BB-Ates (BB-8 eggs)

Star Wars Food: B-Ates BB-8 // Check out our blog for lots of Star Wars Party food recipes and downloadable labels! Great for a Birthday Party or May the Fourth be with you Party. // #starwars #starwarsparty #theriseofskywalker #maythefourthbewithyou #starwarsbirthday #starwarsfood #recipe #egg #bb8 #easter #recipe // maythefourthbewithyoupartyblog.com

I promised a few new recipes before May 4th!  So, just in time for Easter, and May the Fourth I present to you our BB-Ates appetizers!

We first served them at our May the Fourth be with You Party 2 years ago, and they went like hot cakes.  The kids must have eaten a half dozen each.

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Snuggle Time! (DIY BB-8 Fleece Blanket)

DIY Star Wars BB-8 No Sew Fleece Blanket with fringe/// We add new Star Wars crafts and fun projects on our blog every week! /// ‪#starwars‬‬‬‬‬ ‪#bb8‬‬‬‬‬ ‪#fleece #blanket ‪#theforceawakens #sewing // maythefourthbewithyoupartyblog.com

Having seen The Force Awakens, I really want to watch all 6 of the other Star Wars movies again.  What better way, than curled up on the couch with a cozy BB-8 fleece blanket, and a cup of Hoth Chocolate in a Chewbacca mug… and possibly a plate of Imperial Star Destroyer crackers.

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BB-8 Perler Pixel Pattern

BB-8 Perler Pattern. /// We add new patterns to our blog every week! Click the URL and follow us to make sure you don't miss any! /// Star Wars perler, hama bead, cross-stitch, knitting, Lego, pixel pattern /// Note: Patterns are ©, and your work must include © if posted, and can not be sold. See blog for complete ©. #pixel #pixelart #perler #perlerbeads #hama #hamabeads #starwars #crossstitch #lego #knitting #mosaic #bb8 #theforceawakens maythefourthbewithyoupartyblog.com   BB-8 Perler Pattern. /// We add new patterns to our blog every week! Click the URL and follow us to make sure you don't miss any! /// Star Wars perler, hama bead, cross-stitch, knitting, Lego, pixel pattern /// Note: Patterns are ©, and your work must include © if posted, and can not be sold. See blog for complete ©. #pixel #pixelart #perler #perlerbeads #hama #hamabeads #starwars #crossstitch #lego #knitting #mosaic #bb8 #theforceawakens maythefourthbewithyoupartyblog.com

The first batch of the M4P The Force Awakens Perler Pixel Patterns are done!  #1 and I have completed 9 designs, so that will keep us posting The Force Awakens patterns on our “Pixel Mondays” until the end of the year.  And I would think that once we see the movie, we will want to create a few more.  I am especially interested in Lupita Nyong’o’s and Andy Serkis’ motion capture characters.

#1 had been looking forward to making BB-8 for months, so it was the first one we completed.  It seems to be a good one to start with, here as well.
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Love in a (BB-8 Water) Bottle! (DIY)

Star Wars Food: DIY Aquaball BB-8 Water Bottle. /// Check out our blog for lots of Star Wars Party food recipes and downloadable labels! Great for a Birthday Party or a May the Fourth be with you Party. /// #starwars #starwarsparty #maythefourthbewithyou #starwarsbirthday #starwarsfood #bb8 #aquaball maythefourthbewithyoupartyblog.com

They say spring is for new romances, and indeed, in April of this year we all fell in love!  BB-8 is one of the cutest movie character to come along in years.  And of course we all really, really, really wanted one of our own!   Since the lab at M4P is equipped to make any full size robot, as long as it can be built with duct tape…  a full-size, working BB-8 was out of the question.  However, these M4P exclusive mini-versions were well within our abilities. 
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