Collectibles

Information and reviews of the Walt Disney Classics Collection collectibles.

Trip Planning for Star Wars Weekends Trip!

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April 9, 2014
Trip Planning for Star Wars Weekends Trip!

For a few years now I’ve been a member of a Vinylmation trade group, Mouse Traders NYC, that meets every other month in New York City. Last summer some of our members happened to be in Walt Disney World together, and had a brainstorm that we should plan a group trip. All these months...
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My Perfect Disney Souvenir

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February 4, 2014
My Perfect Disney Souvenir

My favorite gifts are the personal ones. Anything related to my boys or Disney rank very near the top of the list these days. I had a pretty good idea of what to expect Christmas morning when my mom whisked the boys away in Magic Kingdom one day in early December and said they...
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D23 Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives

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November 11, 2013
D23 Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives

October 16, 2013 marked the debut of D23 Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives, in Chicago, Illinois at the Museum of Science and Industry.  The opening of the exhibit also marked the 90th anniversary of the Walt Disney Company. “Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives showcases the creativity and innovation that has defined Disney...
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Decorating for Halloween – Disney Style!

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October 31, 2013
Decorating for Halloween – Disney Style!

Happy Halloween!  I can’t believe it is already the end of October and the holidays are right around the corner!  When we went to Walt Disney World (WDW) in August the merchandise locations were already selling Halloween decorations and all sorts of other Halloween related items.  By the end of our trip Main Street...
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A Fun Disney Surprise at Hallmark!

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October 17, 2013
A Fun Disney Surprise at Hallmark!

Disney and Mickey Mouse are everywhere!   I recently visited my local mall and every store I went into had tons of Disney and Mickey stuff.  I expect to see Mickey Mouse and friends at The Disney Store but I saw it everywhere.  I went into clothing stores such as Wet Seal, Hot Topic, H&M...
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Vinylmation Collecting

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August 29, 2013
Vinylmation Collecting

So I often get asked about my Vinylmation collection, how I began, how collecting works. I thought I’d share a few tidbits for those who are maybe new to Vinylmation or thinking about collecting. Blind Boxes vs Open Boxes – Interestingly some of my first Vinylmation were actually of the open box variety. This...
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Disney Princess Build-A-Bear

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May 25, 2013
Disney Princess Build-A-Bear

A few weeks ago, we received a flyer in the mail from Build-A-Bear Workshops, informing us they were introducing a new “LIMITED TIME” Disney Princess bear!  The beautiful pink bear measures 16 inches tall, and comes with a purple tiara and on her left paw has 6 of the 11 Disney Princess-Aurora, Tiana, Cinderella,...
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Disney Pin Trading and Collecting and a Cool Way to Display Pins!

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March 21, 2013
Disney Pin Trading and Collecting and a Cool Way to Display Pins!

Do you collect pins from Walt Disney World (WDW) and/or Disneyland (DL)?  Have you ever come home after a trip to the parks and wonder how you could display them?  Before I tell you how I display mine, I will give you a little history about Disney Pin trading and collecting. Since I can...
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D23 Fanniversary Chicago 2013

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March 12, 2013
Chicago Fanniversary

Hi everyone! I hope you all are surviving the final weeks of winter before spring arrives! I know I personally cannot wait for spring to arrive here in Chicago! I just attended an awesome event and I wanted to share with you about my Fanniversary experience! Enjoy! I was soo excited to attend this...
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Be a Sorcerer!

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February 8, 2013
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The geniuses at Walt Disney World decided to take your down time at the Magic Kingdom and pack it full of all sorts of awesomeness. The first of these super interactive attractions coming to the Magic Kingdom is Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom (SOTMK). Without giving too much away, this interactive adventure puts you...
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