Are you looking for some NEW Halloween decorating ideas? You’ll love this spooky, unique, and entertaining skeleton Halloween table setting.
I’m thrilled to join 9 other very talented home decor bloggers here today for the “Celebrate the Holiday” Blog Hop, sharing all our Halloween inspiration hosted by Carol from Blue Sky at Home.
If you are joining me here from Leslie over at Feet Under My Table, welcome! Leslie has such amazing recipes, and how about her post today, Do You Need a Great Halloween Popcorn Ball? They look so yummy!
Do you own a couple of Halloween skeletons already?
If not, plan ahead and order yours here today. Skeletons are an investment for sure. They don’t go out of style, and there are so many fabulous ways to use them throughout your Halloween decor, both inside and outside. Here are a few of my favorites:
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How to Create a Halloween Skeleton Table Setting
Let me show you how I created this Halloween skeleton photographer table setting.
First, I started by laying my skeleton on our dining room farmhouse table as the centerpiece and focal point.
Next, I foraged around the house and found a wig, costume jewelry, eyeglasses, and a hat to create her character.
I collected and staged up a few vintage cameras that I found at a flea market this past summer, which instantly transformed our Halloween skeleton on the table into a photographer!
Fallen rotten apples collected from underneath a neighbor’s apple tree added color and texture. And our neighbors appreciated it, too…
Decorating skeletons is so much fun; check out last year’s skeletons on our porch in the post, Halloween Spirit of 2021. I used the same wig, costume jewelry, and old mink. I just switched out the hat and clothing.
How to Make Creepy Halloween Drippy Candles
Drippy candles are a must in obtaining that creepy Halloween vibe.
Because I didn’t want my vintage brass candlesticks to get melted wax on them, I created this drippy look by lighting another candle of the same color and dripping the wax from one candle to another.
That way, the lighted centerpiece candles would not ruin my brass candlestick’s finish. I hope that makes sense.
I then displayed a small cutting board with cheese, fruits, and some small plates.
This would be a fun Halloween skeleton table setting for a cocktail party or a small gathering of friends and family, with the table filled with appetizers around the skeleton!
You may also enjoy these 24 Best Outrageous Scarecrows; It’s Fall in Vermont!
And the post, Picturesque Table Setting with Autumn Mountain Views.
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To create your own Halloween skeleton table setting, you’ll need:
- Brass Candlesticks
- Costume Jewelry
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Halloween Mantel with Halloween Skeleton Table Setting
I created this Halloween mantel as its backdrop to accentuate the skeleton table setting. You may see more of the details in the post, Halloween Vintage Mantel.
I had my husband draw a few witch’s brooms on a vintage chalkboard I found while out “Thrifting with the Gals.” Aren’t they so cute?
To create your own Halloween mantel, you’ll need:
- Mink Furs
- Brass Candlesticks
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Halloween Skeleton Table Setting on YouTube
I’m so glad you dropped by, and if you are new to my blog, welcome! I hope you enjoyed your visit with us here today at our Home in Coastal Maine.
Be sure to also check out our Home in Vermont too, where we spend winters enjoying the coziness of home in the Green Mountains of Vermont.
Next up on today’s tour are Anne and AnnMarie from Simply 2 Moms. You will love their Simply Spooky Ideas to Decorate Your Home for Halloween.