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  • P!Q Presents: Twisted Mouse Show (03.14)

    Kristoffer
    1 Mar 2015 | 12:15 am
    On Saturday, March 14th, P!Q will be hosting a brand new art show that will feature custom toys, prints and canvases featuring a certain mouse. “Twisted Mouse Show” will exhibit artwork from many artists from around the world, who include: Carson Catlin, Jeremiah Ketner, Patrick Wong, Daniel Fleres, Crummy Gummy,...
  • Bubi Au Yeung x Momiji Treeson Momiji

    Kristoffer
    28 Feb 2015 | 11:32 pm
    Momiji teamed up with Bubi Au Yeung to create their newest release, the Treeson Momiji. Bubi Au Yeung’s Treeson celebrates 10 years and is one of her most iconic characters and we are excited to see its return in way or another. This release features the Momiji girl sporting a...
  • Kozik x BlackBook Toy - A Clockwork Carrot Dim Haunted

    Kristoffer
    28 Feb 2015 | 10:53 pm
    BlackBook Toy has just released the brand new A Clockwork Carrot Dim “Haunted” colorway. This “Haunted” edition was created to match the Lil’ Alex, which is long sold out, until now! They’ve made a very limited number of Lil’ Alex’s to go with this release if you weren’t able to...
  • Reactor-88s Custom Corner: Frank Montano

    Jack
    28 Feb 2015 | 6:05 pm
    Welcome to the February edition of Reactor-88's Custom Corner. This month we’re highlighting Frank Montano. What’s your name? My name is Frank Montano aka Feast. I'm 24 years-old. Where are you located? I was raised in the Bay Area, now currently located in Seattle. Day job or full-time artist? I...
  • MAD Copper Metallic Edition Modern Hero Bank (02.26)

    Kristoffer
    26 Feb 2015 | 11:15 pm
    MAD will be releasing the newest colorway from his Modern Hero Bank series tomorrow, Friday, February 26th. The “Copper” metallic edition is limited to 30 pieces and stands 18” tall! They can be found HERE for $150 a piece. Save money for toys, in your toys!
 
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  • World Class Team at Spiral Toys to Bring Products to U.S. Market in March

    2 Mar 2015 | 5:30 am
    Spiral Toys, Inc. has no shortage of experience, and the company's management team is ready to use its expertise to introduce its products to the United States. And, it all starts this month! The company ...
  • Jazwares™ Receives Toys"R"Us® "Vendor Of The Year" Award For 2014

    2 Mar 2015 | 5:00 am
    SUNRISE, Fla., March 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Jazwares™, a leader in the toy and media marketplace, is pleased to announce it has been named a recipient of the 2014 Toys"R"Us® "Vendor of the Year" Award. "We are extremely excited and proud to have received this esteemed award from Toys"R"Us, as they are aligned with our dedication to providing high quality, fun and entertaining toys for children ...
  • JAKKS Pacific Secures Worldwide, Master Toy Agreement for the Smurfs Franchise

    2 Mar 2015 | 3:30 am
    Leading U.S. toymaker JAKKS Pacific, Inc. announced today that it has secured a licensing agreement with LAFIG and Sony Pictures Consumer Products to produce toys and related products based on the Smurfs franchise including the classic Smurfs brand and the upcoming Smurfs feature film premiering in August 2016.
  • Mystery lives for joy of toys

    27 Feb 2015 | 7:13 pm
    Angel Kamps plays with a rare Japanese toy while her brother, Sandy, watches. The siblings have partnered with Sandy’s wife, Aurora, to reopen their Mystery Toys shop, which last did business in Penticton in 2001.
  • Mom charged after barefoot kids found selling toys out of stroller

    27 Feb 2015 | 3:12 pm
    Two barefoot sisters found wandering the streets and selling toys out of a stroller told Osceola County deputies they were trying to help their mom save their home, records show.
 
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  • Figure King Interview - TakaraTomy Designer Talks Unite Warriors Superion, the Legends Line - And Masterpiece Star Saber

    2 Mar 2015 | 7:56 am
    TFW2005 user SidneyY has posted a translated interview with TakaraTomy designer Hisashi Yuki, who talks at length about the decisions that went into Superion and why Takara's version has different deco and has reintroduced Slingshot to the team. He also talks about the Japanese Legends line and his hope to create new products for it now that all of Generations will be shunted into Unite Warriors. And of course he talks about MP-24 Masterpiece Star Saber, and how it was engineered to use as little paint as possible to avoid chipping on the complex toy. Keep reading for an excerpt and then…
  • Combiner Wars - Huffer Brings More Ultra Prime Power-Up Options

    1 Mar 2015 | 8:14 pm
    Twitter user @tsukumo_TF decided to help Legends Huffer not feel so left out while his wavemate Blackjack was being a chest decoration for Motormaster. With some simple fanmoding, Huffer can now take position on Ultra Prime, and looks really nice doing so! This works the same way as early pictures showed Thundercracker, by grasping the pegs on Ultra Prime's chest. The same caution may apply though: Mind how you fit Huffer on there or risk the hands breaking. Click through to check out the photos!
  • Transformers Robots in Disguise Hero Mashers Optimus Prime, Strongarm, Clampdown Official Images

    1 Mar 2015 | 11:40 am
    Following the Combiner Wars reveal from Greece, Hasbro Canada has unleashed some new official Images of the Transformers Robots in Disguise Hero Mashers Optimus Prime, Strongarm, and Clampdown action figures. As we saw at Toy Fair last month, the Hero Mashers line is taking on characters from the RID series. Read on to see all the images for more details on these toys.
  • New Generations Combiner Wars Official Photos From Hasbro's Greek Website! Cyclonus, Hot Spot, Viper, Groove, Warpath!

    1 Mar 2015 | 7:55 am
    Hasbro's Greek website has posted official images for upcoming Combiner Wars figures! We've got Voyagers Hot Spot and Cyclonus plus Legends Groove, Viper, and Warpath. While no new photos of Defensor or Galvatronus are shown, these are probably the best look we've gotten at the third wave of Combiner Wars so far. Keep reading to see!
  • Generations Voyager Brainstorm Found At TJ Maxx Discount Stores

    28 Feb 2015 | 8:30 am
    Seibertron user Bounti76 has located Generations Brainstorm at TJ Maxx! The discount store chanin is charging $15.99 for the figure, which is not only pretty reasonable but makes it fairly likely that you'll soon be able to find it at the Ross discount chain for a dollar or two less. Keep reading for the photographic proof!
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  • Super7’s Earth Wolf

    slovak34
    2 Mar 2015 | 8:15 am
    Super7 has announced the impending release of the Blasted Earth Wolf vinyl. The figure is cast in orange vinyl with a whole lot of sprayed-on details. The figure will be available beginning on Thursday March 5th 2015 at Noon PT. Look for it to sell for $95.00 each.
  • Los Guerreros Transformados

    slovak34
    2 Mar 2015 | 5:30 am
    Los Guerreros Transformados are a new series of bootlegs from BigManToys. These pay homage to the randomly colored Mexican Masters Of The Universe bootlegs of yore. They've been cast in flexible rubber and are of the same scale as MOTU figures...meaning you can use and swap accessories. Each figure includes a sword, an axe, or a lazer pistol. You can pick one up now for $44.00 a pop.
  • Avengers: Age of Ultron 1/6th scale Hulk Collectible Figure

    slovak34
    27 Feb 2015 | 2:15 pm
      With Avengers: Age of Ultron the next blockbuster film from Marvel Studios, we're seeing a number of new toy announcements based on the license. Hot Toys has announced the new Avengers: Age of Ultron 1/6th scale Hulk Collectible Figure. The movie-accurate collectible figure is specially crafted based on the image of Hulk from the film. It features a newly developed screaming head sculpt with rolling eyeballs, and a specially painted muscular body.  Sideshow Collectibles currently has the figure available to pre-order for $274.99. It's slated to begin shipping in Q4 of 2015. The 1/6th…
  • Holy Kitten Talking Plush

    slovak34
    27 Feb 2015 | 11:30 am
    BOOM! Studios has partnered with We Love Fine on a Holy Kitten Talking Plush, based on the designs of Brooke Allen, artist of the Lumberjanes Series. This is the first plush collaboration between BOOM! and We Love Fine. The 9-inch tall Holy Kitten is currently only available for Pre-Purchase through We Love Fine.com and  is expected to ship in late April 2015. It will be available to pick up at ECCC and WonderCon two weeks earlier than those who pre-purchase. If you won't be in attendance, you can order one now for $25.00.
  • Clinton Yaws’ Kings Of Atlantis OG Resin Skull Customs

    slovak34
    27 Feb 2015 | 8:13 am
      Argonaut Resins and artist Clinton Yaws have teamed up to bring you the first Kings Of Atlantis OG Resin Skull Customs ever. Not many of these skulls were released in the original series a few years ago and there have been requests from new collectors for another run. Clinton Yaws brings his exciting paint style and dynamic concepts to adorn the first 3 pieces in this new release of regular clear tinted and glow in the dark customs. Those three pieces are the red clear tint Easy Rider, the Blue Ringed Octopus painted over a plain clear tint, and the Dead Scrolls blue clear tint that glows…
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  • Desk Diary 20150228

    danny
    1 Mar 2015 | 3:14 am
    In the previous Desk Diary, we took a look at the transition of how we went from working out of my house for a few years to finally getting our own proper office. Today, I still look around the office and reminisce at how we managed to startup in such a small place. Since the last time we spoke, I moved desks into the lounge area that I said I wanted to keep clear of workstations - but it seems that we are growing at a pace way faster than I imagined and need to use up as much space as we can before we move office again which is could even be later this year at the rate we are growing. Of…
  • Cool Japan Strategy Committee

    danny
    26 Feb 2015 | 4:20 am
    Back in 2013, the Japanese government appointed me as a member of the "Creative Industries Internationalization Committee" [クリエイティブ産業国際展開懇談会] (CIIC) which was an initiative by METI (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry). Today I'm pleased to let you know that the Japanese Cabinet has now appointed me as a member of their "Cool Japan Strategy Committee" [クールジャパン戦略推進会議] - a larger scale initiative that involves many more ministries including MEXT (Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports and Technology), MAFF (Ministry of Agriculture,…
  • Mirai Photo Walk - Tokyo 20150215

    danny
    20 Feb 2015 | 9:25 pm
    We had a great turnout for our first Mirai Photo Walk which was held in Tokyo on Feb 15th 2015. Despite the short 2 day notice, 30 people turned up for the networking event where we walked around to take photos, exchange ideas and contact details too. Folks from all corners of the world joined us including Hong Kong, Taiwan, Indonesia, Philippines, England, Germany, France, US, Brazil, Malaysia and a few other locations which I forgot >< I also mentioned that I was looking to fill the following positions and that folks interested should come along. #TV Producer #Graphic Designer #Smart…
  • Happy Chinese New Year 2015!

    danny
    18 Feb 2015 | 12:42 am
    Its that time of year again - when everything grinds down to a halt for Chinese and Korean folks around the world to celebrate the lunar new year. Even though I come from a Chinese background, being brought up in the UK, I had now idea how important the lunar new year was until a few years ago when I spent CNY (Chinese New Year) in Malaysia - CNY is a *big* deal! So Happy Chinese New Year! 新年好!恭喜發財!새해 복 많이 받으세요! Mirai and Kizuna Smart Doll are celebrating in the office while we ship the last of the current orders. What are you doing to celebrate? How much…
  • Mirai Photo Walk - Tokyo

    danny
    12 Feb 2015 | 6:12 am
    Mirai Photo Walk - a networking gathering where I take you on a walk around areas which I feel are photogenic - we take photos, learn new camera techniques and network with each other. Some of us have been taking photos for a while and usually (when asked) share our knowledge on the subject ranging from camera settings, lenses, post processing software, workflow and so on. For the first Mirai Photo Walk, I'm going to choose the path which will start at Tokyo Station this Sunday Feb 15th - lets meet outside the Marunouchi Chuo Exit (丸の内中央口) at Tokyo Station here (this is what it…
 
