How cute are these Disney Up-inspired Mickey Mouse Ears? They are a great way to build up excitement for an upcoming DisneyWorld trip and usually work out cheaper than the ears you can buy at the parks (or online). These ears are shockingly easy to make – we even made a quick video to prove it!
Usually I only share my own crafts (or round ups of crafts) on Sugar, Spice & Glitter but my friend’s daughter was trying to make a bit of money for her upcoming trip to DisneyWorld so I had her come over and help me with a few projects.
Like most teenagers I meet, she’s really curious about blogging – well, vlogging – and was excited to spend a day seeing what goes into it.
I was pretty honest with her – if you’re getting into blogging because you want to make money, you’re doing it for the wrong reasons and would be better off going to work at a fast food restaurant when you consider the cost of blogging and the hours worked – but if you love it, you really love it, and you would spend all of your free time and money doing it with no need for a reward – then you’re in it for the right reasons.
Anyways, putting my soapbox aside, you all know that we LOVE Disney in this house and we love making our own to wear when we go to the Parks, so I suggested that my friend’s daughter help me make a pair of “Up-Inspired Ears” and then take those with her. I showed her how to use my cameras and let her get to work.
They turned out so stinking cute, I may need to make a second pair of ears for my collection!
Check out the video to see how she made them, and then scroll down for the Grape Soda button printable (and printable craft directions):
Materials for UP Mickey Mouse Ears
- 2 pieces floral wire
- 2 pieces blue felt
- 1 piece glittered white felt
- 1 package pom pom balls
- 2 white wood letters for UP
- 1 white bow
- 1 white bottle cap (or paint)
- 1 printable grape soda (below)
- 2 rolls white pom pom ribbon small
- 1 headband
- 3 sticks hot glue
- hot glue gun
How to Make Disney UP Ears
Shape floral wire to look like mickey ears. Use these to trace out ears on felt with the blue felt folded in half. Cut out felt.
Draw clouds on white felt and cut out. Wrap floral wire ends around headband and hot glue to secure. Glue felt to both sides of the ears.
On one ear glue the cloud and the up letters. On the other ear glue the pom poms together to look like balloons.
Glue white bow to center.
Glue grape soda image to front of bottle cap. Glue bottle cap to center of the bow.
Hot glue white ribbon around ears front and back. Then glue pom poms to base of headband. Make a u and a p out of glue and glue on pom poms to make the letters UP on back of the ears.
Pin this easy Disney UP-inspired craft for your DisneyWorld prepping:
Grab your free printable for our easy Disney UP Mickey Ears: