Monday, March 10, 2014

Despicable Me Minion Party

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As usual, I tried to fit the theme while keeping costs low. Here are some photos of the food and decorations for your viewing pleasure. I designed the food labels myself in PowerPoint and then printed them on photo paper. Always a cute and fun touch, I think.




Despicable Me Party - El Macho's Salsa

Despicable Me Party - Agnes' Caterpillars (Cheese Puffs and Carrots)

Despicable Me Party - Shrunken Moons (Powdered Donut Holes)

Despicable Me Party - Fluffy Unicorn Fur (cotton candy)

Despicable Me Party - Cookie Robots and Coco-nutties

And of course, the cake. I was inspired by a cake I found HERE and modified it slightly for my skill-level. First I cut a homemade sheet cake to form. Next I colored some vanilla frosting yellow and blue and used cherry-flavored black licorice for some fun details. The buttons and eyeball were upside-down Hershey kisses. And the large part of the eye was a frosting covered peppermint patty. Finally, I used silver sprinkles along with some black tube frosting for the goggles. I have to say, I think it came out pretty good if I do say so myself! :)


Despicable Me Party - DIY Minion Cake


I bought plain yellow and purple balloons and decorated them with some free printables I found online (can't remember where).


Despicable Me Party - Evil Minion DIY Balloon

Despicable Me Party - Minion DIY Balloon

The table was decorated as a giant minion. I used a blue and a yellow plastic table cloth layered over each other for the body and pants. Black poster board made the goggles along with a piece of aluminum foil, tissue paper and construction paper. So easy but such a fun detail!


Despicable Me Party - Minion table
Since we decided to do a viewing of Despciable Me 2 on BluRay, we only had one organized activity. A "Pin the Goggles on the Minion" game. I bought a piece of yellow poster board and free-handed a minion on it with a black marker. I added some scrapbooking paper for the overalls. And then used a free goggle printable I found HERE for... well... the goggles. :)


Despicable Me Party - Pin the Goggles on the Minion Game


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51 comments:

  1. Your food labels are perfect! Would you mind sharing them with me? Thank you! boilermakers2000@hotmail.com

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    1. I would love the food label printables too, please! So creative!!
      Email is: karengartman@hotmail.com

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  2. Hi would you share them with me to? they are just what I need for my daughter minion party sadiejpowell@aol.co.uk

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  3. Hi I love all your ideas as I start planning my son's minion party. Love the food labels too. Would you mind sharing with me too please! His favorite part is El Macho! Thank you so much!
    kmensay @gmail.com

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  4. Another Despicable party in the planning stages for next week! And another request for those adorable food labels. Thank you for your creativity so I don't have to be!
    zen2max@hotmail.com

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  5. Can I request the good labels as well?? So cute! Best ideas I've seen. Junesong08@gmail.com. Thanks in advance.

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  6. I would love the food label printables too, please! So creative!!
    Email is: lilz3nt@gmail.com

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  7. Could you please share your food labels? They are amazing and sooo cute!!! Thank you so very much!!
    email: toast65792@hotmail.com

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  8. So cute! Perfect for my sons birthday party! Can you email me the printables? karyn.fleck@yahoo.com

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  9. could you please email me the food printable? crazydaisy14_6@hotmail.com

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  10. can you please share your food printables ? I'm planning a Despicable Me party for my 3 year old and these would be perfect. my email is kryshop@gmail.com thanks

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  11. hi can you please send me your food labels they are so creative and adorable thanks so much
    ramona08_54@yahoo.com

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    1. I would love the food label printables too, please!
      Email is: karengartman@hotmail.com

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  12. Love the theme, are you sharing your food printable labels? I see a lot of request? can you email me at starcye@aol.com. Thank you!

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  13. I would also LOVE these food labels for my sons upcoming Minion party!!! Could you email me to discuss this?! amyharris0824@yahoo.com Thank you SO much!

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  14. I would also like the food labels! Can you email me back? Thanks so much! Cheree.mazzuca@gmail.com

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  15. I too would love the food labels. Any chance I could get them for my son's party this Sat.? Willing to pay! bmfolden@yahoo.com

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  16. I have been looking everywhere for these food labels. could you please share with me also roxieryals55@gmail.com thank you in advanced

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  17. Would I be able to get the food labels as well? Not sure if it's possible as I didn't see a response to the earlier requests. steph@wilcenski.com would like to use for my son's first birthday party!! I would really appreciate it! thanks, this is a neat blog site!

