Disney DIY: Learn How To Make Tiana Wreath and Gingerbread Mickey Ornaments
Ho, Ho, Ho and Happy Holidays! If you’ve got the kids home with your this Thanksgiving week then we have a couple of incredible DIY projects designed to keep them busy with magical end results. Disney recently shared to festive DIY projects with a Disney twist that will add some festive pixie dust to your holiday decor.
Let’s start with a Princess and the Frog- inspired Christmas wreath complements of One Handy Momma, followed by some awesome plush Gingerbread Mickey ornaments designed to add a bit of whimsy to any Christmas tree!
PRINCESS TIANA CHRISTMAS WREATH
A wreath, Princess Tiana doll, and colorful mesh ribbon are all easy objects to gather for this DIY wreath.
HERE’S WHAT YOU’LL NEED
- Plain Wreath
- Mesh ribbon in purple & green
- Ornaments & pick sticks
- Princess Tiana doll
- Spray Mod Podge
- Glitter (optional)
- Gold wire
STEP 1: Lay out all materials.
STEP 2: Cut hanging strings o ornaments.
STEP 3: Set a few of the ornaments aside that you want to add glitter to. Spray with Mod Podge and sprinkle with glitter over a paper plate. Sit to side and let dry.
STEP 4: Flip over the wreath and start feeding the mesh ribbon (1 color at a time) through the back of the wreath. You will be creating loops of the ribbon that willshow from the front of wreath.
STEP 5: Once you put both colors of mesh ribbon on wreath, it’s time to start filling it in with ornaments.
STEP 6: Use the gold wire to wrap ornaments on wreath.
STEP 7: Add the doll to your desired position. Use wire around doll waist to secure it.
STEP 8: Continue to fill in ornaments and pick sticks.
STEP 9: Optional: Print a picture of Prince Naveen as a frog and add it to wreath. Hang & enjoy!
You can find a handy one sheet printout of this project here – Holidays-Creators-at-Home_DIY-Tiana-Wreath
Gingerbread Mickey Ornament
Next up are instructions to make the absolutely adorable Gingerbread Mickey ornaments you see above! All you need is some fabric and puffy paint and you are on your way to making some Disney Christmas magic! This project comes to you compliments of Minnie Van Mom/
- Gingerbread Mickey Template
- 1 – 9×12 sheet of brown felt
- 1 – 9×12 sheet of black felt
- 1 – yard of white yarn ribbon
- Puffy paint (white, green, and red)
- Big eye needle
- Glue gun
You can download the template here – Gingerbread Mickey Template
STEP 1: Using your marker, trace two Gingerbread Mickeys using your exterior stencil on the brown felt. Carefully cut out each Gingerbread Mickey.
STEP 2: Place the Gingerbread Mickey interior stencil on one of your Gingerbread men and trace around the outline with white puy paint. Add paint squiggles on the arms and legs of the Gingerbread Mickey, let dry.
STEP 3: Once your Gingerbread Mickey is dry, place it on top of your second Gingerbread Mickey. Using your needle and white yarn, carefully sew your two Gingerbread Mickeys together with a whipstitch. Before completely stitching up the Gingerbread Mickey, stu with polyfill.
STEP 4: Using your Mickey face stencil, carefully trace Mickey’s face onto your black felt and cut the face out. Hot glue the eyes, nose, and mouth onto your Gingerbread Mickey.
STEP 5: Now it’s time to decorate! Using your puy paint and ribbon, add buttons, rosy cheeks, and a bow tie (or a hair bow if you want a Gingerbread Minnie).
STEP 6: Hot glue a looped ribbon on the back of your Gingerbread Mickey so that it can hang on your Christmas Tree
You can download a printable version of this project here – Holidays-Creators-at-Home_DIY-Ornament
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