Disney Coffee with Character {Where to Find It, How to DIY and a Giveaway}

UPDATE: This giveaway is now closed. The four randomly chosen winners are….Leah PS – going to Disney in July; Tania – who loves Thunder Mountain; Liz – Four Season Family (yay!); Christie – loves Soarin’ and has a nepresso.  Email me at [email protected] with your mailing addresses!

I love finding little touches of pixie dust in every Disney destination.  One of my very favorites is coffee with character.  I’ll tell you where to find it, how to make your very own, and do a little giveaway!!

Joffrey’s Coffee at Disney Springs

Joffrey’s Coffee at Disney World is my favorite.  Even more so than Starbucks!  At the Joffrey’s Coffee & Tea Company Disney Springs location, you’ll find printed lattes with a variety of different character art.  I love starting my Disney day like this!

Vista Cafe on Disney Cruise Line

At the Vista Cafe on Disney Cruise Line, specifically the Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy, you can have Mickey dusted right on to the top of your cappuccino!  While you can certainly find complimentary coffee in the restaurants, the offerings at Vista Cafe are so much better, come with a complimentary pastry and only cost a few dollars charged to your shipboard account.

Disney Coffee At Home

I’ve had this easy little project on my mind for months and finally made it happen.  After observing the barista on the Disney Dream make my cappuccino each morning, I knew I could come up with a way to have pixie dusted coffee with character at home!  Here’s how…

First, I ran an empty pouch through my laminating machine to get something to use for my stencil.  I wanted something sturdy that could be cleaned off after each use.  So far, I’ve made about 6 cappuccinos and it’s held up just fine.

At Home Laminating Machine  |  Laminating Pouches

Then I measured my cappuccino cups to know how big to make my stencil (about 2.5″ at the widest point).  I loaded a Mickey silhouette image to my Cricut and converted it to be a cut file.  I put my laminated sheet on the cutting matte and set the dial to the thickest option (poster board).  When it finished, I trimmed it down to nicely fit over the top of my cappuccino cups and easily store in the kitchen drawer.

Cricut Explore Air 2  |  Paper Trimmer

After brewing my beverage and frothing my sweetened milk, I simply laid the template across the top of my cup and used a fine mesh shaker filled with cocoa powder to pixie dust the coffee!!  By the way, I have LOVED the Nepresso.  I still use my Keurig in the morning but I love this as a special treat and when we have company.

Fine Mesh Shaker  |  Beverage Stirrer  |  Nespresso CitiZ & Milk Espresso Machine

Mother was my very first recipient of at home coffee with character!!  I was insanely excited with the way it turned out!!

For my fellow crafters, you can right click and save the image I used below.  Just upload it to your Cricut (or similar machine) and save it as a cut file.

Now, I have FOUR more of these templates that I’d love to ship to a few of you who love Disney the way we do.  They are nothing fancy but I figured I’d make use of the whole sheet while I was making them.  To enter the giveaway, just leave a comment letting me know your favorite Disney attraction.  It will take me a few weeks to get them in the mail because I need to leave it open for a few days and then I’m headed on vacation.  This giveaway is open to US mailing addresses only.

Hope your Monday was magical :-)

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(I use these for ALL sorts of crafts and many are staples in my office)
At Home Laminating Machine  |  Laminating Pouches  |  Paper Trimmer
Fine Mesh Shaker  |  Beverage Stirrer  |  Nespresso CitiZ & Milk Espresso Machine
Cricut Explore Air 2

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47 thoughts on “Disney Coffee with Character {Where to Find It, How to DIY and a Giveaway}

  1. Adorable! We got our Nespresso about a year ago and we love it!
    My all-time favorite attraction at WDW is Expedition Everest-especially at night!

  2. How cute! I adore The Carousel of Progress. There’s a great big beautiful tomorrow, shining at the end of every day!

  3. I don’t have a favorite because we are taking our kids to WDW for the very first time in July! I’m pretty excited about the new Avatar ride!

  4. I love this! What a fun way to add in some Disney magic at home! You come up with the cutest things! My all time favorite attraction is a classic….Peter Pan ?

  5. So cute! My favorite attraction is Pinocchio’s Daring Journey. My grandpa took me to Disneyland as a little girl & it’s one of my special memories with him!

