There’s absolutely nothing bad about having a Halloween theme wedding. In fact, for non-traditional couples, or a couple looking for something outside of the box, Halloween weddings are genius and the answer to their nuptial prayers. So, if your big day falls about Hallow’s Eve, it is definitely something to consider. For a wedding that would be out of this world and conjure up lots of fantastic memories, you can create the Halloween-inspired wedding of the year.
For the classiest Halloween wedding, we have put together some of the most inspiring and haunting Halloween wedding ideas that will leave your guests in awe of your creativity. From your wedding decor to the wedding cake, florals, venue, and even your wedding attire, you can be sure to give off the right vibes for the occasion. Expect interesting colors, decorations, and confectioneries that are fit for the season.
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Halloween Weddings Decoration
The most popular color palette for Halloween involves black and burnt orange. There are numerous ways of incorporating this in your wedding celebration. Pumpkins and jack-o’-lanterns are popular elements of Halloween decor. To switch things up you could consider black painted jack-o’-lanterns and pumpkins placed strategically throughout your wedding reception venue. These would also make for perfect props which can help produce fantastic haunting wedding photos.
Other decor elements include skeletons and skulls which can be used as centerpieces and escort card holders or table number holders. Floral arrangements in colors of deep green, merlot, and black to keep your guests seated in the right ambiance for the season. Neon signs that say, “till death do us part”, can complete the spooky scene.
Dresses for Halloween Weddings
One of our favorites in Halloween-themed wedding ideas, is alternative attires for the couple, bridal party, and even the guests if they desire. For such a celebration, you could choose to wear dark colors like a black gown or suit for the bride, or even go on full gothic. A Halloween bride in a dark dress of flowing tulle in deep layered shades, complete with a birdcage veil is sure to remain in character throughout her big day and wow her guests.
Don’t keep the Morticia Addams vibe to yourself. Bridesmaids can embrace the burnt orange color with dark accents, such as dark makeup, dark net tights, and other spooky details to complement the bride. The perfect bridal ensemble for a gothic Halloween wedding.
Halloween Themed Bouquets
Florals should not be left out of your Halloween wedding theme. Some tasteful Halloween wedding ideas for wedding bouquets include harvest-inspired blooms such as orange roses, burgundy hydrangeas. Also, burgundy hanging Amaranthus, maple tree branches, and thistles, all tied together with dark silk ribbons for the most tasteful floral arrangement for an elegant Halloween wedding. For a cascading Halloween-themed bouquet, you could also add miniature skulls and pumpkins for the ultimate bouquet arrangement. elegant Halloween wedding ideas would be incomplete without wedding bouquets that are on theme.
Halloween Cakes and Dessert Table
Forget about the traditional white cake and embrace the black if you are aiming for a Halloween wedding reception. If you must go with the white cake, consider a skull or skeleton cake topper to steal the show. Your cake can be decorated with black, pink, or red wedding flowers alongside other spookier details. How about a cake baked in the shape and design of a haunted mansion complete with scary elements and pumpkin spice flavor?
Create a dessert table in line with your Halloween wedding decoration ideas. For instance, macarons in the colors of your wedding theme, from dark to even darker. Other treats can include Halloween-themed wedding cookies in pink and black, displaying phrases such as ‘til death do us part’, in line with the ghoulishly spooky theme.
Whether you choose to have a Halloween costume wedding where your guests show up in Halloween compliant attire; or you choose only to have decorations that would serve your Halloween wedding pictures, Halloween weddings are a genius idea. If you are looking for an unusual way to celebrate a wedding close to Halloween, between skulls, goblins, skeletons, and ghosts, you are sure to have a swell time.