Here was this month's issue. All pink. I love it.
I generally rip out about a quarter of every magazine for inspiration photos and create "my book" (really just a binder filled with beautiful-ness). Dylan Lauren, daughter of Ralph Lauren, created a tablescape for a fabulously bright party. I think I already started planning Drew's first birthday.
Dylan suggested other "sweet details" to go with it. But when the recommended tumbler costs $95 I'm pretty sure the majority of people couldn't afford to outfit a party of six. So, here are my suggestions:
This looks like someone is testing paint, doesn't it? Well, it's all the colors Crate and Barrel offers for their appetizer sized plates. For $2.95. I would do just tiny plates for the pop because I'm a sucker for an all white dish set that you can mix and match any color with...
Have some fun rock candy on the table or as favors... did you know they are pretty easy to make (click rock candy link)?
And my last photo of brightly colored inspiration... the little boy who was just snoring like a truck driver next to me: