Happy HalloWine and Candy Pairing Tablescape

Halloween is next week~ the perfect time (or excuse ;) to celebrate with a Hallowine and Halloween candy pairing!

I scared up some spooky bottles of Hallowine at World Market and Trader Joe’s.

And found this handy Halloween candy and wine pairing chart last year from Vivino.

Since it’s all about the candy on Halloween, the centerpiece for our table starts with some quintessential candy corn.

I used my favorite ‘vase within a vase’ method to create the centerpiece. Start with two vases, a smaller one to nest inside a larger one. Fill the walls between the vases with candy corn then place your flower stems in water in the inner vase.

Note: Take care when adding your water to the vase, so it doesn’t spill and come in contact with the candy corn which will cause it to dissolve, resulting in a scary mess.

I added a row of Mellowcreme pumpkins around the top edge of the candy vase and a combination of alstroemeria and mums from the grocery store for the centerpiece. . .

Halloween lollies were added to top decorative straws. . .

And slide over 12-inch bamboo skewers placed in the arrangement for a some sweet and spooky fun and candy bouquet!

Haunted house luminaries were scared up from the Dollar Spot at Target to hold candy for the table. . .

Beware the black cats and spooky bats!

 Trick or Treat Creepy Crackers make a fun party favor for each placesetting, each containing a spider ring or eyeball, hat and a joke, buried inside. . .

A Smiling Skellie. . .

Spooky Bats. . .

Scary Spider. . .

And Ghostly Apparition. . .Boo!


A spider web runner is layered over a festive pumpkin tablecloth. . .

And Courtly Stripe pumpkins hold a duo of napkins, black and orange stripe paired with black spider web.

Black metal pails offer candy at each placesetting.

Help yourself to some candy corn or Mellocreme Pumpkins, a perfect pairing with a wicked chardonnay, sparkling wine or reisling. . .

Or Reese’s peanut butter pumpkins to pair with a Fright Night Cellars Red Blend.

Halloween Table Details:

Salad Plates, Ciroa Wiccan Lace Plates / HomeGoods, last year

Black & White Striped  Dinner Plates / Grace’s Teaware, HomeGoods, several years ago, used here

Pumpkin Chargers / Pier 1

Table Runner & Tablecloth / HomeGoods, last year

Meri Meri Trick or Treat Creepy Crackers / HomeGoods

Hallo-Wine Glasses, Polka Dot Cupcake Stands / HomeGoods

 Halloween Straws / HomeGoods, Target

Haunted House Luminaries, Black Pails / Target

Courtly Stripe Pumpkin Napkin Rings / MacKenzie-Childs, this summer

Napkins / World Market, HomeGoods

Treble Clef Flatware / World Market, several years ago

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:


Home is Where the Boat Is | Follow the Yellow Brick Home
Knock it Off Kim | Stately Home Lane


Life and Linda | The Painted Hinge 
Corner of Plaid and Paisley | Loveland Lodge 


Me and My Captain | Debbee’s Buzz 
Sweet Sensations | The Painted Apron


Camelot Art Creations | The Little Yellow Corner Store
Zucchini Sisters | Celebrate & Decorate


Red Cottage Chronicles | My French Twist 
Blue Sky at Home

Find some Tricks and Treats for hosting

a Spooky Hallo-Wine Party, HERE.

Thank you for your visit, sharing with:

 Between Naps on the Porch

  62 comments for “Happy HalloWine and Candy Pairing Tablescape

  1. October 22, 2018 at 6:44 am

    I can personally attest to milk chocolate and ice wine pairing beautifully! I love the whimsical table you have created. It iencompasses all the fun things that come with Halloween!

  2. Deb
    October 22, 2018 at 6:54 am

    Mary, My BFF has been a long time fan of candy corn and chardonnay! I’ll have to look for the Hob Nob Wicked Chardonnay, she’d get a kick out of it. As always, your tables overflow with creativity and imagination and your photography is top notch!

  3. October 22, 2018 at 7:16 am

    What time’s the party Mary? I’ll be there to get my Boo on:@)

  4. October 22, 2018 at 7:43 am

    Mary, Your creativity is endless! Thank you for the steps for creating your candy corn arrangement. The addition of the lollipops in the straws is the crowning touch. I love the traditional color combination of orange and black too!

