It's on like… a Donkey Kong-themed birthday party! #Parties#big kids#birthday parties#birthdays#video games September 21 | Guest post by Renee Marie All photos by Renee Marie Photography. With three young children that I adore making a fuss for, party planning has become one of my favorite things. I l-o-v-e a theme and finding ways to creatively interpret it. So when my own "not so little/little guy" approached me with his request to host a Donkey Kong-themed party, I was up to the challenge! And it did prove to be a challenge. As you can imagine, Donkey Kong ready-made items are NOT easy to purchase. My creative hat got thrown on and I went to work with a lot of DIY detail that incorporated some Donkey Kong specific stuff but a lot of imagination around jungles, primates, and colors. I'm pretty pleased with the results but in the end all that really mattered was the super tired, super grateful grin on my son's face when I tucked him into bed after the festivities had ended. It was clearly a great day for him…mission accomplished! Related Post Turning five is all the sweeter with a homemade Ms. Pac-Man cake When my friend invited us to her daughter's fifth birthday and I found out that it was partially Ms. Pac-Man-themed I soon thereafter asked if... Read more You can see more photos from the party at my website! Join our community! Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Guest post written by Renee Marie http://www.reneemariephotography.com PREVIOUS Don't judge a cake stand by its color NEXT A super easy pear, blue cheese, and honey crostini Show/Hide comments [ 2 ] A requested DK party? How cool! As an adult I can request this for *my* birthday, right? You officially have one cool kid! (And an impressive party-planning ability.) Reply Thanks Elisa….he is a cool kid indeed! I love that he loves such a classic character and it was so fun reliving some of my own childhood via this fun party theme! Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Participate in this conversation via emailGet only replies to your comment, the best of the rest, as well as a daily recap of all comments on this post. No more than a few emails daily, which you can reply to/unsubscribe from directly from your inbox. No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy.