14 Spooktacular Ideas For Your Halloween Party

If you want to make sure your Halloween party is one that people will remember for years to come, these 14 DIY crafts, decorations, and recipes are guaranteed to make it a one-of-a-kind event. Happy haunting!

1. Floating Candles

Harry Potter fans will especially love these floating candles that will remind them of the Great Hall in Hogwarts. Candles suspended in mid-air? It must be magic! Learn more here.

2. Glowing Pumpkins

If you're not one for carving pumpkins, then you'll love these easier, mess-free alternative. Why deal with pumpkin guts and wonky knife skills when you can just opt for luminescent paint?! Learn more here.

3. Evil Eyes

The great thing about this DIY craft is that it's fast and easy to make, and you definitely already have most of the supplies on hand. What a great way to have some spooky fun! Learn more here.

4. Drilled Pumpkins

Halloween's that one day of the year where creative costumes, spooky ghost stories, and serious trick-or-treating are not only expected, but heavily encouraged. If you want to show the little ones that you're open for business, set the mood with some creative pumpkins that you can make with a drill.

5. Witch Fingers

While everyone loves a good piece of candy and slice of pumpkin bread this time of year, we think hearty themed food should be front and center at your upcoming Halloween party. These delicious witch finger weenies are the perfect way to set the mood. Get the full recipe & instructions here.

6. Head in a Glass

The darkest time of year is approaching, and its steps are menacing and swift. Nobody can escape, so you may as well make the best of it. This ghoulish decoration will have everyone shrieking in horror at your Halloween party! Learn more here.

7. Mummy Halloweenies

If you want to serve up some appropriately themed snacks at your party, you've come to the right place because we've taken an old favorite and given it a spooky twist. This simple recipe will add just the right eerie touch to your Halloween banquet. Get the full recipe & instructions here.

8. Body Part Earrings

If you're not in the mood to dress up this year, but still want something that will show off your quirky Halloween-loving side, these homemade earrings are just the ticket. Learn more here.

9. Bloody Necklace

If you need a quick and easy last-minute Halloween costume, you can work wonders with a hot glue gun and some red paint. Learn more here.

10. Ghostly Lights

If you need some kid-friendly decorations that are both cozy and Halloween-themed, without being too scary, these boo-tiful string lights are just what you're looking for. Learn more here.

11. Frozen Hands

Normal ice cubes are way too boring for Halloween. Why not keep your punch bowl cold with some floating hands instead? You only need two things to make this happen! Learn more here.

12. Spooky Decoration

No Halloween party is complete without ghost stories, so if you want to set the right mood and make those stories a bit more more spooky, make sure to tell them next to this hand-crafted decoration. Learn more here.

13. Bloody Candles

What's the one thing you expect to see dripping on Halloween? That's right: blood. So go ahead and give your party guests a good scare with bleeding candles! Learn more here.

14. Gummy Worms

Why serve store-bought, colorful gummy worms when you can make disgustingly delicious ones that look like the real deal?! These will simultaneously freak out and delight your party guests!

Now that you have the decorations and food for your Halloween party covered, you're free to focus on the guest list – don't forget to invite your favorite witches, zombies, ghosts, werewolves, and vampires!


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