Top 30 Dessert Table Ideas For Your Party

A dessert table can be usually seen in parties, either weddings, birthdays, baby showers, receptions or festive events like Christmas, Halloween or Thanksgiving. You can see sumptuously laid out dessert tables at cocktails or bachelorette parties as well. Dessert tables sweeten up any party mood more than anything else and hence, you should look at ways and means of decorating these tables with awesome dessert table ideas that are available everywhere.

Today, we are showcasing 30 dessert table ideas, some of which include cool ideas for wedding dessert table as well as baby shower dessert table ideas. Also, you will be delighted to spot some creative and fabulous dessert table ideas for Christmas, Halloween and Thanksgiving. Do take a look at these cute and creative dessert tables and set up your own sweets table to add that chutzpah to your party!

Wedding dessert table decor with greens and flowers

Nothing looks more gorgeous than setting up your sweets table with cute accompaniments such as flowers and plants. Fresh blooms in vases add a refreshing touch to your sweets table. You can play with different colors and shades when you choose flowers as main accessories to adorn your dessert tables. The wedding dessert table shown in the first picture is styled on a theme that is dominated by white, but, its beauty seems to magnify with green accents seen on plant decorations placed at the table. Similarly, the yellow floral arrangements at another sweets table looks fabulous and is just perfect for your wedding party.

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Elegant wedding dessert table decor with green plants and assortment of sweets

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Wedding dessert table decor with bright yellow flowers

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Wedding dessert table decor with roses and hydrangeas

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Wedding dessert table ideas with chocolates and other savories

If you wish to give your guests a very sweet experience that they will always cherish, going with a chocolaty theme is the prefect idea. Yes, chocolates and other goodies like cupcakes, candies and cookies can all be used to deck up your sweet table. These days, many decorators are crafting designer chocolate fountains and eatables that are not just yummy to eat but are also used as decorative accessories. You can simply keep a chocolate fondue station on the sweet table and surround it with candy pops or candies, or can fill up a bowl or tray with colorful chocolate sticks as seen. Another way to deck up your sweet table is to embellish it with heart shaped cookies kept in designer boxes. Glass jars in varying shapes and sizes too can be placed on tables, filled with candies and cookies.

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Gorgeous wedding dessert table decor with pink chocolate sticks and colorful candies

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Wedding dessert table decorations with pink heart shaped cookies in a box

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Wedding dessert table decor with a glass jar filled with circus animal shaped cookies

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Wedding dessert table decor with chocolate fondue station and savories

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Party dessert table decor ideas with cakes and cake stands

Designer cakes and cake stands are making a headway as far as decorating dessert tables are concerned. A designer cake is one that is custom made by famous decorators and often includes the use of expensive frosting and cream. You can deck up your sweet tables with such gorgeous looking cakes on designer cake stands or pedestals. In the images that relate to wedding dessert table ideas, you would be surprised as to how astonishing a sweet table can look when its embellished with decorative cakes and stands. You can arrange a two or three tiered cake with silver toned cream frosting and lay fresh hydrangea arrangements next to it for adding a dash of style to your table’s decor. Cupcake stands in polka dots or other colors too look awesome. For a kid’s birthday party sweet table, you can go in for fairy tale themed birthday cakes.

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Cute pink cupcake stand for party dessert table decor

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Birthday party dessert table decor with blue Fairytale carriage cake

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Baby shower dessert table decor in pink

A baby shower is a very special occasion for a mommy to be and the sweets table for such an occasion needs to be more than just awesome. With the below showcased ideas for baby shower dessert table, we are sure your baby shower will remain a much talked about event for years to come. Pink accents look amazing, specially, the pink frill framed cake and the cream sundae in goblets. Apart from cakes and cake stands in pink, you can also add hints of this cute color on candies, lollipops, table runners and even buntings. Pink flowers in vases too can be placed if you are a flower person.

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Pretty baby shower dessert table decor with pink cake and frilly cakestand

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Baby shower dessert table decorations with pink buntings, pink frilly cake stand, flowers and cupcakes

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Baby shower dessert table idea with pink accents on cake, bows and candies

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Blue baby shower dessert table decor

If you are hosting a baby shower for your friends or relatives and are soon going to welcome a baby boy, take these blue decorating ideas where the sweet tables have been embellished with features, all involving this eclectic color. From table cloths, to backdrop decor, to candies, to balloons to lollipops, blue can be seen splashed everywhere, either in brighter tones or in lighter accents. Blue can be tried in any shade as per your liking. All the showcased pictures look great and must be tried once.