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  18. You did an amazing job. I too was wondering if you would mind sharing your food labels? It would be greatly appreciated. Thanks. tommidm@gmail.com

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  19. Any chance you can send me the food flag printables? My step daughters birthday is this weekend and we LOVED ur ideas. Thanks. jonilabbe1925@msn.com

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  20. I would love it if you could share your food labels with me , my daughters 5th birthday is this Saturday! Thanks nykrod2@yahoo.com

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  21. Your ideas are fantastic!! Love the fluffy cotton candy and the shrunken moons! If you're sharing your food labels, I would love to get the file also. Misstorres13@aol.com...thanks in advance.

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  22. Hi, I was wondering if you would be willing to share the food labels. They are awesome, and just what I have been searching for! slickchick13_80@hotmail.com....thanks

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  23. I'm probably the 1000th person to ask but could you please share your food labels with me at KML0812@yahoo.com? They are too great!

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  24. I would also love the printable food labels for my twins birthday party baybeekangaroo@yahoo.co.nz Thanks so much

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  25. I would also love to be able to use your food labels at my sons birthday! Could you please send them to me at nolimitaz2@gmail.com

    THANKS!!!

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  26. I am so impressed!!! What attention to details. If you are still sharing, I too would love your printable food labels. Could you please share & email to me at has2had@yahoo.com? Thanks a minion!!

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  27. What a fantastic job! I too would love the labels, if at all possible!
    jakblf@hotmail.com
    Thanks for sharing your great ideas!

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  28. Love, love, love those wonderful ideas! Tomorrow will be my son-in-law birthday party. Will you please share the labels with me? Marvelous ideas! Here is stampwithdiana75@yahoo.com.
    Thank you so much for sharing! Blessing, Diana

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  29. love those wonderful ideas! planing a party for roommate Will you please share the food labels with me? here is my email pceja.pc@gmail.com

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  30. Me too! Can I please get a copy of your food labels for my daughters party next week? Thanks in advance! Amysummerfield@gmail.com

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  31. If by some crazy chance you are still emailing the food labels... Can I please get a copy as well? They look awesome! Thanks in advance!! kristinamarie695@verizon.net

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  32. Hi I was wondering if you could email me the food labels, their awesome. We are having a Despicable Me party for our son that's turning 4 on July 26. Thanks, nataliecarlson@comcast.net

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  33. Awesome ideas ! I also am interested in the food labels. If you are sharing or selling them, if possible may i also be sent them? Much thanks!!! tinaturchiaro@hotmail.com

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  34. I also love your food labels. Could you please share? dimples048@hotmail.com Thanks!!!

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  35. I love your labels!!!! Any chance you can email them to me? I am willing to pay for them. my email is neadow726@gmail.com
    Thanks

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  36. Hello, I am planning my mom's 65th birthday and this was the theme she wanted.. (so cute!), would you be able to share your labels?
    Thank you so much!!
    Kim (toomonsters@gmail.com)

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  37. Would you mind sharing your labels and printables with me? Thank you!! Aifasho84@yahoo.com, my daughter is turning 5 and loves anything Despicable Me! Great ideas! Thank you :)

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  38. Hello! I would love your food labels as well if you dont mind! Thanks!!!
    Rachel.reyes05@gmail.com! So cute!

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  39. I have a 'Minion Party' coming up very soon and I would super appreciate the food labels as well. If any of you lovely ladies have received them I'd really love if you could forward them to me as well @ zerbertkisses@yahoo.com

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  40. If you are sharing your food labels I would love a copy! jenn2ns9@msn.com Your details are amazing!

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  41. Very creative!!! I love your food labels, are you sharing? If so, email is taziembicki@yahoo.com

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  42. I don't see where anyone has asked for the food labels, ,:) was wondering if you could email them to me? Aliciardh2006@Yahoo. Com

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  43. Not sure if you so this but I would love to have the food labels emailed to me? Blond-e@sbcglobal.net
    Party is this weekend and those would be so awesome.
    Thank you :)

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  44. I love your labels!!!! Any chance you can email them to me? I am willing to pay for them. my email is yfelix29@gmail.com
    My sons Birthday is Sept. 11th
    Thank you in advance

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  45. The party looks like so much fun! You've done a fantastic job. If it's at all possible, would you be willing to send me the food labels?
    Thank you,
    Heather
    heather.calladine@yahoo.com

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  46. Would love food labels!! salcedom5@yahoo.com

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  47. I am just loving these food labels! Anyone willing to share? wop141@hotmail.com Thank you!!!!!

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  48. Hi could you please email me your food labels I would love them for my sons first birthday party my email is Msmimi1189@gmail.com Thank You

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  49. Hi! I just lover your food labels, you are so cleaver. Please share gaferron@gmail.com! Thanks! :)

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