Coryanne Ettiene is a kitchen living and entertaining expert who appears frequently on-air, in print, and across multiple social media channels sharing her love of kitchen living and entertaining in style. Each week Coryanne answers questions from The Daily Meal’s readers on the dilemmas they face while entertaining at home and celebrating the holidays, offering tips for being a confident and modern host.
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Question:"I am eager to host a dinner party with a spring feel to it, but the weather prohibits us from hosting an outdoor party. How can I incorporate the look and feel of a spring party indoors despite the cooler temperatures outside?"
Coryanne: Spring entertaining is always tricky when you rely upon the weather to accommodate your outdoor party plans, but hosting an indoor spring party does not mean you need to limit the freshness that comes with hosting a spring party.
Incorporating spring color trends that include tangerine, aqua, fuchsia, and cobalt blue will give your tabletop a spring feel with little effort. Accenting classic white dishes with colorful chargers, glassware, or table linens is a low-cost way of giving the table a colorful spring feel, and adding fresh seasonal blooms to the mix will bring the outdoors in despite the cooler temperatures outside. Continue the spring theme into your party menu by adding edible flowers to your salads and cocktails — a novelty that will certainly add charm and style to your spring party and get guests excited about the warmer weather ahead.