Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Tim Burton Inspired Halloween Party

 So there is a method to all my madness after-all.  I knew I was going to be making Tim Burton inspired cupcakes for our Halloween Party with our youth kids this month so the week before Josh and I decided to go all out and keep the theme through-out the party. I work better under pressure anyhow. Here are a handful of photos from last weekends party.  I hope that it gives you some ideas for your own Halloween parties.
 Jack Skellington Cupcakes

 Corpse Bride Mini-Wedding Cakes 
Edward Scissorhands Cupcakes
Here is the only photo I grabbed with the two of us.  Josh was obviously Jack Skellington and I pulled together a costume hours before the party. I went as Mrs. Lovett from Sweeney Todd. Most appropriately of course. 

Hope your Halloween season is filled with magic and tons of Tim Burton movies.

Which Tim Burton movie is your favorite? 


**Edit - to make the backdrop use a long extending curtain rod and tape crepe-paper (we doubled colors to make wider stripes) to the top. Hang curtain rod from the ceiling. Spray paint stray branches a vibrant color and using fishing wire to also hang from the ceiling in front of your backdrop.   Very easy!! 


  1. Everything looks delicious!

    I love Edward Scissor hands the most I think... although batman is pretty cool too.

  2. So beyond creative. Love. Willy Wonka, ok maybe Edward Scissor Hands OR hum maybe Sleepy Hallow, lets face it I pretty much love Tim Burton and if you throw in Johnny Depp I will SWOON.

  3. seriously girl??!? you are amazing.

    my favorite is Edward Scissorhands!

  4. It all looks amazing! Love what you did for the other movies, too.
    My favorite...that's tough. I think Sleepy Hollow, Corpse Bride or Edward Scissorhands, though I love Nightmare too...

  5. what a cute party theme idea! you guys looked cute! i love edward scissorhands....even though it always scares me and makes me sad. haha!

  6. oh my gosh you are amazing!!!! so talented! and i saw your cupcakes over at Casey's blog and LOVED them! they are too beautiful to eat (but look so delicious and make me hungry :) )

    love your blog! new follower :)

  7. This looks like sooo much fun!! I'm trying to come up with a halloween party idea for my oldest son, Bruiser, and as soon as I clicked your link [from Casey's page] he about flipped his lid. I think we've found our inspiration! Thank you sooo much!! Love, love, LOVE it!

  8. This looks like it was so much fun.

    Oh man I think I like, about 95% of his movies. I've always really liked beetle juice and Edward Scissorhands because I think they were the first two movies I'd seen by him.

  9. LOVE LOVE LOVE LOVE it all!


  10. i seriously need to move near you.
    i believe you would be so fun to hang out with. :P
    looked like a fabulous party..
    i would have to say Edward Scissorhands is my favorite.

  11. Gee- I wish you lived close too. Actually I wish all my blogging friends lived close because I'd throw all you all a party.

  12. man, i need to throw one of these parties here in SC. i looove tim burton - and my fave might be a tie between Coraline and Willy Wonka. Hehe.

  13. Wow, that is simply amazing!!! So creative and fun! I love Tim Burton, I couldn't pick one favorite. I love them all.

  14. This is genius! We just watched The Nightmare Before Christmas last night and was thinking about how much I enjoy when someone really appreciates Tim Burton -So of course Im LOVING this party idea. You so pulled it off

  15. this is so cute! i love those edward scissorhands cupcakes!! xo

  16. Oooo! Tim Burton would be proud, I bet. Came on over for a visit from Casey's place!

  17. Edward scissor hands is my favorite and i love the inspired cupcakes!! Everything looks amazing!

  18. I am so jealous of your talent!! lol fantastic!

  19. Aaaaah, this looks AMAZING! Great job!!

  20. I love Tim Burton and I LOVE this!!!

    ♥ sécia

  21. Brilliant. I love everything about this! My favorite is Sweeney Todd, hands down.

    P.S. I found you on Twitter via Ilene @muchloveilly - now I'm following! :)

  22. This was such a great theme!!! I love Tim Burton!! I love all your really creative desserts too!!

  23. dang girl, you are amazing!! those edward scissorhands cupcakes especially blow my mind!

  24. The edward scissorhand cupcakes are so brilliant! Love it! <3

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  26. Just brilliant. How did you get those Edward Scissorhands cupcakes to stay upright/so high? xx

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