Updated 2016: In the world of Disney pin collecting, a number of unscrupulous pin traders and eBay pin sellers are out there. They will sell and trade scrappers and fakes as if they were authentic Disney pins and they flood … Continue reading 4 Tips to Help You Avoid Buying a Fake on eBay – Disney Pin Trading 101
Updated 2016: Pin collecting is a wonderful hobby and in the end beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but if you are concerned about your pins being fake here are some easy ways to tell if they are. … Continue reading 5 Ways to Tell If Your Pin is a Fake – Disney Pin Trading 101
Updated 2016. There are many places to buy pins but pin trading is pretty much non-existent at the parks except with cast members and unfortunately most of those pins are fakes and scrappers. That could be one reason why Disney … Continue reading Disney Pin Trading 101: Places to Trade and Collect
Pin trading, especially for someone new or relatively new to the hobby can be daunting. There are many things to learn in order to make the best choices when trading and a great number of resources to help you discern … Continue reading Disney Pin Trading 101: Resources
Updated 2016: As wonderful as pin trading is, there are indeed some pitfalls that might discourage you if you’re not prepared. Hopefully, this blog post will help navigate some of those little pin trading trials and assist you in making … Continue reading Disney Pin Trading 101: 4 Tips to Make Pin Trading Better
Updated 2016: Continuing our blog posts on Disney pin trading, I thought it might be helpful to know some of the lingo you’re likely to hear. Pin trading, like any hobby, has it’s own “language.” When you know it, you’ll … Continue reading Disney Pin Trading 101: Pin Lingo – Key Terms for Any Pin Trader
Scoop Sanderson, intrepid reporter for Main Street has stopped pin trading. Say it ain’t so, Scoop! Unfortunately, the rumors are true. According to the Scoop Sanderson Trading Times Facebook page, he’s got too much to report and is hanging up … Continue reading “Scoop” of the Day: Scoop Sanderson No Longer Trading Pins!
When I wrote this, I had just seen the Disney Studio Store in Hollywood‘s (DSSH) newest upcoming pin release and all I could do was shake my head in sadness. There was a time when seeing the new pins was … Continue reading Has Disney Pin Collecting Become Simply Outrageous?
Cultivating the Magic is NOT about the plants…well, of course it’s about the plants. And the flowers. And the landscaping. But it’s really about Walt’s vision for the park and about his vast attention to detail. It’s about the dedication … Continue reading Cultivating the Magic Tour at Disneyland – Much More Than Just Plants!
When these were first announced, I thought for sure this was going to be a winner, but perhaps the excitement was bigger than the actual product. Considering the free shipping, the extremely nice packaging, and the exclusive pin content, it … Continue reading More Hype Than Content? – Disney Store Park Pack Review