  5. Rita C.
    October 22, 2018 at 7:50 am

    I am cackling with glee and turning witchy green with jealousy at just how creative and darling this table is! The stemless wines on cupcake pedestals, the striped plates and the Courtly napkin rings are all super starters, but the rest of the details layered on make me want to ride my broom right over to my local retail and pick up a few things. Seriously, spooktacular!

  6. October 22, 2018 at 8:03 am

    Sooo fun! You have taken wine tasting to a whole new level! Your table is such an explosion of color and taste that I am drooling over every detail. Your creativity never ceases to amaze me. Your table makes me smile like a kid who just dumped out their pillow case full of candy after a long night of trick or treating!! Thanks for taking me back there!

  7. October 22, 2018 at 8:34 am

    What fun, Mary! I think that would be way too much sugar for me, but fun anyway! The table is great, I love your combination of plates and all of the little Halloween decor is perfect for setting the stage for a fun and not too spooky table to welcome guests! Happy Halloween!

  8. October 22, 2018 at 8:34 am

    Perfect, you drink the wine, I will devour the candy, CHEERS!

  9. October 22, 2018 at 8:52 am

    Did you get your table cloth at home goods also? It matches my pillows on my front porch perfectly Thanks

    • October 22, 2018 at 9:03 am

      Yes 🎃👻🍽

  10. Sharon
    October 22, 2018 at 8:53 am

    Such a creative and fun tablescape, Mary! You are my go-to person for holiday inspiration. So creative! Thanks for another beautiful tablescape.

  11. October 22, 2018 at 9:46 am

    Such fun Mary, and I’m so happy to know that my favorite wine, Chardonnay goes with Butterfingers and Hershey’s chocolate! LOVE the candy corn flower arrangement with straws holding Halloween treats, brilliant and beyond cute! You found some spooky bottles!! You certainly are set for trick or treaters of all ages! Happy Hopping!

  12. October 22, 2018 at 10:08 am

    I love the adult whimsy of your Halloween tablescape. Your striped plates with your pumpkin tablecloth are darling. Your tablescape with all of the wonderful details certainly puts everyone in a party mood. (Of course, a glass of Fright Night wine might also give a little help.) As always, I love your beautiful work, including your expertise in floral pieces.

  13. Kari
    October 22, 2018 at 10:22 am

    Your flower arrangement is Bootiful Mary as well as all your other elements. You did confirm what I already know…wine goes with candy…LOL. Your attention to detail is spot on…no pun intended. I love the striped plates as they are perfect for your tablescape. You always inspire all of us.

  14. October 22, 2018 at 10:52 am

    Another Spooktacular table, Mary. From the wine bottles to the Halloween crackers, this table is 100% Halloween fun. I agree with Rita, this table has me eager to fly over to Target and Home Goods to see what might be left. Seriously pinning from this post. It’s a gold mine of clever ideas. Thanks for always giving us fresh, creative ideas!

  15. Susan B.
    October 22, 2018 at 11:12 am

    You never cease to amaze me with your creativity! I have the same spider web dishes, but they never look as good on MY table!! Have a fun Halloween!!

  16. October 22, 2018 at 11:51 am

    This is just too cute! You really set a steep precedent for the rest of us this week! And this post did NOT help with my dieting efforts! Good job. Loved it!

  17. Kim Young -KnockitOffKim
    October 22, 2018 at 12:11 pm

    Eek! This is just amazing! I have already printed off the wine and candy pairing – I’ll be needing that I’m sure. There are many elements that could be my favorite, but the crackers – that pulled directly on my heart strings. Beautiful job!

  18. October 22, 2018 at 1:48 pm

    such a cool idea, love this!

  19. October 22, 2018 at 1:54 pm

    Mary, you are a creative genius! I love every bewitching detail, especially the courtly napkin rings and your unique centerpiece. There are so many fabulous ideas on this table!

  20. October 22, 2018 at 3:12 pm

    This is frightfully delightful!!!! I LOVE that tablecloth! Actually I love everything on this table so won’t list it all:) You are the best, most creative person when it comes to tables. Have a beautiful week!

  21. October 22, 2018 at 3:29 pm

    Clever and creative. So many creative layers here. Your creativity never ceases to amaze me. You’d think you would run out of new ideas but you keep pouring it out and so cleverly.

