Party delights by Little Lulubel

pre-filled party bags by Little Lulubel

We’ve long said that someone needs to shake up the kids’ party gear market because often, in order to achieve a party with a little imagination, you have to mix a lot of making with shopping here, there, and everywhere. Cue Little Lulubel, the creation of mama of three Natalia who clearly feels our pain […]

10 Best: Party Hats

Party Hat

You can’t beat a good party hat and there are some great offerings out there including free templates and tutorials, personalised crowns and pocket-friendly multi-packs. Golden Yellow Lace Knit Crown Headband, £22.18, Lace & Cable. Gold Birthday Hat, £10.17, Little Blue Olive. DIY Party Hats, including template, free, Oh Happy Day. Brave Knights Party Hats, […]

Hot on the High Street: Tesco’s Dinosaur Party

Tescos Dinosaur Party Range

I’m a little impressed at the Tesco’s partyware at the moment ,especially their dinosaur range. Top items are the dinosaur shaped party hats with googly eyes (8 pack for £6.99), the Dinosaur Piñatas, (£12.95 each) and the giant stegosaurus centrepiece with sound (£18.99). They also have all sorts of party bag fillers, and Natural History Museum wrap, so if you […]

Belle & Boo Halloween collection

Bell Boo Halloween 3

  Having a Halloween party? You need to visit Belle & Boo. Quickly grab yourself a pack of invitations featuring our favourite B&B characters in their scariest fancy dress – £6 will buy you 8 cards with recycled envelopes. Once your guest list is sorted, you can get baking and these cute wrappers will ensure […]

Air Heads Animal Balloons


When it comes to celebrating birthdays we like to keep things simple around here. A few games, good food and a couple of imaginative touches to raise excited smiles. As soon as I spotted these Air Heads I knew they would be perfect for Monty’s party this coming weekend. The set of six balloons each […]

Belle & Boo Party Range

Belle & Boo Party 1

So many new and exciting lines coming through this year and one of the cutest has to be Belle & Boo’s new party range. With everything from invites to party bags covered you can add a little (or a lot) of charm to your child’s party.   The range includes much of what you’d expect: […]

15% off at Juicytots – new exclusive discount code


Online boutique Juicytots features cool clothing, accessories, homewares, gifts, and party gear by brands including Angel’s Face, Toby Tiger, Molo, Smafolk, Katvig (velvet jacket shown), and Charlie and Lola, The Gruffalo and scrumptious bunting by Betty Bunting. Get a cool 15% off until 31st May 2011. Use the code Bambino15 at the checkout when prompted. […]

Party Candy: ABC Paper Cups


I was on one of my favourite sites, Stockholm based Barnvanligt and saw this fab piece of inspiration for a party decoration, these ABC Paper Cups. With us being alphabet crazy here at BG, these winsome colourful cups, featuring different patterns, bursts of colour, and lots of cool contrast, are hot! Of course you can […]

Bird-themed party ideas


As I told you last week, I chose a bird theme for Alfie’s first birthday party/naming ceremony.  I uncovered a beautiful Happy Birthday banner, $13 (plus $3 p&p) at Earmark Invitations, which provided inspiration. I then began a search for paper bird garlands. I was sorely tempted by the doves at Paloma’s Paper Birds but, as it […]

Pocket Money Toys from Tickseed


If you ever need to stock up on goodies to fill up party bags or are on the lookout for super wallet friendly gifts and treats, Tickseed should definitely be bookmarked. After being tipped off BG reader Sine, both Lu and I hotfooted it to stock up for our first birthday celebrations for Alfie and […]

Chiconomy Buy: Star Print Jute Party Bags


I got tipped off to these party bags by BG reader Sine (also tipped us off to the cool bodysuits for boys at John Lewis and retro sewing kits by Nanette Regan). Made from environmentally friendly jute with a bold star print and a drawstring, the party bags are a bit of a steal at […]

iLoom Light-up Balloons


As soon as I saw these light-up balloons on Babygadget, I decided that next party we have, we’ve got to have them. The concept is by a Brit inventor who was originally secured investment on Dragon’s Den for his Waterbouy concept (a location beacon for essential items that fall in water) which he later turned […]

Robot Bubbles


After the bambino’s 2nd birthday and my recent post on where to buy party gear for under fours, I am on the permanent lookout for anything cool to go into party bags and these robot bubbles definitely make the cut! No ordinary bubble blowing kit, press the ears of the robot to make the wand […]

Where to Buy…Party Gear for Under Fours


We recently celebrated the bambino’s second birthday which gave me something new to shop for, party gear. I didn’t go overboard (I swear I have some restraint) and decided to use the partyware to knit the Charlie and Lola theme together. I got a deluxe party pack (£19.99) from one of my favourite stores Juicytots […]