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The easiest way to create a last-minute or inexpensive Halloween costume is to start with things you already have. I do it every year, because I get so frustrated with how expensive yet poorly-made most Halloween costumes are. I'd rather use what is already in my closet, or spend a little extra on accessories or a new dress that I can wear anytime of the year. A little black dress is the easiest way to use what you have to create a Halloween costume with a few inexpensive accessories and other accessories you probably already have in your closet.Pictured Above: Halloween Black Mesh Dress


1. Black Cat - This is the easiest way to use your little black dress on Halloween. I know it's pretty much the most generic costume in history, but for good reason - it's just so easy and affordable. It's the perfect last-minute costume for women, because you could really use any black outfit even if you don't have a little black dress. Pair it with your black flats or heels and a…

How to Throw A Last-Minute Golden Globes Viewing Party

A Last-Minute Golden Globes Viewing Party by theaccessorizer on Polyvore

You can host a last-minute awards show viewing party with little planning and little cost. Start with the most obvious theme - movies. Then decorate for your awards show party with a specific color. For any red carpet show, you can of course focus on red, but for a Golden Globes viewing party, go for gold. Incorporate things that are typically a part of the awards show; like bubbly and gift bags for the guests. For the party food you don't have to get fancy. Any bite-size appetizer will do.

Menu Ideas for A Golden Globes Viewing Party

*For the Golden Globes in particular you can focus on the nominees when coming up with your party menu. For example, serve "Honest Abe Apple Pie" as a nod to the film Lincoln.

*Serve an elegant cheese and fig appetizer reminiscent of Downton Abbey. Try my easy Blue Cheese and Fig Appetizer.

*You don't have to spend a lot on fancy champagne. Make the bubbly last longer by doing one mixed drink using club soda, fruit juice, and your choice of liquor.

Inexpensive Party Supplies for A Last-Minute Golden Globes Viewing Party

1. Gold-colored Party Supplies: pick up gold-colored paper party supplies  for quick and easy party decor. A gold-colored paper lantern in particular will lend itself to the Golden Globe party theme.

2. Gold Gift Bags: fill mini gold-colored gift bags with individual movie snacks and chocolates for each guest.

3. Mini Plastic Popcorn Tubs: turn popcorn into a fun themed appetizer by serving it in individual popcorn boxes. You can get these at the dollar store or a party supply store or online.

I hope these last-minute party tips help. Enjoy your Golden Globes viewing party!

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