Spooky Floral Halloween Centerpiece Idea

A chic Halloween tablescape.

I love Halloween decor, but I don’t really decorate for it in my home. I did want to this year, so I came up with a fun Halloween centerpiece tablescape idea using items I had on hand plus some dollar store decor. 

Thanks a bunch to Tammy from Pink Peppermint Design for hosting this Halloween decor tour and helping kick my butt into gear, and if you’ve landed here from House by Hoff, welcome! 

The main focal point of my centerpiece is a black candelabra that I zhushed up a bit using a spider web bowl and a faux spider web from the dollar store. 

To get the bowl onto the candleabra, I used some black electrical tape. This made for a sturdy but temporary/removable top.

A dollar store spider web bowl for a centerpiece

Once the bowl was secured, this is what it looks like. I also added some faux crystal gems hanging from the candelabra with some thin fishing wire. 

A black candelabra for a centerpiece.

Next step was to add in a generous amount of spider web into the bowl and then pull it down and around the candelabra arms. 

This is going to act as floral foam for the next step.

A candelabra with faux spider webs for a centerpiece tutorial.

And finally, add in some floral stems into the bowl for a chic, sophisticated and spooky centerpiece.

Flowers on top of a candelabra for a Halloween tablescape.

After that, I added in my gold chargers, matte black dinner plates, black cloth napkins and gold napkin rings set a top a floral tablecloth layered over a black tablecloth.

Halloween tablescape

I also scattered some votives, candlesticks, pumpkins and some bubbly to glam it up even more. 

I love how candlelight makes this whole Halloween tablescape a little more moody. 

Candelabra on a dining table centerpiece.

Most of these items are not overtly Halloween, but when paired together with a few Halloween decor accessories totally work together. 

I’m a huge fan of using what you have and not always rushing out to buy so much “stuff”.

Halloween dining room table decor.

I wish we would have a Halloween dinner or something- I’ve always wanted to host a murder mystery party or something along those lines. I always wonder if our friends would think that was dumb.

But, I still think it could be a lot of fun with the right theme and crowd.

Halloween tablescape decor.

This whole set-up is definitely a bit untraditional and an eclectic take on Halloween decor, but I love that it really didn’t take much time or money to put this together. 

Halloween centerpiece ideas.

There’s lots more Halloween decor inspiration in store today- make sure to hop on over to to see more gorgeous Halloween home tours- your next stop on the tour is the lovely Chelsea over at Two Twenty One.

Halloween Home Tour

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I’ll have to decorate more for Halloween next year after seeing all the gorgeous decor on this tour.

Halloween centerpiece ideas that are affordable

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9 Comments

  1. Decor To Adore
    October 15, 2018 / 3:04 pm

    What a fabulous tutorial! The overall look is simply spooktacular. You truly are so clever and creative.

    • Monica Benavidez
      October 16, 2018 / 3:04 pm

      Thank you, sweet friend! xo.

  2. Tammy Mitchell
    October 16, 2018 / 12:21 am

    That is so awesome that you DIY'd that candelabra! Love it!!

    • Monica Benavidez
      October 16, 2018 / 3:05 pm

      Thanks, Tammy! 🙂 Also, thanks for hosting.

  3. Vintage Meets Glam
    October 16, 2018 / 9:54 am

    So creative! And I looove that table fabric. Also, I need those velvet curtains!!

    • Monica Benavidez
      October 16, 2018 / 3:05 pm

      The curtains would look amazing in your gorgeous home!

  4. CC
    October 16, 2018 / 2:45 pm

    love the spooky decor! thanks for 'talking' through the steps to get this look. on the organized black box in one of the top photos-what all do you have in it? it looks like your 'go to' goodies. thanks!

    • Monica Benavidez
      October 16, 2018 / 3:06 pm

      Hi, CC! Yes, that box has all my random plastic gems, rhinestones, sequins and glitter. It helps keep my stuff organized and handy for projects like this one. Hope that helps!

  5. Jamala Wallace
    October 16, 2018 / 3:46 pm

    It's fabspookulous!!! Heeehee!! I love it

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