“Swing” Into Spring Sweets Table {guest feature}

Get ready to “Swing” into Spring with this pretty dessert table sent to me by Natasha of Fete Fanatic.  Natasha designed this table for her event studio space (The Flair Factor) in order to celebrate Spring being in full “Swing.”  The addition of the “swing” display makes me giddy with joy!
I love that all the sweets shown here can be homemade or store bought.  Great for budget-friendly parties as well as last minute gatherings.  This is what Natasha has to say about the tablescape:
“I’m not a graphic designer, so I selected a festive fabric and used it throughout my designAs you can see the theme is Spring’s in Full “Swing”! I accented the sweets table with a vibrant fabric as my starting point. To reflect my theme, I used a serving tray as a “swing”, and hung it using jute twine so it will be elevated above the table. Sitting on the swing were can cakes wrapped with the same fabric used on the table and twine. Fresh rose petals were sprinkled on the swing for a fresh spring feel and to tie in with the centerpiece from the tablescape.

Sweets included assorted gumballs, ribbon candy to compliment the vibrant color palette, strawberry tootsie rolls, lemon heads, lemon tarts, strawberry and vanilla cupcakes, assorted meringues. I embellished the vanilla cupcakes with an edible DIY swirlpop cupcake topper made from marshmallow straws! Last but not least, Lemon flavored water was a must to balance all the sweets on the table! Lemon yellow drinking straws were embellished fabric flags. Of course… the same fabric!”
Thank you so much for sharing your table with us, Natasha.  I’m sure everyone will love it as much as I do!  And for a coordinating Spring tablescape design visit here.
Take Away Tips:
  • Use a vibrant fabric fabric to infuse interest and personality to the decor.
  • Hanging paper rosettes are the new “poms”.
  • Serve simple food in interesting ways to make it even more special.
  • Hang a “swing” display for an unexpected focal point.

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About Chris

Chris Nease is a party stylist and home entertaining expert with over 15 years of experience. In addition to her work as founding editor of Celebrations At Home, Chris is an editorial stylist and has contributed to Homes.com, SheKnows, and countless other websites. Most recently she was featured in Celebrate magazine, and her work has been published in Woman's World, Ocala Style, Yum Food & Fun for Kids, and Cottages & Bungalows.


  1. Fashion-isha says:

    What a gorgeous eye popping post! I love color used like this! Two fabulous ideas: the swing and the pastry baked in a can…awesome!

  2. Crescendo Event Design says:

    I love this color combo. It reminds me a little bit of Lily!

  3. Brittany @GreyGreyDesigns says:

    Love Natasha's work and this is so CUTE!

  4. Joy @ Eye Candey says:

    Sooo many gorgeous details in this party! That color combo is stunning!

  5. Save the Date for Cupcakes says:

    This is such a fun color combo. The spring swing is my favorite element!

  6. Katrina says:

    love the pinwheel things at the top! Can you post about how to make those little cuties?!

  7. Natasha @ Fête Fanatic says:

    Hi ladies! Thanks so much for the lovely comments!
    Katrina, I plan on posting a tutorial on how to make them.. they are super simple!

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