DIY Christmas Mickey or Minnie Mouse Ears! | Occasionally Crafty: DIY Christmas Mickey or Minnie Mouse Ears!

Monday, December 23

DIY Christmas Mickey or Minnie Mouse Ears!

Something you may not know about Valerie and I, is that each Christmas we trade doing a 12 days of Christmas for our kids. This year it was my turn to do the 12 days for her kids. I put together a fun nativity themed collection for them, and then at the end I wanted to have a present for each of her kids. Since they are going to Disneyland the few days before Christmas, Valerie suggested maybe finding something they could use on the vacation. I thought about shirts, autograph books, and all kinds of fun things. 

Then, I stumbled across this great tutorial from Suburban Mom, on how to make your own Mickey Mouse ears. It seemed easy enough, and I thought the kids would love to have a Christmas version of ears to wear at the park! Be sure to watch her tutorial for full instructions, but I wanted to show you the changes I made to make them all Christmas-y!

First change was to use green felt instead of black. Easy!

 Then I added a little trim around the ears to bring in some shimmer and shine.
I used a red and white polka dot bow instead of pink.

Lastly I added some jingle bells! It's not Christmas without a little jingle!

They turned out so cute! I hope her kids enjoy them and get to wear them while having a blast in Disneyland!
Quick note- we'll be away from the blog for the next little while so we can enjoy the holidays with our families.  We hope you all have a Merry Christmas and/or a Happy New Year!

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