pin trading

New Pin Trading Store opens at EPCOT

With the transformation of EPCOT’s Future World well underway, one of the casualties of the changes in the Fountain of Nations plaza will be the removal of the current Pin Trading kiosk. Pin trading has been a popular activity of Disney’s theme parks fans the… Read More »New Pin Trading Store opens at EPCOT

2015 Walt Disney World Halloween Merchandise – First Look

It was only August 13th, but the 2015 Halloween merchandise collection has already made an appearance in the parks. There’s a new ‘key image’ that focuses on Minnie Mouse in her witch costume or Mickey Mouse as a vampire. Instead of a haunted house, there’s… Read More »2015 Walt Disney World Halloween Merchandise – First Look

Behind the Scenes on Jessica Chastain’s Disney Dream Portrait Shoot with Annie Leibovitz

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Earlier this week famed photographer of the stars Annie Leibovitz added Jessica Chastain to the list of celebrities she has featured in her Disney Dream Portraits series. The famous redhead portrayed Pixar’s first princess, also a redhead, Merida from the hit animated feature Brave.

Today we get two exciting videos that take us behind the scenes of the photo shoot and reveal how the magic is made. (Love the fake horse in the shot above. Makes sense though.) Appropriately enough for the Scottish princess, the photo shoot took place in an area of Cold Spring, New York known as the Hudson Highlands.

Turns out Chastain is a fan of a certain activity enjoyed by many guests at both Disneyland and Walt Disney World – Pin Trading. Below she shares her Pin Trading strategy:Read More »Behind the Scenes on Jessica Chastain’s Disney Dream Portrait Shoot with Annie Leibovitz

Five New Disney Pins to Debut at January Disneyana Show and Sale

The wonderful thing about the Disney ‘product’ is that is creates new fans all the time. So if you’re a recent convert to things Disney or a old fan who has just come back, you’ll want to check out the NFFC for all your Disneyana and collectible needs. NFFC is filled with people just like you, people who live Disney.

As it turns out the NFFC is having their winter show and sale on January 18th at the Crowne Plaza Resort Anaheim. If you can’t make it to the show, go to the NFFC website and find a local chapter near you.

The All Disneyana Show and Sale

The NFFC All Disneyana Show and Sale is a Disney pin trader’s dream come true, featuring several Show and Sale-only pin releases.

The Disney Soda Fountain Studio Store will release two new pins at the Show and Sale.

The Walt Disney Company Employee Center will be offering the first four pins from their Spotlight series of pins:

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Dumbo

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Cheshire Cat

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Chip and Dale

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Clarice

Additionally, Mickey’s of Glendale will debut, in a limited edition of 300, a new WDI Madame Leota pin packaged on a custom WDI Haunted Mansion 40th Anniversary backing card (limit one per person).

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(All pins and photos courtesy and copyright The Walt Disney Company)

When:

Sunday, January 18
From 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., NFFC members
From 10:30 to 5:00 p.m., Show and Sale open to the public

Where:

NFFC All Disneyana Show and Sale, 2009

Crowne Plaza Resort Anaheim
12021 Harbor Boulevard
Garden Grove, CA 92840

Toll Free Line: 866-888-8891

Plus there’s a special pin and button-trading event—also open to the public—from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. the night before—Saturday January 17—the Show and Sale begins (does NOT include Show and Sale-only pins).

Print and SAVE!

NFFC is making available a special discoutn for the readers of The Disney Blog. Print the first page of this story—including The Disney Blog masthead—bring it with you to the January 18, NFFC All Disneyana Show and Sale and get a $1.00 discount off of the regular $6.00 admission price for you and a friend.

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