Throw a Monster Mash Bash

This Halloween, host your own monster-themed party aka a Monster Mash Bash! We’ve declared it Monster Week here on Handmade Charlotte, so we wanted to share a few of our favorite monster DIYs from the blog archives that would be just perfect for a monstery Halloween party. Party favors, decorations, activities, and more, all you need is listed below! And not to worry, we’ll be sharing our favorite monster treats and recipes later this week, so stay tuned!

Printable Monster Tin Can Place Cards
Empty tin cans get a monstrous makeover for these DIY place cards! Use the printables in the post to turn old cans into these delightfully spooky place cards. Fill with utensils, napkins, straws, or even lollipops at your Halloween party this year!

Silly Monster Treat Bags
Look at these friendly fellows, they’re so happy to be chomping on some sweet Halloween candy!! These printable goodie bags are perfect for making candy, or even little toys, even more fun!

DIY Yarn Backpack Buddies
We LOVE a good pom pom, and these DIY yarn backpack buddies are so much fun to make! Customize your furry friend using different colored yarn, pipe cleaners, and felt and use them as backpack charms, hair ties, or loot bag surprises!

DIY Recycled Tea Box Monster Bags
These monster bags look spookily adorable – they must be so pleased with themselves for being made of recycled materials! Have fun upcycling empty tea boxes into these playful monster bags. This would make a great craft activity during a Halloween party, or you could make them ahead as ultimate loot bags!!

DIY Friendly Monster Pencil Toppers
Who doesn’t love googly eyes?! Use the free printable and add mini googly eyes to make these adorable pencil toppers! They’re a perfect candy-free option for Halloween party loot bags, or even trick-or-treaters!

Spooky Terrarium with Monster Moss Creatures
This simple DIY terrarium is the perfect decoration for the center of your table! Give pieces of moss spooky eyes to turn them into moss creatures on display.

DIY Monster Gift Box
Turn a simple white mailer box into this friendly monster! Use printable eyes and a marker to decorate your box monster to your heart’s content!

Monster Mash-Up Rubbing Plates
These DIY rubbing plates are tons of fun to mix and match at a Halloween party! Follow the instructions ahead of time to craft these custom monster rubbing plates – think Frankenstein, medusa, vampires, yetis, and more – and then have kids get creative by making their own monster creations!