A Scattering of Leaves
As a fitting nod to the season, substitute dried leaves for petals in your flower girl's basket.
Source: Martha Stewart Weddings, 2006
If fall foliage isn't abundant when you wed, you can order pressed leaves online (from drynature.com).
We lined this pint-size basket with a cotton fabric. Using scissors, cut a large round of fabric and a slit on opposite sides to accommodate handles, then place in basket. Wrap silk ribbon around, and tie in a bow.