Thursday, October 7, 2010

Festive Fall Centerpiece Inspirations

The weather is absolutely beautiful today in Austin, Texas! With fall wedding season in full swing, I am very excited to see the beautiful autumn decor our couples will be using!  In the spirit of fall, I have been obsessing over my favorite fall centerpiece ideas.

These manzanita branches with dangling mercury glass votives made these centerpieces perfect for a rustic, outdoor wedding. The couple used a moss crush sash across  vineyard tables from Marquee Rents with decorative balls and candles for accents.

Photo Courtesy of Steve Moakley

This colorful arrangement by Petal Pushers mixed deep blues and reds with bright flowers and berries. Adding colorful berries to your bouquet or centerpieces adds a fresh and festive look to your event.

Photo Courtesy of Jennifer Lindberg.

Using asparagus and artichokes for a DIY centerpiece has been all the rage lately. Something similar to this can be simply assembled, is affordable, and looks great for any occasion. All you need are some candles, a fresh batch of asparagus, artichokes and ribbon of your choice! For a step-by-step assembly instructions, visit Virtue for a Women's blog. For a touch of  elegance, add white flowers and ivory tulle.

Collaging colorful gourds, flowers and dried leaves  creates a surprisingly beautiful arrangement. Use wicker or wooden buckets to complete the look.

Picture Courtesy of Style Me Pretty.

Another great way to incorporate fruit into your arrangements is by adding green apples! From apple towers to these apple bouquets, this vibrant fruit can really spice up your centerpieces. Use long sticks to act as stems and fill the gaps with white or vibrant colored flowers. This arrangement used a ribbon to cover the base.

I have also seen green apples used for filling tall cylinder vases. This looks great with light pink hydrangeas. Visit Project Wedding's Blog to see what I mean!

Lastly, this arrangement by Last Petal uses reds, oranges, and greens for a simple and elegant fall look. Its charm can be attributed to the adorable julep cup. 

Photo Courtesy of David Hill Photography.

Can't wait for what some of our favorite florists have in store for the fall months ahead! 

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