After seeing The Lego Movie a few months ago, my son was adamant about a Lego AND Batman birthday party! I thought it sounded like a fun challenge and starting pinning right away:) I found tons of amazing ideas on Pinterest and he loved everything!
Legos were such a fun theme to run with, there are just so many ideas out there!
Well I knew we had to include both Batman and Legos, so I went with blue, yellow and black for batman and threw in some bright red to tie in the Lego portion.
Well, a lot of love went into this party as I did pretty much everything myself.
I started with the cake and had a lot of fun playing with fondant, making edible legos and even topped it with some real Batman Lego figurines.My son was sure I included both the 'Bat Light' and the 'Bat Cave'!
Since the cake took a lot of my time, I decided to go pretty simple with the other treats.
- I used basic rice krispie treats coated in candy with M&M's for the lego blocks.
- Giant marshmallows with little ones on top, dipped in candy, made the adorable lego heads.
- I used basic sugar cookies with fondant cut outs for the lego parts cookies.
- Oreos were also dipped in the candy and then I used white chocolate transfer sheets for the little dots on top.
The decorations were pretty basic, primary colors go a long way! I covered our wall canvas with a black vinyl table cloth and used my Silhouette Cameo to cut out the 'Happy Birthday' banner. I used another table cloth to cover our side table and drew the Gotham City building with a silver sharpie!
- I ordered the cups off a great shop on Etsy:
- I found the straw printables here: http://blueflombingo.com/fudge/2011/09/did-somebody-say-lego/ and added the Batman one just for Jackson!
- The giant Batman 'head' is a vintage ice bucket with a Batman mask with black vinyl for his face. I used Lego molds to create Fruit Punch Lego block ice. It was a huge hit! You can find the molds on Amazon:
- I really wanted to make the Pinata myself, but the more I kept adding I knew I would never have time. I contacted a shop on Etsy very last minute and she shipped on time, the quality is amazing and the price was great too! https://www.etsy.com/shop/aldimyshop
For the favor bags, I just used simple gift bags and glued on construction paper dots! We included a 'Bat Signal' flashlight with each kids' name, and a 'Save the Lego Man' soap with a little Lego guy inside. I used push pop containers with color coordinating chocolates and a little candy Lego man made from the molds, the kids loved these!
Finally, I just had to make matching shirts for the birthday boy and his sister:)
I was very emotionally invested in that cake after all the time it took:) It was definitely my favorite item!
Pinterest is amazing! There are so many great tutorials out there, even if you think you're not the creative type.
I will be posting more detailed DIY instructions for these projects on my blog Miss Modified, later this month:)