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  • Pre-Order for Space Cobra: Soul Of Soft Vinyl Manga Series Begins March 24

    TOYSREVIL
    2 Mar 2015 | 6:30 am
    Priced at 10,800 YEN for 270mm tall vinyl collectibles "Cobra" and "Lady", worldwide pre-order for Kingdom Come Studyo's Space Cobra (from Soul Of Soft Vinyl Manga Series) begins March 24th, 2014 at the following www-locals: Thailand: www.kingdomcome.co.th Japan: www.medicomtoy.co.jp Hong Kong: Superman toy shop USA and others: @unboxindustries
  • Event Video for DICHOTOMY @ Toy Art Gallery

    TOYSREVIL
    2 Mar 2015 | 6:15 am
    "Toy Art Gallery is proud to present “DICHOTOMY”, a Doublethink Group Show. 40+ artists channel their inner undead doppelganger and customize the DOUBLETHINK soft vinyl figure created and sculpted by Takahiro Komuro (TKOM) and produced by TAG!"You can purchase the customs online here via shop.toyartgallery.com although by now most of them have been listed as "Sold Out" ... the ones featured below
  • Pre-Orders for Michael Lau's GUMGUMGUM ALEX + GUM“JENG!” ALEX from March 3-15

    TOYSREVIL
    2 Mar 2015 | 6:00 am
    Information update for Michael Lau's figures forum Gum Gum's first anniversary, reveals a 2-figure box set featuring both GUMGUMGUM ALEX + GUM“JENG!” ALEX - priced at US$199 + SHIPPING, with a run limit of 299pcs each. Worldwide Online Orders begin March 3rd thru ti March 15th, ith delivery from May 2015. You can score your furry suited and black apron-ed figures via GUM-GUM-GUM.COM.
  • Teaser for Sam Fout's Upcoming "Satan's Aces"

    TOYSREVIL
    2 Mar 2015 | 5:45 am
    Check out this short teaser / promo video for my Sam Fout's new upcoming toy line; Satan's Aces! (Psst: It contains full sneaks of all the sculpts to come…) Cute animals with destructive capabilities and weapons of war at their disposal? LOCK'N'LOAD, PEOPLE!!!!! Designed & painted by Sam Fout (IG @samfout), sculpted and cast by or DuBoseArt (IG @duboseart) - each toy limited to 50 pieces, with
  • Birthday Custom Releases from JonPaul Kaiser

    TOYSREVIL
    2 Mar 2015 | 5:30 am
    So JonPaul Kaiser has been celebrating his birthday over the weekend (Happy Birthday, mate!) with a series of custom-toy releases via his online, with the trio of pieces featured here today since been SOLD. Seen above is his splendid Screaming for the Sunrise (based on a Yoskay Yamamoto piece), followed by the 8" tall Fujisan (original figure by Bigfoot and Dragatomi) and finally the Polar
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  • HIP HOP VERSUS BRANDINGClassic logos get a rap makeover courtesy...

    brownkidd
    16 Feb 2015 | 2:17 pm
    HIP HOP VERSUS BRANDINGClassic logos get a rap makeover courtesy of designer Jonny Haines.The New York born artist had this to say about the project:It came to me one day like so many ideas often do, at random, thinking about why the Wu-Tang clan never did a design incorporating their logo with the Adidas brand. Both have a very similar shape and are both incredibly iconic in their own arenas. After executing that piece which is the first piece in this collection, I started thinking about other famous and iconic brands and rappers, and what they would look like if they ever met, or were…
  • NETFLIX IS WORKING ON A LIVE-ACTION ZELDA SERIESDon’t get...

    brownkidd
    6 Feb 2015 | 3:12 pm
    NETFLIX IS WORKING ON A LIVE-ACTION ZELDA SERIESDon’t get too excited just yet as none of this has been officially confirmed and the project supposedly doesn’t even have a writer. If it’s true, we’ll be waiting for a while if it even happens at all.Via Wallstreet Journal:The video streaming service is in the early stages of developing a live action series based on “Zelda,” about an ordinary boy named Link who must rescue a princess named Zelda and save a fantasy world called Hyrule, said a person familiar with the matter. As it seeks writers to work on the show, Netflix is…
  • MARVEL IS REPLACING THE AVENGERS WITH AN ALL-FEMALE TEAMIn the...

    brownkidd
    6 Feb 2015 | 2:07 pm
    MARVEL IS REPLACING THE AVENGERS WITH AN ALL-FEMALE TEAMIn the midst of Marvel's Secret Wars event later this year, the Avengers will be no more and in their place will be A-Force, an all-lady superhero team. “She-Hulk, Dazzler, Medusa, Nico Minoru and other fan favorites, will take charge,” says series co-writer G. Willow Wilson. “We’ve purposefully assembled a team composed of different characters from disparate parts of the Marvel U, with very different power sets, identities and ideologies.”I told my fiancée about this and her only reaction was “Now they’re just trying too…
  • DUDE CHOPS OFF NOSE AND TATOOS EYEBALLS TO LOOK LIKE RED...

    brownkidd
    5 Feb 2015 | 7:58 pm
    DUDE CHOPS OFF NOSE AND TATOOS EYEBALLS TO LOOK LIKE RED SKULLThe excellent life decision maker above is quite possibly the greatest Red Skull fan of all time and I’m sure his milkshake brings all the girls to the yard because, believe it or not, this dude is apparently totally married.As posted on Mass Appeal by Albotas.com’s very own Kevin Cortez:The 37-year-old from Caracas, Venezuela had bumps implanted in his forehead and arms. Unsatisfied, he decided to take things a step further and get his eyeballs tattooed pitch-black.Damon’s not one to settle, though, so he met up with extreme…
  • CONTEST REMINDER: WE’RE GIVING AWAY SOME ‘REGULAR...

    brownkidd
    5 Feb 2015 | 7:23 pm
    CONTEST REMINDER: WE’RE GIVING AWAY SOME ‘REGULAR SHOW' DVD'SJust a reminder, we’re giving away one Regular Show Mordecai Pack along with a Rigby Pack to one lucky winner and you only have one day left to enter! All you have to do is follow us on Twitter and retweet THIS TWEET, or leave a comment on THIS POST which also has the official rules and some sweet Regular Show coloring pages you can print out or color digitally because you’re totally creative and awesome like that.
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  • Frozen Tsum Tsums will melt your heart

    Rachael Chambers
    2 Mar 2015 | 2:00 am
    Disney is certainly sticking to their promise of releasing a new set of Tsum Tsums every month! Starting March 3rd, The Disney Store will make available six new characters. All your favorites from Arendelle will be in attendance, including Elsa, Anna, Kristoff, Hans, Olaf, and Sven. Naturally, Olaf and Sven are very cute as this toy works best with the animal/sidekick characters. I'm not really loving the humans in this mix (although Kristoff's hat is great), but they would still make great additions to your collection. Each Tsum Tsum will set you back a mere US$4.95, so go ahead and grab a…
  • Mattel and WWE show off at Super Toy Con

    Soul Tsukino
    2 Mar 2015 | 12:00 am
    Mattel and the WWE went to Las Vegas this weekend for Super Toy Con 2015 and, thanks to the fine folks at Ringside Collectibles, we get a great look at the future faces of the WWE and Mattel. Read more...
  • Tomopop Review: Mecha Workshop's Armarauders Bellerophon

    Scarecroodle
    1 Mar 2015 | 8:00 am
    A few years back, collectors caught their first glimpse of Mecha Workshop's Armarauders line. While the giant fighting robots were awesome, I was even more excited to see that the line used tiny articulate pilots who could fit into the machines. Sure, it's a display option that probably won't see as much use as battle poses, but it's an incredible extra. Of course, the pilot isn't alone: also included in this set is a docking station, which apparently connects to the box diorama (not included with the prototype) to create a larger scene. All of which, mind you, is just an extra to a…
  • Warpo's giant 12-inch Cthulhu figure is maddeningly cool

    Scarecroodle
    1 Mar 2015 | 7:00 am
    Have you ever felt that your life was incomplete? Missing, say, a 12-inch tall figure of Lovecraft's most iconic creation? Then you're in luck because Warpo has plans to release a massive 12-inch Cthulhu figure which should scale quite nicely against its 3.75-inch Legends of Cthulhu figures. Warpo's Cthulhu is billed as featuring nine points of articulation. The hands are described as being "pliable" (ie, moveable) so they can lift up the normal figures. The paint looks incredible and really makes the details pop. This giant Cthulhu will run you around US$100 which, like its smaller…
  • What's in a name? Mecha Workshop explains the name origins for its Armarauders line

    Scarecroodle
    1 Mar 2015 | 6:15 am
    Mecha Workshop recently posted an image and an explanation for the names used in its Armarauders line... and it matches what I had originally guessed! Bellerophon is, indeed, named after the Greek hero (a fact made more evident by the existence of that Pegasus drone, as the hero Bellerophon flew on the winged horse Pegasus to slay the dreaded Chimera -- a beast with the head of a lion, a goat, and a snake (which was its tail) -- which had been terrorizing Lycia. The term "chimera" would later go on to mean a composite creature with the parts of other animals). Much like the Pegasus of lore,…
 
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  • A plush giveaway!

    26 Feb 2015 | 6:46 am
    I'm giving away a Chickenpants plush art toy on my Instagram feed! I'm actually super nervous to do this, but here goes. I will be giving Luann Chickenpants away to one winner, picked at random. To win her, just 1. Repost this photo on Instagram* 2. Tag said photo #chickenpants 3. And follow me on Instagram, @chickenpantsThat's it! I'll pick a winner next Wednesday, the 4th. (Feel free to tag anyone you think might be into this, too. I didn't want to make that a requirement, but I sure would appreciate it!)And here is Luann's story. (Every Chickenpants has a little backstory.) Luann…
  • Octopus toy sewing pattern

    26 Oct 2014 | 12:31 am
    My son loves octopus, so I just had to create a octopus plush!I turned into a pattern, so anyone can make one.It is available here:- toy sewing patterns on www.mariskavos.nl - Stuffed animals patterns  ETSY- plush toy patterns on DAWANDA
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    1 Sep 2014 | 11:22 am
    BRAND NEW WEEGLINS ALERT!!! Hot off their Autumn 2014 appearance in the latest issuer of STUFFED MAGZINE!   ONLY @ PLUSHPLEX! 
  • Introducing the BMO plush hand sewing pattern!

