HIGHLAND PARK –– There is no shortage of party supply shops ready to sell you balloons, tables and decorations. But J&R Party, owned by Jesus and Rosina Jimenez, stands out by making custom-made piñatas, with their York Boulevard shop crowded with paper versions of everything from cartoon characters and hearts to hipster-like figures and scooters.
“I wish they knew how hard it is to make a custom piñata,” Rosina Jimenez said in an interview with City Lab. ” Sometimes people don’t appreciate the work and the little details. The piñatas we have, each one is very unique.”
The City Lab story notes that many of J&R’s custom creations are posted on their Instagram account, #piñataboss. Here’s a sample: