Thursday, October 8, 2009

Just A Halloween Table

Hosted by Susan and Leigh

THEME:
"Some Cookie Halloween"

INSPIRATION:
New cutters from Walmart

I didn't have any real rhyme or reason for this table, I just played around with the colors and the great buys I found from Ross and Walmart like the cute cookie cutters! I wanted to show them off somehow.

What do you think?

I like this blurry shot, it gave the table an eerie look. "woooooooo!"
Here's what it looks like normal...
An aerial shot of course.
Oh sorry, couldn't hold the camera straight. LOL

Here are the "stars" (get it they're bright like stars?) of the show!

I placed a tealight on top of each kitchen towel inside each cutter. The towels each have a different look (Ross, $4.99 for 3). I used my red Canopy "Cranberry" dinner plates (Walmart, $1 clearance each) and a black denim fabric I also got from Walmart where I got a 50-cent a yard discount because it was the last of the roll...

A pumpkin cutter...
Can't be Halloween without a ghostly form...
No Halloween without a glimpse of a black cat, right?
Or a gravestone for sure.
Heres' another pumpkin for those awesome jack-o's...
And last but not least, a skull form to round out the pack!

Each of the cutters were only $2-3 per set of 3, at Walmart. The tealights were from IKEA, 100 for $2.99 only! And the glasses and the candle holders, I got them from Marshall's and Hobby Lobby, respectively, for a deep discount, too!

Thanks to both our lovely hosts and to all of you for stopping by!

Have yourself a "cookie" Halloween! "mwah-ha-ha-ha!!!" (a bit much?)

30 comments:

  1. Hi Chandy, Yes, you are the queen of bargains! The tealights inside the cookie cutters are very clever. I also like the black fabric for the tablecloth. Kudos to you, you did it again!

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  2. Neat idea of using the cutters as tea light candle holders, Chandy. Your table is beautiful and very scary:-). John did not join the karaoke cause he had to go back to work. I also like your new header picture. Your kids are so cute!....Christine

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  3. Lorna, Christine, you are both so wonderful with your comments! Thank you!

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  4. Clever idea to use the cutters for the tea lights. This makes a fun table.

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  5. Thanks, Sarah! I think so, too!

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  6. Oooo! The tealights inside the cookie cutters is a FANTASTIC IDEA!! I've never seen that before! Your tablescapes are becoming ones I simply can't miss! Speaking of can't miss! I'm having a giveaway worth $175 you're GOING TO LOVE LOVE LOVE! Please stop by soon - it ends quick! Thanks for sharing, and inspiring! :)

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  7. Beautiful as always, but with a spooky twist! I'm up so come see me!

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  8. HI Chandy!

    Your table looks spook-a-licious!

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  9. Chandy, Spooky Table and what fun, I will have to try the black table cloth and the cookie cutters.

    Happy Thursday.
    Barbara

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  10. This is a wonderful Halloween tablescape, Chandy!

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  11. Chandy! I've missed you! Oh, and here you're back with another great table! I love how you've used those little cookie cutters with the votives!
    Be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

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  12. Now aren't you clever. This table is so pretty and you have reall used your imagination and it turned out stunning. Love all the pretty candles and dishes. Hugs, Marty

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  13. Hi Chandy! What a fun table. I always love your use of candles and candlelight photos. Have fun!!

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  14. Hi Chandy, Yes, you are the queen of bargains! The tealights inside the cookie cutters are very clever. I also like the black fabric for the tablecloth. Kudos to you, you did it again!
    Work From Home

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  15. Clever idea to use the cookie cutters around the tealights. Thanks for sharing.

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  16. Chandy, Chandy, Chandy, I have missed, missed missed you! Hope youare good. So glad you What great thrifty Thursday finds! LOve those treasures! Thanks for linking up, friend!
    HUGS!
    Leigh
    Tales from Bloggeritaville
    www.lbratina.blogspot.comdropped by with another gorgeous tablescape!

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  17. Thats a great idea ; thanks for sharing. AND I know what you mean about many blogs--me too.

    My house blog is Spindle Cottage

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  18. You ladies are just the best! I love being able to post something so I can "read" all of you here!

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  19. Very creative and fun table. Thanks for sharing!
    Living it up at Lakewood,
    Cindy

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  20. Chandy this is beautiful! Love the soft glow of all the candles and the Halloween colors! ~Fun!


    Many blessings to you this weekend, ~Melissa :)

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  21. Hi Chandy,
    Wonderful table! Such a clever idea to use the cookie cutters as tealight holders (I know ... everybody's telling you that ... but it's TRUE LOL).

    Hope you have a great weekend!

    Bill

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  22. It looks great ...you did a fantastic job.... I have a great giveaway on both my blogs that will be given away this weekend....and all you have to do is comment.......so hope you will stop by.
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  23. Thank you everyone! Thank you!

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  24. Oh my goodness.. this is so cute. I love the way you did your candles on the table and your little votives are stunning. They do look like stars shining... wonderful table my friend..
    hugs ~lynne~

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  25. Chandy, I love your tablescape! Very creative for sure :-)

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  26. What a great idea to use the cookie cutters with tea lights. Like that:)

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  27. Table looks great, now You are so clever! Cookie cutters for tea candles! What a wonderful effect!

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  28. Thank you so much, everyone! I feel so loved and appreciated!

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