Holiday Special: Sweet Treats and Spooky Reads

With this spook-taculicious holiday just around the corner, we’re switching gears from wedding trends to a more general topic: party treats! But not just any spooky party treats, either. In preparation for this year’s All Hallows’ Eve, we’ve selected some of our favorite desserts inspired by dark classics in literature. You’ll have your guests chuckling in no time once they see your clever creations!

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Take a sip! Try a bite! Will you grow to be a giant the size of a cottage, or shrink down enough to fit through a teeny-tiny door in the wall?

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Bring the temptation up a notch – now your guests will surely be scrambling to find out what exactly you’ve concocted for them!

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Unfortunately we cannot guarantee a carriage ride with the White Witch in addition to servings of these tasty Turkish Delights.

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If you’ve come ready with your own additional (personal) ingredients, step right on up and prepare yourself for an interesting night ahead…

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Cupcakes make for better desserts than apples, period.

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Have the Weird Sisters inspired you to “Double, double, toil and trouble” in your own cauldron for this night? Try this “Eye of Newt” punch and tell us what you think!

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Quoth the Raven, “Nevermore” as we continue to commemorate the man behind our favorite dark poems and short stories!

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No one knows why the Frankenstein monster is green, but we’re just going to play along!

For more inspiration on all things fabulous and festive, be sure to follow us on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter! Happy Halloween-Eve, everyone!

A Literary Love Affair

Bibliophile n. A person who collects or is a great lover of books.

Incorporate your passion for storytelling into your big day by using books in unexpected ways. Stack old copies of your favorite books underneath floral arrangements to add height and interest to a tablescape. Or use the pages to make paper flowers to add to your bouquet. Used book stores are a great place to shop for decor on a budget!

This is your real life love story, might as well make it a classic.

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-Maggie