In advance: Make cookies. Prepare and roll out dough. Cut party hat and letters for name using cutters from sets. Bake and cool cookies. Tint light and dark shades of rose, green, and orange color flow icing. Use full-strength icing in darker shade to outline cookies with tip 3; flow in with thinned icing. Immediately pipe dots using cut bag with thinned icing in lighter shade. Let dry 24 hours on waxed paper-covered boards. Attach two lollipop sticks to back of hat cookie with fullstrength
icing. Let dry.
Bake and cool 1-layer cake. Trim ears for pointed shape. Decorate with buttercream. Use tip 5 to outline and fi0ll in inner ears (pat smooth with fingertip dipped in cornstarch). Use toothpick to mark stripes and tummy; fill in with tip 16 stars. Use tip 5 to outline and fill in nose and mouth (pat smooth). Pipe tip 5 outline eyes. Pipe tip 3 bead heart tongue. Outline muzzle with tip 3; cover kitty with tip 16 stars. Insert hat. Pipe tip 5 rosettes for brim and pompom. Position name.
* Combine Violet with Rose for violet shown.
* Combine Lemon Yellow with Golden Yellow for yellow shown.