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Last month we had the amazing opportunity to attend ComicCon for the first time. Baby Ben was absolutely mesmerized by all of the Star Wars characters and has since been playing/sleeping with his light saber that we got for him as a souvenir.
Since my Mother in Law is in town from Switzerland this year, we decided to have a birthday party for him so that she could celebrate with him. When I took him to Walmart to pick the decorations, he immediately picked the Star Wars Rebels theme.
With three kids and endless summer camps as well as multiple road trips, I knew that this party had to be done on a budget. My husband calls me the most expensive party planner on earth (because of the amount I usually spend on party planning), so this was quite a challenge. I wanted to make it is just as cute and special as I usually do when I plan my daughter’s birthday party.
Normally I usually make everything by hand as far as decorations. For this party I enlisted the help of Disney Star Wars Rebels-themed American Greetings party supplies and let me tell you it cut down on so much stress!
For the initial party table set up, I wanted the backdrop to look like a star studded galaxy. I nailed a string of tinsel globe lights to the wall then placed a black plastic tablecloth over them. I then made tiny holes where the globes were and pushed it through. It definitely added a galaxy theme to the table.
I used the cute Star Wars Rebels cups and stuffed them with trinkets from the Party Favor Pack. The children loved them and the parents loved even more that their children were not going home with a bag full of more candy.
The party food was of course my favorite part of the tablescape. We served a variety of Star Wars related food that the parents and children went crazy over.
The Chewbacca Chocolate Cupcakes were especially popular because they were so delicious.
This party was definitely out of my element, but made my new Star Wars Rebels loving child one happy Birthday Boy!