Drape furniture in white or neutral sheets or coverings to create an eerie abandoned house mood that will also focus attention on strategically placed decorations and accentuate the brighter colors. For an extra smidgen of fun, add felt or black marker playful ghost or scary "Scream" faces to your coverings.
Limiting your theme color choices to preferably one or two, but no more than four, will help to unify your color scheme and rival the greatest interior design concepts:
Trendy: Purple & black
Traditional: Orange & black
Alternate: White & black, red accents
Thrill your guests with a spook-tacular table top graveyard scene on your serving or buffet table. Feature a Glittered Owls in Tree Silhouette Display as your centerpiece on a silver, gray, or white tablecloth, then use the Glittered Black Maple Leaf Garland strewn with polyester spider webs in the foreground.
Place Tombstone Statuettes and 7" Black Feathered Owls to each side of the silhouette display and alternate with a pair of Cast Iron Tree Stump Candle Holders holding Witches’ Finger Taper Candles to light up the night. Finally, scatter some Fluffy Black Spiders throughout the scene to get their skin crawling.
Swizzle Trick: For a one sided-buffet table or appetizer spread, raise your spooky spirits display with 12" risers, boxes or shelves under your table covering. Visit "Setting Up A Bar" for the concept and type of shelves we use.
To create an easy “Bubbling Cauldron”: Start with a small black cauldron replica or bowl and a ghoulish green hand votive candle holder reaching out of white polyester stuffing.
Place one or two LED Accent Lights that match your theme color into the stuffing so that it glows when turned on. Stretch polyester spider webs over the sides and top of the cauldron to create the illusion of a bubbling potion. Position amidst Halloween Confetti as the centerpiece atop a purple tablecloth or sheet.
Add bewitching Eyeball Salt & Pepper Shakers and Bloodshot Eyeball Handle Spreaders to the scene. Better yet, place an eyeball salt or pepper shaker in the ghoulish green hand instead of the votive candle holder, or use an eye of newt, if available. Accents like the bug-eyed pair of Glittered Black & Purple Spiders will further develop this spell-binding theme.
Fall is a season of bounty and Halloween is the perfect occasion to celebrate it. Scented Candy Corn Candles are a spin off a classic Halloween treat that commemorates the harvest set amongst the autumnal hues of the Glittered Orange Maple Garland.
Toss the display liberally with Decorative Mini Striped Orange Gourds, autumn leaves, taffy and candy corn pieces, and other Halloween sweets or place a large bowl of candy at either end of the serving table, ready for trick-or-treaters.
Two or three Metal Black Crows pecking at the ground will capture the more whimsical spirit of the season.