About My Ears

My ear journey began in September of 2017.  After so many Disney trips, I had acquired a number of pairs of official Disney ears, as well as a healthy collection of Etsy ears.  None of them really represented the odd lesser-known characters I love or the specific style I enjoyed.  So I decided to start designing and making my own fabric ears to wear in the park.

Disclosure: Some of the links in this post may be affiliate links, meaning, at no cost to you, I may earn a small commission if you click through and make a purchase. Your support to this blog is greatly appreciated and commissions go towards bringing you the best content possible!

Fast forward ever-so-slightly to me having made more than 50 different sets of ears using all sorts of fun fabric I found at stores and from Etsy.  At this point Randy told me our house was too full of ears and I needed to start finding some way to not have so many pairs around…. and Adventureland Ears Company was born.

After a couple months of successfully selling fabric ears, in November, I noticed that we had a Cricut die-cutter sitting unused in the corner of our office.  I wanted to be able to put fun Disney-inspired decals all over everything in my house!  So after a number of experiments and hours spent in Photoshop coming up with some super fun designs, I launched my line of decals in my Etsy Shop.  At first I tried a bunch of different types of vinyl for cutting decals, but eventually figured out the best medium to cut was Cricut’s incredible quality vinyl that comes in a bunch of fun colors and finishes!

Fast forward to the Holiday Season, and I’d been seeing a lot of different types of 3D Printed ears in the park.  I looked into some print-on-demand services like Shapeways, but ultimately decided to take the plunge and get my own 3D Printer.  I would up picking the Robo 3D R1+ as my printer to start experimenting with.  After many experiments (and some hilariously bad failures), I was starting to get a hang of printing out my own 3D ears.  I figured out after trying a bunch of different print media that Hatchbox’s selection of PLA Filament was by far my favorite to print with.

So what else does the future hold for me?

I have so many more fun ideas and I can’t wait to make them come to life.  Be sure to stay connected with me!

Until then…here’s some Mouse Ears I’ve recently made!

Let’s stay connected! 

Sign up for my email list for updates on the blog!

If you need Mouse Ears for your next trip, check out my Etsy Shop: AdventurelandEarsCo

Instagram – Facebook – Pinterest