How to Create a Halloween Invitation Template
Halloween history dates back to Celtic rituals thousands of years ago. Customs and rituals of Halloween have evolved drastically over the years. According to the National Retail Federation’s annual survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, more than 175 million Americans will celebrate Halloween this year. In 2018, the total expenditure reached $9 billion. Survey reveals that consumers plan to spend $3.2 billion on costumes (purchased by 68 percent of Halloween shoppers), $2.7 billion on decorations (74 percent), $2.6 billion on candy (95 percent) and $400 million on greeting or invitation cards (35 percent). With that results, no wonder why Halloween is one of the oldest holidays celebrated around the world.
Whether you are planning for a trick-or-treat, hosting a Halloween dinner party, get together, costume party or a Halloween surprise birthday party, one way to add some scary yet exciting vibe is to hand out a creative as well as an informative invitation. In this article, we provided useful and helpful tips in order to for you to create a memorable invitation that will surely be treasured.
1. Think of a Design Concept
Before you start the actual process of creating your Halloween invitation, you need to determine a specific theme or motif for your Halloween event. Especially if you want a do-it-yourself (DIY) invitation, determine it specifically. Is it a gothic, voodoo, vintage, carnival, or rock 'n' roll Halloween party? Whatever is that, you need to ensure that your certain theme will represent the entire concept. Decoration, food menu, and costume style must entail an obvious Halloween-themed party.
2. Incorporate Proper Invitation Wording
Your event invitation is not only a matter of design but also the way you organize your words. Always remember that your invitation wording is essential because it sets the tone of what theme your upcoming event will be. Create or search some Halloween catchy phrases. It will determine your party's personality. Your goal must encourage the readers to look forward on that exciting and scary night. Such exciting phrases will serve as a smart way to attract guests to participate in your party invitation. Additionally, do not forget to add important details such as the venue, the exact date and time, etc.
3. Make All your Elements Halloween-Themed
Spice up some spooky and creepy vibe to your Halloween invitation! It would be better to incorporate Halloween images like pumpkins, spider, skull, haunted house, graveyard and many more. Also, choose creepy and spooky Halloween font that reminds you of a slowly dripping blood or slime. Pick traditional Halloween colors particularly black and orange. You can also use red, brown, yellow, and purple. Organize these elements appropriately in order to achieve a spooktacular Halloween invitation.
4. Download a Halloween Invitation Template
Still can't make up your mind? Well, you have a choice. Simply, check out sample Halloween invitation templates on this website. Look for one that suits your needs. Then, download the free printable template. You may also look for more templates at Halloween Invitation Templates in Adobe Photoshop.
5. Review and Print
After you have done all the necessary work, you need to review everything to make sure that all the details from content to design are all faultless. Then, you may now do the printing. Your Halloween invitation card might be kept by someone and make it as a remembrance of their memorable night. So, it is best to use high-quality and cost-effective paper stock or card stock to ensure that it can stand the test of time.