Blue & Green Spring Floral Tablescape

I’m so happy spring is finally here! We’ve had a couple of 60 degree days in Chicago and I’m ready for this weather to stick around! Below I’m sharing the details of how you can create a beautiful blue & green tablescape for any spring occasion, with links so you can shop the look!

I was so excited to host my girlfriends for one last hurrah before our baby girl arrives in April. There will definitely be plenty more get-togethers in our near-future, but there are a few of us who are expecting, so this is the last time we could make it happen without having to coordinate sitters and/or husband duty.

I started to design the tablescape after I stumbled across the floral blue & green floral tablecloth pictured at Homegoods. Blue and green is one of my favorite color combos, so I was thrilled to find it at such a reasonable price!

For the centerpiece, I used white hurricane vases that have a similar petal pattern as the tablecloth to hold the flower arrangements. I bought a couple bunches of green hydrangeas to keep things simple (I was also running short on time ☺️).

To make the arrangements, I cut down the flowers all the way up by the tiny stems at the top so that each was only about 2-3 inches long. I added wet plant oasis inside two white ramekins, and started to fill them. Once they were full, I placed one ramekin inside each hurricane and some moss at the base of the vase. To finish, I sprinkles in a few candles, used a couple small lanterns as accents, and flanked the centerpiece with two large S.Pellegrino bottles (you could also use champagne!).

For the place setting, I went with my favorite everyday china from Crate & Barrel and set the plates on woven place mats. I found the adorable potted grass place card holders on sale at Pottery Barn — they may still have some at your local store, but they are no longer selling them online because they’re sold out (otherwise I would’ve linked below!).

The napkins were also a Homegoods find. I decided to go with a crown napkin fold, but laid it flat on the plate vs. standing up. My one piece of advice if yo want to do a crown napkin fold is to have your iron handy so you can get a clean fold. I attempted one without an iron and it didn’t look as good 😉.

On the menu for the night we enjoyed:

  • Appetizer: Shrimp & Zhoug Cauliflower Crust Flatbread – this is my recipe! I was thrilled the gals loved it so much, I’ll post it on EWG sometime this week!
  • Salad: Arugula, Radicchio and Parmesan Salad from Ina
  • Entree: Asparagus Fettucine Carbonara from Food Network Kitchen
    • The one thing I would recommend doing differently is saving more than 1/2 cup of your pasta water. I used ~2 cups to thin out the Parmesan & egg mix once I added to the pasta so it was nice and smooth!

Shop the look:

Are you hosting any spring get-togethers? If you end up re-creating this look or hosting family & friends, I’d love to see it! Comment and share below!

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