Friday, October 22, 2010

Spiderwebs, Crystal and Silver Pumpkins

I’m  joining Susan over at Between Naps on the Porch for Tablescape Thursday.  I’m also joining Stephanie Lynn at Under The Table and Dreaming for her Halloween Pumpkin Parade Party.  Don’t you want to join us too?  I’m sure you’ll find lots of inspiration in all the beautiful tables and Halloween decor.

I decorated this Halloween table in sparkling silver, black and crystal.  I started out with a black tablecloth and topped it with a silver runner.   

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Shimmering silver beaded place mats went on the table next.

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Each place setting is layered with a black dinner plate, a silver liner plate and a black soup bowl.

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Placed on top of the soup bowls are black and silvery gray plaid napkins.  The silver napkin rings are dressed with a black and silver ribbon.

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A crystal dish for holding butter is placed on the black bread and butter plate.  I placed a silver paper doily under the crystal dish for a little extra shine.  Then I added a crystal handled butter spreader on top of the crystal dish.

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Black and crystal diamond point stemmed glasses will be used for iced tea.

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Glittered silver spiderweb votive candleholders are placed at each setting.  A spiderweb place card is attached to each candleholder with silver ribbon.

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Silver candelabrum draped with ropes of iridescent black and dark blue beads were placed at each end of the runner. 

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A black napkin placed on a silver tray forms the base for the centerpiece.  Silver pumpkins, more black beaded rope and Halloween masks decorate the tray.

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A couple of views of the entire table…

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I want to thank you for visiting with me today.  Company is always fun and welcome, so I hope you’ll come back very soon!

DG

16 comments:

Tricia@The Dull and the Dutiful said...

DG, I love this VERY elegant take on a Halloween table! All the black and sparkly silver look wonderful together, with just the right amount of spidery goodness! Now you HAVE to have a party so others can enjoy your table!

Marlis said...

I would love to be at this dinner party!! I love how elegant you made Halloween look. Your napkins are wonderful! As are the beautiful black stems! Thanks for dropping in and leaving your sweet comment.

Dining Delight said...

Hi Dream! Your tablescape is beautiful! Love the silver pumpkin with the black - so elegant! The votive holders with the glitter webs are perfect and look great in your pics!

DD

The Quintessential Magpie said...

I love your silver theme! The flatware is SO pretty as are all the other silver touches. Love your silver pumpkins! And your crystal is so pretty. Looks like you had a fun time doing a more elegant Halloween table!

Thanks so much for visiting me today! Wishing you a wonderful weekend as well as...

Happy Tablescape Thursday!

XO,

Sheila :-)

Linda (More Fun Less Laundry) said...

OOH this table is elegantly spooky! But I do love those glittering votive! You did a great job setting the mood! Happy Halloween! Linda

Andrea (Softer Side of Me) said...

OMG Linda! Very elegant! Wonderful job in paying attention to details. Love the silver, the bling.....just gorgeous!
Thank you for sharing this beautiful table!

kayellen said...

Very pretty annnnnd spooky!!

love all the silver accents:))

Have a wonderful weekend,

Kay Ellen

Debbie said...

Oh my goodness! How in the world you managed to make a Halloween and spider webby table look ELEGANT is beyond me. This is really just a drop dead gorgeous table at first look. Then, when I started catching all the Halloweeny details, it was just amazing.

Love the silver, especially the touch of the mask.

I try to see as many as I can from TT, but inevitably, I miss some. I'm so glad that I caught this one!

Great job.

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

The black and silver is beautiful! (and spooky at the same time:@)

Jacqueline said...

Absolutely stunning. This is such a fantastic table and each photo kept it unfolding. Those goblets are to die for and the beaded placemats and webby candles are wonderful. The mask is the perfect touch. I love the candlelight pictures, they just capture the eery elegance. What a wonderful table.

Your watermark really adds to it too. I love that font, what is it?

Mid-Atlantic Martha said...

This is beautifully spooky. I love your combination of black and silver -- this is a wonderful holiday table. Love those midnight black goblets -- thanks for your visit to my Halloween for the grands table this week too.

Yellow Rose Arbor said...

This is really elegant, just gorgeous!! I love the silver runner and placemats! The ribbon around the napkin rings is very pretty! Great job!

Katherine

Ms Bingles Vintage Christmas said...

Oh, how beautiful!
Your table just looks wonderful!
Thank you for sharing!
Leticia

Entertaining Women said...

Not many Halloween tablescapes can lay claim to the description of beautiful, but your's certainly can. Lovely table...just the right touch of bling. Thank you for sharing your gorgeous design. Cherry Kay

Jerri said...

What a wonderful tablescape! Festive for Halloween and still so elegant! Great job!

Kathleen said...

It looks beautiful, DG. Eerily elegant!