The coronavirus has put a halt on lot of weddings till now, but as everything is opening up and with the guidelines from government, people are resuming their wedding plans. June month went away being locked up in the house, so now the Halloween is the best day to get married.
You might have already decided that, but if there’s a little hesitation read the blog you will definitely made up your mind. Whether you have chosen the Halloween as wedding day because of coronavirus or for the love of horror scenic beauty. Here is the guide on planning the most spookily memorable Halloween wedding.
What is Halloween wedding all about? It is an extravaganza costume party that you and everyone will remember till the end. It is totally opposite from the regular wedding. You will mostly see white or pastel colored gowns in the normal wedding.
Whereas, when we talk about gothic wedding, most brides opt for deep shades, and same is for decorations (theme). Want to know how you can throw a spooky and elegant gothic wedding. Let’s jump in!
Guide on Halloween Wedding Ideas:
Selecting the perfect venue is necessary, if you are going for the gothic wedding theme the place must have pinch of spookiness. You can select the haunted house or any historical place to have rust and raw effect together. If not any of the above, you can also go for woody decoration in an open garden or area.
The decor should be spine-chilling with soft and eerie music in the background. One should feel their heart beating faster after seeing such decor. Also, make sure you have selected a proper theme. Halloween is not only about pumpkins and skeletons, there’s much more you can do.
You can go for a black and red theme for your table setting. Decor the entire banquet with a black table covers wholesale for much cheaper prices and dilute it with red roses and opt for candle lights at the maximum areas. You can also add a touch of silver or gold to your table setup to make it more elegant. If you are looking for more elegant decoration idea, look at the above image.
Send Out Wedding Cards
Okay, I know that’s the first step we do. But here I am telling you to send the designed wedding cards. The ones that will reflect your theme. Make sure it is somehow related to the wedding theme but doesn’t giveaway too much hints! You can take inspiration from the above image, here the card has skull of men and women with the side designs of spider web and roses.
Halloween Wedding Outfit
You can’t miss out on the perfect wedding outfit even when you are going for the Halloween theme. However, selecting the Halloween outfit can be worrisome as you have to go with the color that can match the gothic theme.
Darl hues are at the rescue operation for this one. You must select the outfit with the black, dark purple, organish, or off white color. Make sure the designing and the pattern reflects the spooky and gothic elements. Also go for the gothic bridal shoes to get the best of look.
Halloween Makeup Look
This has to be the fun part, rather than going for simple and basic halloween makeup look, tell your makeup artist to give you the spooky look. Create a dramatic look with with smokey eye shadow and dark lip shade. Even your bridesmaid should look like the witch’s (your) best friends, equal shady, spooky, and clever.
Instead of pastel and elegant blooms, go for the gothic blooms. Take the red blodd roses with darkest green leaves, and don’t forget to get the black feathers added. Keep them on the tables with candle votives and black branches, this is more enough to add a charm to your Halloween wedding. Give this kind of gothic flower blooms to the flower girls to hold and tag along with you.
Songs plays an important role in any themed wedding, be it the regular one or the extraordinary. For the Halloween theme wedding, you will need a playlist with the spooky and eerie music. You will get the halloween playlist on the youtube or even you can create the one by yourself.
Also, don’t forget to add the ‘Monster Mash’ in the playlist. Without it the Halloween playlist is incomplete. Tell all your guests to do a dance with their ghouls and ghosts to the music. To make the wedlock even more interesting, prepare a special bride and groom dance.
Halloween Wedding cake
Wedding cake is the second most important part of the event. It is also the center of attraction, people look forward to see the theme and the taste of the cake. For taste you should go with the best bakery in the town. However for theme, select it on your own (you can take help of the professional baker).
You know the theme of the wedding very well, so you are the only one that can go for the perfect option. All you have to keep in mind is to get the gothic theme cake with spidey design, skulls on the top, or graveyard.
Along with the delicious dessert, make sure the menu is also about having a dinner at witches’ place. Name the recipes accordingly like: for beverages – Witches’ Brew: Drink at your on Risk or Tasty Human’s Blood. Inshort it should be frightening.
Halloween Wedding Favors
Even the wedding favors should go with the theme. For wedding favors you can go for make your own candy bar, a set of tarot cards, wine with the Witch’s Brew name, and many more. When guests leave your party they should remember your wedlock for the long period.
You can also send them off with carved and decorated little pumpkins filled with spooky and delicious desserts. If you can go extra with the wedding favors give a miniature skeleton with thanking note attached for attending the spooktacular wedding of yours.
Here we are, at the exit part. When everything was spooky and spine-chilling, why not the exit as well. Exit should be as spooktacular as the entry and the entire wedding event. Book the horse cart with gothic look, and tell the driver to dressup in some maniac person taking you down to the black road.
If you don’t want to make it this dramatic you can also go for the black or grey vintage car with hatted driver, eerie music background, and spider webs around the car. Everyone will be amazed with the uncanny and unearthly look of the car. Have a grand Halloween wedding exit!
Happy Halloween Wedding Day!
So these are things that you need to take care of while preparing for Halloween theme wedding. I guess these are enough ideas to get you into the place. If you liked this Halloween wedding ideas, share it family and ask for the approval or the seggestions.
Oh! I totally forgot to tell you one thing. Get the coffin box your the ring and give it to ring bearer. Make sure the coffin has the famous phrase ‘Till death do us part.’ This is the statement you need both have believed till now and are sure to hold on to it until the end.
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