Witches’ Brew

 Ravens are calling all Witches~

There’s a Special Potion Brewing for You. . .

 

I fell under the spell of this Witch’s Hat at HomeGoods . . .

 I suspect it’s all this Black Cat’s fault~

Before I knew it~ I was scaring up spiders, ravens, & some munchkin pumpkins for a centerpiece & waving my wand in the kitchen to whip up some cupcakes for some Halloween fun~

I cast about Tuesday Morning a couple of weeks ago~ and with a bit of magick spied these plastic spoons~ perfect for spelling some chocolate from candy melts~ microwavable with no cauldron required. . .

 Bat Fangs add a sweet Bite to your Witches’ Blend~~ Extra Sharp & 100% Organic. . .

Labels were easily conjured courtesy of Martha Stewart and the aisles of Michaels~

This Witches’ Blend is known to have a bone chilling effect. . .

Choose your Halloween sprinkles & nonpareils wisely. . . custom blending your stirring spoon for the right Spell for your Potion!

Chocolate Stirring Spoons were inspired by spoons found via Pinterest here.

Add some Eye of Newt. . .

Stir in some Brains of Cawing Ravens~ if you dare. . .

My assorted tea cups and tea pots last used here, never thought they would be party to such wicked elixir~

Scrapbooking letters & paper~ framed by a wreath~ designate your parking area. . .

 Don’t forget to anoint your temples and Third Eye with a small amount of the flying ointment to prevent a bumpy ride. . .

On the night of the Full Moon pluck two feathers from a Raven’s wing~  place under your hat for good measure~

Potions should be mixed & served with Extreme Caution. . .

Always stir in a clockwise direction just until it starts to bubble~ then immediately stir counter-clockwise~~

These witchy hands had me in their evil clutches from the moment I spied them at Target. Fortunately, like me they are happier with a cupcake in their hand. . .

Cupcakes topped with a Witch Hat~ inspiration provided by Southern Living here.

Witch Hats~ frightfully easy with Oreo Fudge Cream Cookies and Hersey’s Kisses~ a bit of orange icing seals their fate and the peanut butter & fudge is a deadly combination, for me anyway.

Happy Flying!

Witches’ Brew Table Details:

Plates- Sophia by Ralph Lauren/ HomeGoods

Tablecloth- Quilt/ Kohl’s

Flatware/World Market

Tea Pots & Assorted Tea Cups/ HomeGoods

Napkins/ Pier 1

Placemats & Witch Hands/ Target

Martha Stewart Crafts Beverage Labels/ Michaels

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  75 comments for “Witches’ Brew

  1. Annie La Vigne
    October 18, 2011 at 7:38 am

    I want to come to THIS party! You need some sister witches sipping, nibbling & being ‘witchy! Love this…A

  2. October 18, 2011 at 8:00 am

    Love your theme for this table. Those hats on the cupcakes are bewitching!
    My hat is off to you!

  3. October 18, 2011 at 8:37 am

    So many cute ideas!Thank you~

  4. October 18, 2011 at 9:10 am

    My broom flew off track leaving Lubbock yesterday.. the 8,000 foot tall dust cloud put flying on hold.. or I would have arrived. Certainly would have parked it in the witch’s lot! Love the hat.. what a cutie. Your treats are so darling too. It’s just a great table.. congrats! xo marlis

  5. October 18, 2011 at 10:25 am

    Wow….there are about a billion and one different little details here!!! This is great! The Ralph Lauren “Sophia” plates are just beautiful, and they really add a “grown-up” look to the table. All of the fabulous Halloween items…I just can’t get over it! The little chocolate witch hats on the cupcakes are cute, cute, cute! Love the hands holding the cupcakes, too. The expression on the cat’s face is creepy…wouldn’t want to wake up and see him next to my bed! The photography is really great…vivid color that makes everything look that much prettier/scarier!

  6. October 18, 2011 at 10:49 am

    Oh, I love this fun table. It’s such a nice blend of quality/proper settings (dishes, tea cups) mixed in with fun, childish stuff. And I love the sprinkles on the chocolate-covered spoons–what a clever idea that can be adapted to so many settings!! Thanks for sharing that! Funny thing: I had to go back and look at the “Witch’s Blend” label…I thought the “W” was a “B”…LOL Can you see how I would’ve been confused? :)

  7. October 18, 2011 at 11:10 am

    This is definitely my favorite Halloween tablescape! LOVE all the imaginative touches, and the treats look yummy (of course, I never met a cupcake I didn’t like!). I like that you used such dainty cups and saucers to lure the victim in, and the green napkins complement the orange and purple so well! I’m completely bewitched! :)

