Ideas and inspirations for fall weddings: pumpkins

25 September 2013

The astronomical fall is already here, the leaves are starting to color, the smell of roasted peppers is everywhere, and the time of golden grapes and sweet-smelling pumpkins has come. As it turns out, pumpkins are very popular with wedding decorations, especially for at this time of year. Their fresh looks is utilized as part of fresh-flowers decorations or as separate items, as a wedding theme or as part of a fall theme.

Building on the fall decorations trends article where we discussed sunflowers and their central place in fall decorations, we are now ready to present the pumpkins and how we can incorporate them in a fall wedding.

We would start with a few interesting facts about pumpkins:

 Pumpkins name the family to which they belong along with cucumbers, melons, watermelons, and zucchini. They originate from Central America and Mexico and are now grown on 6 continents.

 Pumpkins are low in calories, fat, and sodium and high in fiber content. They are a good source of vitamin A, vitamin C, potassium, iron and proteins.

 Pumpkin seeds are planted between the last week of May and mid-June. They need between 90 and 120 days to fully grow and are ready for consumption in October when they already have developed their bright orange color.

 Pumpkins are eaten baked and boiled, and are a common ingredient to delicious desserts, for example the typical Bulgarian tikvenik. They are even put in wedding cakes!

Follow some ways in which you can benefit from the pumpkins’ beautiful color, sweet aroma, and interesting forms:

You can combine them with fresh flowers and get very attractive compositions:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You can use pumpkins as candle holders:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You can use pumpkins as vases, which hold beautifully colored leaves and fresh flowers:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You can use them as table cards holders:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

If you would like to have your wedding in the fall and in Bulgaria and need the assistance of a professional wedding planner, we at Inanna wedding agency would be happy to contribute to organization of a magical wedding celebration.

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