17 Ways To Achieve The Perfect Cheap-Ass Fall Wedding

Weddings are splendid affairs — as long as you aren’t the ones shelling out thousands and thousands of dollars to convince everyone of your lifelong happiness together.

With the matrimonial season upon us, it’s high-time we all put to rest the notion that you must spend considerable amounts of money in order to host an elegant and attractive ceremony. It’s lies, I tell you! Total and complete bullshit! You can have a memorable autumnal wedding without breaking the bank — and without sacrificing any compliments.

Here are some clever ways to curb your fall wedding expenses and still make everyone think that you spent a million bucks:


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1. Who says centerpieces need to be fancy? Sometimes, all you need for a pretty autumnal decoration is a few painted pumpkins.

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2. Grab some succulents from the grocery store and un-pot them for a unique perennial centerpiece.

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3. For adorable and cost-effective wedding favors, give guests small, attractive vials of wild honey (they’ll definitely be more useful than a bag of Jordan almonds).

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4. If you’re feeling a more confectionary favor, perhaps try some bags of deconstructed s’mores, for a memorable take-home gift.

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5. Better yet, have guests make their own s’mores at the wedding reception, instead of shelling out money for an expensive cake.

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6. Hang strands of twinkle lights and paper lanterns all over — combined with dry twigs, for a touch of autumnal rusticity.

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7. Use gold spray paint on autumn leaves to create stunning (and cheap) hanging decorations.

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8. Instead of an extravagant layer cake, opt for some tiny homemade pies instead. Not only are they cheaper and more in keeping with the fall theme, they’re also delicious.

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9. Arrange dried grains or wheat into pretty and festive tabletop bouquets.

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10. Wrap some cinnamon sticks around vanilla votives for an attractive wedding DIY which also smells delicious.

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11. Some homemade burlap bunting is perfect for all you wedding signage needs.

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12. For an added rustic element, find ways to add some antlers to you decor scheme.

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13. Tiny mason jars filled with apple butter (and tied with a cinnamon stick) make great wedding favors for guests.

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14. Pastel paint paired with old milk bottles makes for a surprisingly chic DIY tabletop vase.

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15. Don’t want to spend money printing name placards? Just add some gold paint to autumn leaves.

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16. Or, you can even cut a pine cone in half, and use that as your name card holder.

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17. A great symbolic gift for your guests? Small saplings in mason jars. Simple, sentimental, and totally unique.

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