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Collectors Decorating 2

Collectors Decorating 2 Yesterday I re-addressed the discussion of decorating with your collections and today I will expand on this limitless topic of collectors decorating! One of the easiest decorating tricks is too incorporate your collection into another. A...

Collector’s Decorating 1

Collector’s Decorating 1 I love to see how different collectors include their collections in their home, especially when the collection becomes a feature component or is the decoration. Nothing is worse when I hear the collection is stored in a box under the bed...

Tin Toys

Tin Toys Tin toys are very desirable as collectables currently thou most do not meet safety standards for toys so are no longer labeled “toys” but “collectables” and this is usually accompanied by 14 years and up....

Drug Dealer Barbie

Drug Dealer Barbie I just read the funniest Barbie story on the internet in awhile “Drug Dealer Barbie”… poor Barbie cannot get a break. I was going to put the link to the Daily Mail but my computer alerted me to virus ad ware so I will cut and paste...

Cartoons Starring Donald Duck 1934-1961

Cartoons Starring Donald Duck 1934-1961 Cartoons starring Donald Duck 1934-1961 is a list of Donald Duck Disney’s Comedian first appearance on screen from in 1934, in The Wise Little Hen, and he also made a striking, squawking appearance as a loud, quacking,...

Mickey Mouse At Home In The Depression

Mickey Mouse At Home In The Depression I came across a reference book in my library,”Cartoon Collectibles” that had a fun description of life in the 30′s that I thought I would share today! Informative for younger generations and nostalgic for you of that...

Uncle Goose

Uncle Goose I have always loved this line and am proud to have their wonderful products online and in the gallery. It is wonderful to still see a toy line made in the USA! Other than the silly yet sophisticated mascot, no one at Uncle Goose wears a suit to work....

The Treasures of Childhood -Struwwelpeter

The Treasures of Childhood -“Struwwelpeter” When looking for inspiration and or themes for the blog I often go to my collection of toy reference books. This morning I rediscovered the book “The Treasures of Childhood” by Iona Robert Opie and Brian Alderson. This is a...

Google Words

Google Words Have you ever used the wonderful tool Google Words from Google where you can choose key words for Google to send you info on what is happening with that word in the current news! Wow what a help and yet I cannot decide if there truly is no news in the...

Art of Toys

Art Of Toys is offering many one of a kind artwork pieces and vintage toys. The site is updated daily and artwork is in stock unless otherwise noted. We try to remove or note any sold out items at once. Often artist can create a similar item so if something is no longer showing email us and we will try to help source another creation from artist that is in the same context or inspiration. Understanding that being handmade it will never be exact replica!