monster favor boxes

By Melanie of You Are My Fave

Since haunted houses make me cry and The Ring still haunts me over ten years later, I thought a more lighthearted party theme of monster mash would be a better fit for my Halloween festivities this year. These favor boxes are fun to make and easy enough that kids can help out. You could make a crafternoon out of it.

– small cardboard boxes or containers
– various colors of felt
– small poms (optional)
– paper straws
– scissors
– hot glue

The real direction here is to just play with your supplies and have fun creating your own monsters. But here’s how I created mine:

Step one: Cut out eyes, mouths, horns, and various monster features from felt. Attach different pieces of felt together with hot glue.

Step two: Attach the facial features to the container or straws with hot glue.

Step three: Punch holes into the lid of the container with a knife and insert the straws with the googly eyes.

Step four: Fill container with treats for a sweet, monster takeaway.

For more monster mash decor, check out this Monsters Allowed! party decor line.

Find more of Melanie on her blog.

  1. Melissa

    Ah, Melanie, these are so adorable! And I have to laugh about your comment about The Ring! I hate that movie with the very essence of my being. I don’t even want it being watched or talked about it my house. It’s just so awful!

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  3. Such an adorable diy idea for an October crafternoon! I also cannot do scary movies, but I can do this harmless monster craft. I hope you have a great (and not too spooky) Halloween. Thanks for sharing!

  4. ha! so much fun, melanie! this is perfect for a kiddie halloween afternoon bash… and they get to walk away with their monsters jammed full of candy!

    i loathe horror movies and question why some of them exist. yet sometimes i do a little light googling about them but then i stop myself. i am a scaredy cat for sure!!