Thursday, October 31, 2013

Holidays


Well, it's the day after Halloween, and we all know what that means...right? The holidays are among us once again. Sadly, my mom and I do not have any Disney trips planned for this year (hopefully next year).

On Halloween I went to the thrift stores as I always do on Thursdays and came across many Disney Items, but only bought one which was a winter Minnie Mouse plush to go with my winter Mickey Mouse that I bought last year. 

Not my picture. So if you can't see it, that's why...

I did find a whole lot of different Disney things such as a red plastic case for building blocks...at least that was what was in it. It was unique. I never saw anything like it. It featured Princess Minnie in a castle tower looking down at Mickey, pressumably a prince. I really liked it but I didn't think I needed it especially for the price of it. I also came across a Disney World planning DVD from 2005.
I loved that Disney planning DVD. It was very outgoing and made me want to go to Disney. It was the version I put the youtube video up a few months ago where you had the 4 tour guides. I honestly think Disney should go back to that version instead of just doing the boring interviews.
Being a film major, I also took a course in tv production and one of the things my teacher commented on was the "talking head" where you have someone sitting or standing in front of the camera.

I also ended not getting that dvd only because Disney gave them out for free and I bet good will would have sold it for $2.99. That's about it.


Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Glass Coasters

I apologize for no updates prior to this update.

So today (10-15-2013) I went to the good will that I hardly ever go to these days because it is small and usually does not have anything. So I go and look and Disney World just pops out at me when I went to the shelfs. I couldn't believe my eyes!
These glass coasters are what I found today:






They were released in the 70's when the park first opened. When "new" the set was a set of 4: Main St, Adventureland, Fantasy Land and Liberty Square...Liberty Square? What happened to Frontierland and Tomorrow Land?

In my opinion, I don't think those lands existed when the park opened... or were they? I don't understand why they left those two lands out of the coaster set, but anyway. I was thrilled to buy them for only $0.69! Yippie!
My recent past findings before this was a cook book from Disney World. I got it for $2.00 when someone bought it for either $20.00 for $14.95 at Disney....

Here's a Picture of the book:





Sunday, October 6, 2013

My Cork Necklaces

Last week or so, I found a bag of wine corks. At first I thought I could do something BIG with it, but then I couldn't think of what to do with them until I looked on the internet. I found people made necklaces. But instead of a regular wine cork I decided to make them Disney characters...

I first made Figment:




everything is made of cork, the body and the wings and added glass sand to it to add some decor to it.
My second character was Donald Duck. I modeled it after the mini hat that Disney World sells at their parks:

and my 3rd is Mickey Mouse. You can't make Disney characters and not make Mickey Mouse. As the saying goes: "It all Started with a Mouse."




The 4th I'm either doing Minnie Mouse or Kermit the Frog. 
I decided to show you my creations because someone stated that they might make them as well and I just wanted to let people know that I'm the original creator of these Disney Character Cork Necklaces.