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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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Valentine’s Day Mantel

I love decorating for holidays and other occasions. I had a lot of unused red decorations left over from Christmas, so I decided to decorate the mantel above my fireplace. I made some new projects, but a lot of the items were things that I already owned or made for other blog posts. These ideas can be used not only for a mantel, but for any space in your home.

For the first project, I made a garland for the mantel by tying 5″ strips of red and white tulle around some Christmas lights.

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The next project I made was a 12″ heart-shaped wreath covered with red burlap.

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I wrapped the burlap around the wreath and secured it with red pipe cleaner.

 

Two more projects were made with products from Dollar Tree.

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I painted the frames red using Krylon Dual Paint+Primer. Then, I glued together glass bowls on candle holders and filled the bowls with plastic heart gems.

 

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Finally, I arranged all the items together on the mantel.

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***LOVE canvas tutorial can be found here.

***Candy jar tutorial can be found here.

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Simple Christmas Decorations

I can’t believe that Christmas is in a few days! This year has went by so quickly. I have been busy doing several craft projects, and I didn’t realize how fast time has gone by. For this blog post, I wanted to share with you all some of the Christmas crafts I have worked on. I think that they are fairly simple to complete, and hopefully someone can draw inspiration from the projects.

  1. Garland Wreath

For this project, I used a 12 in. foam wreath and red and gold tinsel garland.

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All I did was wrap the garland around the wreath until the wreath was fully covered.

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Only took me about 5 minutes!

2. Christmas Wood Frame

I used a frame from a previous craft, and turned it into wall art.

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I spray painted the frame red. After the frame was dry, I cut some wrapping paper and attached it to the back of the frame.

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I hung the frame from a couple of nails that were already in my wall. Then, I added the gold ornament.

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3. Christmas Sign

I really enjoyed doing this project because the sign came from a piece of an old drawer in my son’s room.

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I was dismantling the drawer and I wanted to save some parts for future projects. I took the back part off and used it for my sign.

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I thought I wanted to paint it white, but I went with red instead.

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After the board was dry, I used a gold paint pen and some stencils to draw letters and shapes.

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I put the finished sign by my Christmas tree. I love the way it looks there.

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Felt Wreath

I enjoy making wreaths and thinking of different ways to decorate my door. I decided to make a felt wreath because I had a bunch of felt sheets left over from an earlier project. I am beginning to decorate my house for the holidays, and I feel that this wreath will be an excellent way to make my door look festive and beautiful.

I used the following supplies:

  • 12 in. foam wreath
  • Straight pins
  • Felt sheets
  • Scissors
  • Pearl beads

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I started off by cutting the felt into petal shapes.

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Next, I folded the felt petals into circular shapes and pinned them around the wreath.

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Finally, I tied a strand of pearl beads around the top of the wreath so I could hang it from my door.

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Here is the finished wreath:

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DIY Halloween Wreath (Easy)

This is a quick and easy project if you are still looking for last-minute Halloween decorations. I made this using a 12 in. foam wreath, straight pins, black polyester ribbon, and Dollar Tree Halloween decorations.

I started off by wrapping the ribbon around the wreath. I secured the ribbon with the straight pins (I used this method because I plan on using the wreath at a later date).

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I used the straight pins again to secure the Halloween decorations to the wreath.

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Finally, I tied black ribbon around the top part of the wreath so that I could hang it from my door.

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Happy Halloween!

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Fourth of July Crafts

Celebrate Independence Day with these two fun and easy craft projects!

 

The first craft project is a wreath. This wreath is so simple to make. I used the following supplies:

  • 14 in. grapevine wreath
  • small paper flag
  • glue gun
  • patriotic bow
  • red, white, and blue glitter
  • chipboard letters

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First, I tied the bow onto the top part of the wreath. Next, I glued glitter onto the letters. Once the letters dried, I glued them on the wreath. Finally, I added the paper flag.

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This wreath took me very little time to make. The longest part was waiting on the glitter to dry on the letters.

 

 

For the second project, I made a patriotic felt mirror. I used the following supplies:

  • red, white, and blue felt
  • glue gun
  • scissors
  • wooden picture frame
  • 5 in. round mirror
  • rhinestones

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I started off by gluing the mirror onto the picture frame.

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Next, I started making the felt flower petals.( I found an excellent tutorial at this blog on how to make different styles of felt flowers.)

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Then, I started gluing the felt petals and rhinestones onto the mirror and frame until the frame was completely covered.

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Here is the finished product:

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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.