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WALT DISNEY’S CINDERELLA ILLUSTRATED BY RETTA SCOTT

I’ve always loved Retta Scott’s illustrations for Walt Disney’s Cinderella.  Her charming paintings were originally featured in the Big Golden Book of Cinderella and Cinderella Puppet Show, both published in 1950.  Recently, I came across a Little Golden Book reprint of…

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VINTAGE MARY POPPINS LITTLE GOLDEN BOOK

This past weekend my husband and I enjoyed one of those meandering Saturday outings that went from early afternoon to well after dark.  Inspired by the beautiful weather we decided to head down to the Beaches for hand-crafted ice…

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CINDERELLA STATIONERY BY MARY BLAIR

From my collection – A notecard set with concept art created by Disney Legend Mary Blair for Walt Disney’s Cinderella.  I still haven’t been able to part with a single one.…

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VINTAGE VINYL – MARY POPPINS SOUNDTRACK

From my collection of vintage vinyl – the original cast soundtrack from Walt Disney’s Mary Poppins with an unforgettable score by the Sherman brothers.  Distributed by Buena Vista Records in 1964, this album is quintessential retro Disney. Mixed in with…

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DISNEY CHARACTER SOUVENIRS

This group of sweet, stylized characters came home with my husband and I over two separate Walt Disney World vacations.  The irresistible Mickey and Donald were our first picks, and of course once we returned home we regretted not buying…

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VINTAGE DONALD DUCK COMIC BOOK

After a family gathering last Saturday afternoon my husband and I left his parent’s home with a mystery box of comics from his childhood.  That evening we had a lot of fun looking through them all – lifting the…

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VINTAGE VINYL – THE JUNGLE BOOK SOUNDTRACK

From my collection of vintage vinyl – Walt Disney Presents Songs From The Jungle Book. This wonderful album is a 1967 original Disneyland Record that includes jungle favourites like The Bare Necessities by Terry Gilkyson and I Wan’na Be Like…

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SEVEN SWEET CHARMS

I’ve wanted to update this sweet charm bracelet for awhile now. This weekend I gave the charms an enamelled look by painting the Seven Dwarfs’ caps in acrylics. The colour scheme was borrowed from the Cartier charm bracelet Lillian…