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2020 Video: Artist Insights (Princess Celebration)

Keepsake Artist Orville Wilson introduces Cinderella, the 1st in the new Princess Celebration series, that he created this year.

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Cinderella by Orville Wilson

Cinderella is kicking off the new Disney Princess Celebration series this year! This premium porcelain design features a radiant iridescent finish with a scene of the castle sculpted on her skirt.

August 31st, 2020|0 Comments

Reminder: Event Exclusives Available at Comic-Con@Home Starting Tomorrow (UPDATED)

The Boggart Snape, Tribble, and The Imperial Probe Droid Event Exclusive Keepsake Ornaments along with the Deadpool itty bittys® and The Child-themed enamel pin go on sale tomorrow.

COMIC-CON@HOME PURCHASING INFORMATION

To purchase the exclusives during the Comic-Con@home virtual event July 22-26, find the Popminded by Hallmark exhibitor page on the Comic-Con@home website starting at 9am PDT Wednesday July 22.*

Click on: any of the exclusive products shown, then in the pop-up window,
Click on: the link titled ‘visit website’ to be taken to a special page on PopMinded.com for purchasing.

NOTE: Purchases are limited to one of each of the exclusives per transaction. The exclusive quantities will be first come, first serve. We will not have daily allocations for this event.

UPDATE (07.22.20 @ 9:00 AM PST) –  To purchase the exclusives go straight to: hallmark.com/popminded/
UPDATE (07.22.20 @ 9:06 AM PST) – Imperial Probe Droid is OUT OF STOCK.
UPDATE (07.22.20 @ 9:16 AM PST) – Professor Boggart Snape is OUT OF STOCK.
UPDATE (07.22.20 @ 9:31 AM PST) – “unfortunately there was an error. It was still early on west coast some people got in. Any and all duplicate orders were canceled. Still the demand was high. We are evaluating inventory levels and will notify if more are in stock soon.”**
UPDATE (07.22.20 @ 9:00 PM PST) – Tribble and The Child enamel pin are OUT OF STOCK.
UPDATE (07.23.20 @ 8:34 PM PST) – “…we hope to have an answer tomorrow about additional inventory available for comic-con@home.”***
UPDATE (07.24.20 @ 1:26 PM PST) – “Thank you for your patience as we took time to investigate what happened this week during Comic-Con@home and evaluate our inventory. We do have additional inventory of the Probe Droid that we will sell in conjunction to the recently announced Metaverse on August 13th. In addition, we are planning to run more inventory this fall to meet the overwhelming demands due to conventions moving online this year while keeping quantities limited to maintain the collectability of an exclusive. Stay tuned for specific announcements regarding time of release, and a direct link for purchase.”****
UPDATE (10.07.20 @ 10:25 PM CDT) – Last chance to pick up 2020 Con Exclusives.*****
– The final sale of the Con Exclusives (for the general public) happens tomorrow at 11:00 AM CDT.
– If you are a Keepsake Ornament Club member, a limited amount will be available for purchase for members only on 10/26 at 9:00 AM CDT.
– A limited number of 2019 event exclusives Sybill Trelawney itty bittys will also be available as part of this sale.

Professor Boggart Snape™
Harry Potter™

Tribble
STAR TREK TOS: The Trouble with Tribbles

Imperial Probe Droid™
Star Wars™: The Empire Strikes Back™

Deadpool
MARVEL
itty bittys®

The Child™
Star Wars™: The Mandalorian™
PXL8® Enamel Pin


*Popminded by Hallmark. “Come See Us at These Events.” Popminded, A Pop Culture Collection by Hallmark. Hallmark, July 17, 2020. https://www.hallmark.com/popminded/.

**popminded. “PopMinded Event Exclusive Star Trek Tribble.” Web log. Instagram, July 22, 2020. https://www.instagram.com/p/CC4dh0IJX_H/.

***popminded. “PopMinded Event Exclusive Imperial Probe Droid.” Web log. Instagram, July 23, 2020. https://www.instagram.com/p/CCzaXHOpxHS/.

****popminded. “PopMinded Event Exclusive Imperial Probe Droid.” Web log. Instagram, July 24, 2020. https://www.instagram.com/p/CCzaXHOpxHS/.

