Silly Skeleton Poses on Elegant Halloween Table

Silly Skeleton Poses on Elegant Halloween Table

Remember Stella, the silly skeleton who made quite the splash recently in my silver punchbowl? Halloween-gothic-glam-bejeweled-skeleton-spider

She commanded the spotlight as the centerpiece on my Halloween Gothic Glam Table with Skeleton Napkin Fold.

It was part of the Halloween Tablescape Blog Hop, an annual spooktacular event.

As I was styling and photographing the table setting over several days, Stella continued her antics! It was like a skeleton version of Elf on a Shelf lol.

Every time I returned to the dining room, the silly skeleton had struck a new pose! .She’s such a diva! So, I thought I’d tickle your funny bone by sharing the photos I captured.

Think of it as a Happy Halloween card from me to you — boo!

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Halloween Gothic Glam Table & Skeleton Napkin Fold

Halloween Gothic Glam Table & Skeleton Napkin Fold

For Halloween this year, I’ve created a gothic glam table full of posh and otherworldly details.

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Styled as an elegant dinner party for six, the dramatic black and white tablescape is set with fine china, crystal and silver.

But, it’s the table length centerpiece that creates the spine-tingling atmosphere. Meet a diva skeleton who literally crashed the Halloween party, landing in my punchbowl!

To tie in with the skeleton soiree theme, I’ve also adapted an easy napkin fold to resemble a skeleton-mummy.

I always look forward to participating in the annual Halloween Tablescape Hop! Hosted by Chloe of Celebrate & Decorate, 14 blogger stylists have conjured up seasonal settings. If you’ve just come from Rita’s wonderous Hallows Evening, pull up a chair and have a seat at my gothic glam table!

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DIY Sunken Shipwreck Pirate Wreath

DIY Sunken Shipwreck Pirate Wreath

Shiver me timbers, today I’ve created a pirate wreath to decorate the front door of my sister’s waterfront home for Halloween.

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It’s part of a Fall Wreath & Door Decor Blog Hop hosted by Rachelle of My Hubbard Home.

To those coming by from her charming Autumn Hoop Wreath, a big ahoy mateys! And, if you’re looking for more seasonal ideas and inspiration, check out all the links at the (dead) end of this post.

I’ve crafted a Halloween wreath to greet trick or treaters. But, it would also be perfect to welcome little buccaneers attending a pirate theme birthday party.

So, batten down the hatches and be on the lookout, as this pirate wreath tutorial contains numerous bad puns. Savvy? (more…)

DIY Eerie, Elegant Black Pumpkin Decor

DIY Eerie, Elegant Black Pumpkin Decor

For this month’s Craft Hop, I’m sharing easy-to-make black pumpkin decor, for an eerie but elegant Halloween look. See both black widow and masquerade stylings.

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To those coming over from Liberty’s and her Crocheted Scarf Patterns, welcome! Check out the links to all sixteen fall and Halloween theme craft projects at the end of this post.

Last year, I made Easy Fall Sweater Pumpkins and a Festive Fall Grapevine Wreath— appropriate to decorate a home from September through Thanksgiving.

I didn’t make any new Halloween-specific decorations, but did acquire some accents on post holiday clearance. For this season, I repurposed a few Halloween embellishments from old decorations into new black pumpkin decor. You could say I breathed new life into them lol!

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DIY Halloween Skeleton Decor: It’s a Scream

DIY Halloween Skeleton Decor: It’s a Scream

Recently, a number of people remarked on the Halloween skeleton decoration I had taken Mr. Bones from to create a Jaw Dropping Chandelier.

In case you missed it, the decorated light fixture was part of a Spooktacular Skeleton at the Feast Halloween Table scene.

Did you enjoy the tablescape blog hop? Visit many of the other Halloween settings? There were a number with a skeleton theme, and it was fun to see all the different interpretations.

Luckily, I had taken photographs as I deconstructed the It’s a Scream tabletop display. With my own noggin not being what it once was, I wasn’t sure I’d remember how to reassemble it someday, LOL!

So, let me show you how easy it is to create your own Halloween skeleton tabletop display. Use it to decorate a buffet, entry, or fireplace. A smaller version would work well on a coffee table or as a centerpiece.

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Spooktacular Skeleton at the Feast Halloween Table

Spooktacular Skeleton at the Feast Halloween Table

Welcome to my silly not scary Skeleton at the Feast Halloween table. The annual Halloween Tablescape Blog Hop is in full swing!

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The weeklong spooktacular is hosted by Chloe of Celebrate & Decorate. Once again, twenty stylists have joined forces for the monthly tablescape event.

Rather than scary, my skeleton theme Halloween table is meant to be fun, not frightful.

I’ve tried to capture the nostalgia of Halloweens back when we and our kids were trick or treaters. A fearless time playing make-believe in the moonlight.  How in the glow of grinning jack o’lanterns, we’d run door-to-door with siblings and friends — gathering as much candy as we could. Then, coming home and dumping, sorting and counting our haul spread out on the floor.

So, come to the Halloween table my dearies, for a not-so-bone-chilling dinner party for four.

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