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11+ Ways to Incorporate Halloween-Inspired Wedding Details

From invitations to reception décor, discover these spooky elements.

From eerie invitations with bat or pumpkin stamps, to dark, moody floral designs, to skulls used in décor and accessories, to dramatic lighting and "Ghost" chairs at the ceremony, the options are endless!

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Photo: Stephanie Rogers Photography

It's Halloween! Some couples are such fans of the holiday that they choose to have a Halloween-themed wedding, while others decide to subtly incorporate spooky motifs into their big day. Regardless of whether or not you're getting married on October 31st or sometime in the fall around the holiday, there are a number of ways to honor All Hallows' Eve at your celebration.

From eerie invitations with bat or pumpkin stamps, to dark, moody floral designs, to skulls used in décor and accessories, to dramatic lighting and "Ghost" chairs at the ceremony, the options are endless! Let your love of this ghoulish holiday shine – no matter if guests can see the details or if they're as understated as something just you and your spouse-to-be know about.

For some ideas, take a look at 11 ways to incorporate Halloween-inspired décor into your big day, below! All of the images are from real weddings, so be sure to click on the link below each image to see more from these celebrations!

1. Spooky Invitations

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Photo by Amy Campbell Photography; From Real Wedding: Discover a Stylish Halloween-Themed Real Wedding

2. Dark, Moody Florals

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Photo by Jennifer Martin Photography; From Real Wedding: A Pro Tennis Player's Fall Wedding Featuring a Moody Color Palette

3. Skull Cuff Links

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Photo by Jennefer Wilson Photography; From Real Wedding: Gorgeous Dallas Wedding with Outdoor Ceremony & Ballroom Reception

4. Skull Bridal Clutch

Pink snakeskin leather bridal clutch gold hardware skull
Photo by Bob & Dawn Davis Photography; From Real Wedding: Indoor Chicago Wedding Celebration with Outdoor-Inspired Décor

5. Black & White Bridal Gown

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Photo by Joseph Lin Photography; From Real Wedding: Bride Wears Black-and-White Wedding Dress to New York City Nuptials

6. Ghost Chairs

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Photo by Callaway Gable; Floral & Event Design by White Lilac Inc.; Planning & Design by Bob Gail Events; From Real Wedding: Festive New Year's Eve Wedding with Surprises in Beverly Hills

7. Gold Skull Décor

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Photo by Heather Kincaid; From Real Wedding: Monique Lhuillier Operations Manager Hannah Lyon's Unique Wedding

8. Smoky Cocktails

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Photo by Delaney Dobson Photography; From Real Wedding: Alfresco Celtic-Inspired Wedding Styled Shoot with Rustic Details

9. Skeleton Bar Décor

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Photo by Stephanie Rogers Photography; From Real Wedding: Spooky & Sophisticated Halloween-Themed Wedding Reception

10. Pumpkin Décor

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Photo by Atelier Kryjak; From Event: Autumn Glamour Inspirational Shoot with Gilded Pumpkin Décor

11. Scary-Chic Sweetheart Table

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Photo by The Day by Ira Lippke; From Real Wedding: Lavish Wedding with Lively Color Reception at The Plaza in New York City

For more Halloween-inspired wedding ideas, discover a real wedding with a spooky theme – and this Halloween-themed wedding – and gather ideas for last-minute couple costume ideas!