10 (Easy!) Ways to Decorate with Acorns

If you’re planning a fall wedding, chances are you’ve considered a few accents to tie into your decor. A few fall favorites that come to mind are autumn leaves, pumpkins, apples, pine cones, and… acorns! Today we’re showing you ten fun ways to decorate with acorns using handmade finds like boutonnieres, favor bags, a bridal headpiece, garland, and more! Read on to get inspired after the jump PLUS check out an easy DIY centerpiece idea you can complete in minutes! Enjoy!

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10 Ways to Decorate with Acorns

1. Acorn Wedding Invitation

To properly set the theme of any wedding, start with the invitation. This suit spotted at Artful Beginnings is both rustic and sophisticated with a neutral color palette.

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2. Acorn Wedding Garland

This acorn wedding garland – handmade by Astash Toys – is made in a rainbow of vibrant colors for a colorful twist.

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3. Felted Acorns

Decorate with felted acorns scattered on tables, in decorative bowls, or in favor bags as a keepsake for guests. By Fairy Folk.

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4. Acorn Wedding Favor Bags

Gift favors in decorative, hand-stamped muslin favor bags like these by Clementine Weddings. Cute!

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5. Acorn Wedding Hair Headband

Wear wedding inspiration in your hair with a nature-inspired headband like this spotted at Which Goose.

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5. Chocolate Acorns

Gift guests with delicious chocolate acorns placed in candy bags or along sugary tiers of your wedding cake. By Andie’s Specialty Sweets.

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by andie’s specialty sweets

7. Acorn Wedding Cake Topper

An acorn themed wedding isn’t complete without a cake topper, like this pretty handmade one by the lovely folks of Indigo Twin Weddings.

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8. Acorn Wedding Cupcake Toppers

Opting for cupcakes instead of wedding cake? We love these fondant candies to dress ’em up! By Sugar and Stripes Co.

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9. Acorn Boutonniere

Suit up the men with acorn boutonnieres – they’re handmade and last forever.

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10. Acorn Bridesmaid Necklace

Last but not least, give bridesmaids a token of your appreciation that also ties into your theme: an acorn necklace! By Le Foret Des Gemmes.

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DIY Idea

To create an easy DIY acorn centerpiece, place decorative acorns in a glass vase and add a candle (or battery-powered candle) to the center. Tie a little twine in a bow for a rustic touch. Here’s one example, shown below:

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Happy Planning!


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September 6, 2012 12:09 pm

Great idea! I love fall weddings, it’s a beautiful time of year.

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