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February 5, 2013 / mrsdeboots

More yo gabba gabba DIY!

So after bitching quite a bit, I shared my yo gabba gabba fluff balls.

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I did manage to finish Brobee’s unibrowed cranky ass

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So I got home around 12:30 yesterday, put the birthday boy down for his quote unquote nap, and in approximately 1 hour, went thru a clusterfuck of rushing.

I had made some letters for a birthday banner, even as I swore I would do no more hand lettering.

I did not, apparently, photograph this process. I found this picture on good old google

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And decided to try and copy it while my cupcakes were cooking.

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The card stock was black, so obviously I had to do several coats of acrylic, and for once was happy at how fast that crap dries.

As this was not an official party, but was his birthday, I wanted to do something special I hadn’t actually planned for, so at the last second I decided that I would make a muno cupcake cake. He’s 2, so perfection wasn’t completely necessary, and no one would see but B, Shane, and myself, so I figured, why not?

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Luckily for me, I have 1 cupcake pan and 1 muffin pan, so the different sizes were helpful, if entirely accidental.

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After using an entire large bottle of red food coloring in 1 regular
Sized container of icing, I got as close to muno’a shade as possible. I tried to fatten him up with more icing, and them smooth it out as much as possible.

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The icing at this point was almost in complete liquid form, so I stuck him in the fridge to stiffen up.

Then I went back to my sign.

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Then back to Muno.

Let me mention at this point, I heard an alarming thud, and upon entering the child’s room, found him running in and out of his closet. I informed him it was nap time and he needed to get himself in the bed pronto.

So Muno, if you aren’t familiar with Yo Gabba Gabba, is a large red phallic type creature covered in, with my dermatology knowledge, what I desirable as either small lipomas or neuromas. Or, since he is shaped like a penis, for fun, herpatic lesions.

This required making a large mess while I tried the old sandwich bag with a tiny hole technique, scooping neon red into the bag with my bare hand, which is still, right now, bright red.

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To top off his penile appearance, he is a cyclops, so one again the sandwich bag tiny hole mess continues

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Club footed, yes, but as my last second ideas go, I felt this would pass for a 2 year old.

Finished up the sign, hot glueing on the letters and drawing on the little squiggly lines and whatnot that I can only hope represent curse words.

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Then Shane arrived back from the car repair, bringing with him the doom and gloom that can only be delivered from a mechanic, but our spirits weren’t dampened. We decorated a 2 year old sized area and var lar!

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I got that Brobee doll from a thrift store for like, $2.99, and hid it as a centerpiece

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He was in approval of the Muno cake.

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Brobee wasn’t played with much, although B did keep making him drink out if that cup, making me wonder if perhaps his crabby disposition plus this excessive thirst was an underlying sign of in diagnosed diabetes.

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Did he love it? You tell me!

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  1. homecreationseveryday / Feb 5 2013 5:47 pm

    Super Cute decor! How fun πŸ™‚

    • mrsdeboots / Feb 5 2013 6:12 pm

      Thank you! I was really happy at how well everything turned out and he was really excited too, and that made everything perfect for his big day.

  2. Teeny Bikini / Feb 7 2013 4:27 pm

    So so so so so cute. You are creative times 10. πŸ™‚

    • mrsdeboots / Feb 7 2013 6:02 pm

      Aww thanks!! I am honored πŸ™‚

  3. WordsFallFromMyEyes / Mar 2 2013 12:29 pm

    Ha, ha – what bitching?? This is all TOO GORGEOUS! πŸ™‚

    You little ladies, and your cooking, truly have this ol’ Ma’am smile. Thank you πŸ™‚

  4. denise / Aug 2 2013 7:27 am

    how did u make the character puffies?

    • mrsdeboots / Aug 2 2013 6:33 pm

      Look up the DIY on tissue paper balls on you tube, it’s really easy just folding tissue paper basically. I do suggest I ironing the accordion fold though so it’s really crisp. Lowest setting of course. πŸ™‚

      Then just pick the colors of the characters, and draw their facial features on card stock and tape them on with double sided tape.

      Hope that helps!

  5. Amber / Mar 16 2014 8:03 pm

    So cute!! I’m doing a YGG theme for my youngest’s 1st birthday. I LOVE the little pom poms with the faces! Great job!

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