Let’s Go Ghouls: Halloween Entertaining

5 Oct 2022

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Spooky season is upon us. Whether you’re having cocktails with friends, hosting a spooktacular soirée or are taking the little one’s trick-or-treating, discover our top tips on how to be the g(host) with the most this Halloween...

Mealtime Magic

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Impress your guests this Halloween with a scare-worthy table setting. Whether you’re cooking a fangtastic feast, putting out a tasty boo-ffet or offering a selection of eerie-sistable nibbles, a beautifully laid table is a must. Keep it classic with a black table linen and napkins, deep red tableware, and spooky motifs. Want something a little more subtle? Opt for a black dinner set styled with seasonal pumpkins, flickering candles, and a themed centrepiece.

Lifting Spirits

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The key to a successful soirée? A fully-stocked bar. Ensure your home bar set-up is kitted out with glassware, gadgets, and plenty of drinks. Serving cocktails? Create a Halloween-themed cocktail menu to avoid buying too many spirits and mixers and make sure you have the right tools to shake up a tasty tipple. Opting for bottled booze? Keep them fresh in an ice bucket so guests can help themselves.

The Devils in the Details

When it comes to Halloween decor, there are no limits or rules. Whether you want to add a subtle nod here and there or go all out with garish accessories, we’ve got it covered. Update your pillowscape with cushions adorned with spooktacular motifs or swap out your vases for more unusual vessels filled with bare branches and cotton stems.

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