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Posted by Laney Knopp on Mar 31st 2021
If you’re planning a murder mystery-themed party, one of the most important ways to bring the scene to life is by decorating! Decorating for your themed party can help you and your guests get into character and enjoy the full experience of solving the mystery! But how should you go about decorating for your themed party when you’re on a budget? Don’t worry! We have several DIY ideas for decorating to help inspire and prepare you for your ultimate Murder Mystery Party!
Setting The Scene For The Theme
Depending on the murder mystery theme, you might like to draw a mural or create a sign for the imaginary town or place! Some of the cheapest and simplest ways to make these DIY party decorations can be done using old cardboard boxes or even paper! Empty cereal or pizza boxes can be painted and displayed as buildings for a murder mystery theme in the city! Whether you’re making a ‘beware’ sign or cutting out shapes that will display hidden clues around your home, paper can be used in a variety of ways to bring your murder mystery party to life!
Where to buy party decorations on a budget?
Other general party decoration ideas
Use candles to set the scene for your mystery party! Your house will also feel warm and inviting if you have lots of candles and lights both inside and outside!
Outside decoration Ideas
String strands of tiny white lights in your garden, along railings, through potted plants, around tree limbs, or around the front door of your house! Using lighting can set the tone for the evening and will be sure to create a special atmosphere for your party!
Although we already talked about setting the scene with store-bought items as well as DIY projects, here are some other party decoration ideas you may like to try:
Other decoration suggestions
The most important thing to remember when decorating for your themed party is to be creative.