Transport your kids (or YOU) to the happiest place on earth while they hold the spot in their favorite book! Follow the step-by-step directions below to create Disney Inspired Felt Bookmarks featuring Mickey Mouse and his best girl Minnie Mouse. Make these for Summer reading fun in just about 30 minutes, with limited supplies from the craft store.
Summer Reading FUN with Disney Inspired Felt Bookmarks
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Here’s what you need to make Mickey and Minnie Bookmarks:
- Kunin Classic Felt 9″ by 12″ Craft Cuts – Black, Red, White, Gold
- Tombow MONO Multi Liquid Glue
- Scissors – I love my Fiskars!
- MONOTWIN Permanent Marker
- Small Buttons – Two, White
- Straight Pins
- Computer and Printer
- DISNEY INSPIRED FELT BOOKMARKS PATTERN – download below ⇓
Here’s how to create Felt Bookmarks for Summer Reading:
To begin the Disney Inspired Felt Bookmarks, download patterns below ⇓, print them, and cut them out with scissors. Trace patterns on the red, black, white, and gold Kunin Felt with the MONOTWIN fine tip permanent marker according to directions included on the pattern sheet. Attach patterns to black felt with straight pins or use a white chalk pencil to trace. Cut two black head shapes for each bookmark.
Assembling Mickey: Attach two black Kunin Felt Mickey head shapes to either side of the top edge of the black rectangle body with MONO Multi Liquid Glue or a Glue Gun and Glue Sticks. Attach red rectangle pants on top of the bottom section of the black body. To finish, attach the gold bow at the neck and white buttons to the top edge of the pants.
TIP: If you don’t happen to have the correct size buttons on hand either paint buttons you already have with white craft paint OR cut buttons from white felt.
Assembling Minnie: Cut out approximately ten white Kunin Felt circle polka dots and attach with MONO Multi Liquid Glue to red felt rectangle body using the photo for placement, let dry. Attach two black head shapes to either side of the top edge of the red rectangle body. Once dry, flip over and trim excess white felt from the polka dots with scissors. To finish, the felt bookmark, attach the red felt bow onto the top of the black felt Minnie head shape.
Quick and Easy Disney Inspired Felt Bookmarks
Create these quick and easy Disney Inspired Felt Bookmarks with the kiddos and share the wonderful experience of reading! Summer reading was never more fun than with the help of Mickey and Minnie Mouse to hold your place.
Create a set for your family and some to give as gifts to friends, family, and neighbors to share the joy of reading. Kunin Felt is an easy, versatile, and forgiving medium that allows you to create affordable but trendy projects whether you are a beginner or an expert crafter! I would LOVE to see what you create, so tag me #CreativelyBeth on social media.
I have a TON of cute Kunin Felt projects on my website, but here are a few I know you will LOVE! My Upcycled Rainbow Scrap Wreath with Earth-Friendly Kunin Felt with leftovers. Create a Happy Birthday Balloon Banner with Kunin Felt. A bright and colorful Tropical Hibiscus Wreath is perfect for Summer.
Too busy to make this right now? Pin it for later! I’d love for you to pin this project to your favorite craft board on Pinterest and then it’ll be waiting for you when you’re ready.
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