Entertaining guru Jennifer Sbranti shows how to set a modern, hip table for your next Halloween party by mixing a traditional orange-and-black color scheme with contemporary florals, funky skeleton patterns, and shimmery dishes.
Set out black-and-orange bottled beverages, such as these Halloween drinks by Jones Soda, which come in fun flavors like Black Cat Licorice.
Editor's Tip: Create an impressive drink display by using tiered shelf organizers to display your drinks in a stair-step fashion.
SOURCE Tiered shelf organizers: containerstore.com.
Line your table with orange tea lights in contemporary white holders. We love the punched-hole version shown here; it reminds us of a jack-o'-lantern.
SOURCE Tea-light holder: IKEA.
Choose bright orange florals for the centerpiece. For a frightening effect, opt for unusual or abstract designs over traditional flowers.
SOURCE Artificial orange stems: Jo-Ann Stores.
Vases with fluffy orange and black ostrich feathers and funky floral stems crawling with spiders work for perfectly petrifying party decor.
SOURCES White vase: IKEA. Plastic spiders: orientaltrading.com.
Further embellish orange and black pillar candles with coordinating ribbon and plastic spiders.