Witches’ Potion Table

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I’m calling all witches, there’s a potion brewing for you,

Bubbling with polka-dotted pumpkins and mercury glass too!

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 A dutch oven in cast iron serves as a cauldron for the table,

While plates are dressed for potion-making, with an ingredient label.

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Add the aging blood of the black cat to your witchy brew,

For best results, stir counter-clockwise, not one time, but two.

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Incredibly potent, very small doses of Cyanide you will need,

Unless it’s toxic witches’ potion you’re blending, don’t exceed.

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Frog Syrup is a swampy addition to your witches’ brew and meal,

Beware of imitation toad syrup, use only genuine frog that’s real!

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Add a dash of Eye of Newt and a pinch of Spider Blend,

Under the light of the full moon, your potion you must tend.

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Target, a favorite haunt, is a short broom ride away,

Where I fell head over heels with witchy legs, flying home to play.

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 A witchy spider web was spun for our potion’s tablecloth,

Spelled at HomeGoods, safe for catching our brew’s bubbly froth.

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Drink up Witches Cups were conjured straight from Pier 1,

Add a candlestick from Dollar Tree to elevate the fun!

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Apply silicone adhesive and allow 24 hours to cure,

Gather ribbon and some straws and thirsty witches they will lure!

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Ravens have flown in, perched by the cauldron at the table,

Conjure raven snacks up here, inspired by a Halloween label!

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It’s not too late to Eat, Drink & Be Witchy this Halloween,

Throw your name into the cauldron, here, where your comment will be seen!

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October 3rd is the date, three winners we will choose,

So enter today, don’t delay, you have nothing to lose.

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Witches’ Potion Table Details:

Tablecloth & Chargers / HomeGoods

Flatware & Straws / World Market

Polka-dotted Pumpkins & Witch Legs / Target

Drink Up Witches Cups & Napkin Rings / Pier 1

Potion Ingredient Labels, Ribbon & Ravens / Michaels

Drink Up Witches DIY Cup

Wishing you a Happy Halloween and a little Scary Fun,

 Happy Haunting to All~

Aren’t you glad my rhyming’s done? :)

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  65 comments for “Witches’ Potion Table

  1. Yvonne Shafer
    October 1, 2014 at 5:09 am

    I absolutely love this post! Your creativity and fun spirit are evident! I love Halloween and am inspired to try something new this year. Thanks!

  2. Elizabeth
    October 1, 2014 at 6:02 am

    Fabulous post! Love the decor, creativity – and the rhyming!

  3. Betty819
    October 1, 2014 at 6:07 am

    Mary, not only are you so creative, but boy, do you have a good imagination! Loved this post and again I saw things I could use for my upcoming dessert party I’m hosting later on this month.

    Look in your favorite grocery store for pumpkin muffins by Martha White. They only require 3/4 c. milk to be added to the batter. They come out light and moist and delicious. I added some walnut pieces to the batter and I bought some cream cheese icing in the can last night to add to them. Yummy! Duncan Hines has some new pumpkin related box mixes out too. The Martha White muffins gives you just a bit of sweet taste to go along with your morning coffee or hot tea.

  4. Lynn@Happier Than A Pig In Mud
    October 1, 2014 at 6:17 am

    A fun table and poem Mary! Lovin’ your spider web tablecloth, the mercury balls are pretty too:@)

  5. Ranee
    October 1, 2014 at 6:34 am

    I love all of your decor and your poetic witches saga – my wedding anniversary is on Halloween, so of course, I love all the creepy decor and witches are my favorite. Happy Halloween! and thank you for sharing – I love all of it!

  6. October 1, 2014 at 7:18 am

    YOU ARE AMAZING MARY, AND SO FULL OF INSPIRATION! Love the witches legs, and shoes.

  7. October 1, 2014 at 7:32 am

    nobody does a table better then you….and the witch! amazing.

  8. October 1, 2014 at 7:35 am

    Oh Mary, your poem is so creative, as is your table!!! Target does have such great seasonal, fun items. Those Witch’s legs created the perfect centerpiece. I love the goblets and all your fun inspiration. Your lake is the perfect setting.

  9. Carolyn P.
    October 1, 2014 at 7:41 am

    Absolutely bewitching!! Just so clever, Mary! The glasses glued to the candlesticks really upped the fun factor of your table’s stemware!!

