Monday 15 February 2010


My oldest kidlet requested about this time last year that she would like a Hello Kitty party for her birthday.
So here are some photos of what we did, it has been a year in the planning and was over in the blink of an eye!
When we embrace a theme, we embrace a theme!  It was nice to have a red colourway rather than the normal ubiqitous pink.  And Hello Kitty is such an iconic character that it's great to use her image.

We had a desert table which I was very excited about..... Mr Lemon Drizzle used the word bonkers but he doesn't really appreciate the beauty of cake!

My kidlets get nearly as excited about planning parties as I do and insist on being involved which I have to admit sometimes I find hard as I have high expectations so after ten minutes of sticking crepe paper onto a pinata they were bored and wanted something else to do, so I cut out some stickers and they drew Hello Kitty on them for the banner.  And They did a great job!

I have done a Hello Kitty cake in the past for my little tiddler so I wanted to do something different.  What could be different than a Hello Kitty cake?  Two Hello Kitty cakes!.....Well technically one Hello Kitty and one bunny friend! We used one for the party and are saving one for the actual birthday.

I also had a go at cookie pops for the first time as well and was pleased with the results.

We played hunt the Kitty (we have a massive collection of small plastic Hello Kittys). Pin the bow on the Kitty.  I made a pinata which I was very pleased with and gave the party guests the most fun of the day.

It was easy to make if a little time comsuming.  Some of the kidlets were a bit light with the stick but others wacked it with quite a force, even Mr LD got involved but I had to take the stick of him in the end so the kidlets could play!
However it was quite well constucted so we had to put it on the floor and they jumped on it to get the sweets out!

For the party bags we had Hello Kitty cookies, rings, stickers, sweets and a felt broach from Heartfelt Handmade.

All in all a fantastic party which couldn't have happened without my kidlets creative input and Mr LDs skill at making up great games to fill in the last 15 minutes after my games had run out!


  1. Heavens Natasha! If your girls don't have wonderful childhood memories when they grow up, it won't be for lack of effort on your part! BTW, would love to see you if you can get over, early summer would be better for me as am swamped with work and we can go somewhere lovely in the Cotswolds. x

  2. My daughter is about to have a birthday and she is obsessed with Hello Kitty! Thank you for the inspiration =D

    Your talent is always wonderful to admire!

  3. As always, simply wonderful! Your girls are very lucky.

  4. Lucky girls Natasha. It all looks beautiful, you talented thing you! x

  5. Wow what a fantastic party! I want a Hello Kitty party for my next birthday, i do like Hello Kitty Russ just reminded me i'm 35 not 5 when i told him (i am actually 37) Hope you are having a great week! xx

  6. I just saw your party on Party Perfect and I just love it! Every little thing is sooo cute and well thought out. What lucky girls!

    Thank you for sharing!
    Love your blog, too :)

  7. my girls would KILL for a HELLO KITTY party and this incredibly awesome cake!!!
    xo giddy teri

  8. I just saw your pictures on Party Perfect. I would want this party for my 26-year-old self, but I'm also filing it away for future babies. :)

  9. did I say wow? What an amazing day your girls and their guests must have had. I love the pictures your girls did for the banners.

    Phew i will definitely remember this post for when my little one is old enough to ask for a themed party.

  10. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE it! Hello Kitty has always been and will always be one of my favorites. Your daughter's party was a wonderful tribute to our favorite little kitty :)

  11. You did a fabulous job!!! Love the two little cakes, perfectly simple and simply stunning.

  12. Wow how wonderful that you went to so much care,I am sure that will be a wonderful memory for all!!
    Top Parent Award deserved I think!!
    Cally x

  13. Hi Natasha,
    I was just wondering how you made your pinata. I'm thinking of making one and love the way yours turned out. SO much better than all the others I've seen online :)