Friday, October 2, 2015

Hallmark Collection 2015: Part 10 - Wave 3!

There are a few new Muppet items to found at Hallmark. 

As previously reported there are now Rowlf and Swedish Chef CUBEEZ:

 Which look great, and even have nice side graphics as well. 

Two new inspirational desk sayings featuring Beaker and the Swedish Chef:

These are fantastic and instead of making up quotes, like the Kermit and Piggy silhouettes, use the characters actual (albeit nonsensical) words to create the inspirational message. 

There are are also two framed illustrations. "Love is worth the leap" uses similar (or even a somewhat reused) graphic as the LED candle, but in color with an expanded view of the swamp around them. 

"Together days are happy days" is a great recreation of the bicycle scene from The Great Muppet Caper, and even features Janice and Floyd!


"Moi is out" is a door hanger to let people know you're not home at the moment. The "i" is dotted with a rhinestone to give it a more Piggy feel. 

Another Piggy item is the "Miss Piggy Beauty Sleep Mask." Make anyone have Miss Piggy's eyes while they get their beauty rest. 

The most surprising item is this Kermit log desk calendar:

The log is crafted really well. The month and days look like they were carved out of wood as well which is a nice touch. They reuse the "Time's fun when you're having flies" line from the clock, which, I guess is an attempt to have them match when used in the same room. 
Personally, I think using "Someday you'll find it" would have worked better. 

I was a little disappointed that the Kermit figure looked a little too much like the 2013 ornament.

But overall it's a great piece and a welcome addition to any desk or Muppet collection. 

So far these items are only available in Hallmark stores and not online, but we'll update the post with links when they are.  

1 comment:

  1. I gotta get the Cubeez if I can find room for them. The Piggy eye mask is a screech!