*****popminded. “PopMinded Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments.” Web log. Instagram, October 7, 2020. https://www.instagram.com/stories/popminded/2415142924760595235/

July 21st, 2020|0 Comments

Press Release: PopMinded by Hallmark To Offer Exclusives at Comic-Con@Home Virtual Event (UPDATED)

Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments, itty bittys® and PXL8 enamel pins among items planned

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (July 10, 2020) – UPDATE: In light of recent cancellations of conventions due to COVID-19, PopMinded will now be offering the exclusives online July 22-26 at the Comic-Con@Home virtual event, planned in place of Comic-Con® International: San Diego, as well as October 8-11 either online or in person during New York Comic Con. A small allotment still will be made available for current Keepsake Ornament Club members only.

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Due to schedule changes for the Official Star Trek Convention Las Vegas, PopMinded will no longer be attending. The Star Trek exclusive ornament will no longer be made available at this event.

Due to the cancellation of Emerald City Comic Con, Planet Comicon Kansas City and Star Wars Celebration, exclusives planned for those events will no longer be available. Stay tuned for more information regarding exclusives specific to Star Wars Celebration.

COMIC-CON@HOME PURCHASING INFORMATION

To purchase the exclusives during the Comic-Con@home virtual event July 22-26, find the Popminded by Hallmark exhibitor page on the Comic-Con@home website starting at 9am PDT Wednesday July 22.*

Click on: any of the exclusive products shown, then in the pop-up window,
Click on: the link titled ‘visit website’ to be taken to a special page on PopMinded.com for purchasing.

NOTE: Purchases are limited to one of each of the exclusives per transaction. The exclusive quantities will be first come, first serve. We will not have daily allocations for this event.

UPDATE (07.16.20) – Added Comic-Con@Home purchasing Information.
UPDATE (07.22.20 @ 9:00 AM PST) –  To purchase the exclusives go straight to: hallmark.com/popminded/
UPDATE (07.22.20 @ 9:06 AM PST) – Imperial Probe Droid is OUT OF STOCK.
UPDATE (07.22.20 @ 9:16 AM PST) – Professor Boggart Snape is OUT OF STOCK.
UPDATE (07.22.20 @ 9:31 AM PST) – “unfortunately there was an error. It was still early on west coast some people got in. Any and all duplicate orders were canceled. Still the demand was high. We are evaluating inventory levels and will notify if more are in stock soon.”**
UPDATE (07.22.20 @ 9:00 PM PST) – Tribble and The Child enamel pin are OUT OF STOCK.
UPDATE (07.23.20 @ 8:34 PM PST) – “…we hope to have an answer tomorrow about additional inventory available for comic-con@home.”***
UPDATE (07.24.20 @ 1:26 PM PST) – “Thank you for your patience as we took time to investigate what happened this week during Comic-Con@home and evaluate our inventory. We do have additional inventory of the Probe Droid that we will sell in conjunction to the recently announced Metaverse on August 13th. In addition, we are planning to run more inventory this fall to meet the overwhelming demands due to conventions moving online this year while keeping quantities limited to maintain the collectability of an exclusive. Stay tuned for specific announcements regarding time of release, and a direct link for purchase.”****
UPDATE (10.07.20 @ 10:25 PM CDT) – Last chance to pick up 2020 Con Exclusives.*****
– The final sale of the Con Exclusives (for the general public) happens tomorrow at 11:00 AM CDT.
– If you are a Keepsake Ornament Club member, a limited amount will be available for purchase for members only on 10/26 at 9:00 AM CDT.
– A limited number of 2019 event exclusives Sybill Trelawney itty bittys will also be available as part of this sale.


Updated Hallmark’s 2020 convention calendar

Comic-Con@Home: July 23-26, 2020

New York Comic Con™ (NYCC): New York, NY – October 8-11, 202CANCELLED

New York Comic Con’s Metaverse: October 8-11, 2020


*Popminded by Hallmark. “Come See Us at These Events.” Popminded, A Pop Culture Collection by Hallmark. Hallmark, July 17, 2020. https://www.hallmark.com/popminded/.

