Hi Everyone! Last weekend, I was in Walt Disney World and was very excited to finally be able to go to the Festival of the Masters.
For those of you who are unfamiliar with the Festival of the Masters, it is a yearly event at Walt Disney World’s Downtown Disney, featuring amazingly talented artists and craftsmen. There are fun interactive areas and opportunities for meet and greets with said Masters.
I got to hang out at the inspiring Disney Artist Village; sipped specialty “Mixers and Masters” concoctions at places like Splitsville, Bongos and Portobello; and sampled the delectable turkey meatballs of the debut Disney Food Truck: the Disney Hollywood Studios-themed Superstar Catering.
But for me, another highlight was the huge craft area sponsored by Festival presenter, Michaels. It was the one place where the artistic playing field was leveled for beginners. I also loved that the space was filled mostly with adults gleefully playing with craft foam and Crayola markers. I was one of them.
The most fun craft had to be the Michaels “Make-It-Take-It” Mickey Ear Wood Frames. In fact, I liked it so much that I didn’t even affix or embellish my set. I took the set home with me so I could create templates and share them with you. These unlabeled scans are of the actual pieces for you to craft your own Mickey Ear Wood Frames, directly from The 38th Annual Festival of the Masters.
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There are two pages. The first is the Mickey Ears and the second is the frame. Simply snip these out of card stock and you have templates to create your own work of art! While you are welcome to purchase the wood frames from Michaels, I thought scanning the frame for its shape would allow you to use any material you wish like craft foam or scrapbook paper.
You could even choose to make this into a large magnet frame for your refrigerator or file cabinet or think about using the Mickey Ears for another project altogether.
The way most people made the frame at the Festival was in landscape/horizontal format with the Mickey Ears set diagonally on the upper left corner. But really, the possibilities are endless.
What will your personal Festival masterpiece look like?
The Festival of the Masters is scheduled to return November 2014.
In the meantime, enjoy your day and craft away!
Fran Cassano 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!