    13 May 2014 | 8:52 am
    I am so thrilled to be able to share with you the latest pattern I made. Thrilled because of the way it turned out (awesome) and thrilled because oh my gosh it's finally done and wow was it a lot of work.Ahem: Introducing BMO (or Beemo, if you prefer), the hand sewing pattern:This pattern is frankly HUGE. It clocks in at 16 total pages. BMO however, is quite tiny- just 3.5" tall.Look, he fits right in your hand!This pattern includes detailed step by step instructions with lots (seriously, LOTS) of photos, a supply guide, and, for the first time ever, a bonus Stitch Guide. An illustrated…
  • 4 May 2014 | 7:08 am

    4 May 2014 | 7:08 am
    A wild craft appears! This is one of my new projects. I wanted a little get-a-away from plush making so I decided to dive into the world of cross stitch. This is my first one, I created it for my husband. He is an aspiring tattoo artist and has stay true tattooed on his hands so I thought it fitting. It was a frustrating and time consuming project, but I do enjoy the final product. My next ones will be a bit more in the style of subversive Xstitch or have geeky quotes in them. I have a whole list of fun ones I want to do. Have no fear, I'll still be making new plush. This was just my little…
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  • More from “Supahcute Kaiju Show 2: Cuter, Better, Fatter, Stronger”

    Hana
    26 Feb 2015 | 10:09 am
    WHOAAAA!! Check out this amazing piece by Jerrod Maruyama for Supahcute Kaiju Show 2!! “This Is My Castle Now” is based on the Goliad episode of Adventure Time and will come signed and framed. Here is your first look at Ian Glaubinger‘s canvas print “King of Monsters.” This is a limited edition of 2, and only 1 will be available at the show! Peter Kato has been working on a new original sculpt, and you can follow his progress shots on Facebook or Instagram. I can’t wait to see the final piece! Additional sneak preview and WIP photos are available on Flickr…
  • “Dubious Beasts: Life Cycles” by Shing Yin Khor and Leslie Levings at Stranger Factory

    Hana
    25 Feb 2015 | 11:43 am
    You already know how much I love Leslie Levings and Shing Yin Khor. Whenever they collaborate for an art show, you must go! On March 6, Stranger Factory will welcome this amazing duo for the third installation of their “Dubious Beasts” series – Dubious Beasts: Life Cycles. Leslie Levings In this show, the artists explore a universe of off kilter whimsy and inquire into the development processes of their curious creatures. Shing Yin Khor The exhibit opens with a reception on Friday, March 6 from 6 – 9 pm. Both artists will be in attendance so go say hello! The show will run…
  • Supahcute Kaiju Show 2: Sneak Preview #2

    Hana
    23 Feb 2015 | 11:44 am
    Here is your first look at “The Destroyer” by YemaYema for Supahcute Kaiju Show 2! This is just one of the amazing pieces that will be available at Leanna Lin’s Wonderland starting on March 14. Luke Flowers is creating two pieces for the show, and here is a sneak preview of one of them. This will be Luke’s first time showing at Leanna Lin’s Wonderland! Allison Koberstein created this adorable kaiju for the show, and you can see the entire piece soon! Supahcute Kaiju Show 2 opens on Saturday, March 14 with a reception from 6-10pm. (RSVP on the Facebook event…
  • Supahcute Kaiju Show 2: First Sneak Preview

    Hana
    16 Feb 2015 | 5:13 pm
    The sneak previews for Supahcute Kaiju Show 2 are starting to arrive, and everything looks so fantastic! Check out this mega-adorable piece by Azul Piñeiro. Here is a tiny sneak preview of Ian Glaubinger‘s new canvas print titled “King of Monsters.” This piece is as epic as you would expect. Genevieve Santos has several supahcute pieces in this show, and here is your first look at one of them. We all scream for ice cream! Have you RSVPed for the opening reception yet? It takes place on Saturday, March 14 (6-10pm) at Leanna Lin’s Wonderland, and we hope to see you…
  • ‘Be My Valentine’ Group Exhibition at Rivet Gallery

    Hana
    9 Feb 2015 | 3:03 pm
    Greg Ham On February 7, Rivet in collaboration with Igloo Letterpress welcomed back the second annual group exhibition ‘Be My Valentine.’ Andrea Kang Channeling the days of Valentine greetings being handed out at elementary school, the nervousness of silly little crushes and fears of rejections past. This is a modern-day twist on the little Valentine square. Vanessa Ramirez Over 40 artists were given a 4in x 5in one-sided card to create their Valentine. Whether your heartstrings are of song or scorn, you’ll be sure to find one that meets your heart’s desire. Check out…
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  • Hello! Exhibiting Artists Panel Discussion

    maria
    23 Feb 2015 | 10:58 am
    Hello! Exhibiting Artists Panel Discussion will take place on Saturday, February 28th 2015 from 2:00pm – 4:00pm. Artists Paul Frank, Simone Legno, and Brandi Milne, whose work is featured in the contemporary art portion of Hello! The Supercute World of Hello Kitty, will participate in a discussion about their work and how Hello Kitty served as inspiration! The artists will sign copies of the Hello! exhibition catalog after the discussion. $12 members; $15 non-members. Does not include admission. Tickets are available now! The Japanese American National Museum is located at 100 North…
  • Lunar New Year DIY

    AA
    17 Feb 2015 | 4:34 pm
    The Lunar New Year is approaching! To help you prepare we’ve created a special DIY envelope. Make your own tokidoki money packet and start giving good fortune! You can download the template here!  
  • Valentine’s Day DIY Cards

    AA
    12 Feb 2015 | 5:50 am
    Share the love with these cute tokidoki Valentine’s Day cards!                Download for free here!                              Download for free here!  
  • tokidoki turns 10!

    AA
    5 Feb 2015 | 9:40 am
    We’re thrilled to announce that 2015 marks our 10th anniversary! To commemorate this momentous occasion, the yearlong celebration includes several tokidoki capsule collections, with both classic favorites that feature a special 10th anniversary logo and/or print and exciting product debuts.  As an homage to select, iconic past collaborations, an all star cast of colorful characters from the tokidoki universe will once again play with outside friends in never-before-seen limited-edition collections! “I have such a deep appreciation for all of our fans, many of whom have followed the…
  • tokidoki x Bugis+ Singapore Event Recap!

    AA
    13 Jan 2015 | 3:28 pm
    Thank you to all who came out to our special signing event in Singapore! We loved meeting everyone and getting a chance to share our tokidoki love with you! Take a look at the photos below from some of our fans! A special thanks to our sponsors who helped make the event a success! Bugis+ Canon Singapore Cheese Steak Shop Photo: @little_twin_starz Photo: @lonerver Photo: @lonerever Photo: @lonerever Photo: @akane25 Photo: @cherylarastal Photo: @qiqi16 Photo: @qiqi16 Photo: @zealousli Photo: @emilypohs Photo: @huihuitofu Photo: @akane25 Photo: @rubiistarr Photo: @kerrymedia
 
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    WordPress Tag: Toy

  • Golden Mario Amiibo sells out in less than an hour

    The Arthouse Converter
    26 Feb 2015 | 4:59 pm
    Tweets and Facebook posts were abundant regarding the release of the toy/video game AI technology. This limited edition, Wal-Mart exclusive sold at 12.99 and is selling for large amounts on eBay already. An Amiibo has the ability to defeat any player at Smash Bros. Hopefully, this toy franchise will not only save Nintendo, the video game economy, but also the economy in general.
  • A simple paint trick to make your anime robot models look extra sexy

    Team-Yellow
    26 Feb 2015 | 1:32 pm
    RocketNews 24: Although the RX-78 Gundam is the most famous mobile suit from the original Mobile Suit Gundam anime TV series, it’s not the only giant robot the Earth Federation has at its disposal. As a matter of fact, debuting in the very same premiere episode as the Gundam is the RX-77 Guncannon. Still, there’s a reason the series, and franchise, is called Gundam and not Guncannon. Aside from being slower and less powerful, the Guncannon can’t compete in the looks department with the dashing Gundam. Simply put, it’s just not sexy enough…at least not without this subtle variation…
  • Snow Puppies

    hollydole3
    26 Feb 2015 | 11:41 am
    Pros: The girls eyes are perfect, she’s the one with the peppered coat They are very cute; stance is good. The background looks good. No blur I am so glad they both had the toy! Cons: There is something still bothering me about him, there was too much light on him in the original and I do not feel I have corrected it enough. I wish their feet where captured. I wish they had been looking at me. If you have anything else to add let me know! I’m still learning!
  • Typewriter - Black - Meta; - Dollhouse Miniature - Vintage

    oldschooltypers
    26 Feb 2015 | 9:32 am
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  • February 26th 2015

    anunsympatheticcollegiate
    26 Feb 2015 | 8:54 am
    I really really just need to rant. Ladies, when are we going to stop realizing that not everything is about having a bigger but, a flatter, tighter stomach. Not everything is about going to the gym and making yourself look good so that you can find a man who’s going to take care of you. Time after time again I see women degrading themselves on social networking sites. Posting pictures on their “progress” from working out, on the attributes they want to find in a man, how they’re lonely with nobody to turn to.  Ladies, pick yourselves up off of the ground and put in…
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    Take Five a Day

  • Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Cozy Cone Spiral Rampway Winner!

    metroxing
    2 Mar 2015 | 3:48 am
    Congrats MackDaddy! Winner of the Cozy Cone Spiral Rampway! Send us your address – metroxing (at) gmail.com Thanks Mattel for the prize and thanks all for entering the contest. Tweet This Post
  • Mattel Disney Pixar CARS & PLANES: Port Strike Over Re-Stock?

    metroxing
    2 Mar 2015 | 2:26 am
    Well, there’s not much on my local store shelves that’s new but it looks like CARS & PLANES product is arriving in Southern Cal – thanks for the great pics, “John H.” New playsets! Photos of more playsets coming. Re-release of Richard Clayton Kensington. Track extensions. Thanks for the great pics, “John H.” Tweet This […]
  • Mattel Disney Pixar Toon: Bucky Brakedust Coming …

    metroxing
    2 Mar 2015 | 12:00 am
    Thanks for the nice pics of Bucky Brakedust, “John H!” He is the only “new” 2015 Toon single. He’s pretty much a repaint of “Big Fan.” Bucky is most likely this guy – though it was cheaper to keep the flag on the right – after all, it’s easy to claim Bucky is one of […]
  • Great News – Ducktales Coming Back in 2017

    metroxing
    1 Mar 2015 | 11:49 am
    Well, we still have to wait 2 years but Disney XD will be creating a new Ducktales! The new series will star the same beloved characters as the old: Scrooge McDuck, Huey, Dewey, Louie, Launchpad McQuack, Donald Duck, Duckworth, Gyro Gearloose, Flintheart Glomgold, Magica DeSpell, Poe, Ma Beagle, the Beagle Boys, Mrs. Beakley, and Webbigail […]
  • Casting Call – Disney Channel Interstitial Ad

    metroxing
    1 Mar 2015 | 12:57 am
    If you’re in the Orlando area and you fit the description, you could appear in an interstitial on the Disney Channel – you have to convince them and us that you love the Disney Channel – how hard can that be? Good luck! We are looking for whole families (Mom-Dad-two kids 6 or older that look […]
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    The Toy Book

  • Q&A with Paul Solomon, Co-CEO, Moose Toys

    Guest Blogger
    2 Mar 2015 | 9:00 am
    The Toy Book (TTB): In what new way are you using social media to correspond directly with consumers? Paul Solomon (PS): The popularity of toy unboxing videos on YouTube has given Moose Toys the opportunity to reach more consumers on platforms other than TV. Moose has seen first-hand how social media allows consumers to engage more directly with our products. For example, Moose garnered more than 11 million views from our animated Shopkins webisodes. We are constantly creating new content for fans to enjoy, which deepens the brand experience. Our webisodes encourage consumers to create their…
  • Safari Ltd. Ends Licensing Contract with Carnegie Museum of Natural History

    Phil Guie
    2 Mar 2015 | 6:55 am
    Effective this month, Safari Ltd. has ended its 28-year collaboration with the Carnegie Museum of Natural History. The toymaker is moving forward to explore new opportunities, including the potential to work with other museums and educational institutions. In a statement, Safari Ltd. CEO Alexandre Pariente stated that the decision was the result of divergent interests. The company plans on significantly expanding its Wild Safari Prehistoric World line, while Safari Ltd.’s Carnegie Dinosaur line will continue to be available online and with retail partners until supplies end.
  • 2015 Games for Change Awards Nominees Announced

    Phil Guie
    1 Mar 2015 | 9:00 am
    The nominees have been announced for the Games for Change Awards, which celebrate the year’s best social impact games. The award categories include Best Gameplay, Most Significant Impact, and Most Innovative. The eight finalists, narrowed down from a field of more than 150 titles, will also be considered for the top honor, Game of the Year, which is awarded to the game that best exemplifies all three categories. A jury of leaders from the gaming, philanthropic, media, and tech communities evaluated all game submissions. The winners will be announced at the Games for Change Festival’s…
  • Report of 66th Spielwarenmesse Shows Increase in Exhibitors, Visiting Countries, and More

    Phil Guie
    28 Feb 2015 | 9:00 am
    Spielwarenmesse eG has released a report summarizing the results of the 66th Spielwarenmesse in Nuremberg. The total number of exhibitors was 2,857, up from 2,748 during the prior year. International exhibitors totaled 2,051 and represented 67 countries, up from 1,951 exhibitors and 61 countries during the previous year. The top five countries based on number of international exhibitors were China, Great Britain, Hong Kong, the U.S., and France. The number of international visitors was 70,084 compared to 75,888 during the previous year, while the number of countries represented reached 126,…
  • Jakks Pacific Secures Worldwide Master Toy Agreement for The Smurfs

    Phil Guie
    27 Feb 2015 | 1:04 pm
    Jakks Pacific Inc. has secured a licensing agreement with Lafig and Sony Pictures Consumer Products to produce toys and related products based on the Smurfs franchise, including the classic Smurfs brand and the upcoming Smurfs feature film premiering in August 2016. The worldwide master toy agreement includes the rights to produce figures, play sets, plush, and more. Jakks Pacific’s new Smurfs toys will be available at retailers nationwide this fall.
 
