Candlelight Supper: Halloween Angel Tablescape... A Gothic Tale...

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Halloween Angel Tablescape... A Gothic Tale...

Halloween Angel...  A Gothic Tale...


Halloween decorating can be so much fun.  You can let your imagination go.  But, I don't take it too seriously, it is all in good fun.

My inspiration for this tablescape is my cute Halloween doll.  She is about 48" tall.  Has a lovely dress and adorable button trimmed shoes. Stunning gray taffeta wings.  A sweet expression on her face.  She has painted on bones.      

I have shown her to several people to get their opinion on what or who she is.  Some say Vampire, others say Zombie. Ghost?  Winged angel? Mummy?  Day of the Dead Angel? With popular consensus, she is our Halloween Angel, with a Gothic touch!

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Feathered wings?  The placemat is made from black iridescent feathers.  The charger plate is a candle tray from IKEA, that I sprayed with gray paint.  Topped with one of my favorite white plates.  On top are some red rose salad plates, and then a black chocolate rose.  The rose theme is for my lovely angel that came with a red rose attached to her hands.













Birdcage from Pottery Barn last year.  They had 3 sizes and for some reason had tons of them left over.  The price was an absolute steal.  The largest was only $16.00 and I had a coupon as well.  The original price was so much more.  A really great buy!



             I glittered a Dollar Store skull.





The gorgeous pumpkins with jewels came from Home Goods, early in the season.  Like the first week of August.  Is that early or what!




The candlesticks I used for my Mother's Day Tablescape.  They were originally green.  I sprayed them gray as well.





        The napkin rings are bracelets.  Each slightly different.










This tablecloth was perfect for this tablescape.  I couldn't believe how well it goes with my Halloween Angel.  The taffeta cloth sheared smocking has a red taffeta rose sewn on at each corner with 3 black feathers tucked in and sewn under the rose.  I don't know the manufacturer of this cloth.  I bought it at a local Boutique store.  I love this cloth more than any I own as it is so lovely and unique.  I have never seen another like it.
















   Flatware from Anthropologie.  This is the white version of this flatware.






I am actually using 2 creamy white goblets from Z Gallerie at each place setting.  For photo purposes only I just left one on the table.



















        Poison bottle with a jeweled skull head.  Home Goods again.  




       The adorable gray taffeta high-button shoes on my Angel. 




I moved one of the chairs up to the table to show how I am decorating them.  Just some lovely black wings and a sparkled gray tulle sash.






I have 2 different dining tables.  My dark walnut and metal table for Fall and Winter.  The lighter wood one for Spring and Summer.  I never took photos in my dining room this Summer and before I move it back out to the garage where I rotate and keep them, I thought I would do this Tablescape.  I have just planned to do a certain themed Christmas Tablescape and want to do it on the lighter table, so I am not sure about moving it to storage yet.





A view of the tablecloth from my balcony, as my description does not do it justice.






Thank you for taking the time to look at my latest Blog Post.  
I will be posting this for Tablescape Thursday at Between Naps on the Porch.

16 comments:

Lynn Bean said...

You are certainly very creative! Dolls are a favorite!

Linda @ Life and Linda said...

Very creative and spooky. Lots of details to make one shutter...The wings are fabulous! Such a gorgeous table.

Kim Hood said...

How very creative you are - even thought of poison and everything! What a fun table and spoof on Halloween angels. :-/

dar2d2 said...

WoW, Once again you hit a Homerun. Your attention to every detail is excellent

Susie Holler said...

Valerie I don't think I could come up with any more adjectives for your tables lets just go this time with stunning. the table cloth is delish but I got to know wherever did you find the red rose plates? and your doll whatever you want to call her shes perfect great choice. I can see how much fun you have when you put a table together.AWESOME

xinex said...

Very creative table, Valerie! It's so freaking cute!...Christine

Tea in Texas said...

Finally a tablescape with a large amount of though to detail! I love to view a tablescape design with all the creative ideas. You are a master decorator. The doll is so beautiful and glam and the perfect centerpiece. The tablecloth is awesome with the ruffles and roses. A fine way to enjoy Halloween with an elegant twist! I have my table set for Halloween just need to photograph and post! Your post takes the prize and great Job! Loved all of the accessories!
Have a fabulous weekend!

Pam

thepaintedapron.com said...

Frightfully Fabulous Halloween Fun Valerie! I love how you've blended so many different elements together to make one fantastic tablescape! I love your blingy pumpkin and poison bottle...HG is my downfall, I can't let myself go shopping there very often :) The tablecloth is stunning, and I love all the feminine mixed with the darker elements~
Jenna

Anonymous said...

Oh My Goodness! So Amazing! I Want Every Single Piece! I Have Never Seen Any Tablecloth That Unique, I Love It! The Chairs Are Incredible! Just Everything!!!

Anonymous said...

The gothic style is creepy and beautiful, at the same time. I absolutely love how you've pulled everything together to make this a feast for the eyes.

Anonymous said...

The doll & feathers give gothic an elegant appeal. Reminds me of something out a Tim Burton classic. I want to walk right in and partake of the enthralingly spooky feast. I imagine your Halloween guests will be beyond delighted! Enjoy!!

Anonymous said...

OH my goodness your Halloween table is spooktacular!!!
"Every little piece... every little part is a work of art". it's "money by the pound".

Love to look, every time.

Yours,
Emily

Pinky at Designs by Pinky said...

OMGoodness, this is amazing! I am so glad you did the shot from the balcony to really show the tablecloth! You have 2 dining room tables???? I wish I had room to store an extra!! This is wonderful!

A Taylor said...

I love the wing ornament on the bird cage reminds me of the character Xibalba from the movie The Book of Life, so cute!

Emily r said...

She is such a unique doll! I love it! That was a fun way to show Halloween table and decor

Emily r said...

I love the black roses, the add a unique elegance