  8. October 18, 2011 at 11:22 am

    Mary, you are making me long for more time to play with my Halloween things. This table is full of clever ideas and wonderful inspiration. If only I had the time! Love the chocolate spoons, witches hat centerpiece, and the broom parking sign. I’ll be smiling all day just thinking about this post. ~ Sarah

  9. October 18, 2011 at 11:55 am

    Let Elle & I park our broom in your adorable parking spot as we’d love to join you & the fur girls for tea! Those spoons are adorable. I have seen them for other holidays too & always love the idea. AND the witch hat candies… 2CUTE! I also love your planter all done up with the Halloween colors. Adorable tablescape as always. Thanks for having us. Cheers!
    HUGS!
    Charlene

  10. October 18, 2011 at 12:02 pm

    Yes it was GLARINGLY obvious AFTER I edited my photos~ I’ll have to talk to Martha about changing her halloween beverage font :)

  11. October 18, 2011 at 3:09 pm

    Too clever…..This is another I have to share with my Halloween crazy niece in Greensboro…….

    I would need an extra ‘props’ room in my little house just to store all the neat accessories you come up with for your tablescapes, Mary!

  12. October 18, 2011 at 3:27 pm

    Oh my word, this is just the cutest thing. I love it all. The witches hat is so cute and all the pumpkins, potions and accessories are just unreal. Thanks tons for joining TTT. Hugs, Marty

  13. October 18, 2011 at 4:37 pm

    My HAT is off to you, Mary!!!!! Week after week you never cease to amaze and delight me! YOu tables are so inspired! Your talent is limitless!!!!! I am under the SPELL of this table. We are having dinner group on Friday and I am doing a Halloween table too. This is fabulous…..have I used enough adjectives yet??? LOL!!! XO, Pinky

  14. October 18, 2011 at 9:53 pm

    You never fail to go all out and bring tablescapes and goodies that keep me loving every detail! You have such an infectious creative energy and giftedness! I think this table is spooktacular! Thank you for bringing your talent to ON THE MENU MONDAY!
    Yvonnne

  15. October 18, 2011 at 10:02 pm

    You just have the best decor! So inspiring!

  16. October 19, 2011 at 2:50 pm

    I love your tablescape. The fun chocolate spoons and the witch hat cupcakes are my favorites. What a fun table you made.

  17. Betsy at A Perfect Setting
    October 19, 2011 at 8:58 pm

    Hi Mary! I can’t even imagine how much preparation went into this, it is amazing!! All the little details that you do so well really make this outstanding. The Sophia dishes are beautiful! I would never have thought to use those teacups in this tablescape, but they really work and look fantastic! Great find on the witch’s hat-gosh so many things I love about this!! Anyway, great great great!!!

  18. October 19, 2011 at 9:13 pm

    What a fun ! Each and every single picture is stunning.Love your gorgeous Halloween settings…yes, every bit of it. Thanks for sharing.
    Hope to see you on my blog:)

  19. October 19, 2011 at 9:27 pm

    Wow, that was fun to read and look at! Love all your details like your combination of dishes, tea cups & saucers! All your treats like the chocolate stirring spoons are delightful and the witches hat on the pumpkin is so cute!
    The cupcake with the choclate hat is so creative! So much to enjoy!

  20. October 19, 2011 at 11:00 pm

    Mary, Mary, Mary…what a fun table, I love every bit of it! Great idea, those stirring spoons, too cute. The hat cupcakes are adorable.

  21. October 19, 2011 at 11:22 pm

    You have OUTDONE yourself! I just kept scrolling and scrolling and scrolling and never running out of delights. I’m so glad you linked that pinterest thing for the spoons. I’m just getting started saving recipes on pinterest. I would love those directions.

    Usually, your tables are so romantic looking and elegant to me. These Halloween tables show such a whimsical side of you. I have really enjoyed them! (But now… love the romantic and elegant ones too…)

  22. October 20, 2011 at 1:16 am

    Mary ~ How you “best” each of your previous posts, I’ll never know. I love this one, you are so creative and clever ~ eye candy to the max!!

    Thank you so much for sharing your brilliant creativity . . . now I’m going back to take it all in again. ;) You’re a GEM! xoxo

  23. October 20, 2011 at 1:19 pm

    Grabbing my broom and I will be right over!!! This setting is just the best. You have really captured the fun of Halloween here..I love it!

  24. October 20, 2011 at 4:34 pm

    Cute but took a quick look, I hate spiders! Sorry….love you anyway!
    Blessings My Friend,

  25. October 20, 2011 at 6:28 pm

    What a fun table! I love everything you touch! Those spoons are wonderful. I hope I have some time to whip some magical spoons up in my kitchen this year. All of your wicked treats are perfect and I love the fun labels. This table has it all.

