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Halloween Tablescape and a Tour of Tables!

A Batty Halloween Tablescape

I am so happy to be hosting another tablescape blog hop this week featuring the talents of almost 20 bloggers.  This coming weekend is the perfect time to invite friends for a casual meal and set a Halloween themed table!  

I set a fairly simple table for Halloween this year, something anyone could re-create for themselves.  Simple orange and black striped fabric was fashioned into a runner for my table.

These adorable scrapbook paper sheets with the silly bats caught my eye and I decided would make perfect placemats for my “batty” tablescape.  The black bat appetizers came from Home Goods.

I kept my centerpiece simple with a pretty black basket trimmed with Halloween ribbons and filled with green and orange balls and foam bats.  I added a couple of black plastic cauldrons filled with Halloween candies.

Foam bats were cut with a slit and placed on the edges of my gray goblets.  Additional foam bats were used as napkin rings with just a pair of cuts in the middle of them.

I have eyed this fun flatware for some time now at World Market and decided to take the plunge and add it to my flatware collection, these are so perfect for so many occasions, but they particularly lend themselves to Halloween, don’t you think?

Take a few minutes and visit all of these blogs for a plethora of different interpretations of Halloween tablescapes!

Monday

Home is Where the Boat Is | Follow the Yellow Brick Home
Knock it Off Kim | Stately Home Lane

Tuesday

Life and Linda | The Painted Hinge
Corner of Plaid and Paisley | Loveland Lodge

Wednesday

Me and My Captain | Debbee’s Buzz 
Sweet Sensations | The Painted Apron

Thursday

Camelot Art Creations | The Little Yellow Corner Store
Zucchini Sisters | Celebrate & Decorate

Friday

Red Cottage ChroniclesMy French Twist 
Blue Sky at Home

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Chloe is the creator of Celebrate & Decorate. Chloe is passionate about having a comfortable and well designed home - she also loves to entertain family and friends. Learn more about Chloe. Follow Chloe: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, YouTube

32 Comments

  1. Your table drives me batty Chloe! 😉 Genius to use the scrapbook paper sheets as placemats and use the foam bats as napkin and glass embellishments! Love your colorful and festive centerpiece too. Thanks so much for all your organizing efforts for the blog hop this week. It’s always a pleasure to join you at the table no matter what the season. ♥

  2. Ditto what Mary said! Your happy, colorful kid-friendly tablescape brought a smile to my face. I’ll bet your granddaughters loved it! The clever use of disposable scrapbook paper as placemats and cutting slits in the foam bats were my favorite takeaway ideas. Adding the bats to glasses is a great way to transform any glass into a Halloween one. You could even use a white paint marker to add names to double-duty as place cards.

  3. Chloe, what a fun table that you have created with such cute details. The scrapbook sheets make wonderful placemats and also quite clever! I have enjoyed following along on this blog hop!

  4. Ooh, that’s wickedly attractive, Chloe! Love your centerpiece and the way the table looks to be laid out in diagonals.
    It’s been a really busy week for me, but I’m looking forward to indulging my witchy self over inside all these great tables you’ve organized over the next couple of days. Looking forward to sharing in the next one.

  5. Chloe, your batty table is fun and so playful. I love your festive centerpiece and the bat plates are awesome with all of your bat accents. The silly bat scrapbook paper as chargers is such a great idea and makes your bat plates come alive. What a whimsical and cheerful table.

  6. So cute Chloe!! I love your batty scene! The centerpiece of balls and ribbons is simple but so impactful! Your runner and placemats are brilliant plus thrifty! Wonderful fun! Thank you so much, I swear, the tables get better and better every hop!

  7. So cute, Chloe! Love the flatware & bat cutouts on the glasses! Perfectly fun & stylish! Orange & black is one my favorite Halloween color combinations. Thank you for inviting me again for one of your hops! Have a great weekend!

    -Desiree

  8. How fun! Who knew bats could be so cute!! I love the scrapbook paper idea and all the cut outs for your stemware and your napkin rings. Your centerpiece is so cute – something different and colorful. Thanks so much for all your work putting these hops together, I appreciate all it takes to get us all organized and up to date. I hope you can relax a bit and enjoy your Halloween!

  9. Adorable, Chloe! I know your grands must just love this one! I love your fun placemats and I’m so envious of your new flatware! I might have to take the plunge on a set for myself. Happy Halloween to you!

