Cozy wedding lighting ideas for a fall wedding

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Sarah Kate, Photographer

There’s no easier way to take a wedding ceremony or reception from beautiful to breathtaking than with some cozy wedding lighting! In the fall when the days are getting darker and people are looking for some extra warmth, creative and fun wedding lighting is an especially great way to make the big day unforgettable to your guests. And of course, there’s the beautiful wedding photos you’re sure to get with pretty, glowing chandeliers, bistro lights or candles. It’s really a win-win!

Not sure where to decorate with lights, or what type of lighting to choose? There’s tons of options — whether you’re looking for an illuminated ceremony backdrop or hanging lights at your reception, these ideas from real weddings are sure to inspire you!

Read on for more beautiful and cozy wedding lighting ideas, perfect for your fall nuptials!

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A retro glam wedding at the Ace Hotel Palm Springs by Joel Bedford Photography


What’s not to love about a hip couple that not only has an amazingly stylish wedding day, but an incredibly emotional and sweet one as well? Viv and Frank’s retro glam wedding at the Ace Hotel in Palm Springs was a beautiful celebration that was visually stunning and celebrated the couple’s love in the most perfect way. From the tear-jerking first look to their joyful first dance together, you can tell that this is one couple that is excited to start the rest of their lives together.

Captured beautifully by Joel Bedford, Viv and Frank’s wedding is one we’re going to be remembering for a long time. Read on for more amazing retro glam wedding inspiration!

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A whimsical free-spirited wedding by Lara Hotz


It’s always a treat to feature Lara Hotz on Wedding Party — her couples always have the most unique weddings, and today’s feature is no exception! The bride and groom, Lara and Jarred, were married in a whimsical, free-spirited wedding celebration with tons of offbeat touches like dreamcatchers, lovely lighting and the best dance party ever. Seriously, this couple can really break it down!

From the emotional first look to the last moments of their fun-filled reception, this couple truly celebrated their personalities, relationship, and community with this special wedding day. There’s just too many amazing moments in this wedding to do it justice, so read on (and don’t miss) this whimsical celebration!

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A romantic waterfront wedding by Taryn Baxter Photography


There’s nothing more idyllic than a beautiful, sunlit evening on a waterfront in the summer months — except, of course, if you’re celebrating a stunning wedding at the same time! Jennifer and Micheal took advantage of the gorgeous summer months in British Columbia to celebrate their wedding day, which was complete perfection from start to finish. Taking place at the Poet’s Cove Resort on Pender Island, this romantic waterfront wedding was filled with touches of emerald, a glamorous bride and lots of love and happiness between the couple and their guests!

Jennifer, a graphic designer, even created their invitations and programs — which I have to say is some of the prettiest and most unique wedding paper goods I’ve seen in a while! Read on to see more of the bride’s beautiful wedding day style, their memorable waterfront wedding and stunning photos by Taryn Baxter!

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