#DisneyMagicMoments: Last-Minute DIY Gifts, Ideas to Add Disney Magic to the Holidays

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From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Thomas Smith

Christmas week is here and we’re sharing more #DisneyMagicMoments with a virtual Santa’s workshop of last-minute Disney DIY projects, gifts and inspiring ideas to help create a magical holiday for everyone at home.

Today, we’re reaching into our holiday archives to unwrap some favorite tutorials of the season, including a dazzling DIY Princess Tiana wreath and gorgeous handmade holiday cards from Walt Disney Imagineering.  Our yuletide list of holly-jolly how-tos begins with Mickey Mouse!

DIY Mickey Snowflakes

Mickey Mouse Snowflakes –  Whether it’s snowing or not, you can create a winter wonderland with this easy DIY project on making Mickey Mouse snowflakes.  Use our special template to make different-sized snowflakes and create your own festive flurry! Find step-by-step instructions here.

Holiday DIY: Make Disney Parks Hot Chocolate Gifts

Disney Parks Hot Chocolate Gifts – With our special DIY Hot Chocolate Kit tutorials, we’re offering a clever way to gather and display all the ingredients you’d need for Cocoa, Holiday Cocoa, Spicy Cocoa and Salted Caramel Cocoa.  Download step-by-step instructions here and ingredients for each.

DIY scarves

Disney Scarves – This dazzling Disney scarf DIY is sure to warm you up this holiday season.  How-to instructions show techniques for adding Disney magic to your own scarf.  Download the stamps and stencils template and the DIY instructions and get your craft on!

Holiday Hostess Gifts- Our friends at Disney Floral & Gifts have several tutorials on how to create heartwarming hostess gifts for the holidays.  Watch the videos above for step-by-step instructions.

Mickey Mouse-Inspired Ornament/Gift by Maggie Tompkins

Mickey Mouse Inspired Ornament/Gift –  In one of our recent tutorials, Maggie Tompkins, of Jet Plane Mommy, showed us how to make festive Mickey and Minnie mason jar ornaments.  These projects are practically perfect for hanging on your tree or giving as a present. Click here for instructions.

Make the Holidays Brighter with these DIY Disney Inspired Holiday Crafts

Princess Tiana Wreath & Gingerbread Mickey Ornaments – Our popular #DisneyCreators at Home series is adding to the festive fun with several DIY projects with a Disney twist!

Disney Holiday Cards – Sending and receiving holiday cards is one of the best parts of the season! Add extra flair to your holiday greeting cards with video tips from Walt Disney Imagineer Alisara Tareekes.

Alisara is also sharing instructions on how to add Disney Magic to your holiday thank you notes as well. For more drawing tutorials, check out the Walt Disney Imagineering YouTube channel.

Disney Inspired Gift Wrap –  To bring more dazzling Disney Magic to your gifts as well, we’ve put together an easy step-by-step guide! Download instructions here and templates.

Disney Countdown graphic

Disney Vacation Countdown – And if you’re planning a trip to the Walt Disney World Resort, we’re sharing a craft that adds even more excitement to counting down the days to your vacation.   It’s easy to create -just print out your favorite themed numbers for a Walt Disney World Vacation Countdown or Disney Parks Holiday Vacation Countdown.

We hope you enjoyed our winter wonderland of projects, gifts and inspiring ideas to add Disney Magic to your celebration.  Be sure to share your homemade Disney creations and gifts using the hashtag #DisneyMagicMoments.

And for more holiday stories, visit our “Everything Holidays” section on the Disney Parks Blog.

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