But what do you do when a case of party-planner's block hits you and you just can't seem to find the missing link to your big day that will tie it all together in that oh-so-fabulous way you have been dreaming of? Why, take a quick trip to your local fabric store or even your favorite home decor department and wait for the moment to strike you. Just take a look at how a swatch of fabric can be translated into beautiful party details . . .
(Marimekko Cake by Wild Orchid & courtesy of http://cakecentral.com)
Inspired by this Marimekko Unikko Fabric . . .
(Jonathan Adler-Courtesy of Brides Magazine)
(Jonathan Adler via Kate Sullivan for Lovin Sullivan Cakes)
A bright concept brought on by a moment with a swatch of Jessica Jones fabric . . .
(gumball Cake photo courtesy of http://www.atypicaltypea.com)
And I really can't get enough of this Marimekko fabric . . .
A sweet little girl's birthday party would look totally fab with a Waverly theme . . .
(above two photos courtesy of http://www.atypicaltypea.com)
And you don't need to just stick with the cake . . .
(invitations courtesy of http://www.merrimentdesign.com)
(above images via http://www.projectwedding.com)
Lovely Amy Butler stationary . . .
(Amy Butler fabric via http://www.100layercake.com/)
And a gorgeous backdrop inspired by a pattern from Joel Dewberry fabric . . .
So the next time you are looking for that 'a-ha' moment when planning your big shindig or special occasion, take a walk through your local fabric store or even the home decorating aisle of your local Target...you just might find that bit of inspiration to turn your next event into a night to remember . . .