While this may not be part of the Imitation Series, it is a really cute reader-submitted party that you can recreate. THEN there can be a new series "Reader-Submitted Imitation Parties." Or not. That already has me confused.
This adorable Hello Kitty party was thrown for 4 year old Alexandra by her very resourceful mom, Christina. Just check out her creative, money-saving tips below.
"The cute as cupcake bags were the guests goodie bags...got them 75% off at Target after Valentine's day! (Her birthday is March 2 so I always try to hit the Valentine's sales to see if I can use anything for the birthday party!)
I ordered the party plates/napkins/tablecloth and it had a package of invitations included. I made my own invitations so I cut out the Hello Kitty's that were on the preprinted invitations and put them on the cupcake bags with pop dots!
The fruit picks were also Valentine's so I took the stickers off of them and put Hello Kitty stickers on instead."
She made the "oh my word those are cute" cupcakes from an idea she saw on Flickr and made Hello Kitty bows on pink headbands for the girls and made cat ears for the little boys. Pretty fun, right?
Thanks so much for sharing, Christina.
Time to hit those after Valentine's Day sales, anyone???