Happy 8th birthday, Mason!

MasonMy big boy Mason turns eight years old today! Now that his Minecraft-themed party is over, I can share some pics. For those of you who don’t know, Minecraft is a computer game where you “mine” for 3D textured cubes and build, well, pretty much anything you want. It’s very popular with both kids Mason’s age and adults alike. I’ve learned a lot about Minecraft over the past month!

For the invitation, I got a 3″ brown box from a storage solutions store and printed green pixelated grass for the top and edge to mimic a grass cube.


Mason labeled the food – wool (popcorn), sticks (pretzels), TNT (licorice) and monster eggs (jelly beans).


Minecraft cakeI found out there is a cake in Minecraft. Who knew? Naturally, I had to make it and naturally, I had to add to it so it wasn’t so plain. So I made a sugar cookie pickaxe and iced squares onto it.


Then the boys “mined” (scavenger hunt) for crocheted Minecraft blocks – creeper, diamond, grass cube, obsidian, stone, TNT and emerald. I had a ton of fun making them!


A good time was had by all! Now on to Evan’s birthday party ideas…

About Andrea Squared

I've been a crocheter since I was wee and I've been knitting since 2013. My life is filled with love and joy from my two boys, Mason and Evan, my dear husband and our dog.
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2 Responses to Happy 8th birthday, Mason!

  1. wfih says:

    Absolutely mind-blowing. I am so impressed by the ‘package’! Great work!!

  2. Thank you, wfih! I try to make each birthday a memorable one for the boys. And it allows my creative juices to flow as well. I’m really enjoying your blog.

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