Mickey mouse Christmas tree skirt

Mickey Mouse Christmas Tree Skirt

Today I want to share a super easy way for you to add a touch of Disney to your holiday decor with this Mickey Mouse Christmas tree skirt! I love it when I can add a subtle hidden Mickey to projects, because then I know it is there, but it is not overly Disney.

You can purchase a plain Christmas tree skirt to decorate, or update your current skirt. Here is how mine originally looked. I actually made this YEARS ago. It is a red satin skirt that I made with a bright colorful snowflake patterned ruffle. For the Mickey Mouse heads I originally used fabric paint and a stamp, but now I am going to show you how I updated that a made the whole project even better.

Mickey Mouse Christmas Tree Skirt

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Red Glitter Vinyl

In my mind, things are better when you add some sparkle, so that is exactly what I decided to do with this project. I cut about 75 Mickey Mouse icons out of Siser Sparkle iron on vinyl.

Mickey mouse red glitter iron on vinyl

Next I placed these small Mickey Mouse icons on my Christmas tree skirt right over the top of the stamped images. I wanted to cover up the old images since the fabric paint did not create the crisp clean look I was originally going for. Normally I would use my heat press for applying iron on vinyl, but since these icons were so small I was able to press them with my home iron. I used the hottest heat setting and held the iron in place for 20 – 30 seconds making sure to apply a lot of pressure.

Mickey Mouse Christmas tree skirt

For me I love the way the little touches of glittering Mickey Mouse icons look on my Christmas tree skirt. This would be a great way to customize a plain skirt. You could have vinyl iron on images of various Disney characters going all the way around the skirt.

Mickey Mouse Christmas tree skirt

I hope that you enjoyed this post, and that you stop back every day from now until Christmas to see what other Disney Christmas crafts I have planned for you! I am doing 25 Days of Disney Christmas Crafts to inspire you to add more Disney to your life while using your Cricut for crafting. If you want to see the whole line up of crafts you can go HERE.

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