From spider webs to plush pumpkins to the cutest little “witch” on the block, Karen’s trick-or-treaters are definitely in for a TREAT! Her creative “Trick-or-Treat Porch Party” is the perfect brew of tastefully spooky design, affordable decor, and playful touches like sneaker-wearing spider cupcakes. (P.S. I just saw those spider leg toppers at Target earlier today… in case you want to make some treats for yourself!)
PARTY HIGHLIGHTS to look out for:
– Mason jars wrapped in “Cyanide”, “Arsenic” and potion labels + striped orange straws
– Brigadeiros covered in mounds of cookie crumbles and edible RIP signs
– “Effervescing Tonic” on a spider web mat
– A creepy Halloween dinner menu featuring Maggot Stew, Assorted Eyeballs, & more!
PARTY DETAILS, as told by Karen…
I wanted to make something affordable and easy that anybody could reproduce. We always set up a big Halloween table on Halloween night for the trick or treaters and many people in our town do too, so I wanted to do something that could be used on a porch on Halloween night.
Most decoration items are from the dollar store like the signs, the skull, the RIP pieces, keep out tape, spider cut outs, spider webs on the table, happy halloween mat on the floor, tomb stone candy, monster cookie on sticks (inside the black caldron). The treats I also kept simple: cupcakes decorated with supermarket bought decor, candy, lollipops and rock candy at the local candy store, apple juice, and some brigadeiro inside the little plastic containers with Oreo crumbles on top and an edible RIP sign from Wal-Mart.
– Concept, Table Design ad Styling: Karen Ayars
– Pictures: Nicole Albertson Photography