Making Custom Stuff For Disney Cruises

Over the past few cruises my wife and I have gotten involved in making t-shirts, magnets, and fish extenders.  This year I am heading one of the groups of cruisers for each of the 2 cruises.  I like to make unique things, and don’t like to have something that others have.  This year I have designed a one of a kind picture for the t-shirts.  Everyone has said that they like the design, and that is good.

What I have done is taken some stock graphics, and scanned them into my software with my Brother MFC 7420 all in one.  I use Corel Paint Shop Pro, and find that this is one of the easiest graphic software titles that are available.  Next I do some creative erasing, cleaning, morphing, and mixing with other photos.  I do the same thing to make my stateroom magnets.  The finished product is almost Disney quality.  Being I don’t sell the t-shirts for profit I am pretty well set with not getting in any trouble with Disney.

have you ever made a t-shirt, or something that you have designed your own graphic?  What software do you use?

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What Is A Disney Cruise Fish Extender?

On our first 2 cruises we saw these things hanging from the stateroom doors on the Disney Cruise.  Some of them had things inside of them.  We didn’t know what they were.  When we returned home we did some research, and found out that they are called “Fish Extenders.”  Fish Extenders are cloth items with pockets.  The pockets are for the people in the cruise group to exchange small gifts.  Our little one received cds, candy, toys, and more.  So on the next cruise my wife decided to make things, and sell them to other people.  She made the Fish Extenders.  I made T-Shirts, and Magnets.  Everything is proofed before final print.

We got together at the beginning of the cruise, and had a Yankee Trader.  This is a gift giving that is very unpredictable.  We were supposed to meet for dinner the night before, but never got that ironed out.  If you are going on a Disney Cruise then check out various sites, and look through the forums.  You will find many groups that are doing things.

If you, or anyone you know needs any of the above items, then just send me an email, and we will discuss what your needs are.

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