  22. October 22, 2018 at 3:48 pm

    The kids can have the Hallo-Ween and I will take the HalloWine!!!…there you go again making me smile and smile and 0000 and Ahhh!….love the candy arrangement and that spooktacular table filled with ghostly treats and bootiful place settings!….We used to have hundreds of kids knocking at our door….but sadly since we are renting “in the woods” I foresee no trick or treaters…:( Boo :( Have great week Mary!

  23. October 22, 2018 at 4:32 pm

    Thank you! You always manage to Brighton my day!

  24. October 22, 2018 at 5:06 pm

    Mary, what a sweet treat of a table! I was delighted to see my fav, Reeses Cups, went with pretty much every wine! Gee I wish we had a World Market in Pittsburgh — they have such neat things. As always, your centerpiece is to die for (after eating all the candy corn LOL!). Sensational!

  25. Gladys Freyer
    October 22, 2018 at 6:08 pm

    Love your new puppy. May you have many happy years together!

  26. Marilyn
    October 22, 2018 at 6:41 pm

    What a fun display.

  27. Joan
    October 22, 2018 at 6:42 pm

    What a great idea. I would never have thought of this. It is great.

  28. Marion
    October 22, 2018 at 6:43 pm

    you have made a fantastic setting. I love it.

  29. October 22, 2018 at 9:42 pm

    How much fun is this? I love the idea of a candy and wine pairing – sounds like the perfect Halloween to me. I mean, I end up eating most of the candy anyways so might as well make a night of it! Such cute and fun decor too.

  30. October 22, 2018 at 9:51 pm

    So clever and creative Mary. I love your theme Hallowine and candy. Right down my alley. i will take some wicked chardonnay. The striped plates are gorgeous. I do love Home Goods! The candy corn centerpiece is darling with those sweet lollies. You are always so creative and fun with your tables. I can you had a lot of fun creating this fun table. A pleasure to join you on this Halloween tablescape blog hop.

  31. Rebecca
    October 22, 2018 at 10:23 pm

    I just got my tablecloth at Home Goods today as well! I just love the candy corn centerpiece! Now I’m looking forward to raiding my daughter’s Halloween candy :) Mounds are my favorite…I’ll have to try them with champagne!

  32. Donna
    October 22, 2018 at 10:30 pm

    Your talent shines on and on. Love how you used the luminaries, the table runner, the treats and the wine bottles are so timely. Can’t we all come visit?

  33. October 23, 2018 at 8:13 am

    SPOOKTACULAR!! I use to buy a wine for Halloween called “Witches Brew”..I used it to make hot, spiced wine..goooood!! Love the table as usual! 🎃☠️🧙🏻‍♀️🧛🏻‍♀️🍷

  34. October 23, 2018 at 8:57 am

    This is so fabulous! I absolutely love the centerpiece and the wine and candy chart was so cute! The place settings were so fun as well! Loved joining you on this fun blog hop!

  35. amberlyonferguson2017
    October 23, 2018 at 3:14 pm

    Hi Mary! This is absolute eye candy…literally! What a fun and festive idea! I love how you have used traditional Halloween colors for your tablescape. The candy corn flower arrangement is so beautiful and creative. The little party favors are just adorable too. You never fail to inspire! So happy to be joining you on this hop. Happy Halloween!

  36. Sandra Garth
    October 23, 2018 at 3:54 pm

    Candy + Wine; sign me up!!! This is a great take on the theme and that chart is going to come in handy. Happy Halloween!

  37. October 23, 2018 at 9:57 pm

    I love your gorgeous tablescape in traditional Halloween colors – and all the candy! Your candy corn centerpiece is perfect. The wine and candy pairing chart is too cute! Happy to be hopping with you!

  38. Bonita Ritter
    October 24, 2018 at 12:46 am

    Love the fun table !

  39. October 24, 2018 at 9:41 am

    This is the cutest idea and you pulled it off beautifully. Such great details. This would be such a fun party to attend. Lots of Pinning.

  40. October 25, 2018 at 8:14 am

    How fun Mary. I never imagined pairing candy and wine!! Love those striped dinner plates. Every detail is great!

  41. October 25, 2018 at 11:20 am

    I love your Halloween table! The centerpiece is my favorite! Your table is spooktacular!

  42. October 25, 2018 at 3:51 pm

    The wine labels this time of year are such fun!

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