Who doesn’t have a smile on their face when a little Minion shows up on the screen and makes us laugh by doing something silly? Gavin’s 5th birthday theme was based on Despicable Me and the Minions and I had a blast preparing for it!
First up is the adorable Minions Beach Cake! I bought it online at Amazon and took it to my local grocery store (Redner’s for those of you on the east coast). As long as you give them a picture and the decorations, they will take care of the rest, which is great for me. I love to cook and bake but I haven’t yet mastered the delicious flavor of a quality birthday cake, lol.
I tried to get creative with the drink presentation. I purchased this adorable canister jar at Hobby Lobby. I added lemonade to make it yellow and tossed in some real lemons just for fun. Then I wrapped the awesome Minions glasses around it and tada! We have our very own minion!
I wanted something different (and free) for the front door. I searched online and came across these wonderful FREE printables from Welcome Company. They were a huge hit and had everyone laughing (and making inappropriate noises!!) as soon as they arrived.
Gavin’s birthday is in March – not the warmest month of the year by far – but we were determined to make things beachy. and summery – is that even a word lol? I ordered summer decorations to hang around the house and made sure we had fruit galore – especially bananas!
Simple blue and yellow tablecloths, napkins and utensils from the Dollar Tree brightened everything up and were much more cost effective than trying to find minion supplies from a variety of online places. I did, however, buy a couple of sets of minions party plates for $2 a set on Amazon.
At the time of his party there were not a lot of minion decorations you could purchase The favor bags below were ordered from ebay but I would have loved to have had the option to purchase these adorable totes!
Parties are fun and they really give your inner Martha Stewart a chance to come out and shine! Thanks for checking out our page and be sure to ask if you have any questions – I love to help 🙂
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