When I spotted the incredible pop art-inspired cake {top left} in the latest issue of Martha Stewart Weddings, I began dreaming of a party bursting with Warhol’s colorful irony. How fun would this look be for a birthday party…or any other cause for celebration? Use a palette of bold primary colors combined with modern repetition of patterns…spots, stripes and squares are all fair game! Vegetable crudites & vintage soda bottles become little works of art when lined up in perfect rows; a towering cake hiding multicolored layers is an especially yummy surprise. And love love love these paint chip-inspired seating cards: pick up color strips from a hardware store & use white stickers to personalize with guests’ names!

*Images: {row 1} Cake & Crudites, Martha Stewart Weddings; Hot Air Balloon, Max Wanger {row 2} Sodas, Project Wedding; Envelopes, Kate Spade; Dress, Max Wanger; Cake, Nicole Gerulat via Hip Hip Hooray {row 3} Paint Place Cards, InStyle; Cones & Cotton Candy, Amy Atlas; Invitation, Nicole Gerulat.


6 comments
  1. 1
    Jonica Reed | October 11, 2010 at 9:51 am

    Love. Very inspirational! Thanks for the brightly colored Monday!

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    jenny wawrose | October 11, 2010 at 11:30 am

    Monday postings are my favorite!!!

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  3. 3
    kristen of present :: considered | October 11, 2010 at 1:41 pm

    OMG that cake! and those canapes! Love, love all this color.

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  4. 4
    Nikki | October 11, 2010 at 1:49 pm

    How perfect! I love that cake. Of course I love anything on a cake stand.

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    Tobe @ TwoTallBlondes | October 15, 2010 at 10:18 pm

    love the paint chip angle for a housewarming party! this theme is perfect for just about any occasion. any inspiration board with this much color gets my vote. thanks for the inspiration!

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