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Fashion Time Travel: The Disney Princess Designer Doll Premiere Series is Here

If you thought your Disney doll collection was complete, think again. During October and November 2018, Disney will be releasing five limited edition dolls from its Disney Designer Collection: Premiere Series. “Inspired by the runways and red carpets during each beloved Disney heroine’s theatrical debut,… Read More »Fashion Time Travel: The Disney Princess Designer Doll Premiere Series is Here

Disneyland adds Star Wars Elongated Coins

Pressed coin enthusiasts will soon feel the force at Disneyland as the park has added six new Star Wars inspired elongated coins in the park. Look for them inside the Star Trader store in Tomorrowland. These are all pressed-quarters. One light side of the force… Read More »Disneyland adds Star Wars Elongated Coins

Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas Cuckoo Clock

Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas” Cuckoo Clock is a beautiful handcrafted sculptural wall clock featuring Jack Skellington, Sally, LED lighting, beloved movie music, Zero popping out on the hour and much more. It’s the perfect think for fans of the movie who want a… Read More »Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas Cuckoo Clock

Alex & Ani Designer Bracelets Come to Disney

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Alex & Ani is the latest designer to join the ranks of other popular designers such as Dooney & Bourke, Chamilia, and Harveys who have partnered with Disney to create specialty products available at Disney Parks and the Disney Store. For those unfamiliar with Alex… Read More »Alex & Ani Designer Bracelets Come to Disney

Painter Thomas Kinkade Dies at Age 54

Thomas Kinkade, a prolific painter known for his painting style that infused scenes with a romantic glowing light, had died from what appears to be natural causes at his home in California. He was 54.

Kinkade claimed to be the most collected modern painter generating up to $100 million a year in sales. His mass-produced editions satisfied some need in families and could be found in galleries all around the world.

Disney fans will be familiar with Kinkade as he frequently painted scenes from Disney’s animated classics and the theme parks. Kinkade often spoke of parallels between his life and Walt Disney’s. Both traveled to California as young men with just a few dollars to their name and a portfolio to show their talent. Paintings from Kinkade’s Disney Collection are sure to immediately become more valued.

In the news: The AP and Mercury News

Photo from 2008 introduction of Disney collection.

Update: Below the jump, I’ve added a gallery of a few Kinkade paintings large enough where you can make out the detail he put into each work:

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