**popminded. “PopMinded Event Exclusive Star Trek Tribble.” Web log. Instagram, July 22, 2020. https://www.instagram.com/p/CC4dh0IJX_H/.

***popminded. “PopMinded Event Exclusive Imperial Probe Droid.” Web log. Instagram, July 23, 2020. https://www.instagram.com/p/CCzaXHOpxHS/.

****popminded. “PopMinded Event Exclusive Imperial Probe Droid.” Web log. Instagram, July 24, 2020. https://www.instagram.com/p/CCzaXHOpxHS/.

*****popminded. “PopMinded Hallmark Keepsake Ornaments.” Web log. Instagram, October 7, 2020. https://www.instagram.com/stories/popminded/2415142924760595235/

Professor Boggart Snape™
Harry Potter™

Tribble
STAR TREK TOS: The Trouble with Tribbles

Imperial Probe Droid™
Star Wars™: The Empire Strikes Back™

Deadpool
MARVEL
itty bittys®

The Child™
Star Wars: The Mandalorian™
PXL8® Enamel Pin

July 10th, 2020|0 Comments

2020 Reveal: Holiday Barbie® Ornaments

The wait is over. Here she is! Inspired by the 2020 Holiday Barbie™ Doll, this Keepsake Ornament is the perfect way to carry on the Barbie™ tradition of fabulous holiday fashions.

Barbie shines in an elegant all gold gown with a solid bodice and a snowflake print skirt. Her long, blonde hair is styled in waves with a center part, and golden chandelier earrings complete the look.

Holiday Barbie™ Ornament
6th in the series.
Inspired by the 2020 Holiday Barbie™ Doll

July 7th, 2020|0 Comments

2021 Reveal: Keepsake Celebrations

Celebrate special moments, capture important memories, and nurture meaningful relationships as they happen throughout the year with Keepsake Celebration ornaments.

Each of the twenty-one designs makes the perfect unique and customizable gift to commemorate life’s milestone occasions.


Baby & Family

Dream Come True
Photo holder

Baby’s First Christmas

Mother and Child
Disney Dumbo

Love You, Mom


Love

We Do

We Choose Love
Photo holder

Always and Forever
We’re Engaged!
Love is Love

Carry My Love


Faith & Encouragement

God’s Love Is There

Survivor’s Bell


Honor & Remember

Forever By My Side
Photo holder

Remembered with Love


Appreciation & Milestones

Thank You, Teacher!

Congrats, Grad!
Photo holder

The Next Chapter

New Home


Memories

On Top of the World!
Disney Mickey Mouse

On Mountain Time
Photo holder

On Beach Time
Photo holder


Display Stands

Silver Ornament Stand

Gold Ornament Stand

Decorative Silver Ornament Stand

Ornament Stand


Keepsake Celebrations – A collection of year round ornaments designed to celebrate major life milestones.

June 20th, 2020|0 Comments

2020 Reveal: Holiday Barbie™ Dolls

Here are pictures of the 2020 Holiday Barbie™ Dolls that inspired this year’s Holiday Barbie™ Ornaments.

Barbie shines in an elegant all gold gown with a solid bodice and a snowflake print skirt. Her long, blonde hair is styled in waves with a center part, and golden chandelier earrings complete the look.

2020 Holiday Barbie™ Dolls

May 30th, 2020|1 Comment

2020 Collection: Star Wars

In celebration of Star Wars Day, May the Fourth, here is a review of the Star Wars ornaments included in the 2020 Keepsake Ornament line.


Sci-Fi

Red Five Rebel Pilot
Star Wars™: A New Hope

 

