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More Vinylmation Park Starz series 3 news heads our way

The addition of Park Starz to Disney's world of Vinylmation grabbed collectors' attention in a big way. Unlike traditional Vinylmation, each figure in this line has its own unique mold rather than a standard Mickey Mouse format. Arriving th...

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Latest custom by Stephanie Cassata is simply DiVine

Stephanie Cassata customized  a 3-inch Vinylmation figure for Earth Day in the image of DiVine, the enchanting lady (on stilts and covered in leaves) who roams the area in the Animal Kingdom between Asia and Africa with a serene look o...

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Look out for toys at the EPCOT Flower and Garden Festival

I realize that most of the United States is still covered in frost but over in Disney World, the weather is gearing up for spring. So now seems like an excellent time to start discussing EPCOT's International Flower and Garden Festival, whi...

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Custom Delights: Brian Shapiro's Rocket Raccoon

Brian Shapiro has sent along his latest work, a one-off custom of the littlest Guardian of the Galaxy, Rocket Raccoon. The custom Vinylmation figure comes packing a pistol and Rocket's heightened senses and master tactician skills. OK, mayb...

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Tomopop LinkUP: Walking in a winter Wonder Festival

Hello and welcome back to an action packed Tomopop LinkUP. Packed is definitely the right word for this edition as we're looking at probably our biggest LinkUP yet! And no wonder, it's the winter convention season! UK Toy Fair was last week...

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Tomopop LinkUP: Beach movie

Hello and welcome back to Tomopop LinkUP! I know I've complained at least once already about the winter, but when dealing with subzero temps as often as we have this year I think it warrants some additional complaining. They say the best wa...

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New Disney Vinylmation for 2014 are previewed

2014 marks the fifth anniversary of Vinylmation and Disney is celebrating the occasion with quite a few announcements. Earlier this week, the Disney Parks Blog posted a preview of several new Vinylmation series coming to the Parks. One...

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Brian Shapiro's Cheshire Cat custom has a little trick

Brian Shapiro has a new series of custom Vinylmation figures he's created, calling them Invertimation. A name like that might hint at what he's up to, but his first Invertimation figure — the Cheshire Cat — shows exactly what th...

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Vinylmation Cutesters Series 6 signing on January 17

The latest Vinylmation release takes a cue from the season and adds a dollop of sugary cuteness to the mix in Cutesters Series 6: Snow Day. The new set, designed by Maria Clapsis and Caley Hicks, features fuzzy animals like a polar bear and...

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Tomopop LinkUP: the Nendoroid rage edition

Hello and welcome back to another week of Tomopop LinkUP! It's been pretty crazy this past week, what with everyone trying to extend Black Friday and Cyber Monday into more than just a single day. If you looked around there were some good f...

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Custom Made Monday: Plushie fun for everyone

It's the Monday before Thanksgiving, can you feel the craziness? It's freezing cold, food needs to be bought and prepared, where does the time go? Before you get swept into Thanksgiving madness, relax a bit while looking at the custom creat...

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DesignerCon 2013: Evilos/NRB Relic

Evilos shared a booth with NRB Relic during last weekend's DesignerCon. The two custom vinyl artists had quite an impressive showing. Evilos brought with him his new Breaking Bad Androids, some Carbonite Vinylmation (in both Jr. and fu...

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Haunted Mansion portraits getting a Vinylmation release

Okay, people who know me personally know that I am a big Disneyland fan, like, Premium Annual Passholder, making visits at least once a month, all that jazz. And my all-time favorite attraction is The Haunted Mansion. Who can forget the mom...

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Vinylmation Villains series 4 is delightfully diabolical

Oh My Disney recently revealed the now-released Villains Series 4, which might actually be the best Villains set yet. This series features Oogie Boogie (Nightmare Before Christmas), Dr. Frankenollie (from the short Runaway Brain), Cyclops a...


Loving this custom Day of the Dead Vinylmation

As we get closer to the end of October and the beginning of November, I'm seeing an increased amount of Day of the Dead art. This is a good thing, as I adore the style. StephanieImagined combined my love of the Day of the Dead and my affect...

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Jack Skellington and vinyl friends come out to play soon

The original Nightmare Before Christmas Vinylmation set showcased the movie's main characters, but what about some of the funny townspeople, or even the memorable enchanted toys and human kiddos? This new series sets out to highlight some o...

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Vinylmation Marvel series 1 and combo topper revealed

Since Rio's "teaser" post of the upcoming Marvel Series 1 Vinylmation figures, Disney has fully revealed the set and, most recently, the amazing Hawkeye combo topper. This entire series was designed by none other than our pal Thomas Scott, ...

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Disney tease Avengers Vinylmation which is not so secret?

Over on the Disney Parks Blog they've teased that there will be a new set of Vinylmation that is totally a secret. I mean, you might have to ASSEMBLE a TEAM of SUPER people to try and figure this HEROic endeavor from Marvel - ahem - I mean ...

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Tokyo Disneyland's Halloween Vinylmations are revealed

As we edge closer to fall, Halloween merchandise starts to appear on shelves in Disney Parks around the globe. Starting on September 3, Tokyo Disneyland will have two seasonal Vinylmations for sale. The figures of Minnie and Donald show the...

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New wave of Popcorns Vinylmations revealed

Disney's Popcorns series of Vinylmation definitely has its pluses and minuses. The figures are more stylized than traditional Vinylmation figures, with the molds based on a kernel of popcorn (hence the name). However, with those unique...

