If you are planning on having a spooky costume party this year, you will want to get yourself over to the dollar store pronto. I found most of the elements from this display at Dollar Tree, so you can put this Halloween bar together quickly and affordably. Just add your own beverages, some spooky costumes, and your friends!
I found those paper straws last year, but Dollar Tree is selling similar styles this year as well. The “lucite” tray the cocktail shaker and the straws are sitting on is actually an acrylic photo frame with the insert removed. I learned that trick from the wily Aunt Peaches.
I purchased the wine bottle stopper from Michaels last summer. The center post unscrews from the unit, so you can decorate the post with beads or charms. Instead, I pulled a tiny foam pumpkin from my fall stash (also from DT in the past) and put the post through its center. I added the leering jack-o-lantern face with a permanent marker.
I used this labeled bottle as a candle holder, so the wax can drip down over the bottle during the party. Spooky!
I created a makeshift ice bucket using a dollar store vase and another Halloween label.
I made skull-shaped ice cubes using a silicone mold from Dollar Tree and illuminated the bucket with a submersible LED light strand.
The black cloth and skeleton garland are Dollar Tree buys as well. They are just the right amount of creepiness for a Halloween bar.
Lastly, I hung my Macbeth-inspired Halloween sign over the whole display. The spider glows in the dark, so when the lights go down, he will start to glow!
Let's be buds.
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