Hosting a skeleton crew for Halloween dinner? Here are frightfully simple ideas for creepy decorations for tableware and entertaining. These decor ideas are guaranteed to delight your guests to the bone!
A sinister victorian tabletop
Set a spine-tingling table with Victorian-inspired tableware and centerpieces. Skulls mugs, crow feathers and snake plates make a fiendish backdrop to your Halloween Eve.
Halloween Medallion Plates, Set of 4 – $39.95 Available at Williams-Sonoma
Casper Skull, by Arterior – $168.00 Amazon / Black Cocktail Wreath – $42.99 Amazon / Haunted Halloween Round Platter – $29.95 Williams Sonoma / Sommeliers Black Blind Tasting Wine Glass – $17.00 Amazon
The mad scientist’s lab
Display petrifying potions and serve poisonous blood samples to your guests—welcome to mad scientist’s lab! Mix real chemistry sets with novelty barware to create a macabre composition. A good old chalkboard and the periodic table of elements and you’ll have all you need to mix the correct chemicals for bewitching brews this Halloween.
Picture: Periodic table of elements – $129 Pottery Barn
Skull & Crossbones Martini Glasses, Set of 4 – $47.95 Amazon / Studded Skull Pillow – $199.00 Amazon / Erlenmeyer Flasks – $38.64 Amazon / Skull Glass Decanter – $6.55 Amazon
A macabre collection
Showing off a collection is a great way to sparkle conversation. Choose a theme related to Halloween and let you inner maniac collector’s imagination flow! Will it be an invasion of skulls, terrific legend animals, or detailed anatomic boards everywhere on the wall?
Above picture: Skull Sculptures – from $19 to $54.99 West Elm
Altered Sugar Skull Plate – $29.04 Etsy / Physiology Skull Framed Print – $121.00 Amazon / Octopus throw pillow case – $6.13 Amazon / Barn Black Star – $19.99 Amazon