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    Collecting Fashion Dolls by Terri Gold

  • 2015 W Club Holds First Lottery of the Season

    Terri Gold
    2 Mar 2015 | 9:35 am
    The W Club has opened their new doll selling season with an offering of six ITBE (Integrity Basic Edition) dolls. The lottery is for the right to buy and ends on March 11. It is only open to club members. Each doll will cost $99. plus shipping, handling and tax. Members can enter a ticket for each doll. Multiple memberships give multiple opportunities to win with a separate ticket for each entry. On to the dolls. Reminder - you can click on pictures to see them full-sized.Entice - Kesenia SculptLove Roulette - Vanessa 2.0 SculptDark Side - Anja SculptAudacious - Finley Price (New…
  • The Divergent Series: Insurgent Tris Doll

    Terri Gold
    28 Feb 2015 | 1:45 pm
    Tris, the heroine of the Divergent Series books, is adorable. Rarly does a Barbie come along with edgy short hair. The doll becomes available on 3/2. Free shipping ends at midnight on 3/2.*Free standard shipping offer with $75 minimum purchase (excluding any applicable tax) expires 3/2/15 at 11:59pm CT. Not valid on previous purchases. May not be combined with any other offer or discount. If order is shipped to more than one address, offer applies to first "ship-to" address only. Applies to standard shipping only, and excludes rush orders and additional shipping charges for Canadian…
  • About Anonymous Comments

    Terri Gold
    28 Feb 2015 | 12:33 pm
    Anonymous commenting is highly discouraged. Rarely are anonymous comments thoughtful and constructive. Most are 'hit and run' and just plain irrelevant and/or nasty. I'm not going to post them.Signing on with Google is easy and free. It will be automatic once you have an account. If you don't want to sign up with Google, just sign your name. However, to be clear, just because you have signed your name doesn't mean a comment will be posted. This isn't You Tube. I do review every comment.
  • Theriault's March 2015 Auction Catalog

    Terri Gold
    27 Feb 2015 | 12:21 pm
    Below the image is a link to lovely antique doll auction coming up in Vegas. http://issuu.com/theriaults/docs/1133brochure-issuu?utm_source=2015W9_subscribers&utm_campaign=Digest&utm_medium=email
  • Jupiter Ascending Doll

    Terri Gold
    23 Feb 2015 | 5:51 pm
    Last week at my doll club meeting I saw the IRL Jupiter Ascending doll.  She looks exactly like the promotional photo and in no way resembles the actress Mila Kunis or the gown in the movie.Mila Kunis is a hot-looking woman. This sculpt does her no justice. It's all wrong. The mouth is pinched and dark and it really looks plastic (besides being plastic.)"Jupiter Ascending" Limited Edition of 300 I'm not oblivious to the fact that the movie costume is a true work of art with fabulous details, blah, blah and that a doll costume would cost a fortune to compete but this costume falls short…
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    CoolToyReview.com

  • NECA: Dancing Groot BodyKnocker And Scaler Coming Soon

    27 Feb 2015 | 11:01 pm
    There are not one, but two collectibles soon to be released by NECA based on the dancing Groot at the end of last year's smash-hit Guardians of the Galaxy, with the solar powered BodyKnocker and the 2" Scaler both expected to ship in May.
  • Kotobukiya: Kancolle Inazuma Cu-Poche Figure

    27 Feb 2015 | 10:35 pm
    Kotobukiya have announced the latest addition to their "KanColle" (Kantai Collection) Cu-Poche figure series in the form of the Akatsuki Class Destroyer Inazuma! Click on the full report to read the press release and to check out the image gallery.
  • Action Figure Review: Marvel Select Disney Store Exclusive Mighty Thor

    26 Feb 2015 | 11:17 pm
    We've got something special for you now, with the first in what we hope will be a long-term partnership with Wade Merrick from Unparalleled Universe to bring you action figure video reviews! Click through to check out the Marvel Select Disney Store Exclusive Mighty Thor figure!
  • Prime 1 Studio: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Statues Now Available For Pre-Order

    26 Feb 2015 | 9:49 pm
    Polystone statues of three of the four Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are now available to pre-order from Prime 1 Studios, so while Michelangelo is currently MIA, you can still pick up Donatello, Raphael and Leanardo.
  • Insight Collectibles: Alien: The Weyland-Yutani Report Collectors' Edition Pre-Order Is Open

    26 Feb 2015 | 9:13 pm
    Following the announcement that Neill Blomkamp will be directing a new Alien movie in the near future, the xenomorph is back in the limelight, and so it's perfect timing that Insight Collectibles have created the stunning Alien: The Weyland-Yutani Report Collectors' Edition, which is available to pre-order now for $325.
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    www.onetwobrick.net

  • set database: LEGO 1562 lufthansa biplane

    2 Mar 2015 | 3:57 am
    set database: LEGO 1562 lufthansa biplaneimage courtesy of bricklinkimage courtesy of hmillingtonimage courtesy of 2dehandslego.nlimage courtesy of modelteam.seset number: 1562set name: lufthansa biplanetheme: legoland, airport, lufthansa, promotionalyear: 1976pieces: 32price: us$naminifig: nonenice town set.lufthansa promotional setcome with a lufthansa biplane.great playability.overall design is great. 
  • set database: LEGO 1562 wave jumper

    1 Mar 2015 | 3:29 am
    set database: LEGO 1562 wave jumperimage courtesy of bricklinkimage courtesy of otaznikimage courtesy of retrotoys.euset number: 1562set name: wave jumpertheme: town, kellog's, promotionalyear: 1990pieces: 24price: us$naminifig: 1nice town set.kellog's promotional setpolybag version.come with a small boat.minifig included a rider minifig.great playability.overall design is great. 
  • set database: LEGO 1561 lufthansa flight crew

    28 Feb 2015 | 3:53 am
    set database: LEGO 1561 lufthansa flight crewimage courtesy of bricklinkimage courtesy of bricksetimage courtesy of hmillingtonimage courtesy of Rekiimage courtesy of bricklootset number: 1561set name: lufthansa flight crewtheme: building set with people, airport, lufthansa, promotionalyear: 1976pieces: 61price: us$namaxifigs: 3nice building set with people.lufthansa promotional setcome with 3 lufthansa flight crew maxifigs.great playability.overall design is great. 
  • set database: LEGO 1561 stunt chopper

    27 Feb 2015 | 3:55 am
    set database: LEGO 1561 stunt chopperimage courtesy of bricklinkimage courtesy of ----------image courtesy of robzilla1set number: 1561set name: stunt choppertheme: town, airport, kellog's, promotionalyear: 1990pieces: 28price: us$naminifig: 1nice town set.kellog's promotional setpolybag version.come with a small helicopter.minifig included a pilot minifig.great playability.overall design is great. 
  • set database: LEGO 1560 Crest basic building set

    26 Feb 2015 | 3:01 am
    set database: LEGO 1560 Crest basic building setimage courtesy of bricklinkimage courtesy of peeronimage courtesy of bricksetimage courtesy of SMNtoysimage courtesy of amazonset number: 1560set name: Crest basic building settheme: basic, universal building set, Pepsiyear: 1985pieces: 27price: us$naminifig: noneCrest and Pepsi promotional.come with basic bricks.good playability.overall design is great. 
 
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    The Fashion Doll Chronicles

  • ITBE 2015: new dolls announced from Integrity Toys

    28 Feb 2015 | 10:24 am
    ITBE is the Integrity Toys Basic Edition line, their bottom price line of fashion dolls. They used to be totally different dolls than their mainline counterparts but, these last few years, they have developed in dolls usually created by mixing older sculpts and bodies of various IT lines. This year the line is made up of six basic lingerie dolls, all priced at $99 - a mark up from the $75 from last year. There's even one new sculpt among them, Finley Prince, who could either be one for the American Horror Story line (satanic smile) or the CI line (that name!). Each style has a limited edition…
  • DOFDAs 2015 - 4th Annual DollObservers.com Fashion Doll Awards announced!

    22 Feb 2015 | 12:00 pm
    Today was the day that the Fashion Doll Awards winners were announced by Doll Observers, after a public vote was held until a few days ago. This blog was nominated in the relative category but we did not win - proud to be included in with the rest of the amazing nominees! Congratulations to all winners and nominees as well. And of course a big tank you to Doll Observers and Simon Farnsworth who organized the whole thing. Let's see who the winners are: Winner layouts courtesy of Doll Observers.
  • Sybarite Solitaire - the first vinyl Syb - sold out in minutes!

    15 Feb 2015 | 8:31 am
    As we mentioned in a previous post, the first vinyl Sybarite doll, Solitaire, went on sale on the 12th of February and sold out in minutes. The edition was 75 dolls, too small, and the price was £274.00. That, along with the desirability of the doll, can explain the vanishing act. I was mistaken to think she was an edition of 1000 - that was simply the clone number. Many collectors failed to get the doll, either trying to complete the purchase or finding out they had not bought the doll as they had completed a purchase after she had sold out. All photos courtesy of Superdoll London.The…
  • The Dolce and Gabbana doll bags are available to buy - and are quite expensive!

    5 Feb 2015 | 6:34 am
    As we had written during the runway shows for the Spring/Summer collections last September, fashion dolls were quite a presence, culminating in the Dolce & Gabbana Sicilian doll bags. Well the dolls/bags are available to purchase, and the price is quite steep: 1450€ each.The dolls are ceramic, encased in ornate window carry-cases, complete with hand-painted faces that resemble the souvenir figurines that were sold at train stations in 1950s Italy. The clothing though is pure Dolce & Gabbana. The dresses are tailored to match those worn in the S/S 2015 collection of the house, with…
  • Breaking news: Sybarites are going vinyl!

    29 Jan 2015 | 12:32 pm
    A few hours ago, the official Superdoll Collectibles Facebook account posted a teaser photo of an upcoming doll. She is a Venus clone, edition of 1000 and - gasp! - she is made of  V I N Y L. Yes you are reading correctly, she will be a vinyl doll. More details to follow when we find out too. Meanwhile, here's the photo.Update 1st of February 2014: Superdoll published the first whole photo of the new doll on their Instagram account: 
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    Linda Walsh Originals Dolls and Crafts Blog

  • The History Of Faceless Dolls - Updated February 2015 - Part XV - Yarn Dolls

    Linda Walsh
    2 Mar 2015 | 2:00 am
    Children have been making yarn dolls since the Colonial times which is why many museums across the country use yarn doll making as part of their children's activities programs.For example the Fredericksburg Area Museum and Cultural Center included yarn doll making in the Saturdays At The Museum program.  ription for the program was as follows:Join us on Saturday, September 8 from 1 - 3 pm for Second Saturdays at the Museum! Your child is invited to learn about the Civil War and Civil War era dolls while they make a yarn doll and a journal about the doll's story. We will talk…
  • Inspired Creations By D New Mug Rugs Patterns - Primitive Mug Rugs

    Linda Walsh
    2 Mar 2015 | 1:30 am
    I just love mug rugs and love seeing all the wonderful quilted designs my sister comes up with. For all the primitive lovers put there she's designed a set of 4 Primitive themed mug rug patterns.Here's what my sister had to say about her new "Primitive Mug Rugs" patterns: It seems that mug rug patterns are continuing to be very popular; and why not, they are easy to sew and can be made in an afternoon. I have added a new design; PRIMITIVE - 4 Designs in 1 - Mug Rugs which feature a crow, jug, star and heart.The e-patterns contain detailed instructions for creating the quilted Mug Rug with…
  • Inspired Creations By D New Mug Rugs 4 in 1 Pattern - Butterflies & Hummingbirds

