Modern Fall Nature Center Wedding: Molly + Zack

ampersand sign

Molly + Zack’s modern fall wedding was filled with a fun mix of rustic + geometric design elements and a pretty autumn color palette – layered neutrals with mustard + green accents. They were really able to capture the feeling of fall with fun details like white + green pumpkins scattered throughout the ceremony + reception areas, and wait until you see the super cute bridesmaid’s bouquets, created by Morning Sun. Each gal carried a different bunch of seasonal blooms + foliage – so perfect for a fall wedding! Here’s more from Molly about their wedding’s inspiration + design:

Our inspiration was the outdoor surroundings of our venue. We wanted the decor to be modern with soft accents of our natural color scheme. My mom helped with the majority of the décor because she and I are both really into design + art. I am a fine arts major, so creating stuff for the wedding was important to me. Zack + I met at a coffee shop and are coffee fanatics, so we added personal touches by incorporating coffee into the decor. I dyed coffee filters for the hanging garlands and we gave out coffee that Zack roasted as favors.

Big thanks to Jenny Haas for the beautiful photography and congrats to Molly + Zack!

fall invitation

fall bride

white bridal jacket

fall bouquet

bridesmaids wearing tights

Are any of you lovelies planning on having your ladies carry seasonal, mismatched bouquets? Love this idea!

bridesmaids wearing tights


fall green bouquet

green boutonniere



welcome sign

coffee filter ceremony deocr

welcome bags

fall ceremony

The tent + the deck had hanging sculptures which were made of coffee filters that I dyed and strung with fishing line. I got three different sizes of filters and various shades of fabric dye to match our overall color scheme…

coffee filter ceremony deocr

When we first saw each other at the beginning of the ceremony! We decided not to see each other beforehand, so that moment was great.






wedding party

wedding party

bride and groom

Loving these portraits of Molly + Zack amongst the beautiful fall foliage!

bride and groom

top hat groom

bride and groom

bride and groom


groom playing in band

dotted garland


garland dessert decor

first dance

My advice for those planning now is to get as much done as you can early on. We didn't have to rush too much and it was a lot less stressful. Also, I picked a florist whose taste matched mine and I just let her do her thing. It turned out amazing.

photography: Jenny Haas // venue: Krippendorf Lodge at Cincinnati Nature Center Cincinnati, Ohio // florals: Morning Sun Florist // day-of coordinator: I-Do Weddings // invitations + table signage: PaperPlace // catering: Elegant Fare // tent: Kim Fitzsimmons, Fitz the Occasion // music: Backbeat (band); Greg Lee (DJ) // wedding cake: Spoon Fulla Sugar // hair: Identity Salon // make-up: Karina Ludwig // transportation: ABeeLimo/A Savannah Night // macaroons: Taste of Belgium // wedding gown: Bridal & Formal // officiant: Rev. Garrett Taylor

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  1. Totally drooling over this wedding. The perfect “homegrown,” woodsy feel but still super elegant. Congrats to the gorgeous couple!

  2. I never comment on weddings because they’re all so gorgeous.

    This is just so spectacular, I couldn’t resist.

  3. Thanks so much Jen! Such an honor to be featured :)

  4. Fall weddings are the best! How cool is her blazer over the dress?

  5. This is my first fall wedding photo album. :) Cheers to that ! A beautiful wedding just in time for fall

  6. These are awesome images. I have a wedding at Krippendorf lodge this year and will sure to use Jenny’s images are inspiration.


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