Spooky Haunted Mansion Tabletop for Halloween

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I was kind of excited about my haunted mansion ghost table idea for our Halloween party, which is why it was imperative that our new table arrive by Saturday morning …which it did. Yay. And with this ghost table idea in mind, I headed straight over to my mom’s last week to rummage through all of hers and my grandma’s vintage crystal and silver wares.

I loved the mix of the old-lady crystal glass next to the tarnished silver …as if the guests of the table died the night of their dinner party & the table had been untouched for years and years …but someone just so happened to stop by on occasion with new candles & fresh flowers, lol. I used old white sheets to cover the chairs and table, as well as cobwebs, and stopped at Bargain Yardage for the sheer white beaded/embroidered/scalloped edged lace to lay over it. I used an old lace table runner towards the back of the table as a base for the decor to leave enough room in front for all the goodies.

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I loved the turnout, which I’m sure is obvious by the amount of photos displayed above ;)

LA native & lifestyle blogger Maegan Tintari writes daily at ...love Maegan.com sharing beauty & style secrets, including fashion DIYs, how-to nail art manicures, hair tutorials, and home decorating ideas, as well as a look into her personal life with her husband and adorable dogs, two Frenchies & an old Pug in wheels. Here you will find her talking about their journey & battle with infertility & recent relocation up to the mountains by a lake in search of a better life.

13 Comments

  • FASHION SNAG

    October 31, 2010 | Reply

    You did a fantastic job. I like that idea too of how the guests died after the party that night and the table just sat there for years and years…love stuff like that! I would have come to your ghost table party/dinner if I was invited and lived nearby. You have the best ideas and your friends must love you! x

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  • Poppy

    October 31, 2010 | Reply

    Wow that turned out great, I need to start hosting parties so I have reason to decorate like that. Awesome Job!

  • Anonymous

    November 1, 2010 | Reply

    Gorgeous! Random question but I love those flowers, what are they?

  • Adam and Hilary

    November 1, 2010 | Reply

    Lovin’ the spiderweb chairs!

  • Katie

    November 1, 2010 | Reply

    It turned out great!

  • Abbey

    November 1, 2010 | Reply

    Very nice! I love the table runner, and the dead flower in between the candles!

  • Anonymous

    November 1, 2010 | Reply

    Fantabulous idea!! Very creative and unique!! It was a glorious day up here, nice and sunny and warm. Have a beautiful week, Sunshine!

  • Holly

    November 1, 2010 | Reply

    looks good! love the white pumpkin too, gotta have it

  • a!k0

    November 1, 2010 | Reply

    WOW this looks so much fun!! :D I love all the deco :D Hope your weekend was awesome!

    x0x0

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  • Maryn

    November 1, 2010 | Reply
  • Elise Lowerison

    November 1, 2010 | Reply

    Your Halloween decorations are splendid! And I love the haunted house ghost dinner table. I came across your post this morning while browsing interior design blogs and your take on interior décor is exquisite. It is true that you must also dress your windows appropriately to bring out their true beauty. Thank you for writing and as a special thanks to you and your readers, I would like to offer a 20% off coupon using this code upon checkout: BLG20.

  • Craftmaker

    November 1, 2010 | Reply

    The table looks great! Can’t wait to see your costumes.
    Thanks so much for stopping by my blog and leaving a comment. It was a great surprise finding it :)

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  • thesydneygirl

    November 1, 2010 | Reply

    you did an *amazing* job M!!!! so so so beautiful. these pictures should be in a home decor magazine! X

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