Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Ghost, Ghost Houses and Pumpkins


 I love anything ghosts except for the real ones. I have a group of friends from College and we call ourselves "The Spooks". We still meet and have regular reunions and our next one is scheduled in the Philippines this coming January.
 4 individual pumpkin lidded bowls and some kind of a pumpkin server.
 The ghost salad plates are Waechtersbach, made in Germany. I used them first many years ago when my classmates from College and I had a reunion at our home in Natchez, MS.
 Napkins with pumpkins held by black wire rings.
 Spode flatware in "Woodland" pattern

 I thought I would again use this ghost mom and child that I bought from Goodwill. You can also see a little ghost holding a tapered candle behind it on its right.
 I bought the white pumpkin soup tureen from Walmart while buying some paint for my first granddaughter, AJ's room a few weeks ago. I have small individual white pumpkin tureens to match them but they are still in Natchez.
 I love these goblets. I am glad I got them moved here in time for Halloween. They have a greenish tinge on top with orange stems.


 The dinner plates consists of 2 ghosts and a spooky house by Gates Ware. I bought them from Homegoods a few years ago.
 Bronzy faux alligator skin plate chargers. I have had them forever that I cannot recall where I bought them from.
 Placemats
 Close up of the pair of ghosts on the salad plates

 For the teapot, I dug out my Tracy Porter in "Amourette" pattern from one of the bins in the garage.
I love the colors!
I baked some petite fortunes last night with the help of my granddaughter Reese.
 Petite fortunes are made out of butter, eggs, cashew nuts, cornstarch  and sugar.

My ghost house.
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21 comments:

Terra said...

Christine, year after year of being blog friends, I can count on you for wonderful seasonal decor. You have a mighty collection of china and tablescape items, and I am sure family and friends adore to dine with you. Even in this spooky time.

Sandi@ Rose Chintz Cottage said...

Christine, I love your pumpkin tureen and the teapot is very cute too. You always set the most creative table and I know your family and friends always enjoy themselves at your table. Thank you for sharing with us and have a wonderful week.

Blessings,
Sandi

Margie said...

Christine, there's something strange in your neighborhood...you better call the Ghostbusters!

FABBY'S LIVING said...


What an adorable Halloween setting my friend. you got such a pretty set of plates and dishes, along with the cutest little ghosts. I bet the grands just love it!
Wish I was near by so I can go and buy me some dishes for Halloween too.
Hugs,
FABBY

Shelia said...

I love love love your table, Christine! You have just the cutest little ghosties! That is so cute your gang is called the Spooks! :) Love everything on your table.
Be a sweetie,
Shelia :)

Glenda/MidSouth said...

Your table is pretty and fun at the same time. After Halloween all you would need to do is remove the Halloween related items and you are ready for Thanksgiving.:)
Thanks for stopping by.

Tea in Texas said...

Spooky and so so Scary! The ghosts and ghost house are so darling. Your Halloween ghost plates are just great and each layer of plates are wonderful. I know you are enjoying being so close to your grand children and cooking is a special treat for them! Please, pop over and view my Halloween table this week for I love Halloween, too.
Have a grand Halloween with your grandkids!

Pam

Parsimonious Perfection said...

Christine, such a happy and spooktacular table, what fun! It looks like you are settled in, that must feel wonderful! Your Spode flatware is lovely, and I love the pattern of your napkins, really pretty!

Linda @ Life and Linda said...

Christine, your table is fabulous! You have pulled out all of the stops....ha ha Spooky and cute at the same time. You have quite the collections.

Poppy said...

Hi Christine,

You have outdone yourself with this special and seasonal spooky table setting! Such attention to detail with all the characters, from pumpkins to ghosts and a teapot set that completely ties in! Thanks for sharing all your creativity!

Happy Wednesday!

Poppy

The Charm of Home said...

That is a super cute table Christine!

kitty@ Kitty's Kozy Kitchen said...

What cute ghostly things you have for your table, Christine! You think of everything to make a pretty tablescape. I really love your light up ghost house, too. Such fun!

Liz@ Infuse With Liz said...

Christine this is so cute. I love those covered pumpkin dishes. After I saw your cute ghosts I realized I don't have any! I'll have to fix that!

Bernideen said...

Christine:
You have put so much thought and design into your table setting. I am sure your guests will be delighted. Very cute!

Lulu said...

I have a similar pumpkin tureen in orange, and I'm using it tonight to serve white bean/chicken chili. Your table looks terrific!

Pinky at Designs by Pinky said...

Beautiful and FUN table Christine! I bet the kiddos love it! I have been doing tables each week cause I have so many Fall sets:) Love your ghosts!

Valerie Roberts said...

Gorgeous table! Love your flatware, it is stunning. What a fun and gorgeous table from the plates, to the placemats, to all the accessories!

Jacqueline said...

Spooktacular table! You just have so many fun pieces on this table! Your ghosts are all so charming - love fun kid friendly and people friendly ghosts too!

Solange Belém said...

Christine, bonita postagem! Espetacular ! Fantastic !

SmilingSally said...

Oh Christine,

You've taken my breath away! When I consider your move . . . I'm just so impressed! Thanks for sharing.

Happy Blue Monday!

Annesphamily said...

Wow! You have some very unique pieces, I had a pair of little ghost earrings for years and one of them broke, made me so sad. Good choices for the season and you set a wonderful table. Have a great week and enjoy these treasures.

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