Halloween parties are all the rage with everybody from 3 to 103, and with good reason- candy, costumes and creepy decorations makes for one heck of a bash!
If you're planning on throwing a party this Halloween then you should take a look at these tutorials that cover the decor and the food, so you'll be ready to greet your ghoulish guests in style.
1. Wine Glass Mummy Candle Holder-
Decorating around the house means setting the right Halloween mood, and as every Halloweenie knows candlelight is just right.
These cute mummy candle holders are cleverly made out of dollar store wine glasses, and since you're doing the decorating you can paint them up to look like whichever monsters you like!
2. and 3. Spooky Wreaths-
This fun variation on the traditional Christmas wreath is starting to catch on, like the Halloween tree, as a yearly tradition, and with these fun and easy tutorials your door will be stylin' all through the Hallowmas season.
Here's a variation on the same theme, from the same source, that uses skulls instead of bony hands.
4. Modge Podge Monsters-
Not every piece of Halloween home decor has to be scary- these modge podge monsters can be just as cute, or terrifying, as you want them to be.
They're fun for the whole family, suitable for display outdoors and built to last. And the best part- they're made out of stuff you can find at the dollar store!
This glowing bottle lamp adds a touch of class to any crypt, and makes for excellent Halloween party mood lighting.
6. Hanging Ghost Decorations-
These quick and easy hanging ghost decorations might not look like the most amazing Halloween themed home decor you've ever seen, but the concept is a great jumping off point for your own decorations.
Add glow-in-the-dark paint to the foam sphere, cover with sheer gauzy fabric splattered with glow paint, and watch your guests marvel at your spirit wrangling skills.
BONUS- Here's an alternate tutorial that shows you how to make a floating ghost decoration that can be hung from the ceiling or used as a tabletop display.
7. Jack-O-Lantern Flower Vase-
Again this is more of a cool concept than an in-depth tutorial, and if you use a fake pumpkin you'll have it for years to come.
(while you're there check out the rest of their simple 3-step Halloween craft tutorials)
8. Rainbow Skull Garland-
What party would be complete without some colorful garlands hanging across the doorways? Garlands make everything look all festive and spooky, and this fun project can be completed by critters of all ages.
And now it's on to the goodies! Here are some frightfully fun food ideas to keep your guests from eating each other!
9. Veggie Skeleton-
The veggie skeleton is another concept that simply screams to be made your own way, and with all kinds of room for variation you can construct your own crunchy cadaver out of your favorite fruits, vegetables, or other finger foods.
10. Cheesecake Stuffed Chocolate Cupcakes-
Cupcakes are delicious, and make for a perfect party dessert, but your guests will really be blown away when they bite into that delicious cupcake and discover a cheesecake pumpkin inside!
11. Blood Orange Spritzers-
This delicious drink will wow your guests, and make the bloodsuckers in your brood grin with delight.
12. Mummy Chicken Pot Pies-
Suitable to serve as a main course, or simply as a great looking individual serving appetizer, these mummy chicken pot pies take a bit of preparation, but the end result is simply too cool to keep under wraps.
13. and 14. Scary Body Part Shaped Snacks-
Nothing says Halloween like body part shaped food, and your guests will giggle with glee when they see these fun, and only slightly gross, looking body part foods on your table.
These Scary Apple Mouths, with almond teeth and a peanut butter tongue, won't bite back-
Then there's the ultimate finger food, made with pretzel sticks and candy melts-
15. Halloween Muffin Tin Meal-
This fun Halloween themed muffin tin meal features an assortment of colorful characters that are good looking and good to eat!
With all the fun finger foods contained within this plate full of fun kids will be begging for seconds, and you'll be delighted with how easy these meals are to prepare!
16. Candy Corn Cheesecake In A Jar-
Nothing says successful Halloween party like a cool takeaway for your guests.
These quick, easy, and inexpensive Candy Corn Cheesecakes in a jar will keep your guests talking about your amazing bash until you outdo yourself next year!
Hopefully these quick and easy tutorials will be just the thing to make your Halloween party a spook-tacular event and a graveyard smash! Happy Halloween!
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