A Lack of Faith
Star Wars™: A New Hope™

Princess Leia™ and Chewbacca™
Star Wars™: The Empire Strikes Back™

BB-8™
Star Wars™: The Force Awakens™

Jedi Master Yoda™
Star Wars™: The Empire Strikes Back™

The Mandalorian™
Star Wars™

Bouncing Bounty
Star Wars™: The Mandalorian™

The Child™
Star Wars™: The Mandalorian™

The Force Is With Us
Star Wars™

Galactic Battle Set
Star Wars™

X-Wing Starfighter™ on Dagobah™
Star Wars™: The Empire Strikes Back™

Han Solo™
LEGO® Star Wars™

Chewbacca™
LEGO® Star Wars™

Imperial AT-AT Walker™
Star Wars™: The Empire Strikes Back™


Baby // Family

BB’s First Christmas
Star Wars™


Miniature Ornaments and Accessories

Miniature Death Star™
Tree Topper
Star Wars™

Star Wars™ Miniature Ornament Set

Darth Vader™
Star Wars™

Darth Vader’s TIE Fighter™
Star Wars™

Luke Skywalker’s X-Wing™
Star Wars™

Luke Skywalker™
Star Wars™

NOTE: Star Wars Day, May 4, celebrates George Lucas’ Star Wars.

The date was chosen for the pun on the catchphrase “May the Force be with you” as “May the Fourth be with you”. Even though the holiday was not created or declared by Lucasfilm, many Star Wars fans across the world have chosen to celebrate the holiday. It has since been embraced by Lucasfilm and parent company Disney as an annual celebration of Star Wars.

May 4th, 2020|0 Comments

2020 Sneak Peek: Movie and TV Favorites

Buddy’s Buddy
Elf

Leon the Snowman
Elf
Limited Edition

Santa’s Sleigh Bell
The Polar Express™

The Triple-Dog Dare
A Christmas Story

What a Great Lamp!
A Christmas Story

Heat Miser Chorus
The Year Without a Santa Claus

Undersea Gal
Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas

Jack Skellington
Disney The Nightmare Before Christmas Collection

Sally
Disney The Nightmare Before Christmas Collection

Santa Claus
Disney The Nightmare Before Christmas Collection

Trimming the Tree
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation

That’s an RV
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation

Slippery Skating
Rudolph the Red- Nosed Reindeer®

Jingle, Jingle, Jingle
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer®

Demogorgon
Stranger Things

Velociraptor Blue LEGO®
Jurassic World™

Shark Attack
Jaws

Central Perk
Couch Friends

Rose Nylund
The Golden Girls

Marty McFly
Back to the Future

Ecto-1 and R.T.V.
Ghostbusters: Afterlife™

April 3rd, 2020|0 Comments

Ornament Spotlight: STAR TREK™ Storytellers

Out of This World
From the final frontier come the first ornaments in our Star TrekTM Storytellers series.


Television’s most famous space explorers will be warping onto your tree this year. For our first release, with two more years of ornaments planned, you can have Lieutenant Nyota Uhura, Captain James T. Kirk and mirror universe Hikaru Sulu transported to your home and ready to perform with their coordinated light and sound shows.

Using audio clips from the original Star TrekTM series, the Enterprise crew recreates famous moments from the iconic 1967 episode “Mirror, Mirror.” Stuck in a parallel universe with evil versions of themselves, can the team make it back home?

In addition to interacting with each other and performing by themselves, each Storytellers ornament also creates scenes with the U.S.S. Enterprise Tree Topper. With four more characters planned after this year, you can relive fantastic Star TrekTM memories for years to come.

“Out of this World.” 2020 Dream Book: 45

STAR TREK™ Mirror, Mirror Collection
Storytellers 

April 3rd, 2020|0 Comments

Ornament Spotlight: Disney Fantasia

Disney Fantasia
80th Anniversary

Still Magical After 80 Years
Lifelong Disney fan and Keepsake Artist Ken Crow adds magic of his own to a Mickey classic.


Combining his love for Disney with the timeless wonder of “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice,” Ken set out to make an ornament as magical as the classic Fantasia vignette from 1940, creating a living scene from the movie that has just as much personality as the animated characters in it.

“If an ornament looks predictable and acts like a machine, then that’s what people will think it is.  And that’s not all that magical,” he explains.  “But the ornament’s brooms all have this jiggle that makes them look like they’re lifting the buckets as they hop up the stairs.  And Mickey really does look like he’ reaching to direct everything.  I’m really, really happy with how everything turned out.”

With a press of a button, watch the enchanted brooms go about their work, carrying buckets of water up the steps to music from the animated short, while a coordinated light show immerses you in the ornament’s fantastical scene.

“Still Magical After 80 Years.” 2020 Dream Box postcard.

April 3rd, 2020|0 Comments
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