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TwoRoos
04-15-2008, 10:39 PM
Does anyone know where I can buy Minnie Mouse party supplies? I'm looking for some with Minnie only. All the hits I'm getting online are showing a pattern that's discontinued. It's a really cute pattern (called Brite Fun Minnie), but I would be happy with anything Minnie at this point. Can anybody help?

AUdisfan
04-15-2008, 10:59 PM
I have looked for Minnie stuff for DD's last 2 birthdays, and couldn't find anything. I'm interested to know if anybody knows of anything. Good luck on your search.:)

#1 Pocahontas
04-15-2008, 11:03 PM
We wanted to have a Minnie only party last November and I couldn't find much of anything. A few online stores only had a few things left like the crepe paper or balloons. I couldn't find any paper products except for Ebay and they were going for an arm and a leg!!!

I finally decided on a pattern called "Disney Gang" because it at least had Minnie on it. I just looked at the store I got it from and they don't have it anymore, they just have Mickey Mouse Club House.

I also almost just used these.... http://www.plumparty.com/partysupplies/20193a.html

Good luck on your search!

Stinkerbell317
04-16-2008, 09:25 AM
I don't think anything exists with only Minnie. My DD4's bday is coming and I even had a hard time finding Mickey Mouse Clubhouse stuff! I had to internet order almost everything, so if you decide to go with Clubhouse theme, PLAN EARLY so you have enough time to order the stuff.

MissyBrenda
04-16-2008, 09:50 AM
I just did a Minnie Mouse theme for my daughter's first birthday in February. And you're right, there isn't much out there. I ended up making her invitations with stamping stuff I found at Michael's. We had her cake made by a bakery - it was Minnie's head with a pink bow. I found minnie mylar balloons at one of the local party places and just had balloon bouquets around the house. For the rest of it, I used plain pink napkins, plates, cups, etc. and also used some pink "1st" birthday stuff they had at the party place as well.

For the party favors, I bought the Minnie ear headbands that were online at the Disney Store when I had a sale code (they ended up being about $5 a piece, but that's all I bought). If you need Mickey ears for the boys, I found those at BirthdayExpress for $5, but I really didn't like the quality of them after they arrived. FWIW.

The party turned out really neat. I do have to say, though, that the invitations were time consuming!!! HTH! :goodvibes

Oh, and I dressed her in Minnie clothes from the Disney store... Very cute!

Stinkerbell317
04-16-2008, 10:05 AM
I just did a Minnie Mouse theme for my daughter's first birthday in February. And you're right, there isn't much out there. I ended up making her invitations with stamping stuff I found at Michael's. We had her cake made by a bakery - it was Minnie's head with a pink bow. I found minnie mylar balloons at one of the local party places and just had balloon bouquets around the house. For the rest of it, I used plain pink napkins, plates, cups, etc. and also used some pink "1st" birthday stuff they had at the party place as well.

For the party favors, I bought the Minnie ear headbands that were online at the Disney Store when I had a sale code (they ended up being about $5 a piece, but that's all I bought). If you need Mickey ears for the boys, I found those at BirthdayExpress for $5, but I really didn't like the quality of them after they arrived. FWIW.

The party turned out really neat. I do have to say, though, that the invitations were time consuming!!! HTH! :goodvibes

Oh, and I dressed her in Minnie clothes from the Disney store... Very cute!

That all sounds adorable! The homemade parties are always cuter than store-bought. It's is a big time commitment tho. Last year my DD wanted Alice in Wonderland theme for her bday. I had to hand make EVERYTHING!!! I got so many comliments from the guests abt how extraordinary the party was, but boy did I have to put in so much time to make it happen! SO this year it's stor bought everything! I am still burned out from the Alice party a year ago.

cancer_survivor_06
04-16-2008, 10:25 AM
This is the party set that I used two years ago for my dd4's bday. Its not a full set but maybe you can modify it some w/ solid colors.

http://celebrationsweddingpartystore.com/minnie-mouse-birthday-party.html

ETA~ I just found this on another website maybe you could download the disney font if you don't already have it and find an image you can use that matches what you do or like this one and print out your own invitations.
http://www.finestationery.com/product.cfm?prod_id=37183&cm_thiscategory=3000001

They also had another print w/ minnie and balloons but the prices are not bday party worthy which is why I suggested printing them your self.

MissyBrenda
04-16-2008, 10:56 AM
This is the party set that I used two years ago for my dd4's bday. Its not a full set but maybe you can modify it some w/ solid colors.

http://celebrationsweddingpartystore.com/minnie-mouse-birthday-party.html

ETA~ I just found this on another website maybe you could download the disney font if you don't already have it and find an image you can use that matches what you do or like this one and print out your own invitations.
http://www.finestationery.com/product.cfm?prod_id=37183&cm_thiscategory=3000001

They also had another print w/ minnie and balloons but the prices are not bday party worthy which is why I suggested printing them your self.

OK, I wish I would have found that celebrations website when I was planning her party - they have some cute stuff! The green mylar balloon was one of the designs we had at her party, and they used one of each pink, yellow, green and purple latex balloon to make a bouquet.

