When it comes to your annual Halloween party, there’s no need to stick to the same old dull decor. We’ve got plenty of spooky-cute, festive, and easy DIYs to get your guests in the spirit. So up your pumpkin game, and go beyond the standard scary spread with these lazy girl-approved party ideas.

1. DIY Halloween Candy Baubles: If you’re attending a Halloween party elsewhere and hosting your own, these candy baubles can do double duty as hostess gifts and party favor treats. (via Make and Tell)

2. Printable Costume Contest Ballot: Is it really a Halloween party without a costume contest? Make voting a little more colorful and fun with our free Printable Costume Contest Ballot. Using the FUJIFILM Instax® Mini 9 Instant Film Camera, which has a front-facing mirror, your guests can take perfectly framed selfies. They can also print photos on the credit-card-sized Instax Mini film via their smartphone with the FUJIFILM Instax SHARE SP-2 Smartphone Printer using the Instax SHARE app. Have them vote for the spookiest getup with gold star stickers. These photos will be great keepsakes from your party and help you select the winning costume. Make sure you have some good prizes lined up! (via Brit + Co)

3. DIY Cactus Pumpkins: There’s no need to limit your setup to ghoulish gourds. A modern spread merits colorful pumpkins dressed up as on-trend cacti. (via Aww Sam)

4. Bright and Colorful Halloween Cookies: Is your party plan more trick or more treat? Whatever the case, make your goodies high-impact with these vibrant and delicious color-block cookies. (via Tell Love and Party)

5. Printable Halloween Bingo: Got any competitive friends? Raise the stakes with an easy-to-execute (and friendly!) game of spooky Bingo. (via Studio DIY)

6. DIY Modern Painted Pumpkins: The mess of pumpkin carving is so five years ago. Hop on the no-carve trend with a modern DIY that’s equal parts scary and chic. (via The Beauty Dojo)

7. DIY Spooky Halloween S’mores: S’mores are always a crowd-pleaser — especially when you mix in a creepy slew of candied eyeballs and gummy worms. (via Aww Sam)

8. DIY Toilet Paper Roll Candy Garland: Who knew that colorful candy-inspired garlands could be as easy and affordable as stashing away a few rolls of TP? (via The House That Lars Built)

9. DIY Paper Skull Lanterns: In the mood for cheap decor with a high creep-factor? Light up your party room with these simple skull lanterns. (via Minted)

10. Monster Cocktail Stirrers: Get artful (and tasty) in your cocktail garnish game with spooky candy-created cocktail stirrers. (via A Beautiful Mess)

11. Halloween Candy Bark: This recipe is super simple and works just as well for your leftover candy after the holiday. (via Paper and Stitch)

12. Color-Blocked Pumpkin Candy Dishes: Warning: You may want to leave these pretty pastel pumpkin dishes out year-round. (via A Kailo Chic Life)

13. DIY Sugar Skull Wreath: Who says your Halloween wreaths can’t have a touch of cheer? We love the contrasting pops of color on an otherwise stark wreath. (via The Crafted Sparrow)

14. DIY Pumpkin Cake Pops: These adorable cake pops are a true work of art. Don’t forget to Instagram your photo-worthy treats before you chow down. (via Fall for DIY)

15. Halloween Girls’ Night: No one said your Halloween party had to be co-ed. Grab your girl squad and throw on “Monster Mash” for a ladies-only dance party. (via Studio DIY)

16. DIY Halloween Monster Cupcakes: Quirky and colorful monster cupcakes are equally fun on display at your sweets table, or as a DIY decorate-your-own-cupcake party station. (via Salty Canary)

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(Additional reporting by Maggie Fogg)