October 2015

Vow-lloween Party: Ceremony

Our Vow-lloween party was a wonderful success! My husband and I celebrated 10 years of marriage this month. I wanted to have a vow renewal but I was torn because if we did we wouldn’t be able to have our Halloween party. Then I had the idea to combine them into one big party! It was a Corpse Bride theme and it was so much fun! We did an entire wedding, tongue in cheek style, since it worked so well with our theme. I’ll go into more details about the out door decor in this post, inside decor here and the games/cake cutting in this post. While our guests were waiting for the ceremony to begin they mingled and snacked on appetizers like stuffed mushrooms, mini meatballs and brushetta. We scheduled our ceremony to start right after the sun set so it was lit by candlelit. Here is our pre-ceremony & ceremony playlist.


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Vow-lloween Party: Outdoor Decor

This was the decor for the ceremony. We made 90% of the decorations outside and indoors. We made 4 8ft tall trees and 4 5ft trees. We bought cement tubing from a local construction company, carved the faces and tops and spray painted the insides black. Then we wrapped them in heavy brown butcher paper. Then we attached them to circular bases to keep them stable and attached the branch arms. Then we decorated them with cobwebs and ravens.

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