A Tangled Web…

Halloween has never been an “occasion” that I looked forward to.  Even as a child I didn’t plan my costumes weeks in advance.  I  frantically found a costume after supper, when it was time to go trick or treating!  I think it all started the Halloween that I was old enough to really know what was going on.   My parents told me, I spent the whole evening in the bathroom because I was scared to see the trick or treaters when they came to the door!!!


Fast forward…ummm…a few years, and I saw a picture of a table all set for Halloween in purple, green and black.  That picture inspired me to have some fun with “pretty” and “cute”Halloween.  There’s nothing scary on this table!

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This candelabra has been in our home for years.  I recently spray painted it black.  Much better than brass!  The three masks I placed in the center are all from the Dollarama!!

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When I picked up these place mats this summer on a clearance sale (I believe they were .39)  I immediately thought of spider webs! My new little spider plates are so cute.  They fit into the color scheme so well.  Guess what?  They are paper! (shhhhh!!!)

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A closeup of the purple, silver and black tablecloth I scrunched up in the center of the table.  It has a black tassel on each corner.  

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These little pantyhose pumpkins are all over blog land this fall.  Are they not SWEET!!!  I found two different pair of hose on clearance @ Walmart.  They are so easily made by dropping a pumpkin down in one leg and tying it off with an elastic.  I then cut the excess off and tied a piece of purple tulle around the stem.  Just stitch or staple up one end and start again.  You can use one leg to cover several of the tiny pumpkins.  

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My tiny spider votive holder is also from Dollarama!

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Women are angels.
When someone breaks our wings,
we simply continue to fly – on a broomstick.
We’re flexible like that.
– unknown
 
 
I would never say who this witches hat belongs to.  But…my favorite color is purple! ;0)

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Happy Halloween!
 
Please come back Friday for our final Recipe for Pumpkin Month @ Take Six!
 
~Tanya~
 
 
 
Many hugs again, to my daughter Nicole, for photographing my table.  If you haven’t yet popped over to her website, please do!

 

Joining:
October 27, 2011 - 1:15 am

Gina - Oh Tanya, this is gorgeous! The masks are a perfect touch. You did an excellent job.

October 27, 2011 - 1:20 am

Barbara F. - Great job – I love the stocking pumpkins! xo

October 27, 2011 - 1:42 am

Marlis - Tanya.. love those wrapped up pumpkins.. thanks for sharing. I can see me doing this! Your table is lovely. I love the placemats and the spider plates too! Would you teach me how to fluff? the tablecloth in the center is pretty! Yes, this is a downright pretty halloween table.. xo marlis

October 27, 2011 - 1:52 am

The Quintessential Magpie - Tanya, this is a very cute table, indeed. And that spider on the plate is such an adorable graphic! Love his eyes! And the placemats were the perfect touch, and what a super price on those. You really did a super job on this!

Happy Tablescape Thursday…

XO,

Sheila :-)

October 27, 2011 - 1:59 am

Alycia Nichols - This is really cool, Tanya. Halloween is not my favorite, either. Were we just odd children or are WE the normal ones? :-) The masks are a great touch, and the placemats DO remind me of a spider web. Very nice! Try to have a Happy Halloween. I will, like usual, be hiding in the house with the porch light OFF! :-)

October 27, 2011 - 2:37 am

The Tablescaper - Such a cute and fun table.Love the little pumpkins with the stockings over them. So fun!

– The Tablescaper

October 27, 2011 - 2:41 am

Marigene - Cute table, Tanya! I really like the purple, lime and black combo. The stocking pumpkins are adorable. Thanks for sharing…

October 27, 2011 - 3:19 am

Meredith - Oh what a fun table! I love your use of masks and the cloth in the center…makes for a stunning focal point. Love the stocking pumpkins! cute cute cute!!!

October 27, 2011 - 3:44 am

Phyllis - This table is just waiting for a fun party to begin. The stocking pumpkins are new to me and they are an outstanding decoration. My favorite is the granddaddy spider candle holder…..he is a hoot. But then another favorite is your purple witch’s hat with the spider webs.

October 27, 2011 - 4:18 am

Elaine - I love your non-scary Halloween table! Those masks are so cute, and the placemats work great! I bet I have some unopened pantyhose around somewhere!

October 27, 2011 - 4:30 am

All That Glitters - Oh my goodness! Your table looks amazing! I love it!