  6. My favorite is thunder mountain railroad. Just the right amount of drops and turns and love it being outdoors.

  7. My favorite attraction is the haunted mansion! But honestly, my most favorite thing about Disney World that is not an attraction is seeing the face of my 4 year old light up with amazement and happiness when we’re there!

  8. I have been going to Disneyland for over 40 years, my first ride always has to be Peter Pan, love it. My family roll their eyes at me but always oblige.

    Cami

  9. I am a huge fan of It’s A Small World. It just reminds of my childhood. We are going to Disney next month (got our Magic Bands yesterday), and I am totally checking out the coffee shop!

  10. So fun! I love a little ‘fancy’ at home! My favorite Disney attraction is Its A Small World – mostly because my little boy likes to point out all the countries his siblings live or have lived in over the years!

  11. What a fun giveaway! Just now heading home from the most magical week!! Have to say we love Flight of Passage but could ride Tower of Terror over and over!

  12. I love it! So cute. My favorite attraction is Big Thunder Mountain. I enjoy the ride several times each trip. Thanks.

  13. I love all your ideas. My favorite attraction is Thunder Mountain in Disneyland. Someday I hope to visit Disney World :-)

  14. It’s been awhile, but my kids liked the Swiss family Robinson Tree. I don’t know if that is even still there?!?!
    Thanks you for the chance to win this. I don’t own a cricket machine.

  15. It’s so hard to choose!! I have favorites in lots of categories, so I’ll stick with my thrill ride favorite: Expedition Everest! I love your creativity. So inspiring!!

  16. I LOVE this!! I too am always looking for ways to spread a little pixie dust and this is perfection. I’m a die hard morning coffee drinker and I use my frother daily. This would be so fun every morning!
    My all time favorite Disney attraction is Cinderella’s Castle. I have the sweetest memories from my first trip to Disney as a child. Just magical!! Old school, I know, but none the less my favorite. :-)

    Elizabeth

  17. So fun and so crafty! The stencil is perfection! I love my Nespresso, too! It’s an amazing machine! My favorite ride is Soarin’ at Epcot!

  18. How adorable! It would be super cute use with powdered sugar over french toast or a dessert. My favorite ride is pirates of the Caribbean every time!

  19. Avatar flight of passage….. hand down the BEST ride at Disney! Love, love, love the Disney stencil you made.

  20. My very favorite nostalgic attraction is Haunted Mansion. I am in awe of Flight of Passage, though. Fingers-crossed, this gives me a great reason to treat myself to a frother!

  21. Goodness, what a fun way to start any day, and to bring Disney to each morning. It’s hard to pick just one but I think I would have to say Haunted Mansion…I remember riding four times in a row with my grandfather back in the early 1980s…and now riding with my own parents and children. Just the right amount of spooky for us!

  22. Oh, this is hard……I’m going with Peter Pan….so sweet and lots of good memories! Thank you for the giveaway…..

  23. This is such a cute idea!! I love having a little bit of Disney magic in every day. It’s hard to choose a favorite attraction, but the one that means the most to me is Journey into Imagination with Figment!! I made my parents ride that ride back to back way too many times when I was younger! (If it was my choice, I wish Disney would bring back the old version with Dreamfinder!)

  24. So fun! My favorite attraction is probably Space Mountain- it’s the first ride I remember going on with my dad on my very first trip to WDW as a child. And I loved riding it with my sister on our girls trip a couple weeks ago- the first time she had been in almost 30 years!

  25. So fun! My favorite attraction would be Space Mountain- it’s the first one I remember riding with my dad on my first trip to WDW as a child. And it was fun to ride it with my sister a couple weeks ago with my sister on our girls trip- the first time she had been in almost 30 years!

  26. Hi, This is so adorable! I also love my Nespresso. This is a tough choice but I would say my favorite ride is the Tower of Terror. I could ride it over and over.

    As a mom to 3 little boys, your website always gives me such great ideas! Thank you!

  27. This is one of your best creations!! You just don’t know how much I love cappuccinos! :) This would be adorable to use for cupcakes, french toast, pancakes, etc. I’m dying for a Nespresso machine!

    I guess I’m an old school girl cause I dearly love the Haunted Mansion!!

    Thanks so much for the opportunity to win and make some Disney magic right here!

    xo
    Pat

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