    Linda Walsh
    2 Mar 2015 | 1:00 am
    I just love mug rugs and love seeing all the wonderful quilted designs my sister comes up with. For all the nature lovers put there she's designed a set of 4 butterflies & hummingbirds themed mug rug patterns.Here's what my sister had to say about her new "Buttereflies & Hummingbirds Mug Rugs" patterns: Inspired by my love of watching butterflies and hummingbirds while having a cup of coffee on my deck.BUTTERFLIES & HUMMINGBIRDS - 4 Designs in 1 - Mug Rugs featuring 2 different butterflies and 2 different hummingbirds.The e-patterns contain detailed instructions for creating the…
  • The History Of Faceless Dolls - Updated February 2015 - Part XIIII - Muslim Dolls

    Linda Walsh
    1 Mar 2015 | 2:00 am
    In 2009 after I published an update for my History of Faceless Dolls article I received an email from a mother who told me, "Muslims also have a tradition of faceless dolls."  I didn't know that and thanked her for telling me as well as telling her I would include this in my next update.She directed me to several websites selling faceless cloth dolls for Muslim children.  They were as follows:Aisha DollsThe Islamic EstablishmentFrom what I understand Islam forbids the depiction of facial features of any kind, including those on dolls.The faceless cloth doll shown in the picture…
  • The History Of Faceless Dolls - Updated February 2015 - Part XIII - Waldorfs

    Linda Walsh
    1 Mar 2015 | 1:30 am
    The last few decades have seen an increase in the popularity of Waldorf Dolls and all sorts of spin-offs of dolls similar in style.According to Wikipedia.com, "A Waldorf doll (also called Steiner doll) is a form of doll used in Waldorf education. Made of wool and cotton, using techniques drawing on traditional European doll making, its appearance is intentionally simple in order to allow the child playing with it to improve or strengthen imagination and creativity. For instance, it has no facial expression. Its legs and arms are flexible, allowing natural postures."The traditional…
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    Toywiz and Toy Garden

  • Barbie BFMC Silkstone Fashionably Floral Doll

    David
    14 Feb 2015 | 6:51 pm
    Toywiz and Toy Garden just received new stocks for the first 2015 Barbie Fashion Model Collection silkstone doll. Barbie doll’s intricately crafted ensemble includes a beautiful floral print dress featuring puff sleeves, cinched waist and tufted back pleats. Her small straw hat is adorned with tiny dark and light pink flowers and is covered in delicate tulle netting. The opera-length gloves are made of shirred charmeuse and complete her elegant look. Features genuine Silkstone body. Doll Details Body Type: Silkstone Skin Tone: Classic Beige Facial Sculpt: Nostalgic Silkstone Fashion Sewn…
  • Barbie Kyary Pamyu Pamyu

    David
    13 Feb 2015 | 3:05 am
    We have received news about a new doll collaboration between Kyary Pamyu Pamyu and Barbie Collector this year. For 55 years, the Barbie Award has been given to fashionable female celebrities who turn others green with envy over their Barbie-like look. Kyary was chosen for the award because her status as an icon of Harajuku is known worldwide, coupled with her activities as a singer and her charisma, which shines through her fashion too. Barbie Kyary Pamyu Pamyu (SKU: CHF51) shall be coming this year and tentatively priced at RM149 in Toywiz and Toy Garden. Stay tuned for more pictures and…
  • Hot Wheels 2015 Fast & Furious 1/64th Scale Diecast Cars

    David
    21 Jan 2015 | 12:13 am
    New 2015 Hot Wheels Fast and Furious is coming to Toywiz and Toy Garden! Mattel released 2 sets of the F&F Hotwheels in 2013 and 2014, this time there is another new collection, featuring 8 cars as below. 1. ’94 Toyota Supra (from 2Fast 2Furious 2003) 2. Nissan 350Z (from The Fast & Furious 3 Tokyo Drift 2006) 3. Ford GT-40 (from The Fast & Furious 6 2013) 4. Dodge Charger Daytona (from The Fast & Furious 6 2013) 5. ’70 Dodge Charger R/T (from The Fast & Furious 6 2013) 6. Subaru WRX STI (from The Fast & Furious 4 2009) 7. Buick Grand National (from…
  • Hot Wheels Star Wars Character Car Assortment

    David
    9 Jan 2015 | 5:10 pm
    Hot Wheels just released the new Star Wars Character Cars Assortment in 1/64 scale, including all classic characters like Darth Vader, Yoda, Stormtrooper, C3PO and R2D2, Han Solo, Luke Skywalker, Chewbacca and many more. Definitely the best way to start your Star Wars collection for this year! Features: – Collect and play with a galaxy of Hot Wheels Star Wars cars. – Iconic Star Wars characters reimagined as Hot Wheels cars. – Authentic and highly collectible. – Designed in 1:64-scale with true-to-character features and decos. – Makes a great gift for fans of all…
  • Hasbro’s New Star Wars The Force Awakens Product Line-up

    David
    5 Jan 2015 | 5:48 am
    Hasbro just teased us with a run down of their upcoming product assortments for Star Wars Episode VII The Force Awakens. Hardcore Starwars fans take note!! Star Wars 7 3.75 In Figure Assortment Star Wars 7 3.75 In Armor Figure Assortment Star Wars 7 Figure Two Pack Assortment Star Wars 7 Figures Snow Desert Star Wars 7 Hero Series Deluxe Figure Assortment Star Wars 7 Hero Series Figure Assortment Star Wars 7 Class I Vehicle Assortment Star Wars 7 Class I Deluxe Vehicle Assortment Star Wars 7 Class II Vehicle Assortment Star Wars 7 Class II Deluxe Vehicle Assortment Star Wars 7 Starfighter…
 
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    MY STEIFF LIFE

  • Steiff's Beagles Are Truly Best In Show In 2015!

    22 Feb 2015 | 10:00 am
    This past week, many of us curled up on the couch with our own real pets to watch the annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on television. This two night event showcases breathtaking - and usually very well behaved - dogs from all over North America and beyond. This year's "Best of Show" winner was Miss P., the Beagle. In honor of her special accomplishment, let's take a look at Steiff's versions of her wonderful breed!Some collectors might find it surprising that the first Beagle did not appear in the Steiff line until 1958. Steiff's debut Beagle, and probably the one most favored by…
  • This Fantastic Steiff Bully Dog is Even Cuter Than Cupid!

    14 Feb 2015 | 12:01 pm
    Given that today is Valentine's Day, how about a very special Steiff surprise - one that's even more irresistible than candy hearts or cards!  Check out this little Steiff dog that's cuter than Cupid, and has more longevity than any floral bouquet!  Steiffgal is certain you'll be saying "Let me call you sweetheart" once you lay eyes on this real head-turner. This precious Prince Charming is Steiff's "Bully." He measures 15 cm from the top of his head to his feet. Bully has great and unusual black striping all over his head and back - almost like those of a tiger or cat. His…
  • Color Your World With This Mysterious Vintage Steiff Donkey

    7 Feb 2015 | 1:04 pm
    It's a rather gray day around these parts, and the almost four feet (that's over 120 cm for friends abroad!) of snow on the ground already is not helping things.  But this little grayish friend is just the opposite of gloomy - so Steiffgal thought it would be the perfect time to introduce you to this happy-go-lucky fellow.  Take a look at this fantastic vintage farm friend who just arrived on the east coast from Germany.  Although not technically "young" anymore - he is certainly young at heart... and will warm yours, too!Here we have a most adorable and vintage looking…
  • This Very Vintage White Jocko Is More Fun Than A Barrel Of Monkeys!

    31 Jan 2015 | 5:03 pm
    It's easy to go bananas over special Steiff finds... especially when when it comes to the company's beloved primates! A few weeks ago, Steiffgal saw a great vintage Steiff white Jocko up for auction on an online platform. She put in a bid, and in all honesty, forgot about the auction. Much to her surprise, she got an email saying she had won the lot! A few weeks later, the charming chimp arrived at her home. And he was even BETTER than expected! Check him out here... isn't he adorable?This chimp-champ is Steiff's delightful and early pre-war white Jocko chimp. Jocko measures 15 cm sitting and…
  • Having A Ball With This Terrific Steiff Roly Poly Bear

    24 Jan 2015 | 12:35 pm
    Most Steiff collectors would take a tumble for an unexpected Steiff discovery!  And that's exactly what Steiffgal did when an inquiry from a colleague about this great and very vintage Steiff treasure landed in her email in-box.  Steady yourself and take a look at this marvelous merrymaker!Oh baby, here we have a delightful "child-proof" item intended for the youngest Steiff enthusiasts.  This is Steiff's "Roly Poly" Bear.  Many of us grew up with "Weebles," those funny egg shaped character toys that "wobble but they don't fall down."  This Roly Poly cub is an early…
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    TV and Film Toys

  • Sergeant Craig Windrix

    Errex
    26 Feb 2015 | 10:21 pm
    You may be surprised to learn that there was no mention of Sergeant Craig Windrix anywhere in the Alien mythos, be it movies, books or even comics.
  • Name That…Eyebrows

    Engineernerd
    25 Feb 2015 | 10:35 pm
    When I look at this shadow, I see a Muppet-esque style face looking to the left with tall eyebrows.  
  • Name That…Random Sword

    Engineernerd
    23 Feb 2015 | 10:49 pm
    Okay, maybe it’s not so random. Actually, I wouldn’t mind having a replica of this one.    
  • Astonishing Cyclops (Marvel Legends)

    Errex
    22 Feb 2015 | 10:18 pm
    The more recent Astonishing Cyclops uses the same basic body mold developed for Archangel and a variety of characters with similar physiques.
  • The AFB Podcast Episode 156: Toy Fair 2015!

    Engineernerd
    21 Feb 2015 | 12:00 am
    Episode 156 of the AFB Podcast is live at iTunes and is now available for direct download! Download and subscribe to the podcast at iTunes now!  This week, join Ben, Justin, Scott, and John for all of the latest news and reviews!This week, we break down all of the news and reveals from New York Toy Fair 2015 in an extra-long episode!  If you don't use iTunes, you can download Episode 156 here now! Click on the link to listen, or right click to save the file! The podcast will always be available from the “Podcast” tab here -…
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  • Factory life.....

    4 Feb 2015 | 3:49 am
    There is always something new appearing in the factory. Sometimes because someone calls in a custom made order and sometimes because someone had an idea and went with it! Glen has just updated out outdoor kitchen by adding a chalkboard on the back splash and a small shelf for the chalk. A very simple change, but really fun!!   This oh-so-pretty play kitchen is also a new creation from Glen and Jason. It has a country rustic style and would look great both indoor or outdoors. It is quite large and offers work space for many children to play, collaborate and learn! Here is the first…
  • Pretend Play - Learning Life Skills

    28 Jan 2015 | 11:06 am
    We LOVE pretend play and spend a lot of time developing play solutions (such as costumes, dens, play furniture....and more!) that support all kinds of play. But we are especially passionate about child led pretend play. So why is that? The main reason is that play is the single most effective way for a young child to learn and develop important life skills. It offers countless opportunities for children to act out real life situations in the safe world of pretend! We call that world Fafunia. Where mistakes lead to giggles and disagreements are left in the toy box. But play really is…
  • Child led learning

    14 Jan 2015 | 5:51 am
    What does that mean?There are a lot of parenting philosophies, educational theories and pedagogy concepts around. They share similarities and they also differ a lot in their early learning approach. To simplify and explain why Fafu is all about open ended play and child lead learning opportunities it is best to divide those ideas into two main groups of ideas: Most of our current education system is based on controlling ideas because all curriculum's are based on them. It would be amazing if I could write with confidence that the controlling ideas…
  • The Brain Needs to Play

    14 Jan 2015 | 5:42 am
    Early education is probably the most important level of education. It is the time in children‘s lives where they start building peer relationships and the foundation for the people they will become. It is also a vital time for brain development.The development of our brain structure is based on two main factors; experience shapes the properties of our neurons (experience dependent plasticity) and there are distinct time windows during early development that shape brain function. This means that while children play they are also organising their way of thought and how they acquire…
 
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  • Can Video Games like WiiU Teach You About a Child’s Personality?

