19 Ways To Use Pumpkins For Wedding Decorations

19 Ways To Use Pumpkins For Wedding Decorations | CHWV

Colourful, seasonal and a little bit magical; pumpkins make great wedding decorations!

If you had to choose a symbol of the season, the pumpkin would definitely be the pick for autumn. Pumpkins are also absolutely perfect for autumn weddings. They’re budget-friendly, they come in a whole range of sizes from super cute tiny varieties to huge showstoppers and they are just great for styling your autumn wedding. So, if you’re looking for gorgeous autumn wedding decorations then read on because here are 19 ways to use pumpkins for wedding decorations…

19 Ways To Use Pumpkins For Wedding Decorations | CHWV

 

1. Mini pumpkins make a fantastic alternative table runner. Spray paint them if you like to match your theme and arrange them along the length of your table along with other props and decorations.

19 Ways To Use Pumpkins For Wedding Decorations | CHWV

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2. Flower filled pumpkins are wonderful for lining the aisle during your ceremony. After your vows, why not have the pumpkins moved so that they welcome guests into dinner?

19 Ways To Use Pumpkins For Wedding Decorations | CHWV

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3. Show off your new married name with a glowing row of carved pumpkins! Print letters in the appropriate sizes, tape them onto your pumpkins and simply cut around your templates.

19 Ways To Use Pumpkins For Wedding Decorations | CHWV

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4. What could be cuter than a pumpkin post box for your wedding cards? Paint your pumpkin, cut out the slot, outline the letters and colour in by hand. A really simple and effective wedding DIY.

19 Ways To Use Pumpkins For Wedding Decorations | CHWV

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5. Tiny pumpkins are perfect tea light holders, especially when you carve a little heart into them. Just pop your tea-light inside, light and enjoy the effect.

19 Ways To Use Pumpkins For Wedding Decorations | CHWV

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6. If you’re feeling brave with your pumpkin wedding decorations, drill intricate patterns into the pumpkins and push fairy lights through the holes to create amazing decorations. Group lots together to create display with the wow-factor.

19 Ways To Use Pumpkins For Wedding Decorations | CHWV

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7. Carved pumpkins don’t have to include big cut out features. Delicate designs that just scrape away the bright orange layer to leave the softer colour beneath on show are some of our favourites.

19 Ways To Use Pumpkins For Wedding Decorations | CHWV

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8. For the ultimate pumpkin tablecentre, fill your hollowed out pumpkin with seasonal blooms and stand the finished arrangement on a chunky rustic wood slice.

19 Ways To Use Pumpkins For Wedding Decorations | CHWV

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9. For a glamorous look with pumpkins, white pumpkins are essential for autumn wedding decorations. These create a really clean and simple feel and look fantastic with paler flowers.

19 Ways To Use Pumpkins For Wedding Decorations | CHWV

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10. Little pumpkins are the perfect size for place card holders! Paint them in your chosen colour, cut a slit in the stalk and stand your place cards inside. You can use the same idea to create a seasonal escort card display.

19 Ways To Use Pumpkins For Wedding Decorations | CHWV

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11. Flowers don’t have to sit inside a hollowed out pumpkin. How about autumnal blooms that appear to be bursting out from the pumpkin itself?

19 Ways To Use Pumpkins For Wedding Decorations | CHWV

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12. Glitter always makes everything better and pumpkins look amazing when they’re covered in the sparkly stuff. Alternatively add strips of metallic tape or paint on glittery dots, chevrons or other patterns.

19 Ways To Use Pumpkins For Wedding Decorations | CHWV

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13. Instead of carrying a traditional basket, why not let your flower girl carry something far more seasonal? A sweet little pumpkin basket full of leaf confetti is perfect for autumn.

19 Ways To Use Pumpkins For Wedding Decorations | CHWV

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14. Decorate a staircase in your venue with pumpkins, hurricane lanterns and a seasonal floral swag. You can be sure that guests will find their way when they see these beautiful autumn wedding decorations.

19 Ways To Use Pumpkins For Wedding Decorations | CHWV

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15. Create your own autumnal wedding guest book with the help of some paint, some pens and a gorgeous pumpkin! Add a touch of glitter to the stalk for some all-important sparkle.

19 Ways To Use Pumpkins For Wedding Decorations | CHWV

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16. Now these might not be real pumpkins but we had to include them because they’re so sweet, in more ways than one! Twist these little tissue paper pumpkins around chocolates to make great wedding favours.

19 Ways To Use Pumpkins For Wedding Decorations | CHWV

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17. Glittered monogram pumpkins make seriously stylish wedding decorations and you can easily craft your own to suit your colour theme.

19 Ways To Use Pumpkins For Wedding Decorations | CHWV

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18. We love statement backdrops and of course, pumpkins are perfect choice for autumn. Arrange crates or log stacks and decorate them with candles, flowers and lots of pumpkins to make an excellent backdrop for photos.

19 Ways To Use Pumpkins For Wedding Decorations | CHWV

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19. Every wedding absolutely has to have wedding rings so ditch the traditional ring cushion and use a pumpkin instead!

19 Ways To Use Pumpkins For Wedding Decorations | CHWV

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Now that you’re excited about autumn wedding decorations, it’s time to make sure that you’ve chosen the perfect seasonal colour scheme. Take a look at our pick of The Very Best Autumnal Wedding Colours.

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