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DIY Fall Wedding at a Sweet Historic Venue

Fun and Easy Fall DIY Wedding Ideas at this Matthews House ceremony & reception

High school sweethearts Caleb and Lindsay sealed the deal with a kiss at The Matthews House wedding venue in Cary, NC. After seven years of dating, fast forward to a crisp October day, and the couple traded in their book bags and notebooks for wedding rings and autumn bouquets. This classic NC soiree is full of lovely fall DIY wedding ideas, including white pumpkin centerpieces and maroon mums.  


Fall Love Story that Will Make You “Stop, in the Name of Love!”

Caleb and Lindsay have a proposal story that is so amazing it should be illegal! The night they got in engaged Lindsay drove into town to meet her police officer beau for a special anniversary dinner. On her drive to dinner Lindsay got pulled over by a different police officer she did not know. While stopped on the side of the road, Caleb pulled over, and asked Lindsay to step out of the vehicle — which is exactly the moment he got down on one knee and asked her to spend the rest of her life as his partner in crime!


Southern Bride & Groom Inspired Fall Bouquet for a Matthews House wedding

Lindsay found inspiration for intricate cascading fall wedding bouquets from the pages of Southern Bride & Groom magazine. These fall bouquets feature deep purple, maroon, and blush blossoms alongside splashes of white and green floral spray. This bouquet was perfection at the super Southern wedding venue in Cary, The Matthews House.

Black Leather Grooms Shoes Belt and Slim Burgundy Tie laid out J Parker Photography

Finding the Perfect Cary NC Wedding Venue & DIY Fall Wedding Decor

Lindsay knew she wanted to get married at the elegant Matthews House wedding venue in downtown Cary, where she could have an outdoor ceremony and indoor reception. The wedding colors were wine, gold, and blush and centerpieces were hand painted white pumpkins. Lindsay and her mom planned the fall wedding together and let the fall colors shine through maroon mums placed along both sides of the aisle. We love these easy and cute fall DIY wedding ideas!

Fall DIY Wedding Ideas of red mums as ceremony decor
Fall DIY Wedding Ideas - red mums as your ceremony aisle decor

Burgundy Bridal Party at the Matthews House

Lindsay looked gorgeous on her wedding day in an elegant and traditional white bridal gown surrounded by bridesmaids in burgundy dresses. But if you look closer, you’ll notice a dapper looking brides-man dressed in a burgundy suit standing beside the bridal party. We love this inclusive and modern wedding trend! Caleb and his groomsmen wore traditional black tuxes, which are perfect for a Southern wedding at The Matthews House.

Couple at their garden fall DIY wedding ceremony site at The Matthews House
Fall DIY Wedding Idea White pumpkin centerpiece
Cake Cutting Kiss at The Matthews House wedding reception

Did you love Caleb & Lindsay’s fall DIY wedding decor? Check out more sweet, rustic fall wedding inspiration here.

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