A big part of the Halloween fun is decorating the table and it’s really not that hard to create a spooky atmosphere at this time of year. We have come up with some creative ideas for Halloween table decorations, which are sure to keep your family entertained!
1) Halloween Tablecloths
A tablecloth should always be the base of your display. If you like to be a little more creative, you can buy a plain black or orange cloth and decorate it with whatever you want to put on the table. You can also buy Halloween themed tablecloths which are already decorated with witches, pumpkins, skulls and other Halloween icons and transform your table instantly.
2) A Witches Hat
A Witches hat is very popular as a Halloween centerpiece, and it ‘s not hard to imagine why! You can buy a cheap witches hat from a dollar store or a Halloween costume store and decorate it with fall leaves, hairy spiders, cute little bats and any other Halloween-themed items. If you love to bake, you can make a big Halloween witch hat cake and use that as a centerpiece on your table.
Of course there’s no Halloween decor without a beautifully carved pumpkin.
But there are other things you can do with a pumpkin aside from carving it. You could:
- Decorate fall leaves around the base of the pumpkin
- Use the pumpkin as a vase for a big display of flowers
- Spray paint the pumpkin purple or black and create a Halloween-themed pumpkin. Decorate with spider webs and little spiders.
4) Body Parts
These Halloween table decorations are a lot of fun to make, so the kids will enjoy spending a rainy afternoon creating them! Buy a few Halloween eyeballs and scatter them around the table, or for more even more spooky fun, make your own Halloween specimen jars. You and your kids can work together to find a range of vegetables to represent different body parts.
Get creative with some candles to create the perfect atmosphere with your Halloween table decorations. The Gothic theme works best for Halloween, so stick to black candlestick holders and long, thin candlesticks. You can use this as a centerpiece, and place smaller candles all around the table. Turn the lights off to create the spooky atmosphere you want at a Halloween party.
Remember to be careful about where you place any real candles, especially if they’re near flammable material or could easily be knocked over. Or consider buying flam-less Halloween Candles
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