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A round-up of exclusive toys coming to Disney's D23 Expo

Disney's D23 Expo starts Friday, August 9, and information regarding exclusive merchandise is beginning to come forward. While there will be things like Dooney & Burke bags and Sephora's Little Mermaid makeup line, let's be honest here:...


Obscure brings his steampunk show pieces online

On June 21 at the Vex Arts Center was a great steampunk event called Steampunk LA. Over 50 art pieces were shown at this event, and one of those featured artists was Matt Perez, also known as Obscure. Now he has taken pieces from this show...

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Tokyo Disneyland is getting two cool new Vinylmation

If you happen to be in the Land of the Rising Sun's version of Disneyland this summer, be on the lookout for a new pair of Vinylmation. Entitled "Summer Fun Mickey and Minnie," the figures show the famous couple attempting to cool off in th...

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Vinylmation Mystery Bakery cooks up some cuteness

Disney's Vinylmation steps into the kitchen for their upcoming series, Vinylmation Mystery Bakery. The new release hides beloved Disney characters within the sugary confines of a cupcake, with their identity hidden underneath a removable fr...


A special Vinylmation figure sets sail to Alaska

Maria Clapsis has designed a delightful little whale Vinylmation figure which is to be sold for Disney Cruise Line's Alaska itinerary. You know, in case you need an extra little something to bring home besides the amazing memories you'd mak...

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Custom Made Monday: Lights, camera, art

This week on Custom Made Monday, we've gone to the movies for a bit! Or maybe back to the 1920s ... or the pages of your comic book ... or into the sky on a jetpack ... or all of the above. Why? Because they're all among this week's customs...


Fantasia Vinylmation series 4 through 8 by Thomas Scott

I think we've missed some of these over the course of this year, but I'd like to remind everyone of the lovely Fantasia figure series by Thomas Scott. Most of the links within this post lead to the Disney Store online, where you can still p...


Custom Vinylmation, more for sale by Stephanie Imagined

Check out the Stephanie Imagined Etsy Shop this week for wares including custom Vinylmation, airbrush artwork, and even My Little Pony goodies, all for sale and going for 10% off the regular price if you use the code "SCASSATA10PERCENT" at ...


Summer's looking pretty hot for Disney collectors

Disney Parks Blog revealed a boatload of new merchandise today. The goods, ranging from iPhone cases to shirts to toys, will be released in the Disney Parks over the course of the Summer. Kristina covered the Beauty and the Beast ...


Coming in June: Beauty and the Beast Vinylmation series

A delightful Vinylmation series has been revealed featuring work by Maria Clapsis and Caley Hicks, coming together to celebrate the Tale As Old As Time: Beauty and the Beast. For now, this set is slated for release on June 21st and it appea...

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Custom Made Monday: Man or machine ... or mouse

Custom Made Monday is back this week after a brief C2E2-related vacation (pre-event preparation, mostly), and it seems in our time, we've missed a few things. Notably, there's some new custom designer toys worth sharing, but there's also so...


Park Starz series 2 Vinylmation artist signing on May 10

Last month, we previewed the second series of Disney's Park Starz Vinylmation figures. The set, like its predecessor, uses unique molds for each character rather than the traditional Mickey one. Park Starz Series 2 will be releasing on May ...


Disney's Animal Kingdom to sell custom Vinylmations

April 22 marks the 15th anniversary of Disney's Animal Kingdom park and, in celebration, new merchandise is being released. Among the bunch, the most interesting for toy collectors will surely be the one of a kind Vinylmation figures, custo...


Mickey's Wild West Vinylmation series releases April 22

Something to soften those Monday Blues come April 22 is the nation-wide release of Mickey Wild West Vinylmation series at the Disney Store. The set marks the first Vinylmation appearance of Donald Duck's precocious nephews, Huey, Dewey, and...


Goofy's Candy Co. as bite-sized Vinylmation figures

The latest release in the line of Vinylmation Jr. figures is based on Goofy's Candy Co., featuring three instances of the Goofman himself, plus a ton of sweet treats. The figures already had an early release on Facebook, but the official re...


Custom Delights: Studio Ghibli Vinylmation set

I've been excited about this post for days, because Mrs Annemarie Brown has been posting these figures one by one over Twitter and such, but I was waiting until the full set was revealed to do one big post about her latest custom creations,...


Grumpy, Eeyore, Ludwig von Drake, and more in Vinylmation

The latest in Vinylmation is Animation series 3, which has now been revealed to include such characters as Stitch, Mowgli, an Ace (one of the painting cards from Alice in Wonderland), and even Panchito from the Three Caballeros. That last o...


My Little Pony Vinylmation custom and plushies!

Though we may have seen some of these plushies in the previous Plushie Compilations that I've posted, I know we have yet to see this Vinylmation custom. Stephanie Cassata has created a 3 inch Vinylmation piece showing the hot air balloon th...


Vinylmation Park Starz series 2 revealed!

The first of Disney's Park Starz Vinylmation series was, far and away, my favorite of the blind-boxed figurines' lines. The second wave, which was revealed a few days ago, continues the trend of paying homage to Disney theme park ...


Vinylmation Fantasia series 6 is devilish, coming soon

The latest upcoming Vinylmation figure release is a continuation of the Fantasia series. This time around, we've got a Harpy and a Demon, both designed by Thomas Scott. They are from the Night on Bald Mountain segment in the original master...


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