Modern Halloween Wedding Styling… The Nightmare Before Christmas

Oct 16, 2019

This is Halloween… Jack and Sally inspired wedding styling.


Who said Halloween couldn’t be chic and stylish as well as fun?


I created a modern Halloween wedding cake and dessert table for this creative shoot, the dream of Valentina Ring of The Stars Inside and Kayleigh Keen KayleighK MUA.

The perfectly suited setting of The Asylum Chapel and a host of other uber-talented suppliers came together to make this shoot something really special for the spooky season and realise Valentina and Kayleigh’s dream.

To mark the occasion of Sally and Jack’s marriage, Chloe Lee Photgraphy perfectly captured all these moments to celebrate their vows… Til death us do part…

The Pumpkin king features on this hand painted leather Jacket by Sammy leas Retro Emporium. Jack’s dark red suit is from asos. Stunning autumnal bouquet by Lily Lupin Floral Design.

This monochrome menu by Betty Lou Design is perfectly styled with crockery from Bombay Duck and blooms from Lily Lupin Floral Design

A table scape fit for the pumpkin king and his queen… Table and chairs supplied by Purple Door Props, Crockery and tableware from Bombay Duck and Acrylic menu by Betty Lou Design

Jack and Sally in the perfectly distressed setting of The Asylum Chapel. Dress by Audrey Ashley Couture. Suit by Asos

A chic black marble modern wedding cake by Malarkey Cakes set up on a swing flower arch supplied by Purple Door Props. Blooms by Lily Lupin Floral Design

Marble balloons to match the modern marble wedding cake. A dessert table draped with silks supplied by Pom Pom Blossom.  

Stunning autumnal blooms supplied by Lily Lupin Floral Design.

The moon at the alter created and supplied by Vowed and Amazed.

Stationery design by Betty Lou Design. Crockery from Bombay Duck. Silks and textiles supplied by Pom Pom Blossom.

And Zero had to play a part of course!

Light up letters supplied by Locke and Busby.

The full team behind this magical shoot:

photography: Chloe Lee Photography // venue name: Asylum Chapel, London, England, UK // event design: KayleighKMUA (and planning) // planning: The Stars Inside // florals: Lily Lupin Floral Design // wedding dress: Audrey Ashley Couture // hairpiece: Hermione Harbutt // bride’s shoes: ASOS // hair stylist: Love Your Hair Cassandra // makeup artist: KayleighKMUA // groom attire: ASOS // videography: Wild Heart Films // paper goods: Betty Lou Design // cake: Malarkey Cakes // furniture rentals: Purple Door Props // models: Katie and Pepper // light up letters: Locke and Busby // leather jackets: Sammy Lea’s Retro Emporium // crockery: Bombay Duck London // dog accessories: The Dandy Dog Company // jewellery: Kasun London // moon and hilltop rental: Vowed and Amazed // silk/fabric styling: Pom Pom Blossom



About the writer and cake enthusiast…

Hi! I’m Katie and I have been fully cake obsessed since, forever…

Malarkey Cakes is built on a mixture of all my passions. My work is inspired by my background in art and design and I’m honoured to make wedding cakes for couples in love in London and the South East.

I’m passionate about blogging to share my knowledge and give guidance on the ins and out of ordering a wedding cake, making the most of it and making sure it gets the attention it deserves. I also share my tips on wedding planning and team up with fellow suppliers I am lucky enough to work with and who I highly recommend.

When I’m not designing, making or eating cake, you’ll find me trying out new food in London’s amazing restaurants, drinking great coffee, taking in stunning architecture, on long walks, smashing a decent weights workout or exploring the world.

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