Tuesday, October 30, 2012

31 Days of Halloween: A Night to Dismember Zombie Prom Halloween Party

This past weekend Mister Spooky and I hosted our Zombie Prom Halloween party and it was a great success! It was such fun planning it all out and making a bunch of decorations and recipes for the party! I am really glad we chose this theme because it gave our guests the opportunity to be creative with their costumes and it gave us the freedom to do some neat decorating!

I made a bunch of cool signs for the party and tons of yummy (and vegan) party noms! We transformed our apartment with streamers, balloons, room wrap, fringe curtains and lots of twinkly lights - and then made sure everything had a bit of blood splatter on it, tee hee!

Mister Spooky and I dressed as the Zombie Prom King and Queen. We got our duds from the thrift store and ripped/bloodied them up. I bought some cheap crowns from the costume store and I made our sashes. Our guests came up with some super-cool costumes and almost everyone stuck to the zombie theme! We had zombie Marilyn Monroe, teacher, janitor, coach, football player, cheerleader, schoolgirl and various zombies, plus a Doctor Doom and a warlock.

We dined on icky-looking but delicious tasting food, listened to groovy Halloween music, drank our infamous bloody punch (it is so yummy but so deadly!) and played games like horror character charades, zombie trivia and zombie darts! At the end of the night we handed out some awesome zombie-themed prizes.

Everyone had lots of fun and I am really pleased how everything turned out! You can take a looksie at the party pics below:

Hosts and Zombie Prom Queen and King (me and Mister Spooky)
I love how the "A Night to Dismember" banner looks

 Entrance with a sign that reads "Welcome to 
Romero High's Zombie Prom 2012"


I want your brains!

 Zombie Buffet (pre-party during set-up)

Zombie Buffet all set up! I really dug the Zombie Prom 
sign I made.

Zombified plates and blood splatter napkins

Zombie Buffet Menu, including Bloody Brains (cream cheese and salsa), 
Lady Fingers aka Bloody Zombie Fingers, Brain Balls (aka popcorn balls), 
Mini Mummies (aka pigs-in-blankets), Zombie Puke (guacamole and salsa), 
Bone Shards (aka chips), Tooth Rot (kettle corn) - everything was vegan!

Some goodies on the Zombie Buffet, including Brain (Popcorn) Balls
and various body parts

Bloody Zombie Fingers were a huge hit!

Mini mummies (I like to think of mummies as old school zombies)

 My sister and I in the handmade photo booth

 Welcome your undead class of Romero High 2012!

I took people's Polaroids when they arrived and they 
picked randomly from a bowl to see what they were 
voted as "Most Likely to..." just like in high school! 

Here is a close-up

Zombie restrooms

 We're coming to get ya!

 Undead prom queen and cheerleader

We want brains!

 Signs I made for the photo booth

 Awwww Mister Spooky and I have a prom pic together!
I am definitely framing this one!

Happy Zombie Prom! 

 Go Team Z! Zombie cheerleader, football coach and football player

 Ok, she couldn't eat, drink or talk, but her makeup
turned out amazing!

 Cute zombie couple 

 Zombie Marilyn Monroe and undead prom-goer

 The Prom King and Doctor Doom

Undead teacher and janitor ... clever costumes!

I think I only have one zombie pose LOL!


  1. Hooray for successful Halloween parties! Looks like it was a blast and I love that everyone came in costume

  2. That looked like total fun!
    ~Naila Moon


  3. Fabulous job on your par-tay! I'm inspired to attempt to throw a party next year maybe... As a former zombie cheerleader (avatar) I have to say your friends makeup was killer!!

  4. where did you get the backdrop for photo booth

    1. It's actually a lot of different layers combined - first I used a castle wall room wrap, then added a blood drip border on top. Then I added a red fringe curtain over the castle wall. The two zombie cutouts on either side I found at the Dollar Store. And I made the "Night to Dismember" banner - it is just letters printed out on parchment paper glued to black construction paper, then I splattered some red paint (for blood) over them, and threaded it all on some ribbon. :D

  5. Awesome looking party! Where did you put your photo booth? I want mine to be away from everything since I will need room lighting, but don't want to mess up the ambiance of the Halloween look in the rest of the house.

    1. We had it in a separate room that was pretty empty! Just used one of the walls to throw up a backdrop for it!


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