Minnie Mouse Birthday Party Details

I have had a few people ask about some of the details of the decorations and such for Emma Kate’s first birthday party, so I wanted to do a separate post and share just how we pulled everything together for a fun party.

Minnie Mouse pink birthday party, candy bar, minnie cake, kid birthday @HeathersLG

First of all, I must disclose, I am not a crafty person, and most of these items were bought from a lady who had a Minnie Mouse party for her daughter and then was selling the decorations because she didn’t want to just throw them away. I bought them all for a steal, and plan to re sell them myself!

We got Emma Kate’s cake from a local place called Lulu’s Sweet Shop here in Madison. If you are local to the area I highly recommend! Cake’s are pricey, but it tasted really good!

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Part of the large assortment of things I got from the lady I purchased decorations from were a few types of candy from a candy bar she had for her daughter’s party. I bought a few other candy types form Oriental Trading to round out the bar. I used various vases and glassware from around the house for containers and it turned our great!

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These two adorable Minnie’s came with the bundle I bought so I have no idea where she got them.

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I have newborn and six month canvases of EK that I bought and never hung up so I used them as decoration on the fireplace above her birthday banner. The highchair banner came with the bundle too, but I think even I could have made that. It was just a piece of burlap with felt letters hot glued to it, then I just taped it up under the highchair.

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For food we had a veggie tray, fruit tray, Chick-Fil-A nuggets, sandwiches, Boudin, and chips and salsa.

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I printed off Emma Kate’s monthly photos and used clothes pins to pin them to a Minnie Mouse ribbon. Then I safety pinned the ribbon to the table cloth. It was something I did on a whim, and it turned out great! I put her party invitation as the middle photo.

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More decorations from the bundle I bought. I think the two Minnie baskets were Easter baskets, they had handles on the inside.

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We had water, pink lemonade, and soft drinks. The containers are from Bed Bath and Beyond, and I love them because you can put ice in the middle to keep the drinks cold without watering them down.

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I bought a helium tank at Wal-Mart and we did our own balloons. Honestly, we only did a few, I wanted to do more but we ran out of time and I just kind of didn’t care anymore.

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I put the wreath that we had on the door at the hospital out front, along with a huge inflatable Minnie that I got in my bundle (you can find it online.)

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I bought balloons from Amazon because I knew I wanted pink, and the ones that come with the helium tank are multi colored.

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In addition to cake, we of course also had Orange Leaf frozen yogurt. I was trying to figure out the best way to distribute yogurt of different flavors, so I decided to put stickers on each one, and the different colors were for different flavors. Worked out well!

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We also had sidewalk chalk and bubbles for the kids so they could play outside, but it was pretty warm that day.

I was happy with the way everything turned out. I think I decorated just enough to make it fun, but not so that my entire house was pink/Minnie Mouse. We had just enough food, and I’m trying to refrain from eating the rest of the candy from the candy bar. Winking smile

QOTD: What is your favorite party theme for kids? Favorite cake flavor?

Comments

  1. What a fun theme for EK’s birthday party. It looks like everything came together nicely!

  2. Love all of the decor! YAY for the wreath making another appearance!! I love it!

  3. Super cute decorations!!!! Minnie Mouse is my favorite!!!

  4. This is so, so cute! I wanna Minnie themed party now : )

  5. So cute!! What a fun 1st birthday idea 🙂

  6. Super cute! for my daughters first birthday we celebrated during Marathon Weekend, and just cut a cake by the pool! It was fun to have the Disney decorations in our pictures, we went to a nearby publix for a cake, and some sandwich supplies! It was perfect 🙂 Happy 1st birthday Emma Kate!

  7. What a wonderful party you did for sweet Emma Kate! 1 yr old sweetheart! Minnie Mouse was perfect…after all…she is part of a Disney running family! :c) She is just precious! Happy Birthday Sweet girl.

  8. What a fun party! EK is a lucky little girl!

  9. You did a great job setting everything up! Wow, can you believe she is one already??? Time flies!

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