Disney Treasures February Box

The theme was “Ever After Castle”.

Before I get on with the details I have to point out that I got my box through eBay. By the time I discovered this box it was already sold out. Annnnnd I wasn’t (and still not) subscribed to this Disney sub box at all!

I should also point out that I probably got this box at double (maybe even triple) the original cost. It was a pretty hot item! Everyone and their mother wanted this box! And you’ll see why that is when you see my pics below! 😉

Now, if I’m not mistaken, most… or all of the items in the box are Disney exclusives so they’re not available for sale anywhere else (unless you find them on eBay, like I did).

Ok! Let’s get down to it ↓↓

Starting with the crème de la crème! Why this box is sold out and had people who missed out either crying buckets or scrambling around looking for other people who were selling theirs. I know I would’ve been devastated if I couldn’t get my hands on this one.

Ariel and Eric Funko Pop Vinyl (2 pack)

I’m still hoping they release them separately, or something similar to the public in the future because I know there a tons of Disney fans who’ve been anxiously waiting for Disney Princes’ to be made into funko pops. I’m always petitioning! Hehe 😛

Donald and Daisy Duck pin 

This is one of those fancy-schmancy enamel pins. Haha. I’m sorry I don’t collect a lot of pins, I don’t know what else to describe. But this one is great quality and the… whatcha-ma-call-it — the cover/lid thingy for the pin is shaped like Mickey’s head, which I thought was a nice touch.

Lumiere patch 

This is a pretty standard iron-on patch. Nothing much else to say. It’s nice.

Lady and the Tramp keyring set

This was uber cute! The packing was also on point (good work, Funko!) My sister called dibs when we saw it and I’m happy to give it to her — she likes her keyrings lol.

Minnie Mouse figure

She’s adorable and was nicely painted. It’s no surprise to collectors that Funko are known to have paint issues with their funkos, dorbz and figurines but this one was *thumbs up*!

P.S. Minnie came in a tin container.

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OK. Let’s wrap this review/ unboxing up!

This is my first (and probably last) Disney Treasures box so those who are subscribed will be eye-rolling at this.. buuuuuut I love their packaging box! Lol.

FYI — I’m a packaging collector. If I find it cute, I keep it! 😀

There are 5 items in this box. I don’t know if this is the norm.. or if it depends on the theme but I thought this box could’ve used another item. As much as I looooooove love love love Ariel and Eric (and the ONLY reason why I wanted this box), but when I did unbox  — “This is it..?!?” came to mind – especially for the price and international shipping.

I won’t say “never” to getting another Disney box, especially if they plan on releasing more Disney Princes’ exclusively. But I wish it was a little more affordable.

But all in all — Still love the box! Loved all the items!

RATING: ♥♥♥♥.5/5

Box and shipping costs took half a rating off for me. Like I said I wish it was more affordable. But meh. I know anything shipping from the US to any other country is always expensive (especially if you live on the other side of world like I do).

Anywho — Happy reading. Happy bookish shopping! Catch you in my next one! ♥

The Disney Book by Jim Fanning

Full Title: The Disney Book (A Celebration of the World of Disney) 

IMG_20160306_002616Yay! First review for the month! 😉

— MY LIL SYNOPSIS —

This is the history of Disney all in the one book. If you ever wanted to know where Walt Disney started out, what his big break was, the journey from page to screen and all the fun facts in between, then this is it. Everything that was created or worked on by Disney is in this book along with illustrations; original drawings, models, plans, and photos that will grab the reader’s attention.

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— MY REVIEW —

This was not in my original March TBR list (see my post → March Reading List). I had gotten this book unplanned a few days ago while I was shopping and couldn’t help but read it already when I got home 🙂

It’s a great book if you are a Disney fan like me. It gives you the history of Disney – how Walt Disney started it all with his brother. The type of drawings and short films he started with all the way up to the most recent work created.

The book includes a timeline which I loved! I liked looking at what they had created and accomplished each year and the events that occurred like the first Disney office or the first theme park and on a sadder note, when Walt Disney died.

The illustrations included in the book are copies of the originals done by the animators which is pretty cool. It also has fun facts on how they came up with ideas on certain looks, stories, music and the people that inspired them.

It also comes with a movie cel from the movie Brave (I didn’t open my one but it’s still nice to have).

RATING: ♥♥♥♥/5

This is a great book to keep in any disney fan’s collection. I would even leave it on my coffee table for whenever someone wants to just flip through. The photos alone are worth it. I highly recommend it! 🙂

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If you’re a Disney fan too and want to get a copy for yourself (definitely worth it) then I’ve added a link below to where you can get your own copy.

→ Book Depository (please note this is an affiliate link)

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Hope you guys liked and found this review helpful. Catch you guys next time and happy reading! 😀

 

A Muggle’s Pop Obsession

Besides books, here is one of my other obsessions.

Funko pop vinyls.

Yep these cute little pop figures that’s crazed the world over.

I started collecting funkos 3 months ago (November 2015) and haven’t stopped since!

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#PrincessSquad

This is one of my favourite pics of my Disney princesses (excluding Merida and Tiana) and I’m quite proud of this particular collection. They’re pure eye candy on my shelves.

I love fairytales and these are the perfect compliment to my Fairy Tale books.

[Quick Question]: Can you guys spot Pascal? 😛

My fave Princesses have always been Ariel (and she has the spunkiest Prince. Not the brightest but still adorable) and of course Cinderella. But looking at these cuties now, it’s hard to have preferences. But I know what some of you might me thinking… what about Belle? She’s the Princess who loves books etc etc… Well to be honest with you I didn’t really like the story of Beauty and the Beast until after I saw Bella e la Bestia (Italian) and La Belle et la Bête (French) movie versions. I guess I just wasn’t a huge fan of the Disney one. Don’t get me wrong. I loved the scene where Belle sees the Beast’s library and ever since then I’ve wanted a room just like it but overall it wasn’t my favourite Disney movie growing up.

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#BeautyandtheBeast

But see… I am a fan of Beauty and the Beast and I love Belle. I just didn’t love it as much as I do now.

Ok ok. Enough babble. Let’s just sit in front of our monitors and stare at these cuties for a few more minutes. Oh wait. I have the actual funkos on my shelf..I’ll stare at those ones. Byeee!! 🙂