1. HOMEMADE GLOWING DECORATIONS
Searching high and low for the best party decor? Make a great first impression with decorations that are sustainable, and all your own. Turn your house into a haunted landscape with glowing ghosts, or sit them along your front walkway to greet your guests!
2. BAKE YOUR OWN SPOOKY TREATS
Tired of the same old single bowl of halloween candy? With a little preparation you can go above and beyond to create some truly horrifying party treats! Keep those plastic candy wrappers out of the landfill by making your very own blood splattered cupcakes instead.
3. MAKE THE ULTIMATE DIY COSTUME
Hit your local thrift shops, or even your friends closet in search of the best finds. We’re sure you will be able to put together a great high quality costume with just a bit of luck and creativity. Best of all, you will have lot more fun in the process and save money!
4. USE COMPOSTABLE (OR EVEN EDIBLE??) UTENSILS
Hate to clean up after a crowd? If you are throwing a party, consider BPA-free plastics, paperboards, or wood utensils that can be recycled. Or you can be extra crafty and make your very own edible flatware. Yumm!
5. PICK A LOCAL (GIANT) PUMPKIN
Whether you are having a pumpkin carving party, cooking for friends, or making the perfect jack-o-lantern - support your local community by purchasing from a local pumpkin patch or farmers market! Extra props for finding the biggest one.
6. CARPOOL WITH A FRIEND OR TAKE PUBLIC TRANSIT
Carpooling with friends can be fun, and you will definitely look great while doing it! Consider saving some gas, and cutting down on greenhouse emissions by sharing a ride. Carpool karaoke anyone?