Mickey Mouse Centerpieces

Another super cute (and super inexpensive) project to add some Mickey Mouse fun to your party!

Mickey Mouse Centerpiece

 

Items Needed:

  • Small metal buckets or bins
  • Dried Beans
  • Small Doll Rods (1/4” or smaller)
  • Styrofoam balls in 2 sizes (an assortment package at Dollar tree has enough for one centerpiece)
  • Black Paint
  • Embellishments (Pinwheels or star stakes etc.)
  • Gift zig-zag party packaging
  • Hot glue/Glue Gun

I purchased everything but the doll rods & Black paint (that I already had) from Dollar Tree!

1.  I started out by hot gluing 2 smaller Styrofoam balls onto a larger one to create Mickey’s Head. I painted the Mickey Head black, using black acrylic paint and a stencil brush.

Mickey Centerpiece Head

3.  I cut the doll rods to the appropriate length (height) and then inserted one end into the bottom of the Mickey Head.

4.  I used another Styrofoam ball as the base and then inserted the other end of the doll rod there and then inserted the pinwheels on both sides, a little lower than the Mickey Head.

Mickey Centerpiece Base

5.  I placed the base Styrofoam ball into the metal bucket and then filled it with dried beans to hold the ball and sticks in place

Mickey Centerpiece base with beans

I topped the beans with the zig-zag gift packaging material and A Mickey Centerpiece was born!

Mickey Centerpiece zig zag paper

So Easy…but so cute!

Mickey Mouse Centerpiece on Table

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10 Responses
  • I love reading about all the aspects of this adorable party!

    Jessica
    stayathomeista.com

  • michele
    July 11, 2012

    hi, i love your centerpieces! i’m going to try them for my son’s 1st birthday! where did you find the mickey printed cloth that you have on the table underneath the centerpieces?

    • Cheryl
      July 11, 2012

      Michele, I found them at Hobby Lobby in the bandana section on clearance!

  • Annette
    April 24, 2013

    So cute! Everything from the styrofoam balls to the dowel rods is so cheap and easy to find! Love!

    • Cheryl
      April 24, 2013

      Thanks so much Annette! I appreciate it! They might be one of my favorite centerpieces!

  • Ruby
    March 11, 2015

    Where did you get the pinwheels? I love this! good job!

    • Cheryl Spangenberg
      March 11, 2015

      Ruby, I picked those up at Dollar Tree. They came in packs of three (different colors) They normally have them about spring-summer time!

  • Lydia
    July 5, 2015

    Very cute… I LOVE those napkins! Where did you get those???

    • Cheryl Spangenberg
      July 5, 2015

      Lydia, They are actually bandanas that I picked up at Hobby Lobby. They have a huge selection of open stock bandanas in all different colors, patterns and characters!

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