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25 Halloween Wedding Ideas

A Halloween wedding? Oh yes! For some couples a Halloween wedding is far from their worst nightmare and instead it’s a dream come true. Bridal websites are filled with Halloween wedding inspiration because for some brides and grooms saying “I do” surrounded by their closest family, friends, and perhaps even a few ghosts and goblins is the perfect way to celebrate their union. And while some can be a little extreme, many couples find a way to add just enough festive touches to prevent their day from looking like a scene out of a horror movie, yet still allowing it to be a true reflection of who they are. Using the photos featured on the left from our own Cyd Converse‘s lovely blog, The Sweetest Occasion, as my main source of inspiration, I’ve perused Etsy and found 25 ideas for the couple who wants to have a little spooky incorporated into their wedding day soiree. See what I found after the jump!


  • Black Birdcage Veil with Chenille Dots 1 of 25
    Black Birdcage Veil with Chenille Dots
    Complete your wedding day look by walking down the aisle adorning a black birdcage veil.
    Etsy, $48.99
  • Vampire Halloween Ring Bowl 2 of 25
    Vampire Halloween Ring Bowl
    Use this little dish for photos of the rings. After place it by your bedside and rest them in it as a reminder of the day you said I do and shared your first bite (of cake I assume) as one.
    Etsy, $12
  • Sugar Skulls 3 of 25
    Sugar Skulls
    Bring a little warmth to a crisp and cool fall night with a coffee station complete with sugar skulls.
    Etsy, $16
  • Autumn Orange Plush Pumpkin 4 of 25
    Autumn Orange Plush Pumpkin
    Decorate with live or plush pumpkins. A Halloween wedding wouldn't be complete without them.
    Etsy, $17.50
  • Boo Wine Bottle Bag 5 of 25
    Boo Wine Bottle Bag
    Give your wedding party the gift of wine (or sparkling pumpkin cider) in these fabric Boo bags.
    Etsy, $10
  • Candy Corn Tassel Garland 6 of 25
    Candy Corn Tassel Garland
    Layer some of these pretties for a fancy photo booth backdrop or use one to adorn the wall behind your sweet station.
    Etsy, $43
  • Pumpkin Spice Cake Balls 7 of 25
    Pumpkin Spice Cake Balls
    Pies, cake balls, cupcakes and bread puddings…The sky is the limit when it comes to what pumpkin flavored sweets you can serve guests for dessert.
    Etsy, $4.90
  • Kokeshi Dolls Zombie Wedding Cake Topper 8 of 25
    Kokeshi Dolls Zombie Wedding Cake Topper
    Given the fact that you probably haven't been able to sleep out of sheer excitement you may feel like a zombie! If you sort of look the part too don't worry; I'm sure it's nothing a little concealer won't fix.
    Etsy, $112
  • Tangerine Dot Bow Tie 9 of 25
    Tangerine Dot Bow Tie
    Ensure the tiniest Mister in your wedding party is ready for the big day.
    Etsy, $12
  • Black Chiffon Headband 10 of 25
    Black Chiffon Headband
    Pretty black flowers for the wedding party's littlest miss to wear in her hair.
    Etsy, $12.99
  • Fancy Filigree Letter Monogram Hard Candy Lollipops 11 of 25
    Fancy Filigree Letter Monogram Hard Candy Lollipops
    Show off your new initials with these fancy lollipops.
    Etsy, $9.75
  • Eat It I Dare You Cupcake Toppers 12 of 25
    Eat It I Dare You Cupcake Toppers
    Dress up your food with these toppers. Go ahead. I dare you to.
    Etsy, $9.20
  • Carnival Halloween Wedding Invitation 13 of 25
    Carnival Halloween Wedding Invitation
    Carnival inspired invites set the tone for a wedding that is sure to be filled with fun and perhaps a little fright too.
    Etsy, $40
  • Custom Wedding Sign 14 of 25
    Custom Wedding Sign
    Run! It's a natural response when we are scared. This sign is intended to notify wedding guests that the Bride is coming down the aisle. Hopefully the groom will still be there when she gets to the end.
    Etsy, $50.95
  • Goldie Boo… Boo Nail Polish 15 of 25
    Goldie Boo... Boo Nail Polish
    Sparkly polish in fall colors will make your nails picture perfect when that ring is put on your finger.
    Etsy, $10
  • Custom Wedding Hanger 16 of 25
    Custom Wedding Hanger
    Hang your wedding dress on a custom hanger for photo opps the day of then hang it in your closet after.
    Etsy, $25
  • Till Death Do Us Part Wood Box 17 of 25
    Till Death Do Us Part Wood Box
    Pass on a ring pillow and have the ring bearer walk down the aisle carrying this wooden box in honor of your vows.
    Etsy, $11
  • Eat, Drink, and be Scary Banner 18 of 25
    Eat, Drink, and be Scary Banner
    Display a banner near the food and drinks reminding guests to eat, drink, and be scary!
    Etsy, $16
  • Pumpkin Decorating Kit 19 of 25
    Pumpkin Decorating Kit
    Keep your littlest guests busy with a children's table that includes festive arts and crafts projects such as pumpkin decorating. Worried about making a mess with paint or actual pumpkin carving? Use vinyls and stickers instead!
    Etsy, $8.50
  • Halloween Photo Booth Props 20 of 25
    Halloween Photo Booth Props
    Allow everyone the opportunity to "dress up" with photo booth props like these.
    Etsy, $35
  • Vintage Bottle with Spooky Witches’ Brew Apothecary Label 21 of 25
    Vintage Bottle with Spooky Witches' Brew Apothecary Label
    Fill vintage glass bottles with flowers for centerpieces.
    Etsy, $8.95
  • Thumbprint Guest Canvas 22 of 25
    Thumbprint Guest Canvas
    The thumbprint wedding poster gets a spooky new makeover. Sit out stamp pads for guests to leave their thumbprint on the tree. Hang on the wall in your home after the cerelmony as way to remember the loved ones who where there with you to celebrate your marriage.
    Etsy, $140
  • Pumpkin Soy Candle 23 of 25
    Pumpkin Soy Candle
    Use mason jars for candles in signature fall scents such as pumpkin spice.
    Etsy, $14.40
  • Miss Skeleton Cuff Links 24 of 25
    Miss Skeleton Cuff Links
    Gift your groom these scary lady cuff links.
    Etsy, $24
  • Orange Polka Dots and Stripes Washi Tape 25 of 25
    Orange Polka Dots and Stripes Washi Tape
    Use color coordinating washi tape as an alternative to labels to seal treat bags for guests to take home as wedding favors.
    Etsy, $8

 

Find more Halloween wedding inspiration at Brides.com and The Sweetest Occasion. And be sure to check out our list of The Top 50 Etsy parents of 2012!

Would you say I do on the scariest day of the year?

 

Photo Sources: The Sweetest Occasion and Etsy

 

Read more from Krishann on her personal blog His Mrs. Her Mr. Krishann is also a contributor for The Conversation and The Conscious Perspective. Follow her on Twitter and Pinterest.

 

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