#DisneyMagicMoments: Creating Over-the-Top Ornaments, Other Disney Decorations for the Holidays

Thomas Smith

by , Editorial Content Director, Disney Experiences

Our cheerful celebration of the holiday season continues with a whimsical wonderland of Disney DIY ornaments and how-to decorations for everyone to unwrap at home!

Whether it’s a perfectly personalizable Mickey-inspired ornament or a creative character centerpiece, our step-by-step instructions will help add a special touch of Disney magic to your day. So, especially for the season, we’ve rounded up some favorite DIY projects, special holiday ornaments from our friends at shopDisney.com and more.  

Mickey-Inspired Marbled Glass Ornaments

Our selection of happy holiday DIY projects begins with a tutorial on how to make adorable Mickey-inspired marble glass ornaments. The ornaments can be personalized in a variety of ways with family or friend’s names and favorite Disney memories or with different colors, words or quotes. 

Download all the instructions here and templates.

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Holiday DIY: Make a Mickey Centerpiece

Another festive and fun project for the holiday season is creating your own Mickey-inspired centerpiece. To create your own, just grab the following items and check out the instructions below:

  • 10” foam ring
  • two 5 ⅞ foam circles
  • half a 6” foam sphere
  • 80 ct. 1″ ornaments
  • 50 ct. 40mm ornaments
  • 1-½” ribbon
  • glue gun and glue sticks
  • tacky glue
  • paint brush/foam brush
  • 3/16 dowel rod
  • glitter

Download instructions here.

There are many other Disney DIY ornaments to create this season, including a Cinderella Castle decoration and a festive Ariel ornament, which uses green paint and purple sequins to evoke the “Little Mermaid‘s” timeless look.  Visit the Disney Family ornaments page for more. 

And along with our DIY projects, there’s an assortment of ornaments now available from the popular Disney Sketchbook Ornament Collection.  All of these heartwarming holiday ornaments can be found at shopDisney.com.

We hope you enjoyed our special look at creating some over-the-top ornaments and Disney decorations at home for the holidays!  Be sure to check back for more of these types of stories on our “Everything Holidays” section on the Disney Parks Blog.