Go batty with Halloween party ideas

Batty Eyes invitationEveryone loves a good Halloween Party and they’ll be thrilled to come to yours when they see this Bat Eyes Beware Halloween invitation in the mail. Our friends at celebrations.com used our Halloween invitation to inspire these bat theme Halloween party ideas that are family friendly, “frightfully fun and not overdone.” The invitation (and we have several Halloween invitations to choose from) inspired the Halloween party ideas, from bat decorations to fang-embellished cupcakes to vampire mocktails.

At the table, spooky bat shapes and bat eyes decorated the placemats, drink glasses and serving trays. Black napkins and black & white polka dots added to the décor, with yellow and orange candycorn used as accent colors.Halloween Party decorations

Marshmallow fangs and beady cherry eyes turned red velvet cupcakes into vampires for dessert. And for beverages, guests could choose their potion: either blood-red mocktails made from crushed jolly ranchers, cherry 7-Up and red Twizzlers, or a black-licorice infused version. But it wouldn’t be a party without blindfolds and jello, now would it? Fun activities like the classic Mummy Wrap game and the Lucky Dip game for kids made the party a huge hit.

Check out Pear Tree’s collection of Halloween Invitations and Halloween personalized stickers for decorating ideas, or keep reading our blog for more Halloween party ideas.

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Halloween invitationsWhat do you do for a little boy’s October birthday? Are there Halloween birthday ideas that aren’t Halloween-y? Three-year-old Alexander is at the perfect age for a trip to a pumpkin farm, complete with a petting zoo, corn maze, jumping castle and lots of other great fall activities for kids.

“We aren’t doing a ‘Halloween’ theme—more like a ‘Pumpkin’ theme,” says Alex’s mom, Heather, who was looking for Halloween birthday ideas that weren’t too “Halloweenish.” She chose Pear Tree’s Line-up of Pumpkins Halloween Birthday Invitation because “the colors are NOT black and orange! Purple and orange are much better for a birthday party and gender neutral. I didn’t want black and orange.”

Alex and his friends will be enjoying pizza and pumpkin-shaped cupcakes, and Heather will be decorating the table with green, orange and purple colors “with the inspiration being the invitation.” Pumpkin-themed food, decorations and plenty of kid-friendly activities make for a fall birthday that is sure to bring plenty of smiles, just like the happy pumpkins on our Halloween invitation!

See our entire collection of Halloween invitations for more birthday ideas, or keep reading for more Halloween party ideas on our blog.

Halloween Invitation Ideas

Have you started planning your Halloween party or looking for Halloween invitation ideas yet? Looking through our collection of Halloween invitations will give you some pretty good ideas for party themes, as well as what to include. Your guests will need to know if kids are welcome, if a costume is required, or if they need to bring a spooky dish to share. Of course, the rest of the details (time, location and RSVP information) are just as important.

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Monster Mash Halloween Invitations

Check out our entire collection of Halloween invitations for lots of creative Halloween invitation ideas. And for more Halloween party ideas, keep reading our blog.

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