Raquel English

My Halloween Styled Dining Room

My favorite holiday is Halloween. Therefore, even though we sold the house & are moving, I had to decorate one last time. I hope you enjoy.

I know there is a lot of stuff to look @. Imagine actually being in the room. You just might get overwhelmed. I like stuff, what can I say.

The big picture behind the birdcage is the normal portrait that is always in the dining room. I used Washi tape & old book pages to cover the picture.

I tucked old vintage photos in between the books, & put little buttons on their eyes to make it a bit bazaar. Did it work; is it strange enough for ya?

The birdcage is hanging by an old door knob.

I used mousetraps to hold the place cards. The place cards are old flash cards that I aged with Distress Ink. Below, I put little eggcups next to each plate that I filled with eyeballs. I will not be eating mine. They’re cool for a treat, but they look disgusting to eat. The kids will like them.

I would have lit all of the candles, but I could not find my torch lighter.

Skeletal bones from The Dollar Tree.

A little bouquet of black roses tied with black ribbon.

Real spanish moss from my back yard.

Fake barbed wire & a cow brand.


9 Responses to My Halloween Styled Dining Room

  1. MARY ANN says:


  2. Vanessa says:

    Wow! That is seriously incredible! You have so many amazing details and I love the idea of the mouse trap place card holder. Genius! I’ve been properly spooked and we are so glad you shared this with us at Inspiration Friday this week!

  3. Michele says:

    How creepy cool! My children would love this!!

  4. so creepy and cool
    for a halloween dinner party

    love all the gothic touches
    you’ve added

    thanks for sharing
    at Fridays Unfolded!


  5. Kim says:

    Love your spooky dining room. You covered every detail. Thanks for sharing at Wow.

  6. Jenna says:

    Truly, ghastly and dreadful! Well Done!! So many details, but I think my favorite was the mousetrap! Wow!

  7. what a wonderful tablesetting. Love all the “gory details”! thanks for joining in at Vintage Inspiration!

  8. lisa franks says:

    this is so kewl…..wow

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