  26. October 20, 2011 at 8:01 pm

    Holidays just aren’t holidays until I come over here and see what you have done! You have DONE it again!! I would like to volunteer to be one of your sister witches….and I have a couple of fluffy white canines that would like to join me! How fun would THAT be?? I just love your holidays!!!
    xo
    Jeanne

  27. October 21, 2011 at 4:25 am

    Love it All ! Thanks Joann

  28. October 22, 2011 at 12:40 am

    This tablescape is so much fun and so festive. That little cupcake looks perfect. :) Have a great weekend.

  29. October 22, 2011 at 10:30 am

    Wow! What an amazing table! Everything looks so festive.

  30. October 22, 2011 at 4:40 pm

    Your tablescape is gorgeous!!! You’ve got a lot of talent! I’d love it if you would share it on Sweet Indulgences Sunday.

    http://www.wellseasonedlife.com/2011/10/sweet-indulgences-sunday-27.html

  31. October 22, 2011 at 7:31 pm

    What a great Halloween party! I’ll have a little eye of newt please!

  32. October 22, 2011 at 8:06 pm

    Such a very fun table, and your teacups are beautiful! I made chocolate stirring spoons one Christmas with a friend! Great for coffee or hot chocolate!

  33. October 22, 2011 at 8:16 pm

    This Witch is casting all spells aside and on her way. My broom is set for warp speed to get there before all the potion is consumed. LOL This looks like THE BEST party of the season. Yummy little eye of newt, ravan’s brains and tea in beautiful little magic cups.
    So entrancing. See you in a flash. :)

  34. October 22, 2011 at 8:22 pm

    I love that your witches like to use your lovely delicate china cups and saucers…a wonderful, charming design. Thank you for inviting us to the party. Cherry Kay

  35. October 22, 2011 at 10:35 pm

    Fabulous tablescape!

    Hugs,
    Susan and Bentley

  36. Happier Than A Pig in Mud
    October 23, 2011 at 7:11 am

    How did I miss this post??? Love the cupcake holders, I’m sure the kids will get a big kick out of them-have fun Mary:@)

  37. October 23, 2011 at 8:23 am

    Bravo~Bravo!! I’m giving you a STANDING ovation for this wonderfully creative table, Mary! Every inch, every item, every pun is so delightfully done. I’m in awe, truly.

    I’ve missed being able to get online to visit & comment on all your beautiful tables recently, but rest assured I saw them in my email on that tiny, crappy little laptop screen that I had to use while my desktop was being repaired.

    Nice to be back & able to *see* what you’re up to!
    Hugs,
    Rett

  38. October 23, 2011 at 9:08 am

    It’s all just so bewitching, how creative you are, not to mention inspiring!
    The cupcakes look devilish!

  39. October 23, 2011 at 12:46 pm

    Oh my, Mary, your creativity is amazing!! To be a guest at your fun table would be such a treat!!!!! I love your chocolate spoons & those adorable witch’s hats on the cupcakes are so easy!! Hats off to you for your wonderful tablescape & your beautiful pics of it all. Woo-hoo!!!!

  40. October 23, 2011 at 12:49 pm

    I forgot to say how much I love the beautiful teapcups interspersed in the table. It’s an unexpected surprise that I really enjoyed!!!!

  41. La
    October 23, 2011 at 1:45 pm

    Hi Mary!

    You cast quite a spell on this table. I LOVE IT! The cupcake holders are perfect!

    Happy Halloween! La

  42. October 23, 2011 at 10:17 pm

    Mary, your tables and dishes are the BEST! Thanks for bringing all your MAGIC to ON THE MENU MONDAY!
    Yvonne

  43. October 26, 2011 at 9:21 am

    Mary, lots of great inspiration here. Thank you.

    Barb

  44. October 26, 2011 at 4:24 pm

    Very cool, except I’m not keen on the eyeballs. :)

  45. H
    October 26, 2011 at 4:39 pm

    What a colourful table, full of interesting detail. I love the idea of the broomstick parking space!

  46. Riet
    October 26, 2011 at 4:40 pm

    Pure witchcraft.

  47. October 26, 2011 at 4:56 pm

    Beautiful and fanciful table scape! Just very festive..

  48. Heather
    October 26, 2011 at 7:57 pm

    Love your parties! It’s a party I’d love to attend. You are so creative, I just love the tablescapes and food ideas. Thanks too, for posting where where you get your beautiful things.

  49. October 26, 2011 at 8:52 pm

    OOoooOoo, save me a place!

