Are you tired of hosting the same Halloween party over and over — and spending a lot to boot?
You might have searched high and low to find budget-friendly Halloween ideas, but with no such luck. Or maybe you saw something that interested you, but was so expensive that you had to put it on the back burner for another year.
The answer is really as simple as making your own decorations and party treats. So, let’s give your home the Halloween party look you want to have this year — on a budget.
Halloween Party Ideas on a Budget
Is it really October without at least one Halloween party? Trick or treating time is quickly approaching, and if you’re looking to get creative but don’t have the time or money to hire fancy caterers or set up elaborate decorations – these easy hacks will get you the best results on a budget.
DIY Halloween Decorations
DIY projects are inexpensive, easy to make, and customized, and unlike store-bought decorations (that typically look the same every year). It also allows for time to strengthen your family bond as you create your decorations together. Check out the following decoration ideas below:
- Halloween Scarecrow
- Spider Web Decorations
- Paper Ghost Lanterns
- Paint Your Own Halloween Wooden Plank Porch Sign (or use your Cricut machine, or find a friend who has one)
- Twirly Garbage Bag Ghosts
Make a Halloween-Themed Bento Box & Other Treats
If you’re planning a party for a group of kids, it’s a good idea to have Halloween-themed bento boxes on hand. This can also be a great way to keep kids entertained.
There are also other Halloween themed food ideas that you can try. Check out the list below:
Halloween Photobooth Props
Taking party pictures is a must, so why not make props for a Halloween photo booth? This will also add to your party fun! Here are some ideas and a link to purchase a set of them or download some free printables:
- Ghost Face Photo Booth Props
- Witch-Themed Photo Booth Props
- Pumpkin Photo Booth Props
Haunt Your Kitchen with Spooky Foods
Making creepy Halloween food doesn’t have to be that difficult or time-consuming. Just add some homemade Halloween props to your dishes, and you can instantly spruce up your table.
It’s not necessary to go to a specialty store to get Halloween-themed props or decorations that will blow your budget. Sometimes, a simple yet detailed idea is a big hit. Use the above tips (and don’t forget to check out your local dollar store as well), to make your own Halloween party decorations and snacks — for a fraction of the cost.
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