I volunteered to make some centerpieces for 10 tables. I had an idea to do a Mickey Mouse head using styrofoam. I headed to the Dollar Tree knowing that they had styrofoam balls that I could use for ears. I was excited when I also found flat circles that I could use for the head. I was inspired by this image I found on pinterest that is from Catch My Party's website.
Here is what a I purchased for $1 each
5 - 2 packs of flat circles
10 - packs of three dimensional circles ( there were eight in a bag but only two that were the size I wanted)
1 - pack of skewers
1 - pack of toothpicks
3 - 4 packs of red cups
4 - packs of paper shred
Total Spent - $24 (and I'll be able to use a for other projects)
I had leftover white circle labels from a previous project and black paint that I used along with this project.
First I painted all of the circles and styrofoam balls. Then I used toothpicks to attach the "ears". I then placed some leftover floral foam (used from Dollar Store wreath) to stick a skewer into the bottom of the cup. I pushed the flat "head" into the skewer.
Then I added the sticker labels to look like the buttons. I then added the paper shred to top off the cup for additional decoration.
I hope the Mom to Be likes them and I'm happy I was able to get these done for not a lot of money. I was nervous about the styrofoam thinking I would be spending a fortune. They are usually around four dollars for the larger styrofoam balls. Thankfully the Dollar Tree as usual helped me out.