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. 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!

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