And I REALLY like the invitation in the stationary link! :goodvibes

Minniemouse07
04-16-2008, 11:11 AM
Dd had a Mickey and Minnie party for her 6th birthday last year. I made the invitations, then took the artwork from the invites and had that screened onto her cake.

Paper products were all red, white and black. Favor bags were red cellophane filled w/ "slap" bracelets, glow necklaces, tracing sets, pinwheels, Disney stampers and Mickey bubbles. I got the last two online. The bubbles were in small round containers w/ Mickey ears as part of the cap.

TwoRoos
04-17-2008, 01:39 AM
Thanks everyone for your replies!

I agree about the homemade parties being so much cuter, but honestly I'm burned out. I've done that for my oldest every year but one, and now with the baby (turning 2) I just don't care as much. I just wanted that cute Minnie stuff I saw online that's been discontinued! And I agree with pp about the ebay prices being way crazy!!

I had decided if I couldn't find anything in the next few days that I would just go with Mickey Mouse Clubhouse. It wasn't really what I wanted, but my dd would be just as happy. So today I was at Wal-Mart and happened to check out the birthday party supplies. I was shocked to find that they had clearanced almost all of their party themes, including Mickey Mouse Clubhouse! Almost everything in each collection was marked down to $1 each, although the MMCH stuff was kinda picked over. I just couldn't pass up this good of a deal. (I had seen the MMCH stuff on a few websites, but it was way more expensive.) So I bought all that they had left! I got 2 packs of plates, 3 packs of napkins, 2 packages of lootbags, 4 sticker packs, 1 pack of blowhorns, and 2 invitation packs. (I soooo wish I had the energy to do homemade invites. They would be so much cuter.) The blowhorns and invites were regular price (a little under $2 each), but the other stuff was $1 each.

So, although it wasn't what I really wanted, I am happy with my good deal! Maybe they'll come out with some cute Minnie stuff before her next birthday. Or maybe by then I'll be motivated to put more effort into it and use some of the cute ideas from you all! Thanks again for your replies.

BTW, my Wal-Mart had lots of other patterns on clearance in case anyone is interested. I saw Tinkerbelle, Ariel, group of princesses, HM (I think), Pooh, Elmo, Backyardigans, and many more!

ETA: I saw that Minnie stuff a few days ago on the celebrationsweddingpartystore.com site, but I couldn't get any links to work to order it. So I assumed it was like every other site that had it listed and they were sold out. I didn't bother calling the number to ask. Maybe I should. I could always return my $1 stuff. Ugh. I hate when I do this to myself. Someone tell me to just be happy with what I have and forget it!

mom2LLN
04-17-2008, 07:53 AM
My DD wanted Minnie for her 2nd b-day last year and we couldn't find anything with just Minnie or the classic red/black Minnie.

For her party invites we dressed her in her Disney Minnie outfit and a friend designed cards with a red and white dot border and several of the pics from the photo session.

I used solid black plates and found red with white dot napkins. For the balloons, I used a mixture of solid red, black, white, and a few yellow and the large mylar Minnie balloons. For table decorations, I made copies of past disney trips of my DD with Minnie and made pic boxes. Very cute and everyone loved looking at all of the pics.

For food items, we bought Mickey Shaped hamburgers and cheese slices. I also attempted to make the Mickey rice crispy treats with the chocolate ears that my family loves from Disney.

Her birthday cake was 3 layers. The bottom was red with white dots, the next layer was white with black stripes, and the top layer was the #2 with Minnie Ears and a bow. It was adorable and I had matching cookies (red with white dots) made with my DD's name written on it in black for part of the treat bags.

Disney Mommy 3
04-17-2008, 08:28 AM
my little girl did Minnie 2 years ago and we got the cutest stuff at Party City. It was 2 shades of pink with just minnie. We loved it! and our local Wal-Mart made a cake to match.Pary City if you are not familiar with it also has a website.

Gokstate
04-17-2008, 08:50 AM
Hi guys - Hallmark's Party department (Party Express) is coming out with a new Mickey Mouse Clubhouse pattern on 4/18 that is supposed to have Minnie Mouse be one of their feature characters. If I remember correctly, Minnie is the main character on the plates and napkins. In a couple of weeks, I would check the online retailers such as birthdayexpress.com. I'll try to find out what retailers will be taking this pattern and let you all know. If I can get any pictures, I will post them too.

It looks like Party City will be the main retailer.

PrincessMommyof3
06-08-2008, 07:50 PM
I too am considering a Minnie party for my DD and found this website:
http://www.celebrateexpress.com/celebration/pages/products/Product_BD.aspx?iRec=16&pageID=1&TabID=4294967232&N=4294967232&search=minnie&SKU=BDD899

PrincessMommyof3
06-08-2008, 07:53 PM
:yay: I found Minnie party stuff here: :banana:
http://www.celebrateexpress.com/celebration/pages/products/Product_BD.aspx?iRec=16&pageID=1&TabID=4294967232&N=4294967232&search=minnie&SKU=BDD899