Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Bradford Exchange We're Not In Kansas Anymore Accent Lamp


This is one of the most imaginative things from Bradford Exchange in a long time.  More of this please!! 
 
We're Not in Kansas Anymore Collectible Accent Lamp
18" tall
$149.99 plus $17.99 shipping
 
 
 
Courtesy Lisa DeWitt
 

Hallmark Gift Line Fall 2016


The new Wizard of Oz gift line has just been released and is making it's way to stores across the country.  All items are shown below except for the Winged Monkey Infinity Scarf (14" by 32", green, SRP: $16.95)  On a bit of a sad note at the end of this year, Hallmark is discontinuing the Wizard of Oz gift line.  However, they said they could revisit Oz at a later time and they are still doing Keepsake Ornaments and greeting cards.  
 
Glinda Ceramic Goblet   SRP: $24.95
 
Wicked Witch Ceramic Goblet  SRP: $24.95
 
Courageous Mug and Coaster Set  SRP:  $16.95
 
Brainy Mug and Coaster Set  SRP: $16.95
 
Big-Hearted Mug and Coaster Set  SRP:  $16.95
 
Tin Man Metal Bank  SRP: $14.95
 
Double Sided Door Hanger   SRP: $12.95
 
No Place Like Home Frame  SRP: $19.95
 
Metal Retro Lunchbox  SRP: $14.95
 
Photos Courtesy Dell Matheson

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

American Greetings Wizard of Oz Cards For 2017





American Greetings Expands Long-Standing Warner Bros. Consumer Products Partnership
New Greeting Cards Featuring Popular Licensed Characters to Hit Retail in 2017

CLEVELAND, OH--(Marketwired - June 21, 2016) - American Greetings has proudly partnered with Warner Bros. Consumer Products for many years, and the greeting card industry-leader is excited to expand this partnership in 2017 with brand-new greeting cards featuring popular characters from the entertainment industry powerhouse. Ranging from iconic feature films and television series to classics and exciting new properties, the lineup of Warner Bros. Consumer Products licenses will be an impressive addition to the already-unmatched portfolio of relevant brands, licenses and content partners at American Greetings.

Complementing the robust offering of stickers, party goods and seasonal gift wrap already available at your favorite national retailer and highlighting choice characters, such as the inspirational DC Super Hero Girls and action-packed Justice League, this on-trend selection of new greeting cards will be available beginning January 1, 2017. Consumers can celebrate everyday and seasonal occasions -- including Birthday, Valentine's Day, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Halloween and Christmas -- with brand-new greeting cards featuring the beloved The Wizard of Oz, fan-favorite Big Bang Theory, the silly sleuthing Scooby-Doo, the extraordinary Wonder Woman, and many more epic Warner Bros. Consumer Products properties.

"For many years, our relationship with Warner Bros. Consumer Products has allowed American Greetings to provide consumers with superior products to help them make meaningful connections with the important people in their lives, and we are thrilled to expand on our successful work with the talented Warner Bros. Consumer Products team," said Mike Wovna, Vice President of Licensing and Sales at American Greetings. "This opportunity to deliver more of the amazing Warner Bros. and DC characters that are adored across generations promises continued success in 2017 and beyond."

The holidays will bring additional surprises and cheer to the American Greetings card department with Warner Bros. Consumer Products notable array of seasonal properties, such as Elf, A Christmas Story, Polar Express and Frosty the Snowman.

Consumers can find these Warner Bros. Consumer Products cards and products, in addition to a great selection of inspiring cards and products from American Greetings, at participating drug chains, grocery stores and mass retailers nationwide, as well as in American Greetings and Carlton Cards retail stores. Those who enjoy sending ecards can share American Greetings cards online from www.americangreetings.com. For more information on American Greetings, visit www.corporate.americangreetings.com. You can also follow American Greetings on Twitter, Facebook, American Greetings blog, YouTube, Pinterest, Google+ and Instagram.

About American Greetings Corporation
As a leader in meaningful connections, American Greetings Corporation is a creator and manufacturer of innovative social expression products that assist consumers in making the world a more thoughtful and caring place. Founded in 1906, the Company's major greeting card lines are American Greetings, Carlton Cards, Gibson, Recycled Paper Greetings and Papyrus, and other paper product offerings include DesignWare party goods and American Greetings and Plus Mark gift-wrap and boxed cards. American Greetings also has one of the largest collections of greetings on the Web, including greeting cards available at Cardstore.com and ecards available at AmericanGreetings.com. In addition to its product lines, American Greetings also creates and licenses popular character brands through the AG Entertainment group. Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, American Greetings generates annual revenue of approximately $1.9 billion, and its products can be found in retail outlets worldwide. For more information on the Company, visit www.corporate.americangreetings.com.

About Warner Bros. Consumer Products
Warner Bros. Consumer Products, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the world.