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Boy baby shower dessert table idea with blue pinwheels, tablecloth and cupcake sticks

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Boy baby shower dessert table decor with blue balloons, cake and lollipops

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Birthday party dessert table ideas

Birthdays are fun occasions when every kid looks forward to enjoying yummy sweets from the sweet buffet table. As such, these tables must appear engaging and attractive so that the goodies can be devoured by all, leaving no space for leftovers! Birthday dessert tables can be embellished with colorful cakes, attractive frosting, pinwheel decorations, candies placed on cute trays or pedestals, balloons, and themed tables. If you have a boy, go in for blue accents, and in case you are throwing a party for your girl, have lots of girly colors like pastels and pinks.

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Birthday party dessert table decor with cake decorated with pinwheels and cupcakes

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Blue and pink accented birthday party dessert table decor

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Frozen themed birthday party dessert table decor ideas

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Subway themed boys birthday party dessert table

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Dessert table ideas for Thanksgiving party

Since pumpkins and corncobs form an essential feature of Thanksgiving, let these be used to adorn sweet tables when you host a thanksgiving party for your friends and family. From arranging pumpkin filled vases, to laying arrangements of corncobs, to having an assorted table of mixed couture goodies like cookies and cakes, there are many different ways of decking up your thanksgiving sweet table.

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Thanksgiving dessert table decor with couture cake and vases filled with dry corncobs and pumpkins

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Thanksgiving dessert table setting with pie and sweets

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Christmas party dessert table ideas

Christmas sweet tables have to be decorated extensively as its a time when people go berserk with gobbling sweets. Adornments in the form of plaid runners, table cloths in bright red, floral arrangements on vases, and candy cones are all means of styling up your sweet table. The whole table can be adorned with red, green or white accents with figurines of Santa and reindeer if you wish to add these two mascots to your sweet buffet table.

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Gorgeous Christmas party dessert table decor with plaid runners, red and green candies

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Christmas dessert table decor with candy cones and bottles

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Halloween party dessert table ideas

For Halloween, your sweet tables must look spooky and by no means should they appear bland. The spook element can be added to your Halloween sweet table in the form of spider shaped cakes, candies or cupcakes with spiders latched on, party favors with skeleton imprints, or black and white cream biscuits arranged on stands. Jack O Lantern cakes too can be laid out as main sweet table adornment.

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Spooky Halloween party dessert table decor with spider cupcakes and raspberries

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Halloween party dessert table with Jack O Lantern cake and goodies

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Engagement party Dessert Table ideas

An engagement party is the first event in the line up for a wedding and is most enjoyed by friends. Since a wedding is the beginning of everything sweet in a person’s life, the sweet table at his or her engagement party must look grand. From having vintage styled decor, to adorning your sweet tables with colorful flowers, you can try out hundreds of things. White and pink shades look very romantic and hence you can include these accents in your vases or candies.

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Sweet engagement party dessert table decor with fresh floral arrangements and assorted sweets

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Pink and white dessert table decor for an engagement party

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DIY party dessert tables

Want to save money while adding a sparking touch to your sweet table? If yes, you must try out these awesome DIY wedding dessert table ideas that are cheap and lend a unique touch to your party tables. Take for example, handmade frames that you could place on the sweet tables. Along with handmade frames, you can embellish with paper crafts like pinwheel, either on the table, or in the backdrop. Fresh floral bouquets or vases can be laid out to spread a feeling of happiness. For the goodie bags, you can use paper bags, made at home instead of designer ones that are costly. Cake pedestals too can be made using boxes and cardboard.

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DIY party dessert table setting

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Cute DIY party dessert table decor with artificial ruffled flowers

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Vintage wedding dessert table ideas

Vintage means high class, and now, you too can bring this feel to your dessert tables when you try out some of these awesome wedding dessert table ideas that look chic and classy. Sweet tables can be adorned with pastels and shades of cream and brown for you to have a vintage feel. The vintage blue car used for filling candies looks amazing in one of the pictures shown below. Similarly, vintage colored cakes and cookies too can be embellished on dessert tables.

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Vintage wedding dessert table decor with white cake and pastel accents

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Classy wedding dessert table decor with vintage car with candies

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Though, it may look daunting at first, setting up your dessert tables will no longer be considered a difficult job for here are the most unique and glamorous dessert table ideas presented for you all. Get started and see the magic happening!

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