An Introduction to Vinylmation Collecting

This blog was originally posted on Come Home to Disney.

Chances are, you’ve probably at least heard of vinylmation, even if you’re not a collector yourself.  If it’s something that you’re curious to know more about, or something you’re not familiar with, here’s some of the basics you should know about vinylmation!


What They Are

The name vinylmation comes from combining the words “vinyl” and “animation.”  They are small collectibles made out of vinyl that are shaped like Mickey Mouse.  However, every vinylmation is decorated in a different way.  There are a number of different series and themes – so you could have some decorated like “urban,” including everything from a gnome to an ice cream come, or more Disney-related series such as “Animation,” which features characters such as Baloo, Alice, and Prince Naveen.  The majority of vinylmation are 3″ tall, though many series include one or two 9″ vinylmation, and there are also some “junior” series that are 1 1/2 inches tall.

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Giveaway! Disney theme park pack

Prize Pack 3

I am extremely excited to announce Disney in your Day’s very first giveaway!  I love giveaways, don’t you?  For our first one we’re giving away a Disney theme park prize pack – this has a bunch of items that will be very useful for your next trip to Disney!  So what do you get?

  • A reusable bag, useful for carrying stuff around the parks!
  • A Minnie t-shirt for you or the woman in your life to show your Disney spirit while on vacation (size Women’s large)
  • A vinylmation – Pepe the Prawn from Muppets 2, but you can always trade around the parks for a different one!
  • A pin, also for trading
  • A water bottle, because it’s important to stay hydrated in the Florida heat
  •  A Bullseye stuffed animal purse – great for kids or adults!
  • Minnie Mouse hair ties
  • A Disney Princess pen with string attached, perfect to wear around your neck while getting autographs
  • 3 Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom cards, to help you with your collection

All you have to do to enter is to fill out the rafflecopter form in the link below.  The contest closes at 11:59pm on September 1st.  Sorry, this giveaway is open to US residents only.  The winner will receive an email to tell them they’ve won, and the winner will also be announced on the blog!

Click here to enter the giveaway!