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MineCraft Party Planning and Free Printables

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Minecraft Party Ideas and Free Printable Party Decor by MKKM Designs

I'll be 100% honest. I know ZERO about Minecraft, but when your best friend's son requests a theme, you google it and get down to business. Scroll down for fun food ideas, party planning tips, and LOTS of  free printables, to help plan your own Minecraft party.

Minecraft Party Decor by MKKM Designs
Birthdays Are Sweet Minecraft Sign by MKKM Designs. Creep Over for the Free Printable

Minecraft party food is beyond easy to put together. The birthday boys mama, got pretty creative serving homemade Beef Brisket, for the "Beef" cards. Other than that, the rest was relatively simple. Perfect for mom's like me, that can't stand slaving away over party food all day. Grab some party food ideas below and the free printable cards here.

Food Ideas

  • Raw Fish (Goldfish, Swedish Fish)
  • Sticks (Pretzels)
  • TNT (Twizzlers)
  • Slime Balls (Grapes)
  • Lava (Jello)
  • Iron (Hershey Kisses)
  • Dirt Blocks (Brownies)
  • Creeper Juice
Minecraft Food Cards by MKKM Designs, Click for the free printables!
Happy birthday banner from a Minecraft birthday

Grab our 4x6" party sign's PDF by clicking here or the photo below. Includes "Thanks for Creeping By", "Birthday are Sweet, Blast Through for a Treat", "Creeper Juice", and not pictured, a "Nether Portal, Do Not Enter" sign.

DIY Minecraft Masks

These custom made Minecraft masks MADE the party. With the help of a friend, the Birthday boys mom spent hours making each one. Each kiddo got to go home a mask and bracelet and they looked adorable running around all day as "creepers". There were even bows on some for the girls, (Surprise apparence by me below LOL). 

The spider balloons that hung over the party table are a super simple DIY. A black balloon, black streamers, and red construction paper. Boom, done.

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Custom Item Requests

  • The custom 8x10"  "Level Reached" sign is available upon request here. Just let us know in the notes to seller, what level you need.
  • The invitation is available for $15 upon request. Contact us on Etsy to set up a custom listing for you.
  • If you'd like any other party signs in a Minecraft theme, or any other customized printables, you can always reach out to us on Etsy to see if we are taking custom requests!

If you liked this party, check out our Super Mario party for other video game themed printables!

We LOVE seeing how you used our printables! Be sure to tag us on Facebook and Instagram @Mkkmdesigns.

Hike on Over! Camping Party Planning and Free Printable

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Camping party ideas by MKKM Designs

With the cooler temps heading our way, we're sharing a Camping party theme, perfect for Fall birthdays. From the wood decorations, to the plaid details, this party encompasses all things rustic. Scroll down for some food ideas, party planning tips, and a free printable favor tag to help plan your own Camping party.

Food Ideas

  • Kids In A Blanket (Pigs in a blanket)
  • Campfire Flames (Cheetos)
  • Grizzly Bears
  • Bear Poop (The kids personal favorite)
  • Twigs, Logs, Sticks, Matches, etc.
  • Hot Chocolate Station
  • Dirt n' Worms
  • Bug Juice
  • Lake Water, River Water
  • Campfire Chili
  • Trail Mix Station
  • Flapjacks
  • Trees & Ranch (Veggie Plate)
Campfire Chili food card at a camping birthday.

The kids and adults had a blast at a doughnut eating contest. Supplies to create your own:  glazed donuts, twine, and a small piece of PVC piping (or a curtain rod) to hang donuts off of.

Stuck On You created these adorable personalized camping mugs using mugs found at Daiso ( The Japanese version of a dollar store). Each kid got to go home with their own mug, flashlight and S'mores pack. You can get the favor tag for your own party by clicking here, or the photo above.

Camping Birthday Printables

PARTY DETAILS

Cake by Giovanna of Stuck On You

Printables by Melissa at MKKM Designs

Wood Place Cards Wood Slices Straws | Amazon.com (af.links)

Cake stands, Trees, frames and other party items all purchased here locally on Okinawa.

Get the Printable favor tags here!

 All of these featured printables are available in our Etsy shop at

If you liked this party, check out our Lumberjack theme for other rustic birthday printables!

October Feels.

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Happy Columbus Day. How on earth are we already a week into October!?! Here's a look at what we've got going on this week! Keep up with us on social media and let us know what you've got going on! We're always ready to chat on Instagram.

Fall is in the air! We've got some fun, rustic party themes going up in the shop this week. As well as some additions to our most popular themes (like our Camping birthday party). Checkout all the new fall additions here!

What we've been reading! We're always looking for good reads, tag your photos #mkbookclub on Instagram so we can add new books to our lists. Temperatures are starting to drop, and we're cozying up with some of our favorite reads. Check out our Pinterest board for more great reads.

What's on our mind this week.

Our Favorite Gender Neutral Shower Ideas

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Lately it seems like most of the people that I know having babies, are keeping babies gender a surprise. I don't know how they can do it. I couldn't find out soon enough with my boys. In honor of all you Mom-to-be's that are keeping your little secret, I'm sharing my favorite Gender Neutral party ideas from the shop. My personal favorite is our "Baby Is Brewing" theme, which I used for a friends shower this past summer.

Click on your favorite theme above to see matching printables, games, and more.

For even more planning ideas, check out our Gender Neutral planning board on Pinterest.

Party Like A Pineapple

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Party Like A Pineapple with party ideas and a free printable favor sign from the girls of MKKM Designs

Today we're sharing a party from this past summer, that we just LOVED creating. Nolan's Pineapple Beach Bash. This event was so bright and fun. The food was all Pineapple and Ocean themed, as the event was held at the Beach. The kids went home with Pineapple Party Cups and fun sunglasses.

It was a HOT day. April in Okinawa is the beginning of brutal summer. The "Beat The Heat" drink station was a must! I just love this drink holder that the birthday boy's mama had stashed away.

How cute are these customer review photos! Those pineapple sunglasses are awesome! Thanks to Darrah and Andrea for sharing how they styled this party theme.

The birthday boy's mama also custom created the favor bags. She decorated plain yellow goody bag to look like pineapples. They were perfect! #allthehearteyes. You can get our printable favor sign FOR FREE (!!!) here, or by clicking the picture above. The download includes a 4x6" and 5x7" version. If you need a custom sign, you can always message us on Etsy and we can create a custom listing for you.

Food Ideas!

  • Pineapple Upside Down Cake
  • Seaweed Dip (We used Spinach)
  • Pineapple Salsa
  • Pool Water
  • Poolside Punch
  • Take A Dip station with various chips and dips
  • Lifesaver "Pool Floaties"
  • Hawaiian Chicken Kabobs or Sliders. This recipe from Cooking Classy is delicious!
  • Glazed Donuts with construction paper leaves to look like a Pineapple.
Take A Dip Station
Pineapple party themed food ideas.
Birthdays are sweet pineapple birthday sign

If you want to plan your own Pineapple party, all of these featured printables are available in our Etsy shop at mkkmdesigns.etsy.com