20 Ideas For Halloween Table Decorations That Are Stylish And Spooky

If you weren't already having a Halloween dinner party, you are now.

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While there is definitely some debate around how old is too old to celebrate Halloween, there is really no age limit on a festive dinner party. For your holiday soirée this year, we're thinking a little drama, a lot of elegance, and just a hint of darkness.

Whether or not your guests show up in full-out costumes, these 25 table decoration ideas, featuring moody candles, stylish pumpkin accents, and autumnal floral arrangements, provide enough spooky spirit for everyone.

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Wickedly Stylish Decor

Orange is not a mandatory part of your Halloween color palette. An all-black affair is equally festive, but much more sophisticated. Chanel Dror of designed this spread to be hauntingly elegant, using dark and mysterious flora, eerie candle light, and plenty of black table decor.

Kate LeSueur
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Spooky Gold Accessories

If you want your table to be festive without screaming for attention, dress up your everyday decor with a few statement pieces. Michael Wurm Jr. of styled a stunning fall floral arrangement against a white table cloth and white china, and accessorized with cute spider pumpkin place card holders to complete the holiday dinner setting.

Michael Wurm Jr.
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Midnight In The Garden

Lush greenery can add a spooky forest-like element to your party. The greens here, styled by Cassandra LaValle of , are offset by a dark tablescape and jeweled spiders that are both creepy and glamorous.

Julie Harmsen
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Classic Black And White Tablescape

A black-and-white theme here is so classic, your guests will almost forget that it's Halloween...until they see the spiders and ghosts subtly worked into the decor. Courtney Whitmore of accented the table with candlesticks and ceramic white pumpkins for an elegant fall vibe.

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Haunting Floral Arrangements

When it comes to Halloween, we can't think of a more fitting centerpiece than this spooky (yet beautiful) Medusa-inspired floral arrangement. You would never guess the elements used here were completely thrifted by Justina Blakeney of , giving them an eerie old-world feel.

Dabito
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Festive Drink Station

Don't forgo festivity at your drink station: Black skulls, pumpkins and spiders offer the perfect Halloween touch without going overboard, as shown in a vignette designed by . We are fully support the "I'm Here For The BOOs" wine bucket.

Michael Wurm Jr.
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Black And Gold Dinnerware

Black and gold should be the holiday's official colors, if you ask us. This Halloween tablescape designed by layers the two glamorous tones perfectly, punctuating the lavish look with a skull motif.

Anno Domini Home
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Rustic Fall Decor

A rustic table can be easily elevated to Halloween party chic with a few holiday decor swaps. Here, Alicia Winnett of , and topped a table with pink, gold and white pumpkins, some even serving as vases for beautiful blooms. She kept the flatware classic and minimalist, letting the centerpieces be the stars of the show.

Christie Graham
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Spiders And Spirits Halloween Dessert Table

For a themed dessert bar, Jessica Kirkland of used black netting, crawling spiders, "cobwebs" and lanterns for a cute-but-spooky effect.

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Masked Ball

Add a little mystery to your dinner table with chic masquerade masks. These fun party favors double as Halloween decor, and give your party a fun and unexpected twist. The rust orange tablecloth, styled by Cassandra LaValle of , also satisfies the need for a classic Halloween color scheme.

Julie Harmsen
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Gilded Skeletons

Scary and chic, this is as festive as it gets. A gilded skeleton holds onto a name card in this design by Haddy Tapia-Clark from House of Creative Designs, as featured on . A faux crow and some black-and-gold feathers lurk in the background, perfectly completing the look.

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Skull Vase

Opt for a traditional floral centerpiece...but style it in a skull vase for a playful nod to the holiday at hand. This arrangement of fall blooms is by Jennifer Sbranti of .

Greg Fiore
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Pop Of Pink

Nothing looks better against a dark Halloween tablescape than a pop of pink. Here, Courtney Whitmore of used hot pink cloth napkins and striped plates to make these otherwise creepy Halloween table decorations a little bit luxe.

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Trick-Or-Treat

No dinner party is complete without a dessert table, this one featuring cobweb-like netting and a skull to truly inspire the Halloween party mood, as designed by Cassandra LaValle of .

Julie Harmsen
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DIY Table Decor

Get crafty with your table decor, like these adorable spiderweb placemats from Delia Randall of . All it takes is a little bit of puff paint, some wax paper, and a steady hand.

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Classic Colors

The dressed up their dessert table in traditional Halloween colors, but jazzed it up with a tasseled table skirt and two different types of bunting.

Rennai Hoefer
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Rustic Yet Classy Table Decor

Embrace the rustic look as did here, with mismatched chairs, a dramatic floral centerpiece, and candelabras on either end of the table.

Tammy Mitchell
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Sugar Skull Motif

Although Mexican sugar skulls are a motif used for the Day of the Dead, they make an excellent addition to a Halloween table, as demonstrates. Since the design itself is incredibly intricate, stick to a simple black-and-white color palette.

Tammy Mitchell
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Ghoulish Glam

Place a skull on each platter, like did here, and your guests will be in for an excitingly scary evening.

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Creepy And Cozy

Create a cozy Halloween dinner table like this simple and chic setup by . Add pillows, flowers in a mason jar, and fun place settings for a more casual atmosphere.

Tammy Mitchell
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