Kids room wall art (Mickey Mouse and Friends)

Don’t you just love Disney classics? No matter how old you are, Disney fascinates everyone. I enjoy watching all the classic Disney cartoons with my son. Inspired by Disney, I created this kids room wall art.
So, I wanted to make a wall art for my boy’s room and what would be better than the Classic!
This Mickey and Friends wall art is arranged on the side wall besides my baby’s collage in his room.

Kids room wall art (Mickey mouse and friends)

kids room wall art

Mickey Mouse – Donald Duck – Goofy – Pluto

YOU WILL NEED:
  • Traveling cloth boxes
  • Thread
  • Glue stick
  • Paint brushes
  • Acrylic paints
  • Pencil (to draw)
MAKE IT:
I bought the traveling boxes set from a dollar store. If you want to make your own, you will need thick drawing paper.
Note to myself: Should have made these on canvas.

The boxes I used are 11×8. Start by cutting two rectangles 12″ wide and 9″ tall.

Fold all the sides about 1″ and using the bone mark the lines.

Now overlap two such rectangles to make your canvas. The front becomes your painting surface and the back is used for hanging (you will need to first hang the back piece using a push pin/thumb pin and then place the front piece over it).

I then sketched each cartoon free handedly because I love to draw and paint. If you want to skip the drawing part, you can find tons of Disney characters online.

Once your done with the tracing part, use glue stick to outline the drawing with the thread. I used black embroidery thread. Press and smooth the thread for perfection when gluing.

You will have to cut the thread at several places and this step requires patience, just listen to your favorite music and have fun doing it!
kids room wall art 3

Now paint the characters. I used acrylic paints as they are water based and easy to use. One best thing about the thread painting technique is that you get perfect result without any irregular painting and little effort.

And you also get outlines on your painting which is pretty hard with paint brush!

Disney kids room wall art

kids room wall art

Once your done with painting the characters. Paint the background.Also paint the sides as they show up when you hang them and unfinished sides don’t look nice.

kids room wall art

Finished wall art.

Textured wall art

Check out my living room wall art project. It’s my hubby’s favorite project I’ve ever made!
thread painting
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  1. CREATIVE MIND says:

    Hi Hani,
    Its always fun to play with paper crafts,reuse & recycling is kinda funnnn..well you are not the only one i am a Big Big lover of cartooons..i can easily avoid any Hollywood movie for the Disney & animated cartoon films..(how childish I Am..yay)

  2. Meggie says:

    So much fun! I would love to do this with the Disney princesses! πŸ˜‰

  3. Kathryn Michelle Jenkins says:

    LOVE LOVE LOVE this. so cute.I'm a new follower!kathryn

  4. Kassi @ Truly Lovely says:

    Those are too cute! And you're right… You can't beat a classic!!! πŸ™‚

  5. RUCHI ART AND CRAFT says:

    HI ITS REALY GOOD IDEA.KIDS WILL LOVE IT.

  6. MiniBinoy says:

    Hello Hani, its super idea to decorate a kid's room!! I really luv it!! you are very creative!:)

  7. Patricia L says:

    So cool. I would have never guessed those were boxes. Found you @ Paisley Passions.

  8. Michelle says:

    I remember seeing this a while back. I can't believe how well you can draw by hand! I am a big fan of Donald Duck. It helps that we have the same birthday! Thanks for linking up with DIY under $5!

  9. idesign says:

    very cute, shocked that those were boxes πŸ™‚ love it Jackie

  10. Lyuba @ Will Cook For Smiles says:

    Oh wow what a wonderful idea! You did a great job. Voted for you!!

  11. Emreen says:

    WoW ! I saw the first picture and thought they were stickers… So perfect…. Love all the artworks…. Beautiful….!!

  12. I heart it !!! amazing tutorial..im sure u'll kids would love it even when they are in their 30's..(I turned 31 yesterday still love Disney)

    Do visit my new blog..(just 2 days old) and let me know what you think.

    Big blog hugs,
    Babita

  13. Soumya says:

    Awesome…I really liked it..These are my fav characters…Please drop in by my blog when you get time..

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