Looking for gothic wedding inspiration? You are in the right place as I share all the dark and hauntingly beautiful ideas you’ll ever need for a goth wedding.
Gothic Wedding Inspiration
I will be guiding you through enchanting decor ideas as well as decadent cakes, magical favours, gothic attire, moody beauty, eerie florals and mysterious stationery designs. Ready? Let’s dive on in.
Gothic Wedding Decor
When it comes to creating gothic decor at a wedding think about colour, texture, location and props.
1. Black & Gold
Create a dramatic and dark wedding colour scheme with black and gold.
2. Hauntingly Antique
Soft, muted tones can look beautifully gothic with antique pieces and a dilapidated stately room. The perfect Victorian gothic look.
3. Red Velvet
Red is a great gothic colour rather than using pure black. Your tables will look luxurious yet moody.
Chandeliers are a great way to add gothic elegance.
5. Moon & Crystals
Add a witchy atmosphere with celestial moons and crystals.
6. Bright Blooms & Black Accents
Yes, brighter colours can work with black accents for a spooky vibe.
7. Black Candles & Brass Candlesticks
Beautifully classic black candles and brass candlesticks work so well together.
8. Till Death Us Do Part
Dot scary signs around your venue with famous marriage quotes with a twist.
9. Dripping Candles
Allow tall candles to melt and drip for a haunting effect.
10. Fireplace Decor
Add drama to beautiful fireplaces and mantlepieces.
11. Black Balloons
Black balloons have a ghostly vibe against a flower-filled wedding table.
12. Quirky Venue
Host your wedding in a hauntingly beautiful venue with character.
13. Green & Black
Green and black is a match made in heaven for goth weddings.
14. Skull Vase
Use skulls as vases.
Photo: Rebecca Prigmore Photography via Woodland Animal Barn Wedding
Host your wedding at twilight as the light begins to fade.
16. Hearse Car
For a statement spooky entrance, travel in a hearse.
17. Festoon Lights
Draping festoon lights add a dramatic glow.
Swirling calligraphy place settings will look very atmospheric.
19. Painted Signs
Create signs with dark paint and calligraphy lettering.
Gothic Wedding Flowers
Create drama with your flower arrangements. Think oodles of greenery and rich tones for the ultimate gothic style.
20. Skull Bouquet
Add touches like mini skulls to your bouquet.
Use different foliage to create a beautiful texture.
22. Dramatic Bouquet
Black calla lilies, and trailing amaranthus teamed with natural feathers make for a dramatic bouquet.
23. Greenery Bouquet
Go for an oversized greenery bouquet for a wow-factor look. Using foliage is a great way to reduce the cost of wedding flowers too.
24. Red Rose
If all else fails, you can’t go wrong with a classic red rose.
25. Black Ribbon
Bouquet accessories such as ribbons can really change a bouquet style.
Moss is a great natural material to work with. Just be sure to source sustainably.
Ivy is a great leaf to use for an overgrown look.
Gothic Wedding Favours
Create a fun nod to your gothic wedding with interactive favours. Break the ice for your guests.
29. Love Potion
Is love potion the ultimate goth favour idea?
30. Vintage Keys
There is something romantic and ethereal about antique keys.
Sweets in dark tones or gothic shapes will look fantastic.
32. Temporary Tattoos
Level-up your guests’ enjoyment with quirky tattoo favours.
Gothic Wedding Outfits
When it comes to goth wedding outfits and accessories, go bold and have fun! Ensure you are true to yourself and don’t compromise.
33. Black Wedding Dress
The ultimate gothic bridal style has to be a black wedding dress.
Photo: Anna Pumer Photography
34. Feather Cape
For Maleficent vibes, a feather cape will be the talk of the day.
35. Red Wedding Dress
Go for a showstopping red wedding gown.
Velvet is a great material for a gothic wedding style.
37. Black Veil
Don a black veil for all the goth feels.
38. Edwardian Style
Go vintage and find a statement Edwardian frock.
39. Green Veil & Crown
Tem a statement crown with a quirky green veil for a dream gothic bridal style.
40. Black & Grey Gown
Think about a tonal black and grey dress if a black dress is too much for you.
41. Red Suit Lining
Add a pop of colour and drama to a suit with a special lining.
42. Custom Jacket
Snag yourself a custom-painted jacket to wear come evening.
43. Goth Bag
A touch of goth with accessories such as your bag will go a long way.
44. Hair Pins
Use hair pins to add gothic vibes to an otherwise simple hairstyle.
45. Ivy Flower Crown
Use ivy as a flower crown, so beautiful!
Gothic Wedding Entertainment
Entertain and delight your guests in equal measure with these spooky ideas.
46. Smoke Flares
Bring along smoke flares for extra atmosphere in your portraits.
47. Fortune Teller
Spiritual guests will love a fortune teller during the drinks reception.
Photo: Kim Williams Weddings
48. Birds Of Prey
Hire a bird of prey show to come along and wow guests.
49. Masked Ball
Host a masked ball in the evening for added mysetery.
Gothic Wedding Beauty
Those finishing beauty details will complete your gothic wedding day look.
50. Hair Dye
If your locks are usually dyed in bright tones, show them off in all their glory.
51. Black Lipstick
Bold brides, wear black lipstick for a strong make up style.
52. Alternative Nail Art
Go all-out with your nail art.
Gothic Wedding Cakes
Your wedding cake is the perfect place to incorporate a dark and dramatic wedding theme.
53. Pure Black
Go for a pure black wedding cake with intricate details.
54. Black Gold & Grey
Team black with gold and grey for a tonal wedding cake.
55. Skull Cake
Does it get any more gothic than a skull cake?
56. Red Rose & Black
For a pop of colour, add red flowers to black icing.
Glitter texture is a great way to lift a dark wedding cake design.
Gothic Wedding Stationery
Start your wedding journey in the right way with these gothic paper ideas.
58. Black & Gold
Black paper with metallic gold is strikingly beautiful.
59. Gothic Script
Choose elegant and gothic fonts for your invites. Team with wax seals too.
Watercolour texture is a great way to soften black and red tones.
61. Celestial Moon
Create atmosphere with a celestial theme.
And there we have it, all the inspiration you need for your gothic wedding! Happy planning.
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