Make your own Halloween glass and dishes to decorate your dinner table. Using this simple technique, the full moons the limit with your Halloween designs. I chose a fun spider for my glasses and dishes that made the party a little more creepy!
If you've followed my blog for any amount of time, you've probably noticed that I can be a bit obsessive. When I find an idea I like, I run with it...and run..and run..and run. I can't seem to let it go. My obsession with the candy toppers has to have proven that by now.
I seem to be obsessed with the decorating of plates now. Remember when I showed you my Back to School plates? I just had to make a set for Halloween too! (Yea, you'll probably see a Christmas set too so be prepared.)
Spiders seem to be THE scary thing in our house lately. It could be because my husband found this little beauty walking up our front steps the other night. You can be assured it was several inches across, despite the screaming coming from my husband and kids that it was HUMONGOUS.
So when I started thinking about Halloween themes, I decided to go with Spiders. Dear Hubby may not appreciate it, but it seemed appropriate.
I started with a goblet from Dollar Tree. They had lots of different sizes and colors, and as tempted as I was to go with the black stemmed one, I wasn't sure it would show the design to the greatest effect.
I measured around the top of the glass and marked it with a dry erase marker. I wanted the design to be pretty even at the top.
I drew lines down the sides of the glass to the bottom using a black Sharpie Oil-Based Medium Point Paint Marker. I wasn't very straight with my lines, but if you catch it VERY quickly, the lines are forgiving.
I followed up by connecting the lines in a large draping shape.
I then drew different sized spiders all around the glass spiderweb.
I finished the glass off by baking it in the oven for 30 minutes at 350 degrees.
I also made a set of matching square plates to complete my Halloween tablescape.
I am SUPER excited with how they turned out and the cheap, ease of custom Holiday plates and dishes.
Can't get better than that?!