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Halloween DIY: “Sweet Spirits” Ghostly Treat Display {+ Free Printables}

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Halloween Ghost Treat Display

This super easy treat display was also part of our Spells & Potions table, but you could really use this idea on its own as well (especially if you don’t feel like displaying jars of Zombie Brains and Snake Venom along with it!).

My goal was to create something cute-but-quick-&-easy that utilized store bought treats to keep the process simple and the kitchen mess minimal. Sooo… Marshmallow-Ghost-Peeps-on-a-stick it is! I supplemented the ghosts with store-bought white meringue cookies – which were also “skewered” and held together with a dab of vanilla frosting.

Halloween Ghost Treat Display

The treats are displayed in a wooden box filled with styrofoam & covered in moss. I also draped a little bit of the extra “table runner” (a $3 tattered Halloween door covering from Michaels). My favorite detail has to be the “skeleton arm” reaching out from the center though – which is actually one half of a plastic salad server set picked up at Target for $5/set! The opposite arm can be found reaching into the “Eye of Newt” jar on the other side of the table.

Halloween Ghost Treat Display

And then for the finishing touch, I designed 2 decorative labels – one for the front of the box that reads “The Graveyard / Hauntingly Delicious Treats from the Ground Up“, and then a smaller “Sweet Spirits & Ghostly Treats” banner for the salad server/skeleton hand to hold. =)



Click here to download the decorative banners (pictured above)


potions hwtm printable collection


– Creepy Drinks + Printable Drink Labels & Straw Flags
Creepy Jars & Candy Labels {with free printables}
– Check out the Full Photo Album: SPELLS & POTIONS Halloween

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POSTED BY:jenn s.JENNIFER SBRANTI is the Founder and Creative Director of Hostess with the Mostess®, a hip and modern party planning resource.

6 responses to “Halloween DIY: “Sweet Spirits” Ghostly Treat Display {+ Free Printables}”

  1. April says:

    Thanks for the download! However, I am not sure this one is linked to the right pdf file. It links to the creepy candy labels (also adorable), not the banners.

  2. Laura Read says:

    Thank you for always being so generous and sharing your work!

  3. @MSEnthusiast says:

    What an adorable arrangement! I’ll have to bookmark this. I’m always trying to think of new ways to display treats.

  4. keecam says:

    Your printables are always so different and unique with a class of its own! I can’t tell you how much you are so appreciated for not only your generosity but all that crazy hard work that go into each of your printable beauties! Thank you ever so much!!! :)

  5. Cat says:

    Thank You, sooo much!!
    Cat from Sweden