20 Cheap Halloween Party Ideas for a #Winning Night
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20 Cheap Halloween Party Ideas for a #Winning Night

Now that you’ve figured out what costume you’re wearing, it’s time to finesse the details of your Halloween get-together. To help you out, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite budget-friendly DIYs that are as easy to make as they are on the eyes ;) Learn how to whip up some seriously spooky eyeball balloons using just a marker, and set the mood with creepy crawly Halloween candles in 10 minutes or less. Whatever your party needs, these 20 cheap ‘n’ chic Halloween party ideas are here to help you out. Scroll on for all the deets!

1. DIY Halloween Chocolate Bar Printables: Make sure your candy bars are the best on the block with these fancy wrappers. Just print out these free printables and wrap them around your fave chocolate bars for an instant cool factor. (via Studio DIY)

2. DIY Eyeball Balloons: Complete your spooky-themed decor with these giant DIY eyeball balloons. Paint a bunch using round white balloons and black and neon paint markers for a creepy photo booth backdrop. (via Studio DIY / Balloon Time)

3. DIY Gummy Worm-Infested Ice Cubes: Freeze gummy worms in ice cubes to add a fun garnish to your guests’ drinks. Pro tip: Substitute juice for water when filling your ice tray to prevent your drinks from tasting watered-down. (via Brit + Co)

4. DIY Frozen Boo-nana Pops: Whip up these adorable “boo-nana” pops by freezing and dipping banana halves in white chocolate and adding two chocolate chip eyes. For a healthier alternative, swap the white chocolate for yogurt. (via Skinny Taste)

5. Trail Mix Bar: You’ll definitely find yourself with more than enough candy on Halloween, so throw a little variety into the mix with a trail mix bar. Think: banana chips, dried cranberries and pretzel sticks. (via A Girl and a Glue Gun)

6. DIY Halloween Flags: Take some Halloween-printed washi tape, wrap it around a drink stirrer and you’ll have these super cute flags to dress up your cocktails. Replicate the technique with toothpicks for instant cupcake toppers. (via Brit + Co)

7. DIY Balloon-Dipped Mason Jars: Trade store-bought candles for these easy, spooky ones you can DIY. To give your mason jars a candy corn makeover, use white, yellow and orange balloons. (via Brit + Co)

8. DIY Pumpkin, Ghost and Black Cat Halloween Garland: Yup, Christmas decorations are already out in stores, so make use of them with this DIY! Paint white ghosts, orange pumpkins and little black cats onto wooden ornaments for an easy chic, Halloween-worthy garland. (via Dream Green DIY)

9. DIY Easy Tissue Paper Pumpkin Favors: These pumpkin pouches are as easy to make as they are adorable. Simply bunch up orange tissue paper, fill with treats and bundle at the top into a little pumpkin stem. (via One Little Project)

10. DIY Halloween Spell Garland: Inspired by the classic Halloween film Hocus Pocus, these DIY garlands are just what’s needed to hang over your dessert table. But be warned, they could suddenly inspire your guests to channel the Sanderson sisters and burst out in song ;) (via Lovely Indeed)

11. DIY Sharpie Balloons: Dress up regular balloons with a Sharpie. You won’t even need a helium tank to blow these guys up — just use double-stick tape to stick them to the wall! (via Trendenser)

12. DIY Spooky Balloons: Spell it out in trendy metallic letter balloons. It’s quick, easy and just what you need to spruce up a plain wall. (via 100 Layer Cake)

13. DIY Paint Pen Pattern No-Carve Pumpkins: These modern and minimalistic pumpkin designs don’t require much to make — just a paint pen! Though black and white designs are *so* chic, you can totally paint them any color you want to fit your party’s aesthetic. (via Lovely Indeed)

14. Googly Eyes Backdrop: A similarly spooky B&W photobooth backdrop can be yours in less than five minutes. Stick googly eyes of varying sizes to the walls or DIY your own with paper plates and black paint. (via Oh Happy Day)

15. DIY Lollipop Ghosts: This Halloween DIY may be *the* easiest party favor idea you’ve come across yet. Use tissues, lollipops, black and orange ribbon and a Sharpie to make these super cute ‘n’ simple party favors. (via One Little Project)

16. DIY Magic Potion Punch: Quench your guests’ thirst with a bubbling witch’s brew. The recipe is non-alcoholic, but a splash of bourbon would make this perfectly boozy. (via Bitz N Giggles)

17. DIY Spider Candlesticks: Check out your local dollar store for plastic spiders and DIY these creepy crawly candlesticks. Keep it simple with all-white candles, or use orange ones for a pop of color. (via The Alison Show)

18. DIY Burlap Garland: For rustic vibes, spruce up your party with a burlap banner. Hang it above your dessert table for an instantly festive look. (via Brit + Co)

19. DIY Witch Pitch: Put together this tabletop game for a cackling good time. If you’d rather play the game out in the yard, use larger cauldrons and beanbags instead of candy corn. (via Chica and Jo)

20. DIY Bat Garland: This free printable garland comes with bats in four different sizes. Mix or match their sizes for a unique pattern of your own! (via Hello Natural)

How will you be decorating your Halloween party? Be sure to check us out on Pinterest for more decor tips and ideas!