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Halloween Party Hacks

Are you tired of experiencing the same Halloween parties over and over — and spending a lot on them? 


You might have searched here and there to find budget-friendly Halloween ideas, but you don’t have any luck. If you see something that interests you, it might be so expensive that you have to put it on the back burner for another year.


Honestly, the answer is as simple as making it yourself. So let’s give your home the Halloween look you want to have this year — but on a budget. 

 Halloween Party Ideas On a Budget


It’s not a holiday season without at least one Halloween party! Trick or treating is still a couple of weeks away, so hopefully, you haven’t already exhausted all of your brilliant ideas for decorations and activities. 


If you’re looking to get creative this year but don’t have the time or money to hire fancy caterers or set up elaborate decorations, these quick and easy tricks will get you the best results on a budget.

DIY Halloween Decorations


DIY projects are inexpensive, easy to make, and customized, unlike store-bought decorations that look the same every year. It also gives time to strengthen your family bond as you spend time together creating your decorations. You can try the following ideas below.


  • Halloween Scarecrow
  • Spider Web Decorations
  • Paper Ghost Lanterns
  • Wooden Planks
  • Twirly Ghost

Make a Halloween-Themed Bento Box


If you’re planning a party for a group of kids, it’s a good idea to have Halloween-themed bento boxes. Kids love eating their favorite foods in new ways, which can be a great activity to keep them entertained.


In case you don’t want the bento box, there are other food ideas that you can try. You can check the list below for some fantastic food recipes that you can use: 


Halloween Photobooth Props


Taking pictures is part of every human being’s life, so why not make props for a Halloween photo booth? It’s not just one of the Halloween party ideas, but it also adds to the fun! It’s also a great idea to make some fun props for the kids. There are some ideas below.


  • Ghost Face Photo Booth Props 
  • Witch-Themed Photo Booth Props
  • Pumpkin Photo Booth Props

Haunt Your Kitchen with Spooky Foods


For this idea, you need some spookier food that you can find in your kitchen. However, making weird, 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 dinner table.



It’s not necessary to go to a specialty store to get Halloween-themed props or decorations for a lot of money. Sometimes a simple yet detailed idea is enough to thrill the party. Use the above tips to make your own Halloween party decorations and snacks — for a low budget!

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