Despite the warm Florida weather, you know it’s fall when you spot a Mickey Mouse wreath in pumpkin shape align Main Street, U.S.A. at Magic Kingdom Park! This iconic fall decoration is one that seems to transform the Park into a fall oasis amidst the pixie dust currently underway in preparation for Walt Disney World’s 50th Anniversary! If you need a dose of Disney right at home, we’ve got the perfect DIY Mickey wreath project for you. Disney has now released a talented blogger’s step-by-step instructions for creating your very own Mickey Pumpkin Wreath right at home.
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Meet @mallory.erin.makes who has taken over Instagram and caught Disney’s attention with her step-by-step Mickey Pumpkin Wreath directions! Ready to make your own Mickey Pumpkin Wreath to add to your Halloween decor right at home? Here’s what you need!
- Half foam sphere
- Two foam discs
- Foam Smoother
- Orange and yellow paint
- Wire wreath form
- Fall foliage garland
- Craft knife
- Twist ties
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Mickey Pumpkin Wreath Instructions:
STEP 1: Draw the Mickey Pumpkin face on the large dome and start carving with the craft knife. Use it like you would with a real jack-o-lantern. Carve only partially through the foam and use the knife to pull up chunks of the foam.
STEP 2: Cut the ears out of the disc pieces using the knife.
STEP 3: Apply foam smoother to the carved portions of the ears and Mickey face using a plastic knife. Just like frosting a cake! Let it dry and lightly sand if needed.
STEP 4: Spray paint or use acrylic paint to color the pumpkin Mickey orange. Use yellow paint for the eyes and mouth.
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STEP 5: Use toothpicks with glue to attach the ears to the back of the Mickey head.
STEP 6: Layout your garland to loop around the wire wreath form. Use twist ties or string to attach the garland to the wreath. Use spare leaves or flowers to fill in any gaps.
STEP 7: Loop a twist tie through the Mickey head to hang from the center of the wreath.
STEP 8: Hang it up and dream of Fall at the Parks!
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Super cute and perfect fall decor for any Disney fan! Want easy to print, downloadable directions? Simply click here. Are you ready to make your very own Mickey Pumpkin Wreath to have for your front door? Let us know how it goes! Happy fall and Halloween, Disney fans!