If you’re thinking about having a Halloween party, it’s time to start planning now. First of all, you must decide “witch” you prefer, a fun festive one with candy corn and pumpkins or a spooky one with frightening decor. We prefer the later with cobwebs and tombstones, and a bit of blood for that POP of color. You can still be eerie but elegant.

Create a menu with fabulous “finger” foods and munchies that monsters would love. Serve cocktails to die for ~ Bloody Mary’s are of course, a perfect choice, but we found more. We searched the web for some gruesome ideas and recipes to pass on to you. No bones about it, Martha Stewart has some great ones.

So get ready, and gather all your ghouls and boys for a party that is all tricks but quite the treat.

Disney's haunted mansion

We like to think of Walt Disney World’s Haunted Mansion for party decor inspiration.

Martha Stewart invite

Martha Stewart Invitation

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Ideas to Die For at Love Manor.com

glitter skullsMartha Stewart Glitter Bones and Skulls

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Black Magic Roses

grandinroad cauldronStonecast Cauldron from Grandin Road

Mr. Hyde Cocktail

We love these TO-DIE-For Cocktails from HGTV

md106062_1010_msl_sw_halloween_0353_chicken_vertMartha Stewart’s Bony Bites

martha's crab legsMartha Stewart

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Adam’s Scary Apples

glass cupcake

Martha Stewart’s Glass Cupcake

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Blood Splattered Cupcakes

grandinroad skeletons

Don’t say we didn’t warn you, your guests may never leave.

Eat, Drink and Be Scary, but most importantly, Be STYLED.

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