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Nightmare Before Christmas Wedding at Old Woolen Mill in Tennessee

Nightmare Before Christmas Wedding at Old Woolen Mill, Tennessee

Are you looking to get married using an awe-inspiring Nightmare Before Christmas wedding theme? Well, drawing your wedding theme from one of your favorite movies is a thoughtful idea. It ensures you create a unique moment beyond traditional wedding norms. 

Kristen and Avery had a successful macabre wedding at an old woolen mill in Cleveland, TN. They blended the happiest moment of their lives with a Nightmare Before Christmas wedding theme without overdoing it. Let’s find out the secrets that made Kristen and Avery’s marriage unique and memorable. 

A Unique Setting for a Macabre Wedding

The venue you’ll choose makes the difference between a drab and fab wedding setting. That means you need a place that complements your macabre yet beautiful wedding theme. Otherwise, your big day won’t showcase the uniqueness you want to share with the rest of the world.

Kristen and Avery tied the knot at the Weaver’s Room at The Old Woolen Mill. This place contributed hugely to making their big day one of a kind. The Weaver’s Room blended nicely with the wedding’s mood because of vintage construction, stunning modern lighting, and antique industrial features. 

Apart from providing an awe-inspiring space, the venue was equipped with llamas. Read on to see how the couple used these beautiful animals to surprise the guests and make the day memorable. 

Planning a Wedding with Spooky Details

You’ll need solid ideas (and a bomb wedding planner) that bring the vibe of Jack & Sally’s wedding to real life. Such ideas will make the day memorable —from dark colors with a strong impression to scary details in your wedding.

For this couple, every day is Halloween. So, they knew what they wanted when planning their macabre wedding. Kristen and Avery were looking for an uncommon vibe to make the day their own. As a result, they decided to base the wedding on Kristen’s favorite movie, The Nightmare Before Christmas. Most features in their wedding had skeleton decorations since the bride loves forensic work. 

For example, their save-the-date cards featured two human skeletons holding hands with the subscript “until death do us part.” We can correctly assume that the unusual cards helped people look forward to the big day. After all, Halloween-inspired weddings are rare, and people love uncommon events.   

Additionally, Kristen and Avery used black, skeleton-themed invitation cards that fit the Jack and Sally-inspired wedding theme. The couple also leveraged a black coffin-shaped ring box with a skeleton engraving to enhance the moody vibe they were looking for in their wedding. 

Wedding Outfits to Die For

With the venue and decorations set, the big day for Kristen and Avery finally arrived. Kristen jumped into an ivory, sparkle encrusted dress. She then enhanced the look with Keds x Kate Spade trainers that had a little love sign with two zombie-like buddies. 

The bride took personalization to the next level when she wore a custom leather jacket. In normal circumstances, a leather jacket at a wedding is almost impossible. But these lovers pulled the trick successfully. 

On the other hand, the groom’s outfit was simple but had statement-making fine details. Avery paired a dark-colored tie and wedding suit with a pink shirt. The tie clip had a small, scary face that contributed to the macabre vibe the couple was looking for. The groom complemented his outfit with a beautiful boutonniere containing a pink flower and a feather-like accessory.  

The effort to make their big day stand out came out clear from the socks they wore. The bride wore a multi-colored pair of socks with zombie prints. On the flip side, the groom wore black-and-white socks with skull-like prints. The stunning outfit helped them make a statement. 

Surpise Guests During the Ceremony

The dark-colored flowers, vintage setting, and black seats created the couple’s desired atmosphere. The people who walked down the aisle with dark outfits also contributed to a unique experience that made Kristen and Avery’s wedding unique. 

This couple took an extra step to make their big day memorable. With the guests used to people handling the responsibility of a flower girl and ring bearer, llamas walking down the aisle was an unexpected thunderbolt. And so fun! The two pleasantly crazy lovers had hidden the surprise from everyone. No one else knew about llamas playing the role of a flower girl and ring bearer, which made the surprise insane.

Halloween-Inspired Reception Ideas

With all their efforts in the preparation, Kristen and Avery ensured post-ceremony events had the macabre vibe. For example, they combined a Nightmare Before Christmas-inspired backdrop, cake stand, and arbor with a vintage reception venue. 

On top of that, the decor on each table had a moody and mildly scary view. Each table had black napkins and two skeleton figures kissing each other. It also had a dark-colored bouquet that brought out the cool atmosphere. The black chairs and two black candles complemented the macabre look on each table. 

A song from the film, The Nightmare Before Christmas, dominated the atmosphere in the reception. However, the couple chose Africa by Toto as the music for their first dance as husband and wife. They did so because the song had been popping up whenever they were together over the years!

Creating and Capturing Unique Weddings

Kristen and Avery’s wedding was a tremendous success with the help of qualified wedding professionals. If you are a wedding couple looking for a professional wedding photographer to capture your unique or Halloween wedding, please reach out to me. I would love to be a part of your “until death do us part”!

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groomsmen at Nightmare Before Christmas Wedding at Weaver's Room at Old Woolen Mill
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Nightmare Before Christmas Wedding Reception Decorations
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Nightmare Before Christmas Wedding Reception Decorations
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Nightmare Before Christmas Wedding at Old Woolen Mill in Tennessee
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bride and groom exchange rings at Sally & Jack Theme Wedding
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Wedding Professionals

Second Photographer: Clint James Photo

Venue: Weaver’s Room at Old Woolen Mill

Planner: Cue The Champagne

Florals: Blooms and Blossoms

Dress: Miss Stella York from Ever After Bridal

HMUA: Styled Darling

Suit: Hixon Fashions

Bridemaids Dresses: Dear Cleo

DJ: DJ Mark with Class

Llamas: Wits End Llamas

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