Black Hat Society Spooktacular Halloween Table


Welcome to the annual meeting of The Black Hat Society, all good witches are welcome!

My cauldron has been bubbling with fun in anticipation and as part of a Halloween Tablescape Blog Hop this week! You can find more spooktacular table inspiration from 15 other bloggers at the end of the post.


Park your broom at the door, and have a seat at the table. . .

Pick your poison and favorite mug for your brew. . .


Beware of the candy corn, it’s available in lethal quantities this time of year!


Spidery webs provide a cloth and goblets for our table. . .

Candy treats await to satisfy your sweet tooth. . .


Dish towels with cheery pumpkins make affordable napkins for the table and are convenient for cleaning up those annoying cauldron spills while potion making. . .

To create a festive Halloween centerpiece, a pair of black feather boas run down the length of the table. Chevron-striped and starry night pumpkins are sprinkled down the length of the table, some elevated on polka-dotted cupcake stands, along with mercury glass votives, providing a little spooky ambiance. . .


A tribute to haunted forests, bare twig trees wrapped in burlap, were scared up from the Dollar Spot at Target, along with festive metal Halloween treat pails.

This witch doesn’t like things too scary, so cheery polka dots help keep the “Happy” in Halloween, planted with trees down the length of the table, topped with black paper shred.

Orange and black tinsel-woven placemats are more festive than frightening. . .

Wiccan Lace plates with the quintessential black cats, bats, haunted houses and spider webs, were found at HomeGoods last year, a short broom ride away.


Help yourself to candy twists pops, orange rock candy swizzle sticks, a witch hat lolly, chocolate foil wrapped Jacks, Pixy Stix, mellocreme pumpkins and candy corn. . . fuel for your midnight ride!

And all good witches need festive straws to sip their brew!

Mix up a ‘Drink Up Witches’ Cocktail for Halloween, here.

“When witches go riding, and black cats are seen, the moon laughs and whispers,‘tis near Halloween.”


The winners of my Eat, Drink and Be Witchy Giveaway are. . .

Amy Kaminski: Meri Meri Cupcake Kit with Trick or Treat wrappers and spooky toppers, Decorating or Potion Sprinkles, Potion Stirring Spatula, Witchy Baking Cups, and a ‘Please Park Brooms at the Door’ Kitchen Towel

Sue: Halloween Baking Mat, Decorating or Potion Sprinkles, Potion Stirring Spatula, and a set of 6 assorted Trick or Treat Metal Cookie Cutters

Ellen Stillabower: Witch’s Brew Wine Glasses and Don’t Drink and Fly cocktail napkins.

Jan McF: ‘Yes, I Can Drive a Stick’ kitchen towel, Eye of Newt, aka, Wilton Candy Eyeballs and Skeletal Hand Servers

Linda @ More Fun Less Laundry: Good Witch/ Bad Witch Kitchen Towels, Witch’s Brew Mug, Potion Stirring Spatula and Meri Meri Assorted Party Picks

Ann Krucek: Hallow Apothecary Salad Plates

I’ll be in touch with you by email and get your goodies to you!

 I’m cackling with glee to be part of Halloween Tablescape Blog Hop this week!

Thank you to Chloe of Celebrate & Decorate for organizing this Halloween Tablescape Blog Hop.

Click on the links below for more spooktacular table inspiration this week.




Black Hat Society Annual Spooktacular Halloween Table Details:

Ciroa Wiccan Lace Plates / HomeGoods, last year

Portobello by Inspire Halloween Witches Party Coffee Mugs / HomeGoods, this year

Tinsel Placemats / Pier 1, several years ago

Pumpkin Dish Towels, aka, Napkins / HomeGoods

Tablecloth / HomeGoods, several years ago

Polka Dot Cupcake Stands / Grace’s Teaware, HomeGoods, last year

Glasses, Goblets and Halloween Straws / HomeGoods, last year

Treble Clef Flatware / World Market, several years ago

Feather Boas /  Michaels, this year

Chevron and Star Pumpkins / Target, this year

 Twig Trees & Halloween Pails / Target, several years ago


Keep Calm and Scary On! <|;>)

Thank you for your visit, sharing with:

 Tablescape Thursday

  58 comments for “Black Hat Society Spooktacular Halloween Table

  1. October 2, 2017 at 6:54 am

    Mary, you have delighted all of my senses once again with your amazing Halloween table. I can almost smell the crisp autumn air as I enjoy your post. Your vintage candy treats always take me back to when I was little; running up and down the streets at night trick or treating with one of those horrible plastic masks – but that didn’t stop us from missing any houses! I love your twig tree centerpieces, they bring the perfect amount of spookiness to the table! Love it all!

