" All About the Details: DIY Tuesday [Mickey & Minnie Mouse Painted Shirts]

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

DIY Tuesday [Mickey & Minnie Mouse Painted Shirts]

Mickey & Minnie Painted ShirtsWe got a chance to go to Disneyland yesterday with some friends [for free], we were so excited and extremely thankful.  So, I decided to make all of the kids shirts as a way to thank to our friends  and their family for getting us in. We had a total of 4 kids, two boys and two girls. Naturally I chose to make Mickey & Minnie Mouse Shirts!

I hand painted all of these shirts and they were pretty easy to do.





Materials

Shirts
Fabric Paint [Red, White, Black & Pink]
Paint Pen
Mickey Mouse Template
Polka Dot Ribbon
Mickey Font [I downloaded mine from here]
Foam Brushes
Small Paint Brush [for fine details]
Cardboard scraps


First print out the Mickey Mouse template onto heavy card stock. Then cut it out and trace it onto each shirt.
Mickey & Minnie Painted Shirts

Traced Mickey Mouse head.

Mickey & Minnie Painted Shirts

Once the head was traced onto all four shirts [or how many you are making] take the head and cut it in half, where the line is.

Mickey & Minnie Painted Shirts

Place back on shirt and trace the line in the middle.

Mickey & Minnie Painted Shirts

Place a piece of cardboard inside your shirt so when you paint anything that bleeds through will go onto your cardboard and not the back of your shirt. Paint the top half black. Best tip for painting shirts with foam brushes is to stamp the shirts and do detailed edges slowly with the side of the brush or a small paint brush.

Mickey & Minnie Painted Shirts

For Minnie Mouse shirts paint the entire bottom half pink.

Mickey & Minnie Painted Shirts

For Mickey Mouse shirts start by marking where your buttons are going to be, I just eyeballed them and used a lid from one of the paint jars. This gave me a guide of where to paint red. Paint the bottom of Mickey Mouse red.

Mickey & Minnie Painted Shirts

For Minnie Mouse I used a round foam brush and stamped the polka dots on the bottom half. I made a bow  [using this tutorial] and sewed the bow on to both girls shirts by hand.


Mickey & Minnie Painted Shirts

For each child's name: Download the font, type the name[s] you want then print them on to thick card stock. Then cut each letter out and trace them onto each shirt. Once I had an outline I painted in the middle.

Mickey & Minnie Painted Shirts



Thats how you make Mickey & Minnie Mouse shirts without any fancy machines....

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14 comments:

  1. So cute and great job with the shirts! I'm sure you enjoyed your time at Disney :) Stopping by from Ginger Snap Crafts!

    RamblingReed.blogspot.com

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    1. Thank you Andrea! Disneyland was so much fun it will be even better once they are old enough to know where they are! [haha]

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  2. I LOVE these shirts!! Such a CUTE idea!! We really want to take our kids to disney land in the next couple years and I've been seeing a lot of different kinds of shirts out there. I'm pinning this one definitely!! :) Thanks for sharing!

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  3. What a great idea, super cute, and oh so easy to make!!! Thanks so much for sharing with us!

    http://sarahowe.blogspot.com/

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    1. Anytime Sara! Thank you for stopping by.

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  4. Super cute! I hope you'll consider sharing this at our Pinworthy Projects Party tomorrow!

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    1. Just added these to the party! Thanks for the invite and for stopping by Carrie!

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  5. These are so cute! I am definitely considering making something like this for our upcoming trip in November :)

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    1. They were really easy to make and the kids loved the attention :)

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  6. Adorable! Thanks so much for sharing at Project Inspired linky party - I pinned this to our group party pinboard! Tx! Heather xo

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  7. Super cute! HUGE Disney fan! Love your blog! New follower through Bloglovin thanks to 36th Avenue hop.

    Cathy

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  8. Those are so cute ! I need to make some for our upcoming WDW trip. I think I'm gonna go the vinyl route, but your paint looks great! Thanks for sharing at Pinworthy Projects.

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