    Keriannot
    18 Feb 2015 | 6:12 pm
    Gavin and I are part of the Nintendo Kid Reviewers Program. We’ve received a Nintendo WiiU, Nintendo 2DS, and the new Nintendo 3DS XL (pictured left), plus a variety of games and amiibo characters to review. Any opinions shared are our own and other than product, no other compensation is being received. Being a family that blogs, creates YouTube videos and photographs images for companies like Samsung, it’s pretty evident that my husband and I enjoyed adopting technology into our lives well before we said “I Do.” As parents, there is no way to shelter our son from our…
  • Little Mermaid Songs Available Through Legacy Collection Soundtrack- Giveaway

    Keriannot
    18 Jan 2015 | 8:26 am
    I received the Little Mermaid Legacy Collection CD as a member of the Entertainment New Media Network. No further compensation was received and all opinions are my own. This post may also contain affiliate links. The Little Mermaid was originally released on my 12th birthday. While as an ordinary pre-teen I may not have paid that much attention to animated movies, my little sister was born that year, right at the dawn of the new Disney princess era. We owned the movies on VHS, but my most predominant memories included listening to the soundtracks on cassette tapes in my mother’s wood…
  • New Exclusive Look at NERF Rebelle Arrow Revolution Bow #RebellePower

    Keriannot
    13 Jan 2015 | 6:31 pm
    NERF Rebelle Arrow Revolution Bow Do you like sneak peeks and exclusive info? I can’t believe we are even thinking about next Christmas (December 2015!), but if you have a NERF Rebelle fan in your house, here’s a picture of the newest NERF Rebelle toy, the Arrow Revolution Bow! It’s not available until Fall of 2015, but I’m hoping to get my hands on one during my annual trip to Toy Fair! For kids who love blaster toys, the NERF Rebelle Arrow Revolution Bow allows them to rapid-fire 6 whistling arrows, up to 90 feet! Here is more information on the NERF Rebelle Arrow…
  • Keri Wilmot of ToyQueen.com on NECN Sharing Toy Buying Tips

    Keriannot
    4 Jan 2015 | 7:50 am
    Ally Donnelly of NECN (left) and Keri Wilmot at Walmart The holidays were a busy time of year, but in case you didn’t see the excitement prior, here’s a link to a live news segment I participated in with Ally Donnelly of NECN at a local Walmart as part of a hot toys segment. While I’m sure the craziness of running around buying toys prior to the holiday is a far distant memory, but there are some great tips in these videos that may already plan your prep strategy for any toy buying situation. Tips on How to Find Hot Toy Alternatives:   Toy Alternatives for Tweens:…
  • Holiday Toy Lists for 2014!

    Keriannot
    16 Dec 2014 | 6:15 pm
    I’ve been a busy little elf this holiday season helping create some lists of my favorite holiday toys, many of which appeared on About.com Toys. In case you are ready to do some last minute shopping, here are links to some of my favorites articles! Links to these posts will take you to content I wrote for About.com Toys as their Toys Expert. 20 of the Best Toys for the Holidays 18 Toys for Girls Cool Toys for Boys 6 of the Silliest White Elephant Gift Ideas  Ways for Families in Need to Get Toys for Free Toys for the Holiday Where Can I Donate Used Toys? How Can I Donate to Toys for…
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  • a cupboard full of characters for you

    mari
    2 Mar 2015 | 4:00 am
    Sometimes Monday mornings need a little extra cheer. A ltitle pick me up to help breakfast and teeth brushing and finding shoes and packing lunches seem less than ordinary. We can start with a cup from Meyer Lavigne. Meyer Lavigne’s collection of cups, flower pots, and dream saver boxes (and other textiles too) make an everyday item something far more interesting. A little friendly face makes your morning routine better, don’t you agree? Based in Copenhagen, the duo beyind Meyer Lavigne is out to make items with a love for storytelling, humor, and uniqueness. Well look at that, I…
  • round about: little green men & the nugget

    mari
    27 Feb 2015 | 4:00 am
    It turned into a very unusual week for me. Technically, my head thinks it’s Wednesday, not Friday. That’s because I lost two days this week to the dreaded scourge known as Pink Eye. Birdie had a terrible cold, and then Pink Eye came to play and we just had a lovely time. That’s sarcasm. Though I will admit, I kind of missed her when she went back to school on Thursday. My workload however, was very grateful for the reprieve. I’ll probably be playing catch up until the middle of the next week! How do you deal with kids interrupting your best laid plans? Meanwhile, round…
  • worth 1000 words: chicken wire animals

    mari
    26 Feb 2015 | 4:00 am
    The most intriguing things can be made from the most mundane materials. Check out more of Kendra Haste’s sculptures. The post worth 1000 words: chicken wire animals appeared first on Small for Big.
  • keeping warm with twiggy and opal baby quilts

    mari
    25 Feb 2015 | 4:00 am
    The cold weather shows no sign of letting up. It’s the end of February, and yet the forecast still shows below average cold weather into the first week of March. I’m really sick of being cold. Keeping warm is essential, isn’t it? When Birdie was small, I swear I had blankets of every size and shape and color at the ready wherever we went – she was born in January and keeping warm became so important! Well, now I wish I had several of these baby quilts to add to my, erm, collection. Handmade by Twiggy and Opal in Nashville, each one features hand-dyed fabrics for a…
  • toys made of unicorns & mountaintops

    mari
    24 Feb 2015 | 4:00 am
    It’s always extra special to find an individual maker who is able to turn anything they make – across a variety of categories – into something original and unique to them. It’s hard to stay true to your own vision, but I think Lord and Little does it so well. That rustic, so-cal vibe isn’t new to fashion or home items, but here it feels new again. Each kid-friendly thing in Lord and Little’s shop is whimsical and fun, but with this boho edge that feels really fresh. I’m head over heals for that unicorn! But of course, if I had a wee baby around I…
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  • Rare 1914 Bing Autoplan Compressed-Air Powered Model Airplane on Display

    Bob Winfrey
    21 Feb 2015 | 11:01 am
    I was unaware of any such thing as a compressed air powered airplane model but how about one made in 1914? I found this story on PR Web: The National Model Aviation Museum, located at the International Aeromodeling Center in Muncie, IN, is thrilled to announce that the Intermuseum Conservation Association (ICA) has completed the restoration of the Bing Autoplan. This exceptional aircraft is now on display at the museum, and is now the oldest original model airplane in its collection. The National Model Aviation Museum, located at the International Aeromodeling Center in Muncie, IN, is…
  • Finally Some Drone Rules That Make Sense!

    Bob Winfrey
    15 Feb 2015 | 2:09 pm
    After much back and forth about proposed rules for drone's this latest story breaks drone's into three categories by weight which makes the most sense to come out so far. Please read on and use the links below to add your opinion. The FAA proposal offers safety rules for small UAS (under 55 pounds) conducting non-recreational operations. The rule would limit flights to daylight and visual-line-of-sight operations. It also addresses height restrictions, operator certification, optional use of a visual observer, aircraft registration and marking, and operational limits. The proposed rule also…
  • FAA First Case Goes To Court Over Drones.

    Bob Winfrey
    25 Jan 2015 | 10:55 am
    Now that the first case has made it to court, the results for model Aircraft pilots is not good. Read the story below to get an idea of where this is headed. The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration reached a settlement with the videographer to whom it issued its first fine for reckless drone use, ending a court case that challenged the government’s authority to regulate unmanned aircraft. Raphael Pirker agreed on Thursday to pay the FAA $1,100 to settle the agency’s $10,000 fine for allegedly flying a drone recklessly to film the University of Virginia in 2011. Under the settlement…
  • Staggering Cost To Fly A Military Aircraft: Chart

    Bob Winfrey
    31 Dec 2014 | 4:40 pm
    This Chart Shows The Staggering Hourly Cost Of Operating US Military Aircraft The following graphic, courtesy of The Atlantic, highlights the disparity in flight hour costs for various aircraft currently in the US fleet. High Airfare? Click Image to Enlarge The US military is set replace many of its aircraft with planes that cost substantially more to operate by the hour. James Fallows, a national correspondent for The Atlantic, noted in a recent cover story for the magazine that costly military projects of questionable worth are becoming increasingly spread throughout congressional districts…
  • Safety Campaigns On The Way For Drones

    Bob Winfrey
    23 Dec 2014 | 5:40 pm
    As more Drones get into the hands of non pilot's pilots and the public are slightly worried about the possible accidents that could occur. I own a small drone with a camera and I can say it is really fun. But I can also say that it can get away from you and there is not much you can do about it. It could be because I am a rookie pilot but I can imagine what a more powerful model could do. Alarmed by increasing encounters between small drones and manned aircraft, drone industry officials said Monday they are teaming up with the government and model aircraft hobbyists to launch a safety…
 
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    Stephanie Oppenheim on Toys

  • Toy Fair 2015: Poop Trending

    Stephanie
    18 Feb 2015 | 3:15 pm
    Toys that have to do with poop seem to be a trend for 2015. In addition to the new Baby Alive Snackin’ Sara that recycles her poop as new food, we found two games that also have a bathroom theme. WhoTooted? by Goliath Games – the game play is to figure out which of the players “tooted” – complete with a variety of tooting/farting sounds. Thankfully the tooting is strictly electronic. We thought this was the first (and only) game with a whoopeecushion, but we were wrong. Poopyhead (Find It Games) comes with a larger whoopeecushion AND piles of poop. Yuck.
  • Baby Alive Snackin’ Sara eats her own poop

    Stephanie
    13 Feb 2015 | 7:16 pm
    You probably know the best-selling Baby Alive doll from Hasbro. The play scenario is that you feed Baby Alive food and then she poops into diapers just like a real baby. This version has been around for years…what’s new this year, recycled food/poop. Now you feed Snackin’ Sara food that looks like gummy worms. She eats them and they come out in her little diaper. We were then told and shown that the poop could then be recycled as new food. I’m all for recycling but this is just wrong. It sends a very confusing message to young children and the fact the…
  • Toy Fair 2015: Star Wars Toys from Hasbro

    Stephanie
    13 Feb 2015 | 6:36 pm
    The Force continues to be strong at Hasbro with their Star Wars line. The toy that will receive the most amount of buzz will certainly be FurBacca. This mashup of a toy brings back Furby (remember him?) to a whole new generation of kids that won’t think the technology is all that cutting-edge but will enjoy the Star Wars theme of this fun novelty furball. Watch the video here toyportfolio-star-wars-furbacca-hasbro   Now what always gets my attention in the Star Wars section at the Hasbro Toy Fair showroom are the lightsabers. I never think they can out do the version from the year…
  • Toy Fair 2015: Star Wars Toys from Mattel

    Stephanie
    13 Feb 2015 | 3:20 pm
    It’s not really Toy Fair for me until we see the new Star Wars toys. Mattel unveiled their new collection under the Hot Wheels brand. There are miniature spaceships and we love the AT-AT Walker.    My favorite toys from this collection are those that truly marry the Star Wars and Hot Wheels Brands. Who wouldn’t want their own R2-D2 Car? 
  • Toy Fair 2015: Elmo is back ready to laugh

    Stephanie
    13 Feb 2015 | 2:49 pm
    We had the first day of previews today at Hasbro. I left feeling happiest about the new Play All Day Elmo – over-sized and with a soft belly, he’s much more fun to hug than recent models that had hard bodies underneath the signature red fur. This Elmo promises to play eight different games with your preschooler. We saw a demo of the classic game Red Light, Green Light– Elmo prompts your child to move and then says Red Light! If your child stops, Elmo knows AND he also knows when your child is still moving. Magic! We hope the final product works as well as the demo!
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    Our Ordinary Life

  • Five Ways To Preserve Your Maternity Memories

    Kristin
    27 Feb 2015 | 1:38 pm
    Starting from the moment you see two blue lines on the test strip, your life becomes an overwhelming experience. Somewhere between the morning sickness and the swollen feet you may forget to cherish and savor the sweet experience that is pregnancy. You might think that your pregnancy will be an unforgettable high point of your… [read more] The post Five Ways To Preserve Your Maternity Memories appeared first on Our Ordinary Life.
  • Say I Love You with the Gift of Health – Giveaway

    Kristin
    27 Feb 2015 | 11:34 am
    This is a partnered post all opinions are our own. This year I have started taking my health more and more seriously. I not only wnat to live a happy life but I also want to be healthy. I think staying active and be involved in fitness helps me be healthy but also more than… [read more] The post Say I Love You with the Gift of Health – Giveaway appeared first on Our Ordinary Life.
  • Let Your Kids Get Creative With The Mickey’s Magical Arts World App

    Kristin And Del
    21 Feb 2015 | 11:23 am
    We recently renewed our Disneyland Annual passports. This means 365 days of Disney fun. But with that fun also comes the car trips to the park and the days we stay overnight for 2 days of fun. When we set out for these kind of trips lucky for us we have a tablet or our… [read more] The post Let Your Kids Get Creative With The Mickey’s Magical Arts World App appeared first on Our Ordinary Life.
  • Award Show Celebrations Made More Colorful and Fun with M&M’S!

