ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Free Printable Halloween Party Invitations

Updated on February 20, 2015

Having a Halloween party? These free Halloween party invites are just scary enough to fit the vibe of All Hallows Eve, while still being sophisticated enough to invite any age group to your party. Dressed in traditional Halloween black and orange, these invitations feature bats, a gravestone and a scary skull.

To make the templates, simply scroll down and read the instructions below. As long as you have a color printer, you can make them! It helps to have a paper cutter, too, but you can always take them to a print shop or copy center to be cut if you don't. I've also provided alternate cutting instructions below.

I hope you enjoy making these invitations and that you find them useful. Before you leave, you may also want to check out the videos below that will teach you how to make a fun and easy Halloween craft project. Also, please scroll down and vote in my poll!

Download the Artwork Here

Click thumbnail to view full-size
Two batsSkullRIP gravestone
Two bats
Two bats
RIP gravestone
RIP gravestone

>>>>>> Halloween Party Kit <<<<<<


Halloween Invitations Poll

Have you ever made Halloween party invitations before?

See results


1. Read the Terms of Use below before downloading any images.

2. Download the template you prefer

Click on a Halloween invitation thumbnail in the right column to make a larger version appear. When it appears, double-click on it so an even larger one will open in another window.Then, if you use a Mac, use your mouse to control-click on the image and save it to your hard drive. If you use a PC, use your mouse to right-click on the image to save it.

3. Paste the artwork into software

These printable invitation templates are the right proportions to fit standard A7 or or A4 envelopes. That means the final cut invitations should be 5" x 7" for A7 or 3 1/2" x 4 7/8" for A4. If you plan to hand them out in person, however, you can make them any size you want.

If you own a publishing program, such as Publisher or Quark, you probably already know how to prepare the art for printing. If you don't happen to have a publishing program, Microsoft Word or another word processing program is a good alternative.

These instructions are for MS Word and will result in one image being placed on a page. If you want more than one on a page, you can achieve that through the use of text boxes or a table. If you're not familiar with them, consult Word's help menu, or read this MS Word tables tutorial or text box tutorial. The text box tutorial doesn't say which Word version it's for, but it will probably get you in the ballpark, no matter which version you have.

To begin, search your hard drive and locate the Halloween invitation artwork you downloaded in step 1, and insert it into a new Word document using MS Word's Picture menu. You can find this in Word 2007 by first clicking the Insert tab and then the Picture button. (If you have another Word version, check the help menu for instructions.) When you click on the Picture button, a pull-down menu will appear that will help you find the template art on your hard drive and paste it into the document.

After placing the art into the document, click the image with your mouse to edit it. You can then size it by pulling on one of the corners with your mouse until the template measures 5" x 7", 3 1/2" x 4 7/8" or any other size you choose to make it. (Be sure to drag the artwork from the corner, not the one of the sides, or the image will become distorted.) It can be hard to tell the exact size just by looking on your computer screen, so just get as close as you can and then print a copy. Measure the boundaries of the image on the printed page with a ruler to check the size, and keep on adjusting and printing until the it's the size you need it to be.

4. Print

Once the size is correct, print the invitations using the heaviest cardstock that will go through your printer. You should check the maximum thickness before buying the stock. Do this by visiting the printer manufacturer's Web site or reading the printer manual.

5. Cut

For best results, use a paper cutter or bring the printed invitations to an instant print shop, copy center or office supply store so they can cut them. If you'll be cutting them yourself at home, make sure to look at the measurements on the paper cutter before you cut. If you don't want to use a paper cutter, you can also use a craft or X-acto knife, a ruler and a cutting board. You can also use scissors, although that will probably give you the least favorable results.

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Terms of Use

Feel free to use these printable Halloween invitations for personal use or to make them for friends or family. But you may not sell these templates in any form (printed or digital); group them into collections and give them away as freebies; or incorporate them into products without permission. If you have any questions or special requests, please contact Carla at info [@] vintageholidaycrafts [.com].

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

If you use this artwork and you have a Web site or a blog, I would appreciate a link to this page.

How to Make an Easy Pumpkin Halloween Decoration -- Part 1

How to Make an Easy Pumpkin Halloween Decoration -- Part 2

Sample from the Free Halloween Crafts hub
Sample from the Free Halloween Crafts hub
Sample from the Free Halloween Masks hub
Sample from the Free Halloween Masks hub

The free printable designs and Web content for this page were created for Vintage Holiday Craft's Free Clip Art Sourcebook by Carla Chadwick of B2B Content Solutions.


    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment
    • WordPlay profile imageAUTHOR

      Carla Chadwick 

      9 years ago from Georgia

      For those who think my calendar is off, I'm posting this early so I have time to promote it and get it high up in the search engines by Halloween. :-)

    • JenDobson27 profile image


      9 years ago

      Well it's not quite Halloween yet, but these are some really cool ideas!

    • ethel smith profile image

      Ethel Smith 

      9 years ago from Kingston-Upon-Hull

      A bit early but will be useful later on this year

    • Sandyspider profile image

      Sandy Mertens 

      9 years ago from Wisconsin, USA

      This will get me ready for next year. Thanks.


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
    ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)