  2. October 2, 2017 at 7:32 am

    You are the BEST! Fantabulous table and wonderful prizes for readers – congrats to all of them!

  3. October 2, 2017 at 7:50 am

    I love those cups with “you’ve been poisoned’ in the bottom! You have a wonderful stash of Halloween goodies and a marvelous table for spooky fun!!

  4. October 2, 2017 at 8:18 am

    The sweetest way to be spooked ever Mary! I could hear you cackling with glee as you filled the CUTE candy cups and got out everything spider web! Wacky Wonderful Halloween fun for sure, the Black Hat Society will enjoy dining on lethal candy corn here. Thanks for kicking off our Halloween Hop in such grand style! Congrats to all the lucky winners of your very generous giveaway!

  5. Norma Rolader
    October 2, 2017 at 8:41 am

    I want to congratulate all the winners of this spooktacular tables What some awesome tables and decor

  6. October 2, 2017 at 9:29 am

    What fun it was to scroll through all your pictures this morning, Mary! The centerpiece is such an easy one to do with the boas. Thanks for the inspiration and congratulations to all the winners!!

  7. October 2, 2017 at 9:39 am

    Mary, what a fabulous table for Halloween! Love the tinsel placemats and lace plates. The use of the boas is perfect! Congrats to the winners and thank you for sharing inspiration and creativity! You talents are a gift…Happy October!

  8. Mary Boger
    October 2, 2017 at 9:47 am

    WOW!!!! What attention to detail.

  9. October 2, 2017 at 9:53 am

    What a wonderful surprise to find out I was a winner!! Our children are coming for a weiner roast this month so those wine glasses and napkins will come in handy.. thanks everso and so happy for all the this site and have for a very long time..thank you again!! HAPPY FALL!! 🍁🍂🌾🌻

  10. Belle Bleu Interiors
    October 2, 2017 at 10:01 am

    Mary, your tables are always wonderfully decorated, and this one is perfect for Halloween. I love the tinsel placemats…the pop of orange is so festive. Your tea towels are so cute and are just the thing to use as napkins. It is always so much fun blog hopping with you! Happy Fall!!!

  11. October 2, 2017 at 10:05 am

    Such a cute table. I want to join the black hat society, LOL! I love this table! Happy October, and congrats to the winners of your fun giveaway!

  12. Michele
    October 2, 2017 at 10:07 am

    Most amazing tablescape yet! I LOVE all you tablescapes however Halloween is my favorite holiday.
    Where did you purchase those amazing plates that say, you’ve been poisoned! Very clever!

    • October 2, 2017 at 10:17 am

      Thanks Michele! They’re actually mugs, Portobello by Inspire Halloween Witches Party Coffee Mugs / HomeGoods, this year )

  13. heyfitzy
    October 2, 2017 at 10:41 am

    Thank you for sharing your halloween table. I love your dishes. Just perfect for halloween.

  14. Jan McF
    October 2, 2017 at 10:45 am

    Fabulous tablescape, Mary! Halloween is my favorite holiday and you never disappoint with all your wonderful creative ideas!

  15. October 2, 2017 at 10:59 am

    The quote that comes to mind when seeing this table, is “Hello My Pretties!” if there is anyone that can present a most elegant and fun spooktacular tablescape, it is you! …. Congrats to the lucky winners!

  16. October 2, 2017 at 12:01 pm

    Love the boas!!! Very fun table.

  17. Rattlebridge Farm
    October 2, 2017 at 12:19 pm

    Oh, Mary, what a delightful web your table weaves, with painted pumpkins, spooky trees in cheery polka dotted buckets, shimmering votives, and lip smacking candy. I am beguiled by the mugs–“You’ve been poisoned!” I am getting some for an Imp I know . I love the layers here–the literal ones, with the linens, placemats, centerpiece, candy and trees, along with the layered moods, the perfect dose of humor and whimsy. It’s a joy and an honor to party with you this week. I🕷💀🕸☠️🍷🍽 I

  18. Marilyn
    October 2, 2017 at 3:14 pm

    That is one BOOTIFUL display. You did a great job.

  19. Joan
    October 2, 2017 at 3:17 pm

    You have a SPOOKTACULAR knack of doing a perfect holiday display.

  20. Marion
    October 2, 2017 at 3:19 pm

    You sure cooked up a witches brew of a display.