    Kristin
    21 Feb 2015 | 11:08 am
    This post is a partnered post with M&M’S. Move nights are a favorite around here and  whether it’s movies or an award show M&M’S and movies go together perfectly and are an ideal match for enjoying an award show or movie-watching experience. With their colorful candy shells and delicious flavors, M&M’S make any special occasion sweeter. It’s… [read more] The post Award Show Celebrations Made More Colorful and Fun with M&M’S! appeared first on Our Ordinary Life.
  • Great Family Movies – The Boxtrolls Now on DVD & Blu-ray

    Kristin
    20 Feb 2015 | 9:51 am
    When I think of great family movies I often think of movies that bring you closer together. The Boxtrolls is one of those movies that the whole family will enjoy! Quirky, mischievous and good-hearted, the Boxtrolls are unique creatures who have lovingly raised a human boy named Eggs in a fantastical charming cavern below the… [read more] The post Great Family Movies – The Boxtrolls Now on DVD & Blu-ray appeared first on Our Ordinary Life.
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    Toy Scene

  • Big Trouble in Little China: Jack Burton ReAction Action Figure

    admin01
    27 Feb 2015 | 9:50 pm
    Big Trouble in Little China: Jack Burton ReAction Action Figure Straight from cool movie: Big Trouble in Little China comes this Jack Burton ReAction Action Figure from Funko. Relive the epic adventures of funny trucker Jack Burton as he battle the evil forces of the mysterious underworld of San Francisco’s Chinatown! The Big Trouble in Little China Jack Burton ReAction 3 3/4-Inch Retro Action Figure is the perfect size for desk display both at work or at home. This action figure has a very retro look even the packaging looks vintage with the movie poster artwork on it, reminiscent of…
  • Cool Picks: 10 Cool Funko Pop Vinyl 122515

    admin01
    25 Feb 2015 | 5:08 am
    Here we have compiled 10 of the best Funko Pop Vinyl figures we have discovered this month. Click on the images to go to the respective product pages. Dark Knight Rises Batman Pop! Heroes Vinyl Figure $9.99 The Walking Dead Carl Grimes Pop! Vinyl Figure $9.99 Adventure Time BMO Pop! Vinyl Figure $9.99 X-Men Classic Magneto Pop! Vinyl Figure $9.99 Big Hero 6 Hiro Hamada Pop! Vinyl Figure $9.99 Back to the Future DeLorean Pop! Vinyl Vehicle with Marty McFly Figure $26.99 Pirates of the Caribbean Jack Sparrow Pop! Vinyl Figure $9.99 Sharknado Pop! Vinyl Figure $9.99 Teen Titans Go! Robin Pop!
  • Hasbro: Transformers Generations Leader Class Jetfire

    admin01
    19 Feb 2015 | 7:48 am
    Bring home this colossal heroic Autobot scientist / jet fighter from space! This amazingly detailed Transformers Generations Leader Class Jetfire stands high measuring about 10-inches tall, this massive scientist includes a removable battle helmet, missile launcher, arm cannons and turbo thrusters. Jetfire is always ready to hunt down the evil Decepticons anywhere in the universe. Ages 8 and up. This Hasbro: Transformers Generations Leader Class Jetfire is available on Amazon with a price of US $44.27. This Hasbro: Transformers Generations Leader Class Jetfire is also available on…
  • Fascinations Ford Model T 1908 Car Metal Earth Model Kit

    admin01
    13 Feb 2015 | 2:43 am
    Fascinations Ford Model T 1908 Car Metal Earth Model Kit You can have your very own 1908 Ford Model T with this Car Metal Earth Model Kit from Fascinations. This model kit is quite amazingly detailed. It comes in 4-inch square steel sheets and using the included easy-to-follow instructions to pop out the pieces, where to bend the tabs and properly connect them you can finish this 3D model in no time. This Ford Model T 1908 Car Metal Earth Model Kit measures about 4-inches long x 2-inches wide when assembled. Ages 14 and up. The Fascinations Ford Model T 1908 Car Metal Earth Model Kit is…
  • DC Collectibles Vertigo Cover Girls: Death Statue (2nd Edition)

    admin01
    10 Feb 2015 | 1:07 pm
    DC Collectibles Vertigo Cover Girls: Death Statue (2nd Edition) DC Vertigo’s popular goth girl, Death is now part of the Cover Girls line of collectibles statues. It was sculpted by Jack Mathews and was inspired by the Sandman graphic novels. This is also the first time that a Vertigo character has ever graced the Cover Girls line. She measures approximately 11 1/2-inches tall x 5-inches long x 4 3/4-inches wide, It’s hand painted on cold-cast porcelain. A must have for any Neil Gaiman fan. Age: 15+ The DC Collectibles Vertigo Cover Girls: Death Statue (2nd Edition) is available…
 
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  • Play With This Too Lost Protectors Kickstarter Goes Live

    Samuel Demchy-Cooper
    2 Mar 2015 | 9:42 am
    Play With This Too is a new company in the toy industry. They are made up of industry professionals from companies such as Hasbro, Mattel, Diamond Select and many others. And just like many new toy... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Toy News Roundup: ‘MOTUC’, ‘Black Series’, ‘Hulk Smash’, and the Articulated Age of Ultron

    Nick Lenihan
    1 Mar 2015 | 8:34 am
    Today is Sunday and it’s time for the big 80th edition of the Toy News Roundup. Here we round-up all of the most important toy news of the week from our site, and also link you to any toy news that... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Bandai Reveals S.H. Figuarts Avengers Age of Ultron figures

    Samuel Demchy-Cooper
    28 Feb 2015 | 8:00 am
    The release of Avengers: Age of Ultron is not that long away, as it’s set to hit theaters in just 2 short months on May 1, 2015. In the last few months, toy manufacturers have been jumping on the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Wolf King Chemical Poisoning Teacher 1/6th Scale Figure Review (Breaking Bad)

    Nick Lenihan
    27 Feb 2015 | 11:43 am
    Breaking Bad fans have been treated to a plethora of 6-inch action figures based on AMC’s hit show, but what about those 12-inch action figure collectors? Wolf King has just recently released... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • DC Comic Collection Batman ‘Gotham Knight’ Sixth Scale Figure Revealed by Sideshow Collectibles

    Samuel Demchy-Cooper
    26 Feb 2015 | 12:24 pm
    Sideshow Collectibles have just recently revealed their latest DC Comic Collection Batman ‘Gotham Knight’ Sixth Scale Figure. As you can guess this figure of Batman is based on his... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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  • How to Clean a Yoyo Bearing – Paper Cleaning Method

    Jake E.
    28 Feb 2015 | 10:09 am
    Your browser does not support the video tag. Try updating to a new browser such as Chrome or FireFox. Add a comment to this video on YouTube. Learn to clean a yoyo bearing using lighter fluid and the paper cleaning method. Recommended YoyosVideo TranscriptTricks You Need To KnowHow to Clean a Yoyo Bearing – Paper Cleaning Method Yoyo TrickIn this video we’re going to talk about how to clean your bearings. Now, if you keep your bearings properly lubed, like how we show you in our thin yoyo lube video, then cleaning your bearings in something you’ll have to do only very irregularly.
  • 2015 Yoyo Buyer’s Guide – What is the Best Yoyo?

    Adam B.
    13 Feb 2015 | 8:03 pm
    Your browser does not support the video tag. Try updating to a new browser such as Chrome or FireFox. Add a comment to this video on YouTube. Find out what are the best yoyos for 2015. Recommended YoyosVideo TranscriptTricks You Need To KnowYoyo In This Video: Space Cowboy Yoyo From: $120.00 Select options 2015 Yoyo Buyer’s Guide – What is the Best Yoyo? Yoyo Trick Recommended Beginner Yoyo: Fast 201 Yoyo Recommended Starter Yoyos: Sage Yoyo, Sage Yoyo Starter Pack, Sage Yoyo Pro Pack, DV888 Yoyo, DV888 Yoyo Kit. Recommended Budget Metal Yoyos: Shutter Yoyo, Minute Yoyo,…
  • Using Thin Yoyo Lube to Maintain Unresponsive Bearings

    Adam B.
    4 Feb 2015 | 2:38 pm
    Your browser does not support the video tag. Try updating to a new browser such as Chrome or FireFox. Add a comment to this video on YouTube. Learn how and when to use Thin Yoyo Lube to protect and maintain bearings during unresponsive play. Recommended YoyosVideo TranscriptTricks You Need To KnowYoyo In This Video: YoTricks Thin Yoyo Lube $5.99 Add to cart Using Thin Yoyo Lube to Maintain Unresponsive Bearings Yoyo Trick In this video I am going to talk about how to use thin yoyo lube to prolong the life of your bearing. We have got another video about using thick yoyo lube to help your…
  • Using Thick Yoyo Lube for Responsive Yoyos

    Adam B.
    4 Feb 2015 | 2:27 pm
    Your browser does not support the video tag. Try updating to a new browser such as Chrome or FireFox. Add a comment to this video on YouTube. Learn how and when to use thick yoyo lube to keep your yoyos playing easy and responsive. Recommended YoyosVideo TranscriptTricks You Need To KnowYoyo In This Video: YoTricks Thick Yoyo Lube $5.99 Add to cart Using Thick Yoyo Lube for Responsive Yoyos Yoyo TrickIn this video I am going to talk about using thick yoyo lube to help your yoyos play better. We also have another video about using thin yoyo lube that you can check out, that’s for…
  • Color 9

    Connor S.
    28 Jan 2015 | 9:28 pm
    What yoyo is that?Your browser does not support the video tag. Try updating to a new browser such as Chrome or FireFox. Add a comment to this video on YouTube. Learn the whip and slack yoyo trick Color 9. Recommended YoyosVideo TranscriptTricks You Need To KnowYoyo In This Video: Civility Yoyo $90.00 Select options For this yoyo trick we also recommend: Gradient Yoyo Pro Pack $99.99 Select options Shutter Yoyo Competition Pack $69.99 Select options Color 9 Yoyo TrickThis is the trick Color 9 and it looks like this. So since this trick is almost completely a slack trick you are…
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  • New Spring Clothes for Girls: A Stylish and Ethical SS15 Collection From Frugi

    Mena
    28 Feb 2015 | 7:45 am
    Spring is in the air. I can feel it in my bones. The days are getting longer, the sweet sound of birdsong has replaced the alarm clock and yesterday… I stepped out without a coat. Methinks it’s time to start shopping for a new spring wardrobe. If you’re as psyched about the change of season […] The post New Spring Clothes for Girls: A Stylish and Ethical SS15 Collection From Frugi appeared first on Kids Love This Stuff!.
  • YouTube Kids App is Finally Here. And this is Why It’s Hot

