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Mickey Mouse Candy Jar

This craft project combines two of my favorite things: Mickey Mouse and candy. I’ve made a candy jar before, but this one was much more fun because my family and I are huge Disney fans, and we are planning on taking a trip to Disney World next summer.

Here’s a list of supplies I used to create this candy jar:

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    • Red and black acrylic paint
    • Candy
    • Glass bowl
    • 6″ Clay flower pot and lid
    • Mickey Mouse figurine
    • Elmer’s® Ultra Stix-All Adhesive
    • Mod Podge

I started off by painting the flower pot red and the lid black. I applied three coats of paint to get the right color. After the paint was dry, I sealed the pot and lid with Mod Podge to make sure the paint didn’t chip.

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When the Mod Podge dried, I applied the Elmer’s glue to the bottom of the flower pot then added the glass bowl. I also glued the figurine on top of the lid.

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The instructions on the glue stated to wait 24 hours before handling the project, and that maximum strength will develop in 72 hours.

Here is the finished product:

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And here are some photos of the jar filled with candy:

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I loved making this candy jar. It was a big hit with my family. I was especially happy with how inexpensive the supplies were. I was able to find everything at dollar stores for a total of about $10. I also enjoyed using the Elmer’s glue because it wasn’t runny and didn’t have any of the fumes that are so common with glass glues.

 

I hope you all enjoyed reading about my new candy jar. Feel free to leave comments and share with others!

 

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DIY Disney Crafts

These craft projects are for anyone who is a Disney fan. My son loves anything that has to do with Disney characters, so I make sure to create projects that he will enjoy.

1. Disney Snow Globe

I made a snow globe with a Snow White figurine, canning jar, glue gun, white glitter, and glycerin.

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I poured water, glitter, and one drop of glycerin into the jar.

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Next, I glued the figurine to the lid.

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Then, I turned the figurine over into the jar and screwed on the lid.

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How cute is this? It really does look like snow is falling on Snow White!

 

2. Disney Character Magnets

I found some packs of glass stones, Disney stickers, and Mod Podge at a dollar store to help create these adorable magnets.

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I began by spreading Mod Podge on the back of the stones and front of the stickers. Then, I glued the two together, let them dry for about two hours, then added the adhesive magnets.

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My son loves playing with these magnets!

 

3. Mickey Mouse Wreath

I used a 12 in. craft ring, scrapbook paper, Mod Podge, and a Mickey Mouse hole punch.

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I cut out the Mickey Mouse shapes with the hole punch.

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Then I glued the shapes on the ring with Mod Podge. After a few minutes, I got tired of waiting on the Mod Podge to dry, so I used my hot glue gun instead.

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Here is the finished wreath:

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I hope you enjoyed this blog post. The crafts were so much fun to complete. I’m happy that I was able to find majority of the supplies at discounted prices at dollar stores. I like sharing affordable projects with readers because I know how expensive craft projects can get. Please feel free to view other projects on this blog, and share your thoughts and comments.

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Wood Heart Magnets

I came up with this idea after buying a bag of wooden hearts from Michaels for just $2.49. I also bought a pack of magnets from Walmart that cost under $2.

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I used the following supplies to decorate the hearts: podgeable paper, glitter, pearl beads, Mod Podge, chalkboard paint, etc. I gave each heart its own look. You can decorate the hearts any way you like and use them as party favors, gifts, or toys for a child.

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DIY Mickey Mouse Wreath

My little boy loves Mickey Mouse and anything to do with Disney, so I was very excited to do this project.

I used the following supplies:

  • 1 Foam Floral Ring (Dollar Tree)
  • 2 Foam Floral Discs (Dollar Tree)
  • Straight Pins (Walmart)
  • Red and Black Yarn (Walmart)
  • Glue sticks and glue gun
  • 2 White Buttons

I started off by wrapping the two discs and top half of the ring with black yarn. I used straight pins to keep the yarn in place. Then, I wrapped the red yarn around the bottom half of the ring.

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I used the glue gun to attach the ears and buttons.

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This was such a fun and easy project. All of the material was very inexpensive because I bought everything from dollar stores. The best thing is that I was able to share something with my son that I know he loves.