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Monster High Birthday Party

 

Monster High Birthday Party Ideas myorganizedchaos

We just celebrated my daughters 9th birthday. She wanted to have a Monster High birthday party, fitting with her love obsession for the line of dolls and clothes.

Yet, we were having the party at our local community pool, swimming then a gathering with friends in a meeting/party room afterward. So, while I went all out with the Monster High Cake, I had to keep it relatively simple when it came to food and decor.

I know, on with the cake details, right?

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I made a two-layer Monster High cake, in coffin shape, matching colours of the brand and the skull logo. It turned out beautifully! Between the two layers is my dream whip icing and the outside is decorated with buttercream.

I did add her name and a ‘9’ on the cake after I took the above photo. I’m not the greatest with piping letters, I tend to shake a lot in fear that I’m going to massively screw it up. Yet, it came out not too bad. Phew!

monster high birthday party cake

Yes, the cake was as delicious and it was eye-catching!

For decorations, to took it to ETSY for some Monster High Printables. I made the banner, which was easily strung in the party room.

monster high birthday party

I also printed some Monster High themed circles, just to spread as giant confetti on the table {easier cleanup than the little confetti}. My printer did get a workout for this party, since I also found some Monster High Napkin Rings Printables. Why not?

monster high napkin rings confetti

I also taped a few of the large confetti circles to toothpicks, just to decorate the food a bit. Another very tiny detail that added a nice touch. 

monster high birthday party ideas

Also from an ETSY Monster High Printable, I added labels to water bottles. So simple yet again a nice touch to otherwise boring bottles.

monster high water bottle labels

The party was a success and my daughter absolutely loved her day. Swimming, friends, food, celebration. Plus, some Monster High details that put a smile on her face, yet also didn’t break the bank nor take too much time to prepare. Ok, so the cake took a few hours to decorate, but it was all worth it in the end.

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Notice her purple shirt with skulls on them, a la Monster High? Yep, told you she was a fan-girl. 

Happy Birthday my sweetie!
 

 

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50 Comments

  1. great decorating and yummy on the bread full of dip I would be diving into that. really like the idea taping the theme on the water bottles never would have thought of that.

  2. Very cute party decorations! My niece had a Monster High party last year too. I wish we would have thought about the printables. We spent a fortune at the party store!

    1. Oh yes, you certainly can! I always look to printables first unless I can find the items at the dollar store.

  3. What a fun theme. That cake looks amazing. I always have trouble cutting into such beautifully decorated cakes, but then my love of sweets wins out.

  4. This is such a cute birthday idea! My daughter loved Monster High. I *think* she’s kind of growing out of it but who knows… I wish I was that talented when it comes to cakes.

  5. Wow! I thought the cake was awesome but this whole shindig is AWESOME, WTG Tammi you did a amazing job and I loved the water bottle idea 🙂

  6. You are an amazing and wonderful Mom!!! Love what you always do for your girls birthdays. You Always impress me!! 🙂

  7. You did a great job of your daughter’s high theme party! She will have great memories from her party!

  8. What a great job on the cake and the whole party decorations. Great idea for the water bottles.

  9. The cake looks amazing. Thanks for sharing the frosting recipe. Will be trying it for my next event.

  10. It’s so funny how in my day the big thing was Lisa Frank and now in your kids’ day, it’s Monster High. Things change so much in a generation!

    It looks like you did an incredible job putting together such a fantastic party, on a budget I might add! Those little details definitely do make a difference 🙂

    Happy 9th birthday to the beautiful birthday girl!

  11. Your cake looks fantastic and fun! What a spread you put out! Your daughter looks pleased as punch with all you did for her for her birthday!

  12. Oh wow I was impressed by the cake, as usual, but the other photos continued to blow me away. You are one amazing person 🙂

  13. Now, you put together a birthday party well. I love the whole idea and the cake really rocks. Monster High is a great theme! The bread bowl is super cool too, and she looks so pretty. Pretty amazing 9th birthday party!

  14. Fantastic party theme, my niece is a huge fan of Monster High. Last year she was Draculaura for Halloween and she looked awesome. I’m sure your daughter just loved her party and you are very talented when it comes to decorating cakes!!

  15. wonderful theme decorations; I bet she loved them and she looked beautiful as always! Love!

  16. Love it ! the cake looks great and I really like the water bottle idea ! very cool !

  17. WOW! you have some talent when it comes to cakes woman! Happy belated birthday to your oldest!

  18. You did a fantastic job, love the simple touches that made her day special. And the cake – WOW!!

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  21. wow you did an amazing job on the decorations! love the cake especially, I always have these big intentions to do something awesome like that but it always turns out awful and I end up buying something lol. guess I need more practice!

  22. What an awesome way to save a lot of money, especially on decorations!! They grow up so fast… all too soon birthdays become phone calls and short visits..

  23. Love the cake! My daughters are obsessed with Monster High & I’ll be doing TWO MH parties come January! One of my daughters is turning 11 & the other one is turning 9 but they want separate parties, yay! At least I’ll be able to re-use decorations, right?! Thanks for the inspiration!

  24. Wow fantastic job on the cake, looks great! It can definitely be a challenge to bring food to a party that you’re having out of the home 🙂

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  26. Hi, did you freehand the skullette onto the cake? I’m making this for my daughter’s birthday this weekend and I can’t decide if I should try to trace it onto the cake or use a buttercream transfer.
    Thanks!

    1. I printed a skull off and traced using icing {trace with a very thin layer of icing} of the outside and eyes. Then, turn onto cake so the icing impressions to the cake to make a slight impression – Just to get the size right. Then, I filled in on my own.

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