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Your wedding invitation is the first impression of your wedding that your guests will receive. If you and your beloved are getting married in the fall, you may want to incorporate autumnal elements into your invitation suite to set the tone for the fête. Whether you want to use motifs featuring fall leaves or foliage, floral prints in moody hues, or hand-painted elements with a natural feel, there are hundreds – if not thousands – of design options for fall wedding invitations available to shop online or to be designed by a couture invitation designer.
Fall invitation suites and stationery have always been a favorite, as they are filled with details inspired by nature, as well as unique, romantic details. From rich colors to laser-cut design elements, and even velvet and leather materials, creativity is boundless when it comes to autumnal accents. The talented stationers behind this group of stunning pieces designed impressive suites showcasing gorgeous wax seals, hand-painted watercolor renderings, and a blend of modern touches and timeless characteristics that allows brides and grooms to illustrate what’s special about their love story and to customize the stationery for their big day.
Whether you are a couple who has waited extra-long to settle on a date due to pandemic restrictions or you are newly engaged and eager to get started on your invites, we encourage you to infuse sentimental details and cool customized concepts to make them your own. Enjoy the process of inviting loved ones to your wedding celebration, and be inspired by this wonderful mix of suite styles!
Have fun with the design process, and wow your guests with one-of-a-kind, unique wedding invitations to hint at the fall season in which your upcoming nuptials will take place. Discover some of our favorite fall-inspired wedding invitation ideas from real weddings crafted by talented invitation designers, below:
For a subtle, fall-inspired wedding invitation, we love this gorgeous hand-painted stationery suite showcasing elements from the venue, as well as a gorgeous velvet ribbon wrap that matches the color of the envelope liner. “Mayflower Resort” hand-painted watercolor invitation suite featuring fall foliage, a bird’s eye view of the enchanting venue gardens, and an emerald-green velvet ribbon wrap by Momental Designs; momentaldesigns.com
If you're looking for a wedding invitation with a botanical motif, this customizable invite will be perfect for you! Choose between a number of color ways, select your preferred paper type and shape, add custom foil elements, and even change the fonts if you wish! “Fall Flurry” whimsical botanical wedding invitation by Grace Kreinbrink for BHLDN x Minted; minted.com
For those couples getting married in New York – or any city really – take inspiration from this beautiful letterpress wedding invitation showcasing details from the destination. Hues of aubergine and terracotta give this suite a subtle, fall feel without being too autumnal-focused. Gotham Collection invitation suite featuring letterpress printing on cotton paper and belly-band letterpress printed on burnt-orange paper by Atelier Isabey; atelierisabey.com
Ideal for those who want to incorporate a vintage-inspired wedding theme, this gorgeous suite offers plenty of inspiration with deep jewel tones, deckled-edge paper, and custom wax seals. Invitation printed on thick textured paper featuring foil printing and velvet accents with matching stationery suite pieces by Saima Says Design; saimasaysdesign.com. Photo: Abby Jiu Photography; Planning: Evoke Design & Creative
Should your fall wedding be designed with emerald hues, this wedding invitation will be perfect for your celebration. Featuring modern elements as well as timeless details, we love the minimalistic feel of this fall-inspired stationery suite that will truly work in any season. Striking modern invitation suite featuring a fall-inspired forest green color palette complemented with muted-grey elements by Hi Note; yourhinote.com
Incorporating floral prints into wedding invitations has been popular for years, and there's no sign of it stopping. Flowers decorate nearly every element of a wedding event, so why not include beautiful blooms in your wedding invitation? Look to this suite featuring watercolor flower designs for inspiration! Ceci Couture invitation suite featuring custom watercolor florals paired with gold foil and letterpress printing by Ceci New York; cecinewyork.com
For more wedding invitation ideas, view save the date ideas, discover the coolest all-inclusive wedding venues, see some of our favorite online wedding invitations from Minted, Shutterfly & Zola, and browse some of our favorite destination wedding invitations with travel-inspired details!
This story was originally published as a You're Invited feature in the Fall 2021 issue of Inside Weddings magazine. To order a copy of the Fall 2021 issue, visit our library of Inside Weddings back issues available for purchase.
Opening photo by Heather Kincaid; Planning & Design by Geller Events; Registry: Gearys; From Real Wedding: Luxurious Fall Wedding at a Farmhouse Venue in Ojai, California