We’re getting into the Halloween feel with today’s spooky-but-chic black and gold palette inspired by all the usual going’s on on the 31st of October. When one thinks ‘Halloween themed wedding’, one may instantly cringe at the idea of a barrage of badly carved orange pumpkins and apple-bobbing entertainment, but the holiday isn’t just for the Tim Burton enthusiasts (which, of course, there is nothing wrong with either) – Halloween is accessible for even the most traditionally discernible of brides and grooms.
Check out our autumn berry-inspired Halloween moodboard!
Want your pumpkins to look less Child’s Play and more Breakfast at Tiffany’s? Put down that scalpel and pick up that spray can. We love the idea of gold and glittered pumpkins scattered around the reception to bring a little spook to proceedings. Check out this great post by Sunnies & Stilettos on how to DIY gold and glitter pumpkins on the cheap!
Another distinctly Halloween-y idea to add to your big day is sparklers. Who can hold back a smile with one of these exciting little shiny sticks of energy in their hand? PLUS you can get some magical sparkler lit wedding photos for your album while you’re playing with them!
Find the perfect wedding suppliers in Ireland to help you to recreate this striking and memorable wedding palette for your big day!
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Black and gold table decor via GreenWeddingShoes, photo by Love Is a Big Deal| Badgley Mischka shoes photo by Sara &Rocky Photography | Bride holding black lace wedding invitation by Polkadots & Daisies | Gold pumpkin and scroll by charlottesvilleweddingblog.com | Black and gold table decor (x2) via GreenWeddingShoes, photo by Love Is a Big Deal | Gold wedding dress by BHLDN.com | Jar of sparklers via GreenWeddingShoes by The Last Forty Percent | Photo of bride and groom with sparklers via Pinterest
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Former editor, current contributor, (she just can't let go!) Karen enjoys writing fashion but is known to dabble in decor from time to time. Her favourite section on the site is the Real Wedding section, followed closely by the Health & Fitness forums.