By Steven Vagnini
As part of a holiday tradition that began in the early 1930s, Disney studio employees, business partners, and friends could look forward to the yuletide charm of the annual Disney company Christmas card. Originally simple, yet elegant, the holiday cards grew more elaborate over time, thanks to the artistry of such staff illustrators as Bob Moore…
By Courtney Potter
The holiday season is in full, festive swing at Disney Parks and Resorts around the world… Mickey and Minnie appearing in their yuletide best; all manner of holiday-related treats tickling the taste buds of young and young-at-heart; and merrily memorable entertainment you can find only at this special time of year. Case in point? Holiday-themed…
Add a little holiday cheer to your candles.
D23 bell template
Large glass mason jar
Spray paint (you choose the color)
Glass beads or uncooked beans
1. Download and print our bell stencil template and cut out the bell.
2. Apply glue to the back of the bell and affix to the mason jar….
By D23 Team
To celebrate D23 Days of Christmas, four different artists from throughout The Walt Disney Company have created original artwork, just for D23 Members! Click the links below to download this exclusive art for a little merry magic on your device.
How To Install Wallpapers
On a PC: Click on a link above. Then right-click on the…
By Courtney Potter
Walt Disney had a knack for celebrating the holidays… surprising the Inking and Painting Department in December 1939 (during the making of Pinocchio) with a pushcart of festively wrapped presents and lots of Christmas cheer, helping create all manner of holiday tunes through Walt Disney Records, and even premiering the very first Disney…
This southern staple from our friends at The Chew is sure to make your mouth water! For more recipes, visit TheChew.com.
Southern Spice Layer Cake
1 cup dark brown sugar
1 cup light brown sugar
1 stick unsalted butter (softened)
1/2 cup vegetable oil
3 large eggs
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
From our friends at The Chew, enjoy this mashed potato casserole that’s to die for!
Mashed Potato Casserole
1 tablespoon olive oil
3 pounds potatoes (peeled, cut into 1-inch pieces)
8 tablespoons unsalted butter (softened)
1/2 cup whole milk
1/2 cup sour cream
1 cup sharp white cheddar cheese (shredded)
Imagineer Kevin Lively shares how the iconic attraction decks its decks for the holidays.
Deck your halls with this wonderful wreath!
Foam floral wreath (available online or at craft supply stores)
Hot glue gun
Ornaments in various sizes, caps removed
1. Use a hot glue gun to attach ornaments to the foam wreath, applying first to the inside circumference of the wreath. Apply hot glue between the ornaments as necessary…
By Beth Deitchman
Disney parks are always a special place to spend the holidays, to be sure, and this year Disney California Adventure park has looked to cultures all around the world to inspire a celebration that fills the park with more holiday magic than ever before. Festival of Holidays is a feast for all of the senses, with Diwali, Hanukkah, Christmas/Navidad,…