Sugar skulls, succulents, and lanterns abound at this Dia de los Muertos wedding (with bonus GROOT CAKE!) #Real Weddings: Western US#california#dia de los muertos#red hair#skulls October 28 2015 | Catherine Clark bijouxandbits Photos by: Janae Shields Photography Photos by Janae Shields Photography Arlene and Jared have always wanted to get married in the fall as it’s their perfect weather in Northern California. They're also fully into all things Halloween, their Mexican culture, Dia de los Muertos, and sugar skulls, so this Dia de los Muertos wedding theme was a no-brainer. They chose a restaurant with authentic and fresh Mexican food and decor, Milagros Cantina, which meant decorating was far easier. But a few skulls, lanterns, terracotta pots, and succulents made an appearance. Jared’s brother Rian helped out by hiring a few of his music students to be our string quartet for the ceremony. Let's peek at this Dia de los Muertos wedding in Redwood City, California. Vendors Photography: Janae Shields Photography • Venue: Milagros Cantina • Dress: Amy Kuschel • Cake: Studio Cake Design • Flowers: Twig and Petals More Dia de los Muertos fun: Mariachi, glitter skulls, and limbo at Erin & Ryan's Dia de los Muertos wedding Glitter skulls, a mariachi band (just like the bride's parents had), a now-traditional limbo competition, and tons of colorful paper flower decor make this Dia de los Muertos wedding a… Read More Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Catherine Clark Catherine Clark is Offbeat Bride's Executive Editor. In her spare time she loiters at her local library, makes art, watches movies en masse, plays video and tabletop games, poorly cooks healthy things, cuddles with her feline fur baby, and blogs at BijouxandBits.com. @enidjcoleslaw @bijouxandbits @bijouxandbits PREVIOUS Seat your guests in scary style: Halloween wedding seating chart (free printable!) NEXT Why I will not be wearing an ounce of make-up at my wedding Show/Hide comments [ 5 ] OMG, her HAIR!!! :O I also love those thank yous. Reply GROOOTTT ! I love it Reply What a stylish couple! I'm dying for that bouquet. Reply I love the bouquet! Is there any more info on what flower were in there and how much it cost? Reply That bouquet steals the show! Especially combined with that dress, that hair…! Flawless bride, quite handsome groom, and colors galore. I'm in love. ? What a beautiful wedding, thank you for sharing it with us. 🙂 Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Sign me up for your offbeat awesomeness newsletter! No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.