About DC Entertainment
DC Entertainment, home to iconic brands DC (Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash, etc.), Vertigo (Sandman, Fables, etc.) and MAD, is the creative division charged with strategically integrating across Warner Bros. and Time Warner. DC Entertainment works in concert with many key Warner Bros. divisions to unleash its stories and characters across all media, including but not limited to film, television, consumer products, home entertainment, and interactive games. Publishing thousands of comic books, graphic novels and magazines each year, DC Entertainment is one of the largest English-language publishers of comics in the world.

DC SUPER HERO GIRLS, JUSTICE LEAGUE, and all related characters and elements © & ™ DC Comics and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (s16)

WONDER WOMAN and all related characters and elements © & ™ DC Comics. (s16)
THE WIZARD OF OZ and all related characters and elements © & ™ Turner Entertainment Co. (s16)

THE BIG BANG THEORY and all related characters and elements © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (s16)

SCOOBY-DOO and all related characters and elements © & ™ Hanna-Barbera. (s16)

ELF and all related characters and elements © & ™ New Line Productions, Inc. (s16)

A CHRISTMAS STORY and all related characters and elements © & ™ Turner Entertainment Co. (s16)

THE POLAR EXPRESS and all related characters and elements © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. (s16)

FROSTY THE SNOWMAN and all related characters and elements © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. and Classic Media, LLC. Based on the musical composition FROSTY THE SNOWMAN © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc. (s16)

Scrapbooking and Puzzle from Paper House Productions

















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Tuesday, September 06, 2016

Hallmark Itty Bitty Storybook and A Jumbled Journey Through Oz Pop Up Book


Just arrived in stores!  The Itty Bitty Storybook set includes book Dorothy and Glinda itty bittys for $24.95.  The Jumbled Journey Through Oz book is $14.95.  Now in Hallmark stores or available for order on Hallmark.com 



Dorothy Comparison

Glinda Comparison







Bradford Exchange We're Off To See The Wizard Limoges Box Collection



Item no :904622
4.5" tall by 2.25" wide
$49.95 each plus $9.99 shipping















Party City Partners With Warner Brothers for Wizard of Oz Cosutmes.



ELMSFORD, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Party City Holdco Inc. (the “Company" or "Party City") (NYSE:PRTY), the leading vertically integrated party goods company in North America, with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, announces an extended portfolio partnership to develop and market a full range of costumes and costume accessories beginning with Halloween 2016. With The Wizard of Oz, Harry Potter, Scooby-Doo, The Flintstones, and many more Warner Bros. properties, these new and innovative programs will be available exclusively at PartyCity.com, Party City and Halloween City retail locations. Beginning in 2017, Party City will also offer a range of costumes and accessories of DC Comics Super Heroes including Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, the Justice League and more.

Jim Harrison, CEO of Party City Holdco Inc. said, “We are delighted that we have extended our partnership as we continue our strategic licensing and promotional relationship with Warner Bros. Consumer Products. The evergreen Warner Bros. brands already part of our staple offerings will be supplemented over the years ahead with exciting new properties from the WBCP portfolio. We look forward to bringing to the consumer innovative mix and match programs that allow our consumer to personalize their costume to reflect their personality.”

About Party City

Party City Holdco Inc. (the “Company” or “Party City Holdco”) is the leading party goods company by revenue in North America and, we believe, the largest vertically integrated supplier of decorated party goods globally by revenue. The Company is a popular one-stop shopping destination for party supplies, balloons, and costumes. In addition to being a great retail brand, the Company is a global, world-class organization that combines state-of-the-art manufacturing and sourcing operations, and sophisticated wholesale operations complemented by a multi-channel retailing strategy and e-commerce retail operations. The Company is the leading player in its category, vertically integrated and unique in its breadth and depth. Party City Holdco designs, manufactures, sources and distributes party goods, including paper and plastic tableware, metallic and latex balloons, Halloween and other costumes, accessories, novelties, gifts and stationery throughout the world. The Company’s retail operations include approximately 900 specialty retail party supply stores (including approximately 180 franchise stores) throughout North America operating under the names Party City and Halloween City, and e-commerce websites, principally through the domain name PartyCity.com.

About Warner Bros. Consumer Products

Warner Bros. Consumer Products, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the world.

THE WIZARD OF OZ and all related characters and elements © & ™ Turner Entertainment Co. (s16) 
HARRY POTTER characters, names and related indicia are © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Harry Potter Publishing Rights © JKR. (s16) 
SCOOBY-DOO and all related characters and elements © & ™ Hanna-Barbera. (s16) 
THE FLINTSTONES and all related characters and elements © & ™ Hanna-Barbera. (s16)














Dorothy and Toto Children's Books From Capstone Press


"Dorothy Gale and her little dog, Toto, invite you to their home in the Land of Oz—a place filled with wonder and magic. Each warmly illustrated chapter book takes readers on a gentle adventure in and around Oz and treats them to the simple joys true friendship brings. A glossary, discussion questions, and information about "The Wizard of Oz" enhance the reading experience."

Very, very cute children's books sold both in stores and at online retailers.  They feature the joy that is Oz, but also teach valuable lessons.  They are $3.95 each.