Wednesday

Tablescape Thursday

Tablescape Thursday is always a fun day, to create, and especially to view what everybody else shares with us. Thanks, Susan, for hosting for us! Go here for lots of inspiration.

Today I have an elegant Halloween tablescape. My plan was to have tall orange taper candles, but could only find two! We found lots of burnt orange and gold, but I wanted the bright orange! I finally had to settle on these orange voltives.


I wanted to use my fine crystal dishes and glasses all purchased for one dollar each at Dollar Tree! This is a very inexpensive tablescape, the black table cover is just black fabric I had in the attic!


The napkins are made from fabric I purchased for eighty cents last year after Halloween. I tried three different napkin designs before I settled on this. First, I used black fabric napkins with the gingham, then I used some sheer white napkins with the gingham. I felt the gingham alone looks better. Gingham isn't usually considered elegant, but I wanted an element of surprise!

To add more orange I placed orange candy pumpkins in the dessert dishes and crushed orange drink in the glasses!

Do you like pumpkin candy?

The centerpiece has six candlesticks, four designs. Faux bittersweet vines are interspersed among the candlesticks. I've had this vine for several years.

I used two sets of candles, but the others are singles.




View from the top:






Would you like to sit here:
Room for more:
Let's light the candles:


Halloween night the candles should be lit!
Do you like it better with the candles lit....
or this?


Next week I have another Halloween tablescape planned, it will be a traditional Halloween theme. Come back for trick or treat!!

Have a happy day!
God Bless.

Katherine

Once more with the flash:

26 comments:

Rettabug said...

Katherine, this TT has both the elements of fire & ice! All the cool looking crystal & glass mixed with the hot orange colors as well as the candlelight. Very well done.

You've reminded me that I have several mis-matched clear candlesticks in the cupboard. At one time, I used to do a grouping of them all together for Christmas. I'll have to go dig them out to use soon. Thanks for the clunk on the old reminder!

Janie's World said...

Your table is beautiful. I love all the glass and the napkins just pop right up off the tablecloth. Very Halloween.

Yvonne @ StoneGable said...

Glass and black, what a great combo! And in candle light it is magical. I would love those glass candlesticks.
Yvonne

Kathleen said...

That looks wonderful. The napkins give it the right pop!
I will be back next week, I have another up my sleeve too!

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Katherine, your table is gorgeous. I LOVE all of the crystal. I always think it makes the prettiest tables of all. The candles with the pretty fall twigs and berries down the center is perfect. Just so lovely. Hugs, Marty

Mid-Atlantic Martha said...

Oh I love this! I love my glass plates - but this looks stunning! Everything looks especially wonderful my candle glow!

Jane (Frugal Fine Living) said...

Katherine, your tablescape is stunning! I love the striking color combination and your beautiful dishes and glassware!

Jane

nannykim said...

I definetly like it in the candle light setting--ppppppreeeeetty!! I also love those napkins!!!

ps..I couldn't find the taper candles in orange either. And frankly my stores tend not to have many colors!!

Nancy @ La Chambre Rose said...

I really like the effect of the vine on the table. Nice!

Sue (Someone's Mom) said...

I really like the way the orange "pops" off the table. It is elegant and yet fun too. The table with the candles burning is really beautiful.

Sue

Mary said...

Hi Katherine,
Did I tell you that I LOVE your new header picture...those roses are gorgeous! And where did you find orange and black gingham?! I love it! And the garland is perfect, along with the beautiful crystal...is that depression glass? Its a very elegant tablescape...the photo with the candles lit is my favorite...just beautiful!

Happy TT!
Mary

NM said...

I think everything looks so beautiful by candlelight. This is indeed very elegant.
Best wishes, NM
PS am signing up to follow you right now!

Torie Jayne said...

Gorgeous Halloween tablescape, so very chic! Have a sweet day!

Phyllis AROUND THE HOUSE said...

I really love the black cloth with the crystal and a touch of orange, wow so striking

Brenda @Cozy Little House said...

How pretty in the candlelight! I love gingham, so I love your cute napkins. I've been telling myself to get out the fabric and the Featherweight and get busy making napkins.
Brenda

Chari said...

Hello Katherine...

Well my friend...you have really done this Halloween table up to the tee!!! I have been around so many beautiful tablescapes today but I must say that yours has an entirely different look and feel...so unique...and I love it!!! I just love the look of all that beautiful crystal against the black tablecloth...you're absolutely right about it looking elegant! Love, love, LOVE how you did a line of the beautiful crystal candleholders down the center of the table for your centerpiece...just exquisite!!! I love the bright orange candles too! They really pull in that pretty orange and black checked napkin!!! Soooo beautiful, my friend! Thank you so much for sharing your elegant Halloween table with us today...I just adore it!!!

Warmest wishes,
Chari @Happy To Design

Mimi said...

The black tablecloth and napkins make the crystal really be the star of the show. Very, very pretty.

Beautiful pear tree lane said...

Hi katherine, Your tblescape is beautiful, especially when you lit the candles. i really liked the gingham napkins too.Great job.
Sue

Liz said...

I love it in the candle light!! Very pretty!!!

~Liz

Debbie Moore at Slice of Pie Entertaining and Cookbooks said...

Thanks for visiting my site ... and I always love yours! Are your candles layered colors? When they are burning, they look like the colors of candy corn! Nice table ... very pretty.

Marilyn Miller said...

I like the candles lit and the gingham napkins do add an element of surprise, which I also like.

tardevil said...

Like the black and orange combined w/ the glass.

Adrienne said...

Oh, my dear friend, you have captured the season perfectly with your wonderful table. You are so much more creative than I - and it makes for a beautiful scene around the table. Would love to see it in person! ~Adrienne~

MissB said...

Very nice! I love the candlesticks and vines.

A Hint of Home said...

Wow, this is so fantastic for the season. You have given me some great ideas. Thanks for sharing them.

Melanie@The Old White Cottage said...

Amazing!