/ Friday, September 28th, 2012

by Fran Cassano

Hi Everyone! Once a month, I like to break out my specialty tools and play around with what I can do with them. I have to admit, I have spa on the brain right now. So, for this week’s craft, I created embossed cotton rounds (the kind you use for astringent/toner/makeup, etc.) with Mickey, Goofy and Donald’s faces on them. Since Minnie, Daisy, Clarabelle and Marie have been getting a lot of attention lately, it’s Mickey’s pals turn for us gals.

I used the following (but definitely feel free to do a variation that fits your own theme):

  • Sizzix Big Shot (or any similar die cutting machine will work)
  • Cuttlebug’s Disney A2 Embossing Duo Set-Best Pals # 9922022 Embossing Folder (or Disney Themed A2 Embossing Folder of choice)
  • Rubbing Alcohol (to clean the embossing folder)
  • Cotton Rounds
  • Small Treat Bag
  • Small Piece of Cut Ribbon
  • A Leftover Sticky Mickey Brad

Instructions:

Clean your embossing folder with the rubbing alcohol. Make sure folder is dry. Place one cotton round atop the portion of the folder that you want embossed. Position the embossing folder in the die cutter machine (per manufacturer’s instructions) and crank through. Repeat on individual cotton rounds as many times and as many designs as you like. Place completed cotton rounds in a small treat (or similar) bag and decorate with ribbon or brad for gift giving.

Enjoy your day and let’s spa together!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Craft Time: 15 minutes (or shorter, depending on how many rounds you choose to do)

Fran’s Tips:

~ Please note that this craft requires specialty tools.

 

Like so many of us, Fran Cassano’s life is sprinkled with Mickeys. From collecting Park brochures as a child, to creating ideas for her own Disney Fairy Tale Wedding, paper crafts have kept the magic of Disney a part of her everyday life. Fran invites us capture our own memories through Practically Perfect DISNEY Crafting… Break out the tools that have been gathering dust. And let’s figure out how, together!

3 Responses to "Practically Perfect DISNEY Crafting: Mickey’s Pals Embossed Spa Cotton Rounds"

  1. Angie Carreiro says:

    I love embossed things! I like that you’re doing these specialty crafts because I consider myself a crafter but don’t necessarily know what tools I need to make everything! Thanks for th hat post!

  2. Angie! Thank you soooo much. I love to emboss things, too.

    I really appreciate all of your comments and encouragement.

    Have an awesome weekend!
    : ) Fran

  3. How creative!! I would consider myself a wanna be crafter…I have forced myself to stop going to the craft stores because I usually buy but never use the supplies. You have given me inpiration! Thank you!

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