October 27, 2011 - 11:36 am

paula - Love it…looks like it is waiting for a Costume Party to happen around it!!!!

October 27, 2011 - 3:05 pm

Hi, I'm Laura Ingalls Gunn - This tablescape is simply spooktacular!

I created a Mad Scientists lab this past Monday and hope you’ll come take a peek and shriek.

October 27, 2011 - 8:17 pm

A Perfect Setting - Your photography is excellent! Wow, this is gorgeous in a spooky sorta way! The mask is so intriguing, and the witch’s hat is cool, too! This is awesome!!

October 27, 2011 - 9:09 pm

Jo's This and That - Love your table! Thanks for sharing,cute plates, Joann

October 27, 2011 - 11:26 pm

Julie Day - Halllowe’en is my fave holiday for decorating even though I don’t decorate and this table setting is fabulous, love the pictures :)

October 28, 2011 - 1:48 am

Taunnie - Purple is my favorite color too ;-). I did a Halloween table too this week but with three boys, we made ours more mad scientist. It was fun but I was longing to do a table like yours. Colorful and sweet. Really, I love everything about it but your stocking pumpkins are to die for!

October 28, 2011 - 2:01 am

Christine @ Stonehouse Living - Hi Tanya,

Everything is beautiful! Your table is gorgeous!!
I used to do the same thing for Halloween…make my costume after supper out of the upstairs hall closet…
Have a great weekend!
All the Best,
Christine

October 28, 2011 - 3:54 am

Barbara - What a wonderful table! I love the color scheme! Your table is elegant and fun at the same time. Happy Halloween!

October 28, 2011 - 12:44 pm

Gwyneth - Tanya! I put my arms right up in the air and squealed!!!!! Gorgeous! ahahahahaha such fun!

October 28, 2011 - 1:14 pm

LBP - Honestly that is the best Halloween tablesetting I have seen this season! I love the purple! I was one of those kids who LOVED Halloween but every single year I was a gypsy!

October 28, 2011 - 3:15 pm

Life with L - Love your chosen colors. I think it makes for a fun and colorful table.

October 28, 2011 - 6:56 pm

Cheryl~ZanyMayd - What a fun table, love the little pumpkins & gourds wrapped in the netting…

October 28, 2011 - 7:21 pm

Amy - I’m with you…I hate Halloween. No spooky gory stuff for me! But I really like your use of purple on the table and how you went for the cute/elegant factor. Would you share this at my party?

http://oneartmama.blogspot.com/2011/10/falling-for-crafts-challenge-7-holiday.html

October 28, 2011 - 8:28 pm

Chubby N Chieque - Magnificent, Tanya!

I love the hat and the pumpkins? To die for,

Happy TS—

Greetings from a chilly Stockholm,
/chie

October 29, 2011 - 2:54 am

Coley - Love this!! Not scary at all. Absolutely cute and fun!!

October 29, 2011 - 12:41 pm

Mary - Oh I adore your stocking pumpkins! What a FUN table~ ~ your photography is stellar! I love your mask photos :)

October 29, 2011 - 6:28 pm

Honey at 2805 - Your Halloween table is so pretty! You’ve though of everything!

Thanks for sharing this lovely post at Potpourri Friday!

October 30, 2011 - 5:02 pm

xinex - Your table is adorable, Tanya. So cute and so festive! Love the colors!…Christine

October 30, 2011 - 5:10 pm

Linda @ A La Carte - Love you table and those stocking pumpkins are too cute! I pinned it! I don’t do scary Halloween either so this is perfect for me!

October 30, 2011 - 7:56 pm

Jen - Beautiful table and I love that quote about women being angels 😉

October 30, 2011 - 8:46 pm

Jan@southernjunkin' - Lovely, the witch’s hat, the spider web place mats, the paper plates, (need I go on?!!) Thanks for sharing!!

November 2, 2011 - 4:31 pm

Sherry - Oh, very cute and pretty! We have a very similar witch’s hat! Thank you for linking up with Home Sweet Home!
Sherry

November 3, 2011 - 4:53 am

Marie - Love how it turned out! I love the pantyhose pumpkins as well! Thanks for linking up with us at Show & Share!

Marie
mylilpinkpocket.blogspot.com

November 3, 2011 - 9:16 pm

Anu@MyDreamCanvas - This looks fabulous. Would love for you to stop by My Dream Canvas.

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