    Mena
    23 Feb 2015 | 3:52 pm
    You may have been hearing rumors of a kids only YouTube. Well, it’s finally landed. The YouTube Kids app is here. It’s freely available for download on Google Play and the iTunes App Store plus, it’s soon to be rolled out to users of Kurio and nabi kids’ tablets. The new YouTube app is the […] The post YouTube Kids App is Finally Here. And this is Why It’s Hot appeared first on Kids Love This Stuff!.
  • Bookends for Kids Rooms: 9 Adorable Gifts for Your Young Bookworm

    Mena
    23 Feb 2015 | 6:20 am
    Want to encourage the kids to develop a love of reading? Surround them with books. Lot’s of books. Yeah, that’s a great idea if you have the space for a bookshelf. But how do you keep that stash of books in a neat, orderly and tidy fashion, if all you have to work with is […] The post Bookends for Kids Rooms: 9 Adorable Gifts for Your Young Bookworm appeared first on Kids Love This Stuff!.
  • This Little Quirkbot Teaches Kids How to Make Robots… From Drinking Straws

    Mena
    15 Feb 2015 | 12:17 pm
    Imagine a toy that allows children, big and small, to build electronic gadgets from a bunch of regular straws. Quirkbot is that toy. Well, it’s more than just a toy. It’s a smart microcontroller that makes it possible for kids aged 10 and up (or tech minded younger kids), to creatively redesign existing ideas and […] The post This Little Quirkbot Teaches Kids How to Make Robots… From Drinking Straws appeared first on Kids Love This Stuff!.
  • Funnies: Tiny Hamsters Going on a Tiny Date for Valentine’s

    Mena
    11 Feb 2015 | 10:54 am
    Here’s a mushy Valentine’s video you can share with the kiddos. It features two adorable (and extremely well behaved) hamsters out on a date. How many takes do you reckon it took to make this? Tiny Hamster’s Date One YouTube commenter had this to say: ‘When a hamster can get a date and you can’t.’ […] The post Funnies: Tiny Hamsters Going on a Tiny Date for Valentine’s appeared first on Kids Love This Stuff!.
 
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  • Play With This Too Lost Protectors Kickstarter Goes Live

    Samuel Demchy-Cooper
    2 Mar 2015 | 9:42 am
    Play With This Too is a new company in the toy industry. They are made up of industry professionals from companies such as Hasbro, Mattel, Diamond Select and many others. And just like many new toy companies, they are starting out with Kickstarter. Their first line is called Lost Protectors, which are 6″ scale highly articulated […] Read More...
  • Toy News Roundup: ‘MOTUC’, ‘Black Series’, ‘Hulk Smash’, and the Articulated Age of Ultron

    Nick Lenihan
    1 Mar 2015 | 8:34 am
    Today is Sunday and it’s time for the big 80th edition of the Toy News Roundup. Here we round-up all of the most important toy news of the week from our site, and also link you to any toy news that we didn’t cover. So, let’s see what the big toy news was this week, shall […] Read More...
  • Bandai Reveals S.H. Figuarts Avengers Age of Ultron figures

    Samuel Demchy-Cooper
    28 Feb 2015 | 8:00 am
    The release of Avengers: Age of Ultron is not that long away, as it’s set to hit theaters in just 2 short months on May 1, 2015. In the last few months, toy manufacturers have been jumping on the bandwagon by announcing figures from the film. Bandai and Tamashii Nations, with their S.H. Figuarts line, […] Read More...
  • Wolf King Chemical Poisoning Teacher 1/6th Scale Figure Review (Breaking Bad)

    Nick Lenihan
    27 Feb 2015 | 11:43 am
    Breaking Bad fans have been treated to a plethora of 6-inch action figures based on AMC’s hit show, but what about those 12-inch action figure collectors? Wolf King has just recently released their Chemical Poisoning Teacher sixth scale figure, which may not be “official”, but is pretty good none the less. Its actually an artist’s […] Read More...
  • DC Comic Collection Batman ‘Gotham Knight’ Sixth Scale Figure Revealed by Sideshow Collectibles

    Samuel Demchy-Cooper
    26 Feb 2015 | 12:24 pm
    Sideshow Collectibles have just recently revealed their latest DC Comic Collection Batman ‘Gotham Knight’ Sixth Scale Figure. As you can guess this figure of Batman is based on his ‘Gotham Knight’ comic run, with the gray and black costume and the small symbol on his chest. I have to say that they have captured all […] Read More...
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    Statue Reviews

  • Shin Akuma Statue by Pop Culture Shock [Street Fighter]

    Rock
    1 Mar 2015 | 8:55 pm
    From the popular fighting game franchise “Street Fighter” comes the Shin Akuma 1/3 scale statue by Pop Culture Shock. The Shin Akuma statue was sculpted by PCS Founder Jerry Macaluso and stands approximately 32 inches tall. This is a mixed media statue, so it features a real fabric costume. It, also, comes with light-up LED eyes and movie-quality Acrylic teeth. The Akuma statue is limited to 350 pieces and retails for $850.00. It is expected to start shipping in February 2016. The post Shin Akuma Statue by Pop Culture Shock [Street Fighter] appeared first on Statue Reviews.
  • Triple H WWE Icon Series Resin Statue Unboxing and Review

    Rock
    1 Mar 2015 | 4:13 pm
    Last week the new Triple H WWE Icon Series Statue by McFarlane Toys went on sale and, as someone who already owns the first three WWE statues, I wasn’t going to pass this one up. There were two versions up for sale, Special Edition and Signature Series. The Special Edition version of the statue is limited to 400 pieces and retails for $295.00. The Signature Series version is limited to 50 pieces and retails for $395.00. The only difference between the two is that the Signature Series comes with Triple H’s autograph on the base. Everything else is the same. The post Triple H WWE…
  • Lucy Heartfilia Gigantic Series Figure by X-Plus [Fairy Tail]

    Rock
    28 Feb 2015 | 2:46 pm
    From the popular manga and anime series “Fairy Tail” comes the Lucy Heartfilia Gigantic Series non-scale PVC (soft vinyl) Figure by X-Plus. The Lucy Heartfilia figure stands approximately 41cm tall and features her sporting a pink bikini. She retails for ¥15,000 (¥13,500 at cdjapan) and will release in May 2015. Order from: The post Lucy Heartfilia Gigantic Series Figure by X-Plus [Fairy Tail] appeared first on Statue Reviews.
  • Misaka Mikoto Gravure_Style Moment Figure by Orcatoys [A Certain Magical Index: Endyumion’s Miracle]

    Rock
    28 Feb 2015 | 2:28 pm
    From the anime movie “A Certain Magical Index: Endyumion’s Miracle” comes the Misaka Mikoto Gravure_Style Moment 1/6 Scale PVC Figure by Orcatoys. The Misaka Mikoto figure stands approximately 18cm tall and features her posed bent over with her hands on her knees. She’s wearing a pink swimsuit with black trim, white ruffles and pink polka dots. A transparent innertube with pink polka dots is draped over her left arm. The Misaka Mikoto figure retails for ¥12,800 (¥11,520 at cdjapan) and will release in July 2015. Order from: The post Misaka Mikoto Gravure_Style Moment…
  • Han Solo Hero of Yavin Mini Bust by Gentle Giant [Star Wars]

    Rock
    28 Feb 2015 | 8:16 am
    Gentle Giant will be releasing the Star Wars Han Solo Hero of Yavin Mini Bust and it is currently available for pre-order. The Han Solo Hero of Yavin mini bust is made of polystone and is built to 1/6 scale. It features Han Solo with his patented smug look on his face and a medal draped over his folded arms. Each bust is hand-painted and individually numbered. A matching certificate of authenticity, also, accompanies each bust. The Han Solo Hero of Yavin bust retails for $90.00 and will release in Q3 2015. The post Han Solo Hero of Yavin Mini Bust by Gentle Giant [Star Wars] appeared first on…
 
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    Toy Tales

  • Toy Chest: ‘I ain’t afraid of no ghost’ Edition

    Todd Coopee
    27 Feb 2015 | 4:52 am
    A new Ghostbusters board game has been kick-started and 7 other things I wanted to share this week. For more stories behind some of your favorite toys visit Toy Tales.
  • Star Wars Death Star Space Station by Kenner

    Todd Coopee
    26 Feb 2015 | 6:30 am
    Released in 1978, the Death Star Space Station from Kenner is 20 inches tall and features four floors of action-packed fun, including a laser canon, retractable bridge, detention block, and trash compactor. For more stories behind some of your favorite toys visit Toy Tales.
  • Then & Now: LEGO, Tinker Toys & Lincoln Logs

    Todd Coopee
    25 Feb 2015 | 6:00 am
    Growing up, we had a large playroom in our basement. The benefits were two-fold. From my parents perspective, it prevented “toy sprawl.” But to me, it was the perfect place to unleash my inner engineer using construction toys like Tinkertoy, Lincoln Logs and Legos. For more stories behind some of your favorite toys visit Toy Tales.
  • Sesame Street FacTOYd

    Todd Coopee
    24 Feb 2015 | 6:45 am
    Actor James Earl Jones was the first celebrity to appear on Sesame Street. For more stories behind some of your favorite toys visit Toy Tales.
  • Martin BuberGerman Philosopher, 1878-1965

    Todd Coopee
    24 Feb 2015 | 6:30 am
    Play is the exultation of the possible. For more stories behind some of your favorite toys visit Toy Tales.
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  • Toys that Teach Problem Solving Skills to Children

    Sanam Shirzad
    25 Feb 2015 | 1:07 pm
    Toys that Teach Problem Solving Skills to Children Young children learn best to solve problems through play experiences that are meaningful to them. Here we are providing you with five important educational toys that teach problem solving skills to children. These toys encourage kids to think independently, identify problems and search for solutions through open-ended play experiences. CitiBlocs Construction Toys CitiBlocs construction toys are classic building blocks made of precision-cut pine wood from New Zealand. CitiBlocs are suitable for children of any age from toddlers to grown-ups.
  • Reading to Babies: Why Should I Read to My Baby?

    Sanam Shirzad
    6 Feb 2015 | 7:45 am
    Reading to Babies: Why Should I Read to My Baby? It is true that your six-month old son or daughter most likely won’t be able to understand all that you’re reading to him from a book. But don’t worry; your baby can still absorb a lot of information as you read to him. There are many benefits when it comes to reading to babies. Read to your child as often as you can. Some parents find it hard to read to their young kids. But remember, sometimes reading is simply describing the pictures you see in a book without even following what’s written in the book itself. Here are some of the…
  • Children and Physical Activities: How to Motivate Kids to Exercise

    Sanam Shirzad
    29 Jan 2015 | 5:32 pm
    Children and Physical Activities: How to Motivate Kids to Exercise We all know kids who are constantly on the move; I mean those who can’t be kept inside the house for long hours. On the contrary, there are kids who just don’t want to get out or do any exercise. For this last group, parents need to walk the extra mile by encouraging their children to engage in more outdoor activities and physical exercise. Here are some strategies parents can use to help children discover the joy and benefits of involving in physical activities on a regular basis. Be the Motivator Talk to your children…
  • How to Prevent Bullying in Young Children

    Sanam Shirzad
    22 Jan 2015 | 1:04 pm
    How to Prevent Bullying in Young Children Bullying is an intentional, forceful and reiterative act of aggressive behavior which can happen either physically or verbally. Bullying is not something children can handle and work out on their own. Parents need to be on the watch about what goes on in school and be able to identify abnormal social behaviors in their children. Here are some useful tips on how parents can help to prevent bullying in young children. Prevention Starts from Home Home education is the first line of defense against bullying. Teach your child that bullying is an…
  • What is the Difference between Daycare and Preschool?

    Sanam Shirzad
    15 Jan 2015 | 12:50 pm
    What is the Difference between Daycare and Preschool? We often hear this question from young parents looking to put their children in an early educational program before reaching the kindergarten age. Parents asking this question wonder which environment is most appropriate for the children’s growth and education. What are the main differences between a daycare facility and a preschool, and which system suites their children best? Here you will find answers to these basic but important questions. Age Limits for Children Based on the traditional definition, preschool is an educational…
 
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