  10. October 1, 2014 at 7:51 am

    Too cute! I’m ready for Autumn and I’m getting the Halloween decorations out today. Then I have to clean behind the refrigerator. For some reason, that’s where I find the eye of newt and bat wings!!!!!!!!!!! ;)

  11. rpenovich
    October 1, 2014 at 8:00 am

    Fabulous table setting–love it all! You must have had fun shopping and putting it all together. Great post and poem!

  12. Jane
    October 1, 2014 at 8:06 am

    Fun table, and Snap’s clever comment reflects my own sentiments. Can’t help but grin at all this. Nice way to start my day. Thanks!

  13. Laura
    October 1, 2014 at 8:11 am

    So happy to have stumbled upon your website… what a treat to view your beautiful and creative displays each day! Clever and spooky rhyming makes this post especially fun… and I love the diy goblet! Clever! :-)

  14. October 1, 2014 at 8:13 am

    Picture me squealing with delight Mary, this is my kind of table!! I love love love the cauldron full of polka dot pumpkins with the witch diving in to stir not once but twice [those legs followed me home too!] Entirely too much fun with spiders and webs and potions and ravens~ did you make the plates? Entirely brilliant!! I must be sure to add some Frog Syrup the next time I brew up some soup!
    Jenna

  15. RS
    October 1, 2014 at 8:31 am

    This witch is going to copy your ideas for Oct 29 bunco party. Witches legs, pedestal drink cups and maybe polka dot pumpkins. Love it!

  16. October 1, 2014 at 8:39 am

    What a fun, creative table & post! Love Halloween and the imaginative way you brought this table to life. So enjoy reading your inspiring posts every day. Happy Halloween!

  17. ladygwyneth01
    October 1, 2014 at 9:04 am

    Mary, you have really outdid yourself with this post! It’s not fair you have all this talent ….but thanks for sharing with us!🎃

  18. October 1, 2014 at 9:14 am

    I can’t stop laughing!!! How FUN!

  19. Liz
    October 1, 2014 at 9:17 am

    On October 3rd, I will turn 50. To win this witchy treasure would be oh so very nifty !!

  20. bj
    October 1, 2014 at 9:18 am

    You are so much fun and this table is UNBEATABLE….just super cute and don’t ya know I am making a trip to Target…I just HAVE to have those legs…:)

  21. Morwenna Schifter
    October 1, 2014 at 9:26 am

    I love Halloween too! And this table setting is wonderful! I am going to grab my broom and head to Target!

  22. Susan S
    October 1, 2014 at 9:28 am

    Your posts ROCK. So beautiful. My favorite Halloween treat is hot chocolate with Halloween Peeps and any type of Skeletini.

  23. Lou Pinkerton
    October 1, 2014 at 9:37 am

    Love me some Halloween. You are the best inspiration.

  24. Martha
    October 1, 2014 at 9:41 am

    I’m not big on Halloween but this table is beautiful. Really makes me want to decorate for Halloween. You always do a beautiful job with your table settings.

  25. October 1, 2014 at 10:21 am

    Well, Mary! Just when I don’t think you could do a tablescape I love more, you do!!! This one is amazing and celebrates my fave holiday!!! Thanks for all you do. It makes more folks smile than you know!! Enjoy, Val

  26. October 1, 2014 at 10:26 am

    I adore your clever rhyming, Mary. It’s obvious that you have fun with all you do, and it is definitely fun for us, your readers. The witch legs are great fun as are your potion plates and creepy crawling spiders. ;-)

  27. Jo
    October 1, 2014 at 10:57 am

    Very creative, Mary, love this Halloween tablescape.

  28. Lauri M
    October 1, 2014 at 11:52 am

    Oh what a FUN table — so creative and inspiring!! I love absolutely every detail!

  29. Melanie
    October 1, 2014 at 11:56 am

    love your blog. we have a place on lake logan martin. but we have dachshunds . I love dishes.

  30. Mandy
    October 1, 2014 at 12:47 pm

    Unbelievably fun and such inspiration!! I love this centerpiece and the dishes are amazing. I wish we got the colors down here in sunny Florida :) . Your posts always make my day!

  31. October 1, 2014 at 2:27 pm

    Cute, cute, cute! You are incredibly creative!

