A Halloween Tablescape

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How can tomorrow already be Halloween?  I honestly cannot believe how quickly this year has flown by!  This month has done that as well, which is why I am just now getting this Spooky Floral tablescape up for you so late!  I know you will not be able to get these particular items in time for tomorrow’s festivities, but the good news is…all of the paper goods and the fabulous gold skull centerpiece are now on sale…so grab them for next year!!

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I am a huge fan of layering in my tablescapes, so using a tablecloth, Halloween netting and a table runner gave me the look I was going for.   Another place I love to “layer up” is with my plates.  So here I used a gold plate charger, a white dinner plate from my cupboard and the Spooky Floral dinner plate.  By doing this it really dresses up the paper plate!

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(Spooky Floral Dinnerware, gold plate chargers, gold flatware, table runner)

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This gold skull centerpiece is one of my new favorite pieces.  It is much larger that you realize and there are so many things you could do with him.  I chose to run to my local grocery store and picked up flowers to coordinate, popped a vase in the center and done!  The result is stunning!

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I hope my last-minute Halloween tablescape has inspired you!  Whether you’re using what you already have, or running to your local grocery store and picking up some paper plates, napkins and a bunch of flowers…you can easily create something fun for Halloween night!

*Disclosure: As an OTC blogger, I received compensation and/or products in exchange for my styling and crafting services. As always, all opinions are my own. 

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Over-the-Top Caramel Apples

These are not your Grandmother’s Caramel Apples!  Gone are the days of giving your apples a light dip in creamy caramel….now we take them up a notch (or 5)!

I created 5 amazing creations for you to make this holiday.  Head on over to the Oriental Trading website FUN365 and get the recipe and all the details for creating each of these decadent treats!

Disclosure: As an OTC blogger, I received compensation and/or products in exchange for my styling and crafting services. As always, all opinions are my own. 6789

I would love to know if you create apples of your own!

xoxo~Dawn

Halloween Harvest Trail Mix

Are you looking for a fun and quick snack to take to a Halloween party or serve while watching your favorite Halloween movies??

I share my yummy Halloween Harvest Trail Mix recipe over on Oriental Trading’s site FUN365!   It’s a little salty, a little sweet and a whole lot delicious!

Disclosure: As an OTC blogger, I received compensation and/or products in exchange for my styling and crafting services. As always, all opinions are my own. 

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You can find the recipe HERE!

How to Set a Kids Halloween Table

 

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I love setting any table, but I really love setting a kids table!

 I have 4 kids (3 are now in their 20’s) but they still love to sit at the kid’s table, because it’s just more fun!

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This table was super easy to put together and not expensive at all!

To start, I used black and white check fabric that I recently thrifted for $4 as the tablecloth.  Fabric is much cheaper than buying a new tablecloth, so check your local craft or thrift stores.

A fun way to “dress up” paper plates is to use your everyday dinner plates as chargers, and layer your paper napkins in there too!

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For the centerpiece, a couple of glittery chandeliers from the Halloween section at your local Target or craft store, a couple of pumpkins and ghosts bowls and you’re done!

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I always love having a little treat at each place setting, so these cute linen bags and bendy straws from Oriental Trading are inexpensive, but were just what I was looking for!

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So there you go, an easy Kid’s Table perfect for your next Halloween get-together!

xoxo~Dawn

Shiny and Bright Halloween Night!

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Styling up my barcart is one of my favorite things to do!  Halloween has been a favorite so far!  It doesn’t have to be loaded with beverages and glasses, however I am a sucker for a pretty bottle!

The beginning of this set-up all started with the amazing foil fringe curtain from Decorative Novelty!  It adds so much fun and shimmer, that you hardly need to do much more!

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Pretty glasses always look great bunched together, and I love these foil drink stirs…they look like a party!

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Lights and candles make it a little more fun, so I added black and orange confetti to my apothecary jars and added in some fun lights!

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How about you? Do you have a spot in your home that you love to style up for different occasions and seasons??

~xoxo Dawn

“This review is based strictly on my opinion. Others may have a different opinion or experience with the product listed above. I was provided the sample free of charge by the company and I provided my honest opinion. No other type of compensation was received for this review.”

How to Throw a Sophisticated Halloween Dinner Party!

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Host a Sophisticated Halloween Dinner Party

Are you wanting to throw a Halloween Dinner Party that’s more Glitz than Gore?  My Glitz-O-Ween Dinner Party I styled using the fabulous products from Oriental Trading Company, is perfect for the most stylish of ghouls.

You will also want to check out some of my fun and fab DIY’s…

~Glitzy Glittered Candle Holders

~Vampire Fang Napkin Rings

~Giant Marshmallow Pops

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You can find everything you need to style this glam table, here!

If you’re needing some other Halloween Inspiration, check out some of my other party ideas!

Eat Drink and Be Scary!

Creepy Halloween Bar

~xoxo Dawn

 

Eat Drink and be SCARY!

I have touted my love of the bar cart several times, but hands down my favorite holiday to style it for is Halloween!!  There are so many ways to dress this little beauty up.  For this round I went a little glitzy with a bit of fun!

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I love these skull cups from Oriental Trading.  I used them on a Creepy Bar I styled last year, you can see that here.  The cute pom pom garland and the skeleton bendy straws add that bit of whimsy I was going for.

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Having little treat bags at the ready for your guests to fill up with sweet treats is always a hit!

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Do you have a spot in your home to create a little halloween bar??  Be sure to check out Oriental Trading‘s HUGE selection of Halloween decor and party supplies!

xoxo~Dawn

“This review is based strictly on my opinion. Others may have a different opinion or experience with the product listed above. I was provided the sample free of charge by the company and I provided my honest opinion. No other type of compensation was received for this review.”