  21. October 2, 2017 at 3:25 pm

    WOW!!! This Halloween tablescape captures all the elements of Halloween, a little bit scary and a little fun mixed with some terrific decorative touches that provide the perfect backdrop for the spooky occasion. On top of all that, you’ve provided sweet candy in an awesome display. Those mugs with the “you’ve been poisoned” at the bottom are hilarious – can imagine a guest drinking their last drop and seeing that! LOL You always have such fantastic tablescapes but you’ve outdone yourself with this one Mary! Going back to check it out again!

  22. October 2, 2017 at 4:46 pm

    Congrats to the winners! Your table is fabulously spooktacular!!!! You are the best at this for sure. Have a beautiful week!

  23. October 2, 2017 at 5:38 pm

    I love it all Mary and still say those foil wrapped Jacks just look so cheerful! errr… Scary, I meant… scary:@)

  24. October 2, 2017 at 6:29 pm

    This is just adorable! The witchy mugs and the spider web plates are perfect. Your collection of dishware for every occasion is truly awesome. Where in the world do you store it all?

  25. Paula
    October 2, 2017 at 6:33 pm

    Loving those adorable little cups, and you find the cutest candies !!
    Congrats to those lucky witches !!

  26. October 2, 2017 at 7:04 pm

    What a lovely giveaway. Congrats to your winners. This table is socute. Everything flows beautiful. Who wouldn’t want some awesome candy? The lacy plates are great, along with the bowls and black glasses. Gotta love Home Goods.

  27. October 2, 2017 at 7:54 pm

    Loads of fun as always! I don’t know how you keep coming up with new, creative tablescapes, but you do. All the details are fun and festive. I’m not a fan of the “scary” things for Halloween. Give me the fun and whimsical. I lucked on to some of the plates this season. Now I need to set a table and have a Halloween dinner party. Congratulations to all the lucky winners. You are a generous friend, Mary! Happy Halloween!

  28. October 2, 2017 at 11:31 pm

    This is absolutely darling and I would love for you to come link up at Hauntingly Beautiful Decor link party! The party is live all month and you can link up multiple posts, old and new!
    Such a beautiful and fun tablescape, delightful inspiration here as always!

  29. October 3, 2017 at 7:22 am

    What a fabulous table – your creativity just keeps shining with each table! The attention to detail always keeps me smiling when I visit!

  30. Kari
    October 3, 2017 at 8:55 am

    Beautiful and creative as usual Mary. You are an inspiration and I don’t know how you get it all together and your tablescapes look sooo amazing and well thought out. Your organizational skills have to be beyond measure, (she says as she looks at her room of “stash” which are in need of organizing). I could use about 6 more hands. :)

  31. October 3, 2017 at 8:05 pm

    As always, a table of perfection! You never cease to amaze! I am definitely a member of this society! Thanks for sharing such fun and creative ideas. My littles would just swoon at the plethora of sugar on this spooky table. I guess I would too! That’s why we witches have rotted teeth!

  32. October 3, 2017 at 10:42 pm

    I just love everything about this table. It’s fun yet spooky. The glasses are amazing and those mugs are to die for! 😍

  33. October 4, 2017 at 3:14 am

    I simply do not know where to start…….I love everything about this tablescape. The dishes..the black feather boa(i NEED THAT)..
    How I would love to sit at the table for dinner
    happy halloween

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  35. maureenreynolds
    October 4, 2017 at 9:28 am

    “You’ve Been Poisoned”!! Love it! Who wouldn’t want to be invited to your gorgeous Halloween table! I really like the use of the black boa. And, those tiny little pumpkins. Impressive indeed!

  36. October 5, 2017 at 12:28 pm

    Oh Mary! What another winner of a tablescape you have styled! As usual, I don’t know where to begin with your amazing tablescape. I see how you used those same little Target trees…I am thinking about picking up more of them to store away for next year! The “you’ve been poisoned” mugs would be so fun to fill with a hearty soup and surprise guests as they reached the bottom! I love themed tables, and this one is fantastic! Thank you again, so very much, for being a part of another tablescape blog hop!

  37. October 5, 2017 at 8:38 pm

    Wow there is so much fun on your table. Love how you created the long centerpiece. Those little black trees in the buckets are adorable. I want to be a kid and take those candy filled buckets and indulge! You sure are one talented lady!

  38. October 6, 2017 at 5:16 am

    Mary, I really would join your black hat society! Beautiful!

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