Glam Halloween Charger Plates From Dollar Store Platter

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I am hosting a Halloween Dinner Party tomorrow night and thought I would create a fun tablescape for my guests. Having hosted several Halloween parties over the years, I had plenty of things to set the mood. I had bought a few of these skull platters at Dollar Tree for a past party and saw that they still carried them this year. They are over-sized and meant to serve food on…the perfect size to be a dinner plate charger! Hope you like my Glam Halloween Charger Plates From Dollar Store Platter!

Here’s what you need…

Plastic platter from Dollar Tree

Mod Podge

Fine Glitter {mine was extra fine found at Michael’s}

Self adhesive rhinestones

Small paint brush

Using a paint brush…paint the area you want to glitter with Mod Podge – I left the eye sockets clear.

Over a paper plate, sprinkled the glitter generously on the painted skull and let them sit until dry. Once dry, take a clean, dry paint brush and gently brushed off any extra glitter. Place a rhinestone in each eye. So easy!

Here are a few other details from my tablescape. Love using small pictures frames as placecards! This one is perfect with the rhinestone rim and glitter spider!

I reused my Glam Skull Candle Holders, from a past Halloween, along with a piece of sparkly fabric as a tablecloth.

I found these glittery foam spiderwebs at Joann Fabrics and thought they would be perfect to lay over my beaded coasters. These skull rings were perfect to add to the stemware!

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Susan B

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Hi, I’m Susan! Thanks for stopping by Oh My! Creative. I like to have fun, make fun things…you know, create stuff! I love DIY, decorating and design and like any girl…shopping and lunch!
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  1. AVA says


    Although, I’d be nervous about putting glitter that close to my food. I wonder if you could glitter the underside of the skulls…

    • Susan @ Oh My! Creative says

      Hi Ava! I was a little nervous about the glitter near the food as well, but I served the food on dinner plates and it actually cover a good amount of the glitter skulls up. The food would not have really come in contact with the glitter. I did take one charger and cover the glitter with Mod Podge…this worked well at sealing the glitter although it made it a little dull. I did do a test of the glitter under the plates and it did not show through. Looks like we think alike!

  2. Claire @ polkadot pretties says


    Thank you for linking up at last weeks craft, create and inspire linky!

    Your project is featured this week, hope you can join us !

    Claire @ polkadot pretties x

  3. says

    Love this glammed up charger! Every year I have to resist to not buy a ridiculous amount of these plates! I think next year I’ll be making these.

  4. says

    What a great idea to refashion the platters into individual chargers! You’re so creative. And that tablescape looks professionally done…look out Pottery Barn!:)

    • Susan B says

      Yes, Halloween is my favorite holiday! I usually have a party or friends over so I can decorate or make fun drinks! It’s fun!

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