October is cold, rigid, and the beginning of the winter, which can set the mode for seasonal depression, and desperate needs to Christmas shop before the stores advertise. Is this really a great time for a wedding? Of course it is. If you are in love you can make any month work. Here are some great wedding themes for the month of October.
No wedding in October would be complete without considering Halloween. For those couples that want to break free from the normal this is only the most natural choice. Halloween leads itself to be creative in many different ways. Most often, the colors would include black and orange. However, red can make an appearance also. Many couples that get married in a Halloween themed wedding choose to exchange their vows in costumes. Perhaps a dead bride and groom would be your style. You can carry this theme into your cake creation also. Halloween gives many ideas for a great and unique wedding.
October is in the beginning of fall. You can use the fallen leaves as your inspiration. This would include colors like gold, red and maybe even brown. Using leaves from outside for decorations can give a great feel to a fall wedding theme. These will also be free because you can pick them up from anywhere. There are many craft ideas to use with the leaves. Using icing to decorate your cake with leaves will be another great way to ways this theme in every aspect of your wedding. The fall scenery can make for some great pictures.
The annual event of Oktoberfest is about having fun and drinking lots of beer. This is a great excuse for a wonderful party and a great wedding. There are many effects across many countries that participate in this event. It was originally from Germany. This give away to colors of beer (gold), and beer wench costumes (blue and green). The environment of having fun and drinking make it fun for a wedding. You can use beer themed accents and German inspired food. The wedding vendor could be at any of the various locations that are set up for this event.
Apples come in a wide variety of colors and give themselves to a wonderful theme; “you are the apple of my eye.” The most common fall apple colors would be red, green and some browns. Apples can be used as decorations on the table in DIY crafts, a fruit basket or as place card holders. Placing apples on the various layers of the cake is another idea. You may even serve apple cider to your guest. The sparkling effect of apple cider is beautiful for this theme. Apples are easy to put in an invitation and give them selves a great chance to make an unexpected appearance in a homemade bouquet. Many foods are made with apples and you can serve them to guest. A great wedding site for this theme would be an apple orchard or a barn.
The Black and Blue festival
The Black and Blue festival is an event that happens during the Canadian thanksgiving which lands in October. This effect last seven days and is a big party will proceeds going to research and causes that help patients suffering with AIDS. This festival is full of parties that include mostly raves that are put on in the middle of the night into the morning. This leads to wedding ideas that involve black light effects and unique ideas. It may take some work with contacts to get your wedding at the Black and Blue festival, but the biggest advantage is doing something people will not forget. If you cannot get your wedding into the festival maybe, you can having your wedding close by and use the festival as a honeymoon trip. When involving this theme you can also help those that are suffering from AIDS.
Blog Action Day
Blog Action Day is an event on October 15th of each year. This event was made for active bloggers to post on one single subject on that day. Each year has a new theme, but it often involves helping the environment in some way. Blog Action Day for 2010 is about water. You can make your wedding centered on water for this day. Use the blues and make helping the environment your inspiration. You may even want to include a way that guest can blog about the water from your wedding site. Blogging is a new active past time so involving the blogging world in your wedding will make it very up to date. Using the theme for the year as your inspiration, you can find many ways to have a very unique and fun wedding in October.