peek-a-boo candle craft

Peek-a-Boo Candle

Add a little holiday cheer to your candles.

Materials

D23 bell template
Scissors
Glue stick
Large glass mason jar
Spray paint (you choose the color)
Votive candle
Glass beads or uncooked beans

Directions
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….

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Alex Maher Disney holiday art

Celebrate the Holidays with Original Disney Artwork

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.

Happy Holidays!

How To Install Wallpapers
On a PC: Click on a link above. Then right-click on the…

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Walt Disney Studio lot Christmas

Christmas on the Walt Disney Studios Lot

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…

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Southern Spice Cake

Southern Spice Layer Cake

This southern staple from our friends at The Chew is sure to make your mouth water! For more recipes, visit TheChew.com.

Servings 8-10

Ingredients

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

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Mashed potato casserole

Mashed Potato Casserole

From our friends at The Chew, enjoy this mashed potato casserole that’s to die for!

6–8 Servings

Ingredients

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)
1/2…

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holiday wreath craft

Winter Wonderland Wreath

Deck your halls with this wonderful wreath!

Materials

Foam floral wreath (available online or at craft supply stores)
Hot glue gun
Ornaments in various sizes, caps removed

Directions
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…

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Viva Navidad with Panchito, Donald, and Jose

So Much to Celebrate at Disney California Adventure this Holiday Season!

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,…

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Lilo & Stitch holiday art

A Behind-the-Sketch Look: Art from Favorite Disney Holiday Moments

By Nicole Nalty

Whether it’s Mickey and Minnie exchanging gifts in Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas, or Lady popping up out of a hatbox on Christmas in Lady and the Tramp, there’s something about holiday moments in Disney films that have just an extra sprinkling of pixie dust. Our friends at the Animation Research Library preserve the artwork from these and…

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Disney’s Days of Christmas store

Step Inside the Merriest Shop on Earth, Disney’s Days of Christmas

By Beth Deitchman

According to our calendar, we’re just shy of two weeks out from Christmas Day. But tucked away at Disney Springs, in the warm and sunny state of Florida, there’s a magical place where it’s Christmas every day of the year, Disney’s Days of Christmas. Whether you enter the store on a sweltering day in August or a crisp day in early December,…

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Chip and Dale

Unwrapping the Holidays on Disney Cruise Line

By Jeffrey Epstein

Guests who have sailed on one of Disney Cruise Line’s Very Merrytime Cruises know that these voyages have an extra sprinkling of pixie dust (or perhaps it’s snow!) that take an already incredible vacation experience and make it even more, well, merry. The ships offer a tree-lighting event with Mickey Mouse, Dickens-inspired carolers singing…

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