Gothic Wedding Soundtrack

The Gothic Wedding Collection, $12 I stumbled on this beauty while surfing the net for something totally unrelated. From Vitamin Records comes the Gothic Wedding Collection, 15 tracks of string quartet tributes to gothic love songs. Everything from Depeche Mode (Enjoy the Silence) to The Cure (Just Like Heaven) to HIM (Join Me in Death) […]

Seasons of the Earth – medieval wedding dresses, handfasting cords, ritual oils


Recently I got asked to perform a wedding ceremony for a bride and groom getting married in a medieval style wedding. Their ceremony includes a lot of pagan elements – including an elaborate handfasting ceremony, and I’ve excited about being able to officiate for them! I’ve been finding lots of beautiful pagan / medieval website […]

Gothic Wedding Favor: Temporary Wedding Tattoos

One favor idea that’s totally punk rock or heavy metal is customized wedding temporary tattoos. Yep – temporary tattoos, just like the ones you used to get in the chewing gum wrappers. You can choose a tattoo design that represents you as a couple, and have the tattoos set out at each guest’s place. You […]

Gothic Wedding DIY: Punk Rock Candy Buffet

If you’re wanting something a bit different, a bit more punk rock, at your wedding reception, and you’ve got a bit of a sweet tooth, why not create a candy buffet! This unique idea allows you to set out a collection of your favourite sweets and entertain kids and adults alike. Your guests can fill […]

Gothic DIY: Victorian Poison Labels


Via the wonderful folks at Halloween Forum (a source of excellent advice for Halloween goodies) I present you with scans of antique victorian poison bottle labels. What can you do with these, I hear you ask? Lots of things! Why not adapt one of these scans as your wedding invitation/STD cards or reply cards? (If you wanted […]

Gothic Wedding Cupcakes

ghosts on a cupcake. They look so cute!

Lately it seems the whole world has gone cupcake mad, and the wedding industry is no exception. You’ve all seen the cute cupcake towers in the bridal magazines, and all over the wedding blogs. And no wonder – they do look (and taste) freaking awesome! Heck, at my own wedding we latched on to the […]