  32. October 1, 2014 at 2:28 pm

    Sharing this one with my nice Ming in Greensboro who loves everything having to do with Halloween…

  33. debbie
    October 1, 2014 at 2:39 pm

    Your table scape is so cute and creative! I enjoyed your poem too!! Thank you for sharing your wonderful ideas!!

  34. Joan Rooney
    October 1, 2014 at 3:19 pm

    Such inspiration! Need to host a Halloween party with all of these wonderful ideas.

  35. October 1, 2014 at 3:42 pm

    OMGoodness, you are a poet too!!!!!!!!!!!! YOur talents know no bunds girl! I love, LOVE this post. Adorable,and love those witches legs:) I may have to go get some too:)

  36. Pam
    October 1, 2014 at 3:42 pm

    This is absolutely wonderful!! The cutest thing I have seen in a long time. You are so creative… thanks for giving us such inspiration.

  37. October 1, 2014 at 3:43 pm

    Geez, sorry for the typos!

  38. Victoria Bourgeois
    October 1, 2014 at 4:31 pm

    I I read about you (on your site) and you would be a wonderful lady to know and hang out with. I love your posts and if it was up to me you would be posting several times a day. Can’t wait to see what you do for Christmas (my favorite time of the year). Keep up the good work cuz I’m a big fan. Victoria :)

  39. Kristie
    October 1, 2014 at 5:21 pm

    Thanks for all the great ideas and for sharing where you went shopping:)

  40. paula
    October 1, 2014 at 5:39 pm

    ~Mary~
    I am definitely under your spell, hehehe. love this adorable post and the end made me giggle, thinking what a passing boater would think see the legs sticking up like that ??!!! Too Fun MaRy !!!
    Paula
    In

  41. Carolyn Ericson
    October 1, 2014 at 9:22 pm

    This post was so inviting and creative that I wouldn’t be surprised if there were 4 witches at the table when you turned your back.

  42. Jennifer
    October 1, 2014 at 9:44 pm

    Really enjoyed your poem, how clever and creative! Your witches legs are to die for. :)

  43. October 1, 2014 at 9:52 pm

    Mary, this post was…..bewitching! You are so much fun, and I love those homemade goblets!

  44. Faith
    October 1, 2014 at 11:04 pm

    I wish I had your creativity, rhythm and LEGS!!:)

  45. October 2, 2014 at 6:35 am

    This one definitely made me smile, Mary!!

  46. LINDA CASE
    October 2, 2014 at 9:26 am

    I love your tables. You’re an extremely talented lady.

  47. October 2, 2014 at 9:48 am

    Yes, I am witchy all over the place here at Purple Chocolat Home!
    Our Target was really slow at getting things this year – said the trucks got delayed and they didn’t have much – super disappointing as they usually really deliver. I would definitely have grabbed this girl’s legs and run off with them!
    Darling plate labels too – how clever and I love your poem! You are my kind of fun lady!!! Hope I win!!

  48. melinda randall
    October 2, 2014 at 9:51 am

    Lovely table setting. So creative!

  49. Kathy B.
    October 2, 2014 at 10:05 am

    Uh, I think I have a love/hate relationship with you. I love every single thing you do, but you make me feel so lazy, too. HA!

    Thanks so much for all your hard work and for sharing it here with us. Your talents are appreciated.

  50. Ellen
    October 2, 2014 at 12:13 pm

    I absolutely love what you’ve done here. Love the witches legs, just love everything about the whole table setting.

  51. Maxine
    October 2, 2014 at 6:28 pm

    Halloween is my favorite holiday and your post/table is my favorite! Wow! I love your imagination. Absolutely bewitching.

  52. Cindy Moran
    October 2, 2014 at 9:00 pm

    Oh Mary!! Your table is BOO~tiful!!! You are SOOO talented!! I could have gone to all these stores, and they’re my FAV, but I couldn’t have put it all together like you did!!!

  53. October 3, 2014 at 12:42 pm

    Fun, fun table Mary!

    Big Texas Hugs,
    Susan and Bentley

  54. Tracy
    October 3, 2014 at 10:55 pm

    Your table is FANTASTIC! I just love it!

  55. October 8, 2014 at 9:32 am

    Your creativity is very inspiring!

  56. October 8, 2014 at 10:53 am

    This is beautiful Mary! I love the details..

  57. October 20, 2014 at 8:40 am

    Amazing! I love every single detail of this tablescape!

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