Ghoulish Gatherings – The Best Halloween Party Decor!

With Halloween looming, you may be thinking of holding a spooky shindig! Maybe it’s your baby or toddler’s first Halloween and you want to make it extra special with the perfect Halloween party decor? My fiancé and I have just bought our first house and plan to ‘Christen’ it with an awesome party for our little boy (Max) and his many, many cousins (big families ROCK!).

I’ve spotted some absolutely amazing bits and bobs during my online Halloween store spree, things so amazing that I can’t bring myself to NOT share them with all of our lovely readers… hopefully this will inspire anyone stuck in a planning rut.


DIY Halloween Party Invites

I’m very much a ‘send a text/Facebook message’ kind of mum. Same with Christmas cards! If you’re a fan of sending official invites, you should take a look at these…

Self-Editing Halloween Party Invites

These invites are super easy to customise with names/dates using Adobe Acrobat Reader! The bright colours and creepy characters are spot on for the occasion – you can find them here at iLoveDIYprintables*.

Spellbook Party Invitation

As a Harry Potter fan, I am OBSESSED with these inspired Harry Potter inspired Halloween invites! You can find them at here at JessieAndJabberwock*.

Halloween table plates and cutlery

Get your Halloween buffet table looking swanky with this All Hallow’s Eve themed tableware…

Orange, black & white 8 pack

This 8 pack of foiled paper plates is ace; you can find it here at LittleOrchardCraft*.

Skull shaped plates 12 pack

These spooktacular plates are definitely on my shopping list! You can find them here at PostBoxParty*.

Spooky Halloween Lighting

Set the mood with the perfect ambient lighting – these candles and fairy lights are perfect for Halloween!

3D printed pumpkin with flickering LED light effect

Child-friendly with a flameless candle effect, this 3D printed pumpkin is brilliant! You can find it here at Fynsa*.

Eye Ball Candle

Eeeeeek! This spooky candle takes haunting Halloween decoration to the next level – the kids are sure to squeal when they see it! Don’t forget to keep it out of reach of those little fingers though. You can find it here at LessCandles*.

Halloween Ghost, Pumpkin, Bat and Cat String Lights

Another item in my basket – kerr-ching! These string lights are cute and colourful, find them at ginew*.

Pumpkin Fairy Fall Lights

Super subtle, these pumpkin lights can brighten up your interior all Autumn. They’d look great in a fishbowl on your Halloween party food table – totally Insta-ready. You can find them here at TinkerTreasuresMinis*.

Spooky Bunting and Decorations

Dressing your venue on point will give your party the best atmosphere ever and it needn’t be all balloons and plastic. Invest in decorations you can use year after year and start new Halloween traditions with your family.

Reusable Halloween Bunting

The patterns on this bunting are so bright and eye-catching! You can find this here at TCCBS*.

Mini black & gold Halloween bunting

This bunting is slightly smaller than typical bunting and comes on a 2 metre string – the black and gold colour palette is really elegant, ideal for a more understated or grown up gathering! You can find it here at KirstyGadd*.

Halloween Game Ideas

Aaaaaah, I love a good party game! If you’re looking for ways to entertain your younger Halloween party guests, these are sure to bring hours of fun for the wee ones (and the adults too…).

Witches hat loop game

This hoop toss game is bound to bring hours of fun, as well as being very affordable! You can find it here at PartyTouchesUK*.

Finish my phrase game

Why not get the guests in pairs to play this fun guessing game? You can find it here at AdorablyAllie*.

Halloween Party Bags and Favours

Ending the night is sad, especially when you’ve had an awesome time! Sweeten the deal with party favours, and your guests are guaranteed to make an appearance at your next bash!

Sweet filled hands

These hand-shaped favour bags come pre filled with all sorts of yummy sweeties – they’d look amazing as a table centrepiece, as a game prize or as party favours! You can find them here at SweetsensationsCo*.

Set of 6 Halloween bracelets

These cute ‘n creepy Happy Halloween bracelets are a simple yet heartfelt gift for your guests – you can can find them here at Dreamingbhuddawishes*.

Personalised Love Heart Sweets

You can’t go wrong with Love Heart sweets! These can be personalised to say whatever you’d like – so they’re great for Halloween birthday parties. You can find them here at LoveHearts4u*.


Don’t forget to check out our recent kids Halloween costumes post too – it’s got some fantastic ideas for baby’s 1st Halloween costumes.Love planning parties? What do’s and dont’s would you recommend to other parents? Tell us in the comments.

Love from Katie! Xx