Saturday, November 17, 2012

Zombie Prom-The Prom Goers

Welcome students to the 2012 Ground Valley High School Zombie Prom.
Feasting at the Body Parts Buffet:
Dancing in the gym:
All the little boys were told that they had to dance with A GIRL before they could go out to the Haunted Pumpkin Patch. Some of them took the easy way out!

Mom counts as a girl, right?!! 
Sometimes you get rejected because they have their eye...
...on another man!
"Cause this is Thriller, ...
Thriller night!!
If I were a zombie, I'd never eat your brain!
I just want your heart, just want your heart, just want your heart!
The Haunted Pumpkin Patch:
Each year the kid's go out into the dark and creepy night and search for numbered pumpkins. They get a prize bag that corresponds to the pumpkin they find. The dad's are out there, but they can't scare the little guys. Some high pitched screams were heard from the older kid's though! 
Ghost pooh labels
I put mini marshmallows in snack bags then folded these labels and stapled them to the top.
Tags for prize bags
The Zombie Prom Royal Court:
The attendees were able to vote for Zombie Prom Royalty. May the most rotten rule!
3rd Place - Princess Taryn & Prince Jimmy
2nd Place - Princess Kamryn & Prince Merrill
And the Queen of Zombie Prom, Korbi!
& the King Rex!!!

Some of our Prom goers:

David & Ruth Ann
Skylar & Kamryn
The Gough's
Merrill & Taryn
The Brown's
The Whiting's
The Dewitt's
The Henrie's
The Barentine's
The Gilliam's
The Brown's
The Johnson's
A luvlee time was had by all, and we sent everyone home with a cute little zombie prize bag that contained a couple of zombie finger suckers, a few eyeballs (in case they got hungry on the way home) and some zombie mints for that pesky brain breath!

These fit on top of a Big Pack Tic Tac container
Print on green cardstock, fold the top and staple to treat bag
Then all my dear zombies went home to their beds
where visions of brains danced in their heads!
Sweet dreams little zombies
Gramma Luvlee
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Thursday, November 15, 2012

Zombie Prom-The Party!


As in almost everything, the anticipation of the event is almost as exciting as the actual event. So it was with Zombie Prom. I had thought about it and imagined it and when I actually saw the fruits of my imagination it brought a little tear to my eye. SNIFF!

 This was my vision. My home was magically transformed into GRound Valley High School. (Our local High School is Round Valley High.) The front yard had graves with reaching zombie hands (my lovely zombie prom queen hand was made by pulling the sleeve off of a groundbreaker hand, painting it's nails and slipping on a 19 year old corsage, graciously donated by my sentimental daughter!), fog and the School sign.

As the Prom attendees arrived they were met at the door by a chaperon, Mr. Drown. Mr. Drown (appropriately attired in a dripping suit and sea weed) asked them for student ID or their Prom Tickets.
The front room and dining room were set up with food
tables and a more elegant decor. I tried to use a school theme throughout using old books, year books, glasses and globes.

The Food:
Zombie cookies
Spider Ding Dongs
Zombie Pops made from giant marshmallows with melted chocolate
hair and facial features drawn on with food color markers
Cookies & Creme Fudge Headstones and
Chocolate covered pretzel Zombie Fingers
Graveyard Gravel made from fudge, mint and cookies and creme fudge.
I want brains cupcakes
Screamin' Strawberries!
Dead Fingers-Gray shortbread
I just want your heart-raspberries and cream gelatin
Mortuary Mousse
Sinister Sweets
Bones & Blood-taquitos & salsa and bone shaped breadsticks & marinara
Severed fingers-cocktail wieners wrapped in crescent roll dough, olive fingernail
Forgotten fingers-string cheese with bell pepper fingernails
Creepy Cheesy Eyeballs-mini cheese balls with an olive slice iris
Tortured Toes- cocktail wiener with an almond slice toenail, wrapped in a tortilla bandage
Shaved Skin on Melon-prosciutto on cantaloupe
Melon Brain & Bleeding Heart Brie-Brie & cherry preserves wrapped in puff pastry
I've got my eye on you caprese salad
Jori enjoys some rotten ribs
The Gym:
The dance was held in the family room (the gym). It was a conglomeration of various things you'd find in a high school. My dear husband very happily hauled old lockers from his dad's barn to accommodate my vision. 
They were decorated with wrestling posters, letterman sweater,
books, spider webs, pom poms and a bloody lunch bag.
The Principal's desk was decorated with his blood splattered picture and name plate,
year books and a gruesome letter pleading for help that was left in the typewriter.
Filing Cabinets
Trophy Case
We even had the requisite lost & found box
containing books, hoodies, hands, feet etc.
And of course the gym was festooned with lovely red and
 black crepe  paper streamers and helium balloons.
Stay tuned for the exciting conclusion of
Zombie Prom the Party!
Gramma Luvlee
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