Kitten von Mew by Candee Photography
On Saturday I had my amazing hen party! We arranged it at Candee’s house and she, Becky and I transformed the living room into an enchanted woodland for the occasion.
Mad Hatters Tea Party Decor photographed by Candee Photography
Candee’s partner Jacob did an amazing job making cupcakes and coconut macaroons. You would have thought he had a cottage industry going with the amount he managed to make. I felt like swimming through them like Scrooge McDuck and his room of gold coins…
Jacob icing cupcakes taken by Kitten von Mew
Becky made 4 incredible floor cushions in the shape of leafy hillocks. I nicknamed them ‘My humps, my humps, my leafy fleecy lumps!’ and each had a little ladybird button on it and wonderful detailing. I was amazingly impressed with her craft skills. She also made a huge bag of red tissue roses to adorn the front hedges!
John from The Cake Gallery made the most incredible looking and tasting cake you have ever seen. He made a little version of me, lounging in a sexy Alice costume on a Chaise Lounge! I have never had a professional cake made for me before and this is the best one I have ever clapped eyes or teeth onto! You have to see this guy’s creations, they are brilliant!
Kitten von Mew Cake by John at The Cake Gallery! Taken by Candee Photography
Candee did a brilliant job with ordering bits of decor, organising everyone and making the beautiful invites. Each one had a letter from the Mad Hatter and March Hare and was tied with a ribbon and little brass key! I wore the ribbon and key around my wrist at the party!
I made some chocolate and strawberry swirl Angel Delights and banoffee pies served in china cups and saucers, some talking flowers and a tiny door with the help of Mr. Mew! I hand painted wood grain on the front, a keyhole and bunny shape and then aged it. We were so pleased with the finished article and it was suspended on the front door as people entered.
Talking Flowers by Kitten von Mew photo taken by KvM
Fairy Door made by Richard and Kitten. Photo by Kitten von Mew
Kitten von Mew and the ALice in Wonderland Door made by Mr. Moo and herself. Photo by Candee Photography
Becky decided to come as the Cheshire Cat…leaving her smile everywhere…Candee had the most amazing Mad Hatter costume and makeup I have ever seen in my life, Jacob was King of Hearts and I was Alice!
Kitten and the Cheshire Cat! Photo by Candee Photography
Candee as the Mad Hatter! Taken by Jacob
I made myself a fascinator in the shape of a cup and saucer with a real spoon sticking out the top and Mama and wide brimmed rose hat with a Rocking Horse Fly stuck to it! She looked like an Edwardian lady and would have fitted right in at Ascot…
Kitten von Mew and her Mama modelling the Rose Hat! Taken by Candee Photography
Back of the Rose Hat. Taken by Candee Photography
Shona van Beers of Heyday Online made the perfect Queen of Hearts and screamed the place down at regular intervals with “WHERE ARE MY TWO FAT BOYS?!” and “OFF WITH THEIR HEADS!!!” She made me laugh so much, it was hilarious!
Shona as Queen of Hearts! Taken by Candee Photography
My 2 friends ‘the Helen’s’ came as Tweedle Dum and Tweedle Dee with matching bowler hats, braces and black trousers and shirts, Flick came as a Steampunk White Rabbit, Joanna had a fantastic costume with playing cards sewn onto it and my darling Kate was her usual gorgeous self, all the way from Manchester.
Tweedle Dum and Tweedle Dee enjoying Tweedle Tea...and me! Taken by Candee Photography
Joanna and Flick puckering up. Taken by Candee Photography
'The Bunny' Kate and Kitten reunited! Taken by Candee Photography
Jacob and Candee's cat wondering why there is all this food and non of it is on his plate...
So a HUGE thank you to everyone who made this day so fantastic. I had a brilliant time and you were all amazing!