Homemade FE gifts - Part 2

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  1. KarlaG4Kids

    KarlaG4Kids Love to travel, especially to Disney!

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    I personally think names are nice. I like to know who gave the gifts and even where they are from. I usually print out a little poem or something that fits the gift andput our name and cabin number on them when we give our items.
     
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  3. msliz2u

    msliz2u Earning My Ears

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    Can you send them to me as well?
     
  4. theholmesbunch

    theholmesbunch Earning My Ears

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    Does anyone have any bottle cap images they would be willing to share. I am trying to put some together for our upcoming cruise but can't find any the right size. We are going on the Fantasy so looking for characters or the Fantasy logo.

    Thanks Ahead A Time

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  5. gstroop28

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    I wanted to share one of the items I have just created for our upcoming cruise FE. I am not very crafty, so I created a "survival kit". It includes two mickey mouse bandaids, two small Neosporin packets, some rubber bands, some post it notes, a highlighter, some safety pins and some WetOne Wipes. I also created a little poem that is VERY dumb and doesn't rhyme.... but I'll post it after the pictures...

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    Fantasy SuperBowl Cruisers Suvivor Kit
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    We know this gift is boring, but oh so practical,
    Perhaps you won’t have to use it, but we hope it’s so helpful.

    Mickey Bandaids to help boo-boos, if you happen to fall down,
    And antibiotic cream too, so you don’t have a frown.
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    Sanitizer Wipes for your hands, for when they get icky,
    Safety Pins and Rubber Bands, if your situation gets sticky.

    The Post-it notes’ for messages to leave your family,
    And the highlighter is for you to Navigate a fun activity.
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    Pardon our horrendous poetry, and our really bad rhymes,
    But on this cruise we know that all will have Fantastic times.
    *
    The Mann Family – Chesterfield, Virginia, USA
     
  6. momoftwinadoes

    momoftwinadoes Earning My Ears

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    Hi- Newer to the disboards. Mostly a silent "looker" but thought I'd post some of my FE gifts here too. I hope you can see this picture. I am going to personalize them with the cruise date.

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  7. jmarsh

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    I really like these. Did you make them or order them?
     
  8. momoftwinadoes

    momoftwinadoes Earning My Ears

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    I just posted some princesses! I can share as long as you're not in my January sailing FE group! lol
     
  9. momoftwinadoes

    momoftwinadoes Earning My Ears

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    Thanks! I made them. They look way better than the photo in person. I ordered the graphics on etsy, edited the names/ sayings in Paint, printed them in my printer, used a xyron machine to make it have sticky backs, and used a one inch hole punch to cut the images. Then I used epoxy dots on top on the images and stuck them to the bottlecaps. I punched holes in the caps & used jump rings to attach the 3 parts together.
    Not too hard. I do make my own jewelry & am somewhat crafty but they were pretty easy to do.
     
  10. emtmom0104

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    Ok for anyone who has made the key fobs....what type of "webbing" for lack of a better word I'm guessing...do you use and where did you buy it? I want to make these for our upcoming cruise and I'm lost on where to start! Help!!! I only have a few weeks until our cruise.
     
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  12. momoftwinadoes

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    It is called webbing and you can buy it here along with the metal key fobs. There may be other sites online but I have purchased them here before and have been happy...
    http://ribbonandbowsohmy.com/index.php?module=Catalog&action=ViewProduct&prod=535
     
  13. bonjourmickey

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    Sorry it took me a few days to answer you. Too busy with Christmas to get online for a while :santa:

    The ornaments are glitter cardstock on a wooden circle. Rather easy and nice and sparkly :love:
     
  14. uscgmouse

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    What are your coasters made out of? I usually use tile when I make mine but they would be so heavy! Also do u use midge lodge to seal? I made a few sets months ago and they still seem tacky.
     
  15. uscgmouse

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    I am so glad I have 11 months before our cruise! I went through all 300 pages of FE ideas and my mind is spinning! So excited!
     
  16. txaggie94gigem

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    Okay....I must be dumb but what are these ribbon things with the metal Mickey head on them for? Saw u got them on a cruise and they r on etsy too....
     
  17. DisLyd2008

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    I put "key fob hardware" into a search on Amazon to find the hardware and the webbing showed up as other products I might be interested in. One stop shopping for me.

    Found decorative grosgrain on bestribbons.com, lots of Disney designs on there!
     
  18. love280mickey

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    Key chains!
     
  19. amanda.c09

    amanda.c09 Earning My Ears

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    I'm only just starting to read this new Handmade FE gifts thread, but I saw your comment and wanted to mention something that I received on my last cruise that wasn't too difficult and I loved. It was a solid colored Mickey head silhouette that was laminated and cut out, then someone took a permanent marker and wrote my and my husband's name on it and glued a magnet on the back. Not to technical and wonderfully personalized. I still have these on my fridge now! Just another idea for those afraid to make anything terribly difficult.
     
  20. uscgmouse

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    My Joann has webbing in thier ribbon section. You can buy it by the yard. I would check Hobby Lobby too if you have one.
     
  21. amanda.c09

    amanda.c09 Earning My Ears

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    I don't think I ever got around to sharing my Fish Extender and the gifts I gave for my Fantasy cruise last May.

    Here is my FE:
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    Link to blog post: http://www.kraftingkreations.com/2012/05/fish-extender-tutorial.html

    Luggage Handle Covers:
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    Link to blog post with link to tutorial: http://www.kraftingkreations.com/2012/05/luggage-handle-covers.html#uds-search-results

    Bottle Cap Magnets:
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    Link to blog post: http://www.kraftingkreations.com/2012/05/bottle-cap-magnets.html

    Mickey boxes to hold one magnet and some chocolate for each person:
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    Link to blog post: http://www.kraftingkreations.com/2012/05/mickey-candy-boxes.html


    We had a really large group, 48 cabins and approximately 250 people. (yes, I am completely crazy). I made 2 luggage handle covers per adult, and one per child. It was so nice seeing many of them in use when we picked up our luggage!

    I ended up having a few of the Mickey boxes left with chocolates and a magnet in them. So I gave one to each of the dining staff, and the remaining two to our room hostess. They were all so appreciative of such a small gift! Our room hostess even left us one each of the lotion, shampoo, condition, body wash, and sun gel in return! I just had to make sure I moved them to my checked luggage before we got to the airport. :) So on my next cruise I will make sure to have a special little package for the staff, maybe including a bit of a cash tip as well as some goodies.
     

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