i should be mopping the floor: Star Wars Birthday Party

Thursday, April 12, 2012

Star Wars Birthday Party

As I've mentioned previously, our little man celebrated the big FIVE Star Wars style!
While I would have loved to have had a party here at the house, with home made light sabers, little Padawan outfits and the whole nine yards, Jonathan really wanted to have his party at the local gymnastics place. So, I got creative as I could {mainly with the food & favors}!
The above pictured printable was from My Sister's Suitcase. LOVED it!!

And, of course, he wanted a cookie cake like his BFF had at her party! {So I tried hard not to cry over the homemade light saber cake that I pinned several versions of the month before the party!}

Little Jedi need refreshment. . . 
(I was just informed by my hubs that the word Jedi is like the word fish...no pluralization needed. I'm Star Wars illiterate. I haven't even seen a movie....does that make me a terrible boy mom?)

. . .and treats 

My favorite...Leia's Buns {so easy...just unwrap pecan rolls and voila!}

Sustenance for big Jedi, too  

There was a lot of this leftover. It was sweets-city, y'all. 

Light Sabers....I gave a tutorial on these here

Happy Birthday, Sweet Boy!!

I found containers at a restaurant supply store for mega cheap!

Throw in a cookie-cutter and we're good to go.

It was a fun time. Although a homemade party was more what mom wanted, my little man sure loved having the party at the gymnastics place. I didn't include the photos of this...but a tumbling, wild, loud & sweaty time was had by all! :)

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  1. Sorry it wasn't as DIY as you wanted, but I think you did great. I haven't seen a whole Star Wars movie either, I don't believe. LOL Love the favors. Unique and so cool!!


  2. That was really cute. And just think.. no clean up at your house. I love the theme and the food labels. My husband would want a party like this if he every found out about it!

  3. That was awesome what a lucky kid! My fave is the buns how hysterical

  4. I don't know you but found your playdough on Pinterest. I hope my 5 yr olds Star Wars birthday party is as fun as yours!!
    Thanks for the ideas!

  5. I should be able to understand the concept outlined by this new game onward and I think we can see enough space around us. I am sure this is something we can do about it too.
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  6. Love it all - will be copying some of your ideas for our boy's upcoming party. quick question - what font did you use for the food labels? please email me at breebrasil@hotmail.com. Thanks so much!!

  7. We have enjoyed reading your Blog. Thanks for sharing we also have a Star Wars Party at http://www.specialbirthdaypartyideas.com/star-wars-birthday-party/

  8. Thanks for all the good ideas my 5 year old wants a star wars birthday

  9. how did you make your food labels? I'm trying to make some for my daughters party this weekend. Struggling.

    1. I designed these myself years ago. Unfortunately, I don't have these files anymore, or I'd share them. I would search Pinterest or Etsy.