Gothic Wedding Planner guest post on Ultimate Goth Guide


Amy, the friendly and knowledgeable lass over on the Ultimate Goth Guide blog, has just posted a guest post by me – Tips for Planning the Perfect Gothic Wedding. Here’s a little teaser: Agree on a budget early on, too, and add on a 10% contingency for unforeseen expenses. Weddings can be unfathomably expensive, but […]

Gothic Wedding Advice: Do You Need a Wedding Theme?


Dear Steff Metal We’re planning our gothic wedding for November 2012. All the advice online says you need to choose a theme before you get stuck into planning, but we’ve just been finding things we like – I’ve got a gothicky, slightly Victorian dress, but my man has got some nice dark pants and a […]

Honeymoon Planning Tips


We talk about weddings a lot on this blog, but so often we forget that AFTER the wedding, we might want to go away with our partner and have an adventure – our first one as a married couple. CDH planned a surprise honeymoon with his mother (who’s one cool lady) which he accidentally spoiled […]

The Evils of Save-the-Date cards

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As those of you who’ve read my book, the Gothic Wedding Planner, know – I’m opposed to STDs. I mean Save-the-Date cards, although it never hurts to remind ourselves to practise safe sex. Practise a lot, if you’ve got the opportunity 🙂 Save-the-Date cards. I hates them. We didn’t send them out, and when my […]

Bridesmaids Gifts for Gothic and Alternative Weddings


Bridesmaids – we love them. They help glue invites together, they tell us when that dress we like look horrific, and stay up till the wee hours listening to our laments about the world ending because the napkins don’t match the gift boxes. With alternative weddings, the couple tends to make use of the creative […]

Halloween Wedding Themes


If you’re anything like me, Halloween is your favourite holiday. Costumes, Spooky decorations, hauntings and – of course – all that candy! So when you begin planning your upcoming nuptials, of course you think a Halloween Wedding would be perfect. So now you know your theme – Halloween – but what kind of Halloween wedding […]