12 Non-Cheesy Ways to Throw a Halloween-Themed Bachelorette Party
If you're planning a bachelorette party for a bride obsessed with all-things October 31, why not throw the ultimate ghoul’s night out for her? Here, 12 ideas for throwing a Halloween-themed bachelorette party that's so much fun you'll want to take the memories to the grave with you.
Send Message-in-a-Bottle Invites
Lure guests from their homes with creepy messages in apothecary-style bottles.
Amp up the Creep Factor
These five-fingered candleholders and tabletop ornaments will set the scene for a glamorously macabre night—plus they're super easy to DIY. These are made of plaster and get their ghastly gray shade from a brush with black gouache.
Dress Up Pumpkins
If you prefer something a little more magical than morbid, these glittered pumpkins will bring a hint of sparkle to the party.
Add Something (Kind of) Creepy
These glasses and appetizer plates will give guests the distinct feeling that they are not alone.
What's a Halloween party without costumes? You don't have to spend a lot (or plan ahead) for this costume: everything you need to pull off this dramatic face is already in your makeup bag. If you and your ladies would prefer something a little sweeter, you could also dress up as Day of the Dead sugar skulls. Or you could use this girls-only party as an excuse for an epic group costume. Get inspired by one of the bride's favorite childhood movies. Some of our favorite ideas? Dressing up as the Rockford Peaches from A League of Their Own
Troop Beverly Hills
Serve Up a Little Black Magic
Take a Shot of "Blood"
Swap Out Wine Labels
Serve your guests eerie elixirs by placing these lethal libation labels onto wine bottles. Bottoms up, dearies!
Go Crazy With Candy
Even though you don't go trick-or-treating anymore, it doesn't mean you can't enjoy Halloween candy! Use chocolate candies to create these crumbly shortbread bars.
Carve Pumpkins Together
If you're looking for a low-key alternative to hitting up a major Halloween bash, carving pumpkins is still as much fun as it was when you were kids.
Bust Into a Candy Corn Piñata
Who doesn't love a piñata? It's easy to make a Halloween-ready version with our fringe cutter from Martha Stewart Crafts.
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