Thursday, May 16, 2013

Minecraft Birthday Party


This year, the little guy requested a Minecraft birthday party. I got a lot of inspiration from Pinterest and ended up making most things from scratch in lieu of purchasing generic party supplies:

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This is my party decorating helper, exercising the highest of self-control, by not batting at the streamers or balloon strings: 


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For the invitations, I found this photo on the web and saved it.  Then, I dropped it into MS Word and used it as a background.  


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 After downloading a couple of Minecraft fonts here and here, I used them to type out the party information.  Totally legit, right? ;)

I found a really awesome wall display on Helen's site, where she used square, paper plates to create a Creeper face.  After checking the prices on square plates (~$4/pack) at various stores, I decided that $16 for the four required packs was more than I wanted to spend on a temporary wall display.  I ended up purchasing round plates for less money and cutting them into square shapes.  The entire thing cost less than one pack of those square plates, and I was able to cut them all out while watching TV.


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All it took was a gray, plastic tablecloth and black construction paper to produce this Minecraft Skeleton front door display.


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My sister helped me create the Minecraft windows, using white electrical tape.


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The framed meme (birthday boy's name blurred out) was made, using the same method as the invitations.  I saved an image from the web, dropped it into MS Word and then typed out what I wanted it to say.


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I found several character faces and printed them out on Avery 22816 stickers.  The kids l-o-v-e-d them, can you tell?


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Don't forget the Ghast piñata! (Tutorial: here)


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The Minecraft party food was pretty fun to put together.  I made Zombie Boogers, using this candy corn recipe.


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Twizzlers (strawberry and chocolate) were bunched together to create TNT.  These disappeared almost as fast as the Dirt.


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I made the Torches AKA chocolate dipped pretzel rods, using white chocolate and orange food coloring.  Careful! They're hot ;)

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Unfortunately, I didn't get a good picture of the Dirt (brownies) before they disappeared.  The Minecraft Coal was made from black Rice Krispies treats, rolled into balls.

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I made a cake (half white; half chocolate), and topped it with green buttercream icing.  The Creeper face was formed, using black marshmallow fondant.

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I made table runners, using a strip of artificial grass that I purchased from a home improvement store. 

By the way, have you purchased a present for the birthday girl/boy?  Check out these amazing gift ideas!




What fun themes have you used, when throwing birthday parties?

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26 comments:

  1. Thank you for the wonderful Ideas. My son's bday is next weekend and I think Im more excited then he is about it. But He doesn't know what all I have in store. CANT WAIT!! Thanks

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    1. How was his birthday? Thank you so much for stopping by and saying hello!

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  2. Have you posted the downloads for the table tents and stickers? I would love to see those! You're right! There is absolutely nothing in the stores for a Minecraft party! I am doing it all from scratch too! Thanks for the great ideas!

    Mickie

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    1. Done! Thank you so much for stopping by :)

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    2. Great! Thanks so much! My son is totally stoked about his party!!!

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  3. These are great ideas! Thanks for posting and sharing your table tent files. Much appreciated.

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  4. I am having my sons birthday party this Sunday and I am definitely more excited than he is. I have to work tommorow so I have been busy today making preparations for the party, baking the cake, putting together the huge creeper face (I used poster board instead of plates for mine but I think it looks cute still!) Thank you for the ideas and suggestions!!

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    1. Glad they helped. Hope he has an amazing birthday!

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  5. I love the creeper made of plates. At first glance I thought they were made with card stock but I'm glad to hear your method. I will definitely making it. We are having my son's 8th birthday at a Laser Tag place so there isn't much room to decorate. I think the creeper face might just do the trick. Thanks very much for posting your ideas. They have given me lots of inspiration.

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    1. Thank you so much! I bet Laser Tag will be a blast! I wonder how expensive card stock would've been... You could totally print out the stickers as party favors. The kids l-o-v-e-d them. Thanks for visiting :)

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