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Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Halloween Dining Room Centerpiece

Today I'm joining Style Sisters for Centerpiece Wednesday!

The dining room has now joined all the rest of the rooms in the house with this skull on a wreath of black roses that makes up the central piece of my dining room table. I made the wreath last year.
These witch shoes are Fitz and Floyd salt and pepper shakers. They were a gift some years ago.
The pair of silver candleabra are covered in cobwebs and spiders! The "cobwebs" are just cheesecloth that I tore and frayed, with plastic spiders. I finally located a store that had enough black taper candles for all four of my candleabra (two are in the parlour). Every place I had looked was out of black. A local party supply store had plenty!
I made these spooky treat jars about 4 years ago, using two old pickle jars and a canning jar. I printed the labels from Martha Stewart's website. I fill up the jars with black licorice, chocolate peanut butter balls with foil eyeball wrappers and Jelly Belly jellybeans in various colors of black and mottled blue and gray.
And there it is....my spooky dining room table!

Thanks for joining me!


Jacqueline said...

This is a great centerpiece. I have wanted to do the Martha Stewart labels and was just looking at last years magazine that had so many fabulous ideas. Each October seems to just slip by. I love your idea for the cobsebs on the candlesticks. This was a very creative and fun centerpiece.

Alycia Nichols said...

The black rose wreath is great!!! I have never seen that before! The candelabra "cobweb" treatment is really fun, too! I like the design in the glass doors of your china cabinet, too!

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Jenny @ Simcoe Street said...

So festive -- everything looks great!