  10. Very cute Halloween table Chloe. I love how you think! The bats make this table look so creepy. Loving the new black flatware. I can see why you bought it. Wonderful centerpiece with the balls and added ribbon. Truly a traditional Halloween table with orange and black. The overhead shot is awesome. Such a pleasure to join you on this fun tablescape blog hop.

  11. Chloe, this tablescape was so cute and so much fun. I love the idea to use scrapbook paper – never though of it! And I covet that flatware. I can imagine so many times that could be used and add some panache to any vignette. Thanks again for hosting this!

  12. Help! I’m seeing bats everywhere! Is there no cure? Perhaps a couple little girl’s happy faces will do the trick. Great job my friend. I love your inspiration with the scrapbook pages and glad you took the plunge with the black “clef” flatware. I think we all have them and like you said, they are perfect for so many tablescapes and are definitely not a one trick pony. (Every little bit helps)
    I love all the bats and the centerpiece is gorgeous.
    Thank you for putting this blog hop together as well as all the others we have had and are in the planning stages… as I know how much work it is and now that you have an extended family, you are even more amazing. (I am still wanting to “copy” that beautiful wreath) …I know I keep saying I am going to do it and show it to you but now that my foot is broken….it is just one more thing that is put off until another time. 🙁
    Always fun to be a part of your blog hops my friend.
    Kari @ Me and My Captain

  13. Chloe your little bats are so fun! I immediately smiled when I saw the placemats, and I love that you used scapbook paper! I have been looking at all the pretty papers as alternatives to expensive placemats for tablescape hops. Now I see that they look great and I couldn’t even tell! Your cute jack-o-lanterns and bats just seem so fun for Trick-or-Treat and made me excited to see all the kids on Trick-or-Treat night!

    I hope you will share with us over at the Hauntingly Beautiful Decor Halloween Link Party! https://followtheyellowbrickhome.com/hauntingly-beautiful-decor-halloween-link-party-10-20-18/

    Thank you so much for hosting and inviting me to be a part of this hop. Have a Happy Halloween!

  14. Chloe, I love your batty tablescape! How smart of you to use scrapbook paper for placemats! I love the jack-o-lanterns and those bat plates! If you ever want to host a Batman themed party, you got it covered! 🙂 Thanks so much for inviting me to join the hop – all the tables are so pretty and this has been so much fun!

  15. I bet your girls love this whimsical table! The styling lends itself to adults and children and you did an expert job. You have a knack at assembling a centerpiece and this one is so much fun. Thank you in gigantic bunches for bringing us together again. It’s no small feat to organize these hops and you are appreciated. Happy Halloween!

  16. What an adorable tablescape you created for Halloween! I love the idea of using scrapbook paper for placemats. I need to remember that. Your new flatware is really interesting and will certainly be a conversation starter when gets see it. I can hardly believe that Halloween is almost here!

  17. Clever to make your own runner and cute placemats. Clever theme.

    Would you believe I had real bats roosting behind my mirror on my porch during the day one year? I was cleaning the mirror and just happened to see them.

    Clever and cute table.

  18. Chloe, I love your table! The bats are such a festive touch and I agree – that flatware is perfect for Halloween. Thank you for hosting such a fun Tablescape hop!

  19. Chloe, your bat themed tablescape is adorable! I just love those bat shaped appetizer plates. And what a great idea to attach the foam bats to the glasses! Your black and orange runner and glittered pumpkins ties it all together. Thanks for including me in this blog hop and for doing such a great job organizing everything. It was a lot of fun! Happy Halloween 🙂
    Rebecca

  20. Chloe, your table is spot-on! I love the silhouette cut outs on the rim of the glasses and your glittery centrepiece is fabulous. Your orange salad plates are stunning, and I really need to find myself that flatware! Can’t thank you enough for hosting our tablescape blog hops! They are always a favorite!

  21. Edmee Pardo says:

    Hi Chloe

    What a fun table!Everything lends itself to the spirit of the occasion. About your flatware, I agree 100%. Everything about them screams Halloween. The first time I saw them, I thought that I had to buy them too. One of the Hubby’s favorite movies is “A Nightmare Before Christmas”. That’s exactly what this set of flatware reminds me of when I looked ad them The curling handles are reminiscent of the designs in the movie. Well done.

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