Guests coming up to the party hostess's house find the front yard is filled with eerie figures.
The event team uses a mix of props: the hostess's own, some from the event company's inventory and some from prop houses. Set-up took four days.
The walkway to the front door.
The front yard turned graveyard.
He's only dangerous when he's angry ...
Grim reapers guard the front door.
In the foyer, a spooky spider web.
The spider moves in to munch on its victim.
A mad organist greets guests accompanied by a custom soundscape.
Some people who fell to pieces.
The event team cleared out the entire first floor of the hostess's home along with the pool area in order to install decor.
The install required installation of faux, fabric-covered walls.
The Absinthe Bar, which offered signature cocktails. "Absinthe fairies"--naked models airbrushed green--served drinks.
Swags add drama, as does that crazed murderer in the corner.
A view to the outdoor area and a custom ice bar.
The ice bar features the hostess' logo--"Gory Girl."
The pool has been covered, and dry ice fog piped in from the perimeter of the yard hugs the ground.
An elegant lounge area with eerie dry-ice "fog."
Another view of the outdoor lounge.
Custom gobos of spider webs and ghostly patterns play across the house.
Beautiful lighting accents a lounge area.
A long view of an outdoor lounge.
Guests enjoy a performance by Cirque Berzerk on a custom stage in the backyard.
Now, that's one melancholy baby ....
What's that floating in the formaldehyde?
A devilishly delightful dessert buffet.
A closer look at the cheerful Halloween treats on the dessert buffet.
A decor detail. Strike took two days.
The dinner buffet includes a boar's head as centerpiece.
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