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The leaves are changing colors, the air is crisp, and everywhere you turn there's pumpkin or pumpkin spice everything. If you go bananas for pumpkins and pumpkin spice-flavored anything, why not incorporate it into your wedding? After all, your wedding day should be a reflection of you and your fiancé! Channel your inner autumn princess by adding these cute pumpkin wedding ideas into your own big day.
Consider using the flavor in your favors for one of the easiest ways to pay homage to the deliciousness that is pumpkin spice. Miniature coffee bags, muffin mix in a jar, and pumpkin spice donuts are all festive and flavorful ways to send your guests home from your celebration with delicious goodies, and smiles.
Getting Ready Photos
If you're a pumpkin or fall devotee — chances are you're obsessed with PSLs (Pumpkin Spice Lattes, duh.) Head out the morning of your wedding (before your glam session) and pick up the signature drink to get your much needed caffeine fix before the long (but amazing!) day ahead. Just be sure to ask the baristas to label your cups with insta-worthy "Bride", "MOH" and "Bridesmaid" for adorable photo ops, too.
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Décor & Color Scheme
Pumpkin spice isn't just a latte anymore. Use pops of the pumpkin spice color (a warm, burnt orange hue) into your florals and tablescapes to achieve a festive fall look. We're not saying you have to go all out with orange bridesmaid dresses or lighting — but a touch of the orange color here and there can really do wonders in making your décor fabulously fall. Opt to use hallowed out pumpkins as vases for centerpieces or accent pieces, or use mini-pumpkins as escort cards for a creative way to seat your guests.
Cocktails & Cuisine
If mixology is more your thing, consider incorporating notes of the seasoning into your signature cocktail, or go big and feature a full-blown pumpkin station at your cocktail hour. Pumpkin ravioli, soup served in mini pumpkin bowls, savory pumpkin risotto — get creative and serve up your favorite gourd for a cocktail hour surprise.
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If flannel, orchards, hay and pumpkins make you swoon, head to the local pumpkin patch or apple orchard to pose for some wedding photos. It's the perfect way to capture the beauty of the season as well as your affinity for all things — without going overboard. Be sure to balance out your photos with more neutral backdrops too, so you have an assortment of wedding photos to swoon over.