In Season Now: More Ways to Use Ferns

ferns ceremony chairs

Photo: Aneta Mak

Last week, we shared some of the prettiest bridal bouquets featuring lush, textural ferns. But since they're so seasonal, we're spotlighting even more ways to incorporate pretty ferns into the rest of your fall wedding day. From ceremony aisle decorations to even your cake, check out these elegant and creative ways to feature ferns in your wedding.

Ceremony Aisle (above): Tie lush ferns to the chairs along the ceremony aisle with pretty satin ribbon.

Ceremony Backdrop: For an organic and minimalist look, affix individual fern fronds to a blank white wall.

Escort Card Display Stake each guest's escort card in a rustic planter overflowing with ferns.

Centerpiece: Rustic wood planter boxes filled with deep-green ferns are an elegant (and affordable!) centerpiece idea.

Fern Tablescape: For a more elaborate, lush look, display a runner of ferns down the length of the table and also suspend them overhead from chandeliers.

Pedestal Centerpiece: If your reception space has tall ceilings, elevate an elegant arrangement of ferns on a tall pedestal.

Place Setting: Displaying a single fern at each guest's place setting is a great way to bring the outdoors inside.

Cake Table: Decorate your dessert table with a striking wall arrangement of ferns and flowers.

fern wedding cake

Photo: Aaron Delesie

Wedding Cake: A woodland scene of marzipan mushrooms and fresh ferns and berries is the perfect complement to an outdoor wedding celebration.

Special thanks to Sean Nestlerode at Torchio Nursery in San Francisco for his help with our "In Season Now" flower series!

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