halloween tablescape

The spooky season is upon us so I set the table accordingly.

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I used lots of birds, skulls and pumpkins.

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The color scheme is pretty monochromatic, which I tend to lean towards automatically.

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I draped some of my regular chargers with creepy cloth I picked up at the dollar store.  One cloth can cover 8 chargers, which is a pretty good value.

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I picked up the ravens at each place setting at the Dollar Tree as well.

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 I actually had the whole table set without the centerpiece since I didn’t use any of my halloween stash for the place settings.

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…then I brought down all the halloween bins from the attic and started opening them and whatever struck my fancy for the table I placed in the middle.

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 I placed something and added something else and moved something over, etc.

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…until you get the right composition; you all know the drill.

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I didn’t have anything planned for for the centerpiece so I am glad how it all came together.

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What I did have planned was black taper candles and of course I waited until the last minute and there were none to be found so I ended up improvising with white candles.

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A girl’s gotta do what a girl’s gotta do {the show must go on} so I wrapped some book print around each taper and tied it with pieces of the creepy cloth.  done!

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Looks like we have an early dinner guest and he looks pretty hungry {wink}.

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Bone Appetite!

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  1. Jenna says:

    Spooktacular Mary Jo! I especially love the creepy candlesticks and the web covered chargers! Your centerpiece is over the top fabulous!! Great job!

  2. Thnx jenna. Halloween is so fun! xo- mj.

  3. What clever ideas – you are so talented. Pat just called me to check out the chargers but she didn’t mention the really neat candles. I gotta call her back to make sure she sees the “entire” table. It is fabulous!

  4. love the table thanks for the inspiration halloween is my favourite holiday have a great week

  5. Love, love, love your Halloween tablescape especially the skeleton sitting at the table. Thank you so much for sharing at Snickerdoodle Create~Bake~Make link party!

  6. What a beautiful display! It reminds me of the displays in expensive showrooms.

  7. Adorable Halloween tablescape! Love what you did with the chargers, so clever. Love all your details. This is one entertaining table.

  8. I am featuring your Halloween tablescape on Snickerdoodle today.

  9. Thanks Valerie! Halloween is always so much fun! xo- mj

  10. Thanks Sandra! That’s such a fabulous compliment, I truly appreciate it. xo- mj

  11. Thanks so much sharon for the seeet comment & the feature! I’m so glad I found your blog! xo- mj

  12. Thanx pat & Katie! Hope u saw all the details & i’m so glad u stopped by. xo- mj

  13. Thnx Lorraine. I love Halloween too. You can make it scary, creepy, whimsical- whatever u want. Thnx for stopping by. xo- mj

  14. Wow, that table looks scary and cool at the same time. I love the trick of the netting over the chargers! Thanks for linking up to Waste Not Wednesday link party!

  15. Thanks for stopping by Toni & hosting every week. xo- maryjo

  16. Jann Olson says:

    Spooktacular Mary Jo! Love the monochromatic colors and the fun, not creepy eeriness! Thanks for sharing with SYC.

  17. Thanks Jann! I can’t believe Halloween is almost here & then the rest of the year is a blur. xo- mj

  18. Sherry Nappa says:

    Beautiful Halloween tablescape! I love setting up the tables for Halloween. Thanks so much for sharing at the Halloween Blog Hop.

  19. Jane says:

    Love your spooktacular tablescape! What a neat idea for the chargers. But you need to serve up some food on those plates–hubby is skin and bones!

  20. Lol Jane! Thanks so much for stopping by & your sweet comments. xo- mj

  21. MaryJo, I think those stacked pumpkins are wonderful!!

  22. Such a fun and fabulous Halloween tablescape MaryJo.
    Thank you for sharing it at Create, Bake, Grow & Gather this week. I’m delighted to be featuring it at tomorrow night’s party and pinning too.

  23. Thanks so much Kerryanne. Your parties are always great and I appreciate the pinning too. XO- MJ

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