfect DIY accent to keep your napkin tidy at each place setting.
What a perfect way to say “fall” without going overboard. Bonus: they don’t even have to be orange as you can paint them to be any color.
No-Carve DIY Painted Pumpkins
Looking for a unique way to use real pumpkins? As a result, making these beautiful, marbled pumpkins is simple — although a bit messy. You can use leftover paints or purchase colors in your wedding tones. Either way, these no-carve pumpkins are beautiful.
Place them at your autumn reception entryway, or make smaller ones to add to your centerpieces. It’s also a great project for your new home!
Individual DIY Pie-Slice Boxes
Are you serving pie at your wedding? After all, there are so many fall-centric flavors like pumpkin, apple, and pecan. Capitalize on the opportunity to have pie double as a wedding favor and make these pie-slice boxes. As a result, they are an excellent way for folks to be able to take a slice home.
Not only is this one of the most practical DIY fall crafts, but it’ll ensure that the pie stays mess-free. Brilliant!
Best Fall Recipes for your Autumn Reception
Homemade Apple Cider Donuts
You may not want to tackle your entire wedding reception catering. However, you can make these tasty homemade apple cider donuts easily. These doughnuts would look so cute on a donut wall.
Another possibility is making these sweet treats as your dessert instead of a wedding cake. You could also put them in pretty bags and use them as wedding favors.
Looking for a unique drink for your autumn reception? This mulled wine recipe is perfect, especially if your guests need to warm up. In fact, this fall drink would go great with the donuts above.
Either toast with spiced wine or use it as your signature drink. However you incorporate it, it’s a lovely addition to a fall wedding day.
Apple Pie Roses
Apple is another popular flavor during the fall season. If you want to include something in your big day other than apple pie, try making these adorable edible rosettes instead.
Not only are they sweet and tart, but these mini desserts are ultra-cute, too!
Copycat Starbucks Latte
Looking for a great non-alcoholic drink to end your fall wedding reception? This copycat Starbucks latte has flavors of salted caramel and creme brulee to make it feel like a dessert.
Pass this recipe on to your wedding caterer, and have them make it for your guests. This also pairs well with the mini-rosettes above. What a winning combination!