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Emily Wheaton (@emilyfranciswheaton) is no stranger to throwing Instagrammable parties for her kids (her son Augie’s adorable Sesame Street-themed 2nd birthday party is proof of that!). But how does she make a spooky-sweet Halloween-themed party look so amazing without creating a scary bill? We’ve got the answers!
Party theme: Costumes & Candy
City: Austin, TX
Guest count: 6
Evite invitation: Sweet, Not Scary
Where: Our home!
Cost: Free :)
What: Mummy bowling and dress-up.
Cost: $10 for the bowling set via Target. The dress-up costumes are from a personal collection, but include this Mermaid Costume, Owl Costume, Blue Bird Costume, Fairy Wings Costume, Velvet Witch Cape & Wand, and Pink Flying Super Hero Hat.
What: Black Creepy Cloth
What: Bat and Ghost Garland
What: Ghost Candles
What: Ghostie Plates
What: Bat Napkins
What: Pumpkin Napkins
What: Mint Stripe Cups
What: Iridescent Straws
What: Stretchy Noodles
The bowling was a last-minute grab at Target, and it turned out to be SO fun! The girls loved it.
The cute little ghosts on the Evite! They were so sweet and not too spooky.
Nothing, really. I don’t think you need to have a big budget to make a cute event with special touches!
The balloon garland cost more than I would have liked since I needed two colorways to bring my vision to life but there were tons of leftovers so I stashed them away for my next party!
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