  50. October 26, 2011 at 9:20 pm

    I love the witch’s brew! This is perfect for the season!

  51. October 26, 2011 at 11:52 pm

    Your house is Halloween ready! I love the witch’s brew! Your pretty floral tea cup is sweet in the midst of all the Halloween. Take care

  52. Pondside
    October 27, 2011 at 12:26 am

    Now that’s a wickedly delicious post! I love the witchy hands.

  53. October 27, 2011 at 6:17 am

    Always enjoy visiting your table! Your creativity just blows me away. Excellent job!

  54. October 27, 2011 at 8:29 am

    Your every detail is amazing! I really love the chocolate spoons!

  55. Karen S.
    October 27, 2011 at 9:33 am

    Oh my heavens! ..and oh my gracious what a superb delight! THIS IS what my idea and memory of Halloween and autumn is all about! The coolest of decorations, what a table…my daughter would so love even more than me to have those cupcake or little pumpkin holders! Too wonderful! …and what a great idea (and chocolate yummy) witch’s hat! So cool, I just can’t find enough words to tell you how much I enjoyed that look into coolness! Thank you!!!!

  56. October 27, 2011 at 11:37 am

    What a beautiful Halloween decoration ! When I see this I regret that in Belgium it’s not very much celebrated. It just started to move in a few years ago, but only kids celebrate, but they don’t go for trick and treat. Maybe this will all come over in the next years !

  57. October 27, 2011 at 2:35 pm

    Boy, you sure know how to make Halloween look appealing! Just great!!

    =)

  58. October 27, 2011 at 4:20 pm

    well done…from an avowed and certified Halloween slacker!!

  59. October 27, 2011 at 5:39 pm

    I love it! The hands holding the cupcakes are great! I love that you added china tea cups and saucers to the mix!

  60. October 27, 2011 at 8:14 pm

    Oh, I am so in love with this table! I just love the chocolate stirring spoons and that amazing cupcake! Mmm… Such a fun table for Halloween :)

  61. October 28, 2011 at 2:08 pm

    Gosh — I wish I could set a table like that. BEAUTIFUL and spooky, too. :)

  62. October 29, 2011 at 11:31 am

    WOW what a great party and ohh Im off to make some spoons with chocolate in them now. Thansk for sharing, Love Hazelxox

  63. October 29, 2011 at 2:48 pm

    Love the spoons!I was away (more on that to come!)so it’s taken me some time to get to visit. Looking forward to having you be a part of this week’s Seasonal Sundays.

    – The Tablescaper

  64. October 29, 2011 at 4:39 pm

    Lovely table-scape! Those chocolate spoons look super yummy, I must try this!

  65. October 29, 2011 at 4:49 pm

    I loved your party! I had such a marvelous time and your photos were just gorgeous! It looks warm and sunny where you are and your garden is beautiful! I’m in love with those chocolate spoons, they really look yummy!
    I hope you can fly over for a post of tea with me!

    http://rinnisplayground.blogspot.com/2011/10/witchy-tea-party.html

  66. October 30, 2011 at 9:47 am

    Yum! Your party left me hungry. I love the hat, the chocolate spoons, the chocolate eyeballs and the tea set. Everything is adorable. Thanks so much for the invite. Happy All Hallow’s Eve! :D

  67. October 30, 2011 at 2:51 pm

    Spoons! I love the spoons! And as for pinterest I think it’s safe to say I am hopelessly addicted. Thank you for sharing your lovely water-side spot and hosting such a lovely tea. Many blessings ~EMD

  68. October 30, 2011 at 10:29 pm

    Ooooh! What a spooktacular tea party you’ve planned! Your table setting is absolutely perfect for a witches tea, you haven’t missed a single wonderful detail. And your photos are gorgeous!

    Happy Halloween!

  69. October 31, 2011 at 1:50 pm

    Oh wow! This is soooo cool! I am totally impressed with your BOO-tiful display here!

    Love those eyeballs especially!

    Thanks for a betwitching post for fall break!

    Thanks for sharing it.

    A+

  70. October 15, 2012 at 8:32 am

    Oh Mary I have not seen this post and I thought I had gone through your whole blog. I hadn’t started blogging or was really into blogging yet this time last year. Love all your creative ideas. So many I want to use this year!!! N.

    PS I look at my little blog after seeing yours and I’m embarrassed how amatuerish mine is. Hopefully over time it can measure up to the high standards that I see in yours. Of coursse I’ll have to get a fabulous camera, place on a lake, a green thumb and your sense of style to name just a few…… lol…. but I think it would be worth it all. You are one of my mentors dear. Thankyou!

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