Monday, October 10, 2011
Oh my goodness! Beyblade! One of our repeat BDay party mommies called and said her son wanted a Beyblade party. Knowing that we don't do cheesy -- and that we would give it a COOP spin -- she left us to do our thing! We wanted to stay away form the branded goodies (we really gag at the teeny tiny cheesy plastic stuff that most party stores sell!) -- so we did our own interpretation on the theme. As we normally do with the branded parties -- we did have the branded plates, napkins, hats, and balloons --- but we don't do the plastic table covers. We used our blue and white material table runners, and did a combo of cool modern red and white flowers to add a little punch. We COOP-ed up the gift with blue sweatbands and headbands and fingerless white gloves - just like the actual character wears - and did some tattoos (branded) and a super cool LED spinning top for everyone. The boys were so excited with their gifts -- they basically suited up in their gear and started an impromptu spinning top Beyblade battle right on the floor after cupcakes. I love when the kids are so happy with the gift!