Famous People Pinatas

by Meg Keys on April 26, 2013

Recently had the luck of making Emma Watson and Derek Blasberg a birthday present!

HIT IT!!! New Product!

by Meg Keys on February 16, 2013

Want to make your pinata stand out even more at a party??? Grab one of these colorful Hitting Sticks!! You can customize them as always!

Also, coming soon... Llaves Designs Blind Folds, stay tuned!


November 27, 2012

Mark Your Calendars!! I’ll be selling holiday pinatas at the up coming Build It Green Gowanus Crafted at the Canal Event… images to come!

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It’s MAKER FAIRE Time Again!!!

September 4, 2012

Just went out and bought a bunch of balloons and flour for my Maker Faire Pinata Prep work!  If you missed the awesomeness last year you should surely come this year as I think my booth is bigger and well, I learned how to deal with the masses fro…

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Donate to Bring Pinata Making to ABM

June 16, 2012

I’m working with some amazing folks at the Antique Boats Museum in Clayton, NY as well as the great gents of Mare Liberum to build boats this summer upstate. I want to also bring the skills of pinata making to the children of Clayton and we could use a…

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A little about your Pinata Mistress!

June 15, 2012

I was super lucky recently to be interviewed by the very lovely and amazing Pauline Pechin of All That We’ve Met!  Check out the magic here:

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The most AMAZING kind of anatomy.

May 9, 2012

Everything about this makes me so so so so very happy.

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Pinatas are for ALL Ages!

April 1, 2012

I have recently been outragiously lucky to have been accepted in Seniors Partnering with Artists Citywide (SPARC), a community arts engagement program that places artists‐in‐residence at senior centers across the five boroughs of New York City. Th…

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It’s been a crazy few months!!!

October 19, 2011

Wow- let me tell you! What an amazing last few months… I’ve been a busy time for sure. Just a few moments for recap:Llaves Designs housed a booth at Maker Faire NYC and assisted almost 600 kids, parents and a few adults without kids who just wanted …

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Now That’s One Way to Have a Birthday

August 9, 2011

M&M’s Pretzel’s had a birthday party and decided to make a 46 foot pinata, now being the largest pinata ever created.  I am disappointed they did not find a giant to hit it open but am happy they chose to make it orange.

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