10 DIY Disney Christmas Decorations That Will Make Your Holidays Magical
Admittedly, I am not the craftiest person. I like looking at crafts, I like pinning crafts and thinking one day I may make them with the kids, and I like buying ready made crafts on Etsy and at the Christmas craft shows. But buying and looking aren’t going to cut it with the kids. They have crafting needs and Christmas break is the perfect time to stock up on some Disney crafting supplies.
Check out this expert roundup of 10 DIY Christmas crafts that don’t require a ton of forethought or end up looking amazing.
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Mickey and Minnie Caramel Apple Ornaments
Making decorations to remember your fantastic vacation is a great way to celebrate the holidays and push those Disney Blues away. Check out these incredible Caramel Apple ornaments from Staci at Craftystaci.com to learn all about Disney inspired felt-based caramel apple ornaments.
- felt rectangles in red, green, white and dark brown,
- two long lollipop sticks,
- 16 inches of ribbon,
- a piece of cardboard
Make ‘Em At Home
If inspiration gives you a craving for real caramel apple, check out this cool Disney caramel apple kit — it even has Mickey sprinkles!
Countdown Mason Jar Ornament
When your countdown to Disney overlaps with Christmas, there is no reason why the two can’t be joined to create a whopper of a Disney inspired Christmas ornament. Staci at Craftystaci.com does it again with these adorable mason jar Disney countdown ornaments
- one wide-mouth ring and lid,
- two regular-mouth rings and lids,
- black paint that’s safe for metal (spray or brush on),
- black chalkboard paint,
- glue gun.
Park Map Ornament
No matter when you take your Disney vacation you can make a DIY Disney Park Map Ornament to remember your trip at Christmas time. April from Pixie Dust Savings shows us how to make these adorable park map ornaments using cookie cutters.
- Disney Park Maps
- Scrapbook Cardstock
- Glue Stick
- Stencils or Cookie Cutters
- Hole Punch
Disney Theme Park Map Christmas Ornament
Two very different takes on the same ornament, this park map ornament requires the use of mason jars. After making your countdown ornament, I’m sure you will have one or two to spare for this little addition to your tree. Kim from Kim and Carrie show us how to make mason jar park maps.
- Disney theme park map
- Canning jar lid
- Twine (we used about 12 inches per ornament)
- Disney holiday buttons
When all else fails, Let it Go! Grab yourself some stickers and have at ‘er. I like this one because the possibilities are endless once you have all of the supplies.
- Clear round ball ornament
- Squirt bottles
- Minwax Polycrylic
- Vinyl Transfers or Lettering Stickers
Scrapbook remnant round ornament
This particular scrapbook paper is called Mickey and Friends by Sandylion and it has been on the clearance rack of Michaels for the last 10 years. I have tons of it just waiting to be used and no inspiration to use it… until now. Any scrapbook paper will do for this to work, it needs to be colorful and full of characters.
Beauty And The Beast Enchanted Rose Ornament
This simple DIY Beauty And The Beast Enchanted Rose Ornament is inspired by the classic Disney Beauty And The Beast movie. This is a fun Christmas craft for Disney fans of all ages. Melissa from The Farm Girl Gabs gives us some great movie-themed ornaments.
- Plastic fillable ornament
- 1 Miniature red rose
- Gold Ribbon
- Glue Gun & Glue Stick
- Gold Rhinestone Adhesive Embellishment
- Shredded Gold Crinkle Filler
UP Disney Christmas ornament
Unofficially known as the Greatest Love Story of all time, UP! is a household favorite to many Disney fans. Melissa from The Farm Girl Gabs shows us how to make this simple Disney movie inspired Christmas tree ornament.
- Round Wood Christmas Ornament
- Colorful Pom Poms
- Twine or String
- Glue Gun
- UP House Clip Art printed out on white cardstock
Disney Minnie Mouse Glitter Ornament
Make merry magical with this adorable Disney Minnie Mouse Glitter Ornament. It’s an easy DIY craft for your Christmas tree.
- Clear plastic ornament
- Red Acrylic Paint
- Black Acrylic Paint
- Red Glitter Paint
- Black Glitter Paint
- Chunky White Iridescent Glitter
- Red Glittery Ribbon
- Polka Dot Ribbon
- Glue Gun
- Mod Podge or Craft Glue
- Paint Brush
Salt Dough Ornaments
Getting the little ones involved in the DIY Christmas process is not an easy task. Having something that they can create and look on for years to come is priceless.
Source: I Heart Arts and Crafts
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