Simple Owl Halloween Tablescape

A tablescape is so much fun to put together but I don’t share them with you as often as I should.

Today, I’m sharing a simple tablescape I recently put together in my breakfast area.

The inspiration for this tablescape came from the vignette on my breakfast area table.  I anchored the vignette in an oblong galvanized tray.

Then, I added a sweet little ivory colored owl, a faux sage plant in a rustic planter, a cute fox salt and pepper shaker, antique gold acorn, a few baby boo pumpkins, and some antique gold prayer beads.  The mix of antique golds and galvanized metal appeals to me.

   This tablescape begins with galvanized chargers topped with some adorable owl plates.  You know I love Pottery Barn and they had these owl plates several years ago.  When they went on clearance I snapped up a set of four.

I’ve been looking for some flatware with white handles and I found some a couple of weeks ago.  So the next addition to the tablescape was the white handled flatware.

Then I searched my cabinets for glassware but nothing seemed right.  On a trip to Ross I ran across these Mason jar glasses numbered from one to four and they seemed perfect for my tablescape and the price was right.  They came with red and white striped plastic straws but I replaced them with some silver straws in keeping with the Mason jar top and the galvanized metal already in the tablescape.

Each place setting has a baby boo pumpkin and mini chalkboard place card.

Sources: Simple Owl Halloween Tablescape


  • Galvanized Chargers – Pottery Barn
  • Owl Plates – Pottery Barn
  • White Handled Flatware – Pottery Barn Outlet
  • Numbered Mason Jar glasses – Ross
  • Mini Chalkboard Place Cards – Target (few years ago)
  • Galvanized Tray – Walmart
  • Ivory Owl – TJ Maxx
  • Faux Sage – Ikea
  • Rustic Planter – Target
  • Fox on a Rock Salt and Pepper – Pottery Barn Outlet
  • Faux Antique Gold Acorn – Target
  • Antique Gold Prayer Beads – Pottery Barn Outlet
  • Baby Boo Pumpkins – Burt’s Farm (here)
  • Glass Pumpkin with Lights – Thrift Store (here)

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Wordless Wednesday 116 – Happy Halloween

Mantel Pumpkin

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How to Make More Spooky Ghostly Fun

Welcome to some spooky ghostly fun.  My contractor took down the ceiling fan in my sunroom and put it in the construction dumpster before I could remove the four little glass light shades.  So into the dumpster I went to rescue them.


Here is how I turned those four ceiling fan-light shades into more spooky ghostly fun for my grandkids.


Here is where these little ghosts started.  Supply list:  light shades, man’s handkerchief, styrofoam balls, black tag, hole punch, scissors, rubber bands, battery operated tea light, and glue gun. 


First, the little ghosts need a head.  A Styrofoam ball fits just fine but needs a cover. Cut a man’s handkerchief into four squares to cover the Styrofoam balls to create the ghost heads.  Then use a rubber band to gather the cloth covering the ghost head.


Using a hole punch cut eyes from black tags (or paper) then cut ovals with scissors for the mouth.  Glue the eyes and mouth on the ghost heads.


Then place the heads on the glass shades to complete the ghosts.


 There you have it, quick and easy.


I decided to place a host at each plate in my Halloween Tablescape using the ghosts as place card holders.

 There you have it, quick and easy.

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Do You Like A Fun Halloween Tablescape?

Do you like a fun Halloween Tablescape?  A fun Halloween tablescape is just what I wanted in the breakfast area.


Here is what I pulled together.


This orange and black square scarf on the table is a thrift store find from last week.  Next, I took four old plastic chargers and spray painted them with black chalkboard paint.


Four small luncheon plates top the chargers with an orange bowl holding a small white pumpkin. Then I added some silverware, napkins, and embellished milk bottles with Halloween straws to the mix.


The place cards are card stock pumpkins I found at Target.  They were ready for adornment.


Now for a candy centerpiece.  Using my rusty crusty canning jar rack I added seven jars of colorful Halloween candy.


The chandelier got a little Halloween makeover.  I replaced the regular light bulbs with vintage-inspired light bulbs


and added a small jack-o-lantern candle holder to each arm of the chandelier.

