17 DIY Gifts for the Halloween Hostess
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17 DIY Gifts for the Halloween Hostess

Things you know about us: We love Halloween and we sure do love a good DIY. But combine them? Oh, we’re so in. Hostess gifts are the best excuse to break out the DIY supplies and dream up something perfect. If you’re stuck on what to get the Halloween hostess this year, look no further. With everything from pretty, long-lasting pumpkins to homemade candy and even candles, these Brit + Co originals are sure to please.

1. No-Carve Pumpkins: Nothing screams Halloween like a jack-o’-lantern. Use this DIY to gift the hostess one that she can use for years to come. (via Brit + Co)

2. Caramel and Candy Apples: These caramel apples taste just as good as they look. The hostess of your Halloween bash will love them. (via Brit + Co)

3. Gourmet Lollipops: If you had to describe Halloween in one word, it would probably be CANDY. So why not gift a batch of gourmet lollipops? We wouldn’t mind trick or treating for these suckers. (via Brit + Co)

4. Frankengoblin Jell-O Shots: Get the party started with these spooky Jell-O shots. We’re pretty sure they’ll be the star of the dessert table. (via Brit + Co)

5. Candy Corn Piñata: Like we said, candy’s number one fan is Halloween. Bring this candy corn piñata to your Halloween party for some extra fun. (via Brit + Co)

6. Mezcal-Spiked Caramels: Can’t think of what to get the hostess with the mostess? These Mezcal-Spiked Caramels are a must-make. (via Brit + Co)

7. Skeleton Planters: Plants and flowers are a cult favorite when it comes to hostess gifts. Amp up your presentation with a skeleton planter like this one. Plus, it doesn’t hurt that succulents are forever trendy. (via Brit + Co)

8. Pumpkin Spice Lip Scrub: In case drinking a PSL isn’t enough, DIY this pumpkin spice lip scrub. The best part? You can make enough for the hostess *and* you. (via Brit + Co)

9. Beetlejuice-Approved Trays: These Beetlejuice-approved trays are a gift that your friend can use year-round. Hey, maybe they’ll break ’em out at the next party! (via Brit + Co)

10. Agate Wine Stoppers: When in doubt, wine it out. Add this DIY wine stopper that your fave host can reuse even after the party is over. (via Brit + Co)

11. Bacon Jam: Yep, bacon everything is a no-brainer, and this jam is no exception. For the hostess who loves food (which is probs all of them), this gift is perfect. (via Brit + Co)

12. Balloon-Dipped Vases: There’s no need to mess with paint with these DIY balloon-dipped vases. Add a few flowers or your favorite candies to make it that much better. (via Brit + Co)

13. Pumpkin Seed Puppy Chow: Adding pumpkin seeds makes for a tasty touch and takes puppy chow to a whole new level. Mmmm! We can’t wait to dig in. (via Brit + Co)

14. Colorful Clay Votives: If you’re running out of time, these clay votives are simple to make. Pop the host’s favorite candle inside and you’re good to go. (via Brit + Co)

15. DIY Candy Bars: TBH, Halloween is all about the candy. Need we say more? (via Brit + Co)

16. Glow-in-the-Dark Vases: These glow-in-the-dark vases are so fun. Your hostess can add them to their porch for a little extra spookiness when the trick-or-treaters come. (via Brit + Co)

17. Monster Cupcakes: Um, let’s be honest. Who *doesn’t* love cupcakes? Yeah, the answer is nobody, which is why this makes for the perfect hostess gift. You can’t go wrong with these little cuties. (via Brit + Co)

What will you be gifting the Halloween hostess this year? Let us know in the comments below!