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  • Orange and Black Square table topper (scarf) – Thrift Store
  • Chargers painted with black chalkboard paint – My stash
  • Johnson Brothers Vintage White Regency Luncheon Plates – Collected over time
  • Orange bowls – Dollar Tree
  • Anchor Hocking Milk Bottles – Wal-Mart
  • White Pumpkins – Kroger
  • Orange Gourds – Wal-Mart
  • Canning Rack – Vintage Fascination No. 100
  • Mason Jars – My stash and Thrift Store
  • Silverware – On hand
  • Black Napkins – On hand
  • Jack-o-lanterns on Chandelier – Dollar Tree
  • Vintage Inspired Light Bulbs for Chandelier – Wal-Mart
  • Straws, Embellishments, Banner and Place Card Supplies – Target

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Wordless Wednesday 114 – BOO!


Pottery Barn Inspired Halloween Mantel

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Wordless Wednesday #65 – The Mummy Returns

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No. 65

From the post Pottery Barn Inspired Mummy Pillow

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Some Haunting Projects To Do Now For Halloween

My grandkids are already getting excited about Halloween and choosing their costumes.

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 So I decided to revisit some projects from Halloween past.

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My Halloween post Pottery Barn Inspired Spooky Birdcage was part of my Nester’s 30 Day Writing Challenge in 2013.

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In that same series I did a PB Inspired Skeleton Garland.  

Pottery Barn Scary River Rocks 2

There was also a quick and easy Pottery Barn Scary Chalkboard River Rock project.

 PB Inspired Black Top

I made these Pottery Barn Inspired  Black Glitter Topiary from thrift store topiary and black glittered spray paint.

Pottery Barn Inspired Halloween Mantel

Then I pulled several of these projects together for a Pottery Barn Inspired Halloween Mantel.

Skulls and urn

Last year I did another Q & E project Skull Vase Filler Pottery Barn Style.  It is embarrassingly easy.

Halloween Mantel

The skull vase filler was a part of my 2014 Quick and Easy Halloween Mantel along with a little different spin on my BOO letters and a new to me vintage trophy. 

Mummy on sofa 2

Another project was a Quick and Easy Pottery Barn Inspired Mummy Pillow.

Halloween Jello Wreath

Dollar store embellishments came together to make this Quick and Easy Jello Mold Wreath.

Hope this gives you some Halloween inspiration I know looking at these old posts really got me in the mood to start decorating for Halloween.  I’m glad you stopped by today.  If you don’t already subscribe to my blog be sure to sign up by e-mail on the side bar or Hello bar at the top, that way you will never miss a post.  I would love for you to follow me on Pinterest here and Facebook here.  Thanks for visiting and come back soon!



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Yes, I’m backing up to Halloween after a Christmas post but you haven’t seen my Quick and Easy Halloween Mantel.

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It is pretty simple this year.

trophy with pumpkin

You saw a photo of the trophy I purchased on Etsy in an earlier post.  I’ve been looking for trophies for a while and this is the first one I found at a good price.

Halloween BirdsThese birds took the place of the ghost banner that I made here.  My granddaughter didn’t like the ghosts but you really can’t see the birds against the stacked stone fireplace.

trophy & urn

The black urns were a Hobby Lobby purchase when they were 50% off.

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You’ve seen this skull vase filler before.

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It’s my Skull Vase Filler Pottery Barn Style.

Halloween Mantel

I used my B O O letters tied together with raffia from last year but hung them in a jaunty way. Hanging them this way was a bit of an accident but I liked it and left it this way.  This whole mantel came together in about 10 minutes.

Please be sure to come back tomorrow when I am sharing more Quick and Easy Holiday Décor and More.  If you don’t already subscribe to my blog be sure to sign up by e-mail on the right, so you will never miss a post.  Thank you for visiting.



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Halloween Tablescapes

 I don’t normally do a Halloween tablescape but I am planning to do one this year.  So in looking for inspiration I found a few that I wanted to share with you.

Around the House Around the House

Phyllis at Around the House put together this adorable oh I mean SCARY tablescape.  Watch out if you have arachnophobia.


Lory added some French Country appeal to her Halloween tablescape.  You know I always love something with French flair.

 Dollar Store Halloween tablescapeThe Olde Barn

Ok this is a girl after my heart.  Diane at The Olde Barn wanted to do a Dollar Store Halloween tablescape and boy did she ever.   Who knew a Dollar Store tablescape could be so lovely.

Halloween tablescapeDesigns by Pinky

 Pinky’s Halloween tablescape is just darling.

Halloween table 029Tablescapes by Diane

Diane’s pumpkin centerpiece is right up my alley.  Love the crow on top!

PBK Pumpkin Treat Holder

Above is a little place setting I put together for my granddaughter last year when I made PBK Pumpkin Treat Holders.  Not exactly Halloween but she loved it and still uses these little dishes.

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