And then, just a few weeks later, we couldn’t help but notice that cold drink cups around the Resort had received the same bright and whimsical makeover inspired by the distinctive artistic stylings of Mary Blair. Well, today, we made the happy discovery that drink cups for hot beverages now feature the colorful design, too! [Read more…]
If you’ve been to a Disney park in the last few years, you know that the technology is getting pretty crazy!
Disney has been developing tech that would pave the way for theme parks since the early years of Disneyland. We’re taking a look at five of Disney’s BIGGEST technological achievements that laid the foundation for the rides of today!
Last month we gave you a sneak peek of the Minnie Mouse: The Main Attraction which was being released in April! My how time flies, because wouldn’t you know it, the new collection just came out online!
That’s right — a new Minnie Mouse: The Main Attraction series debuts the third Saturday of each month! So let’s take a cruise through all the items that were just released today featuring one of our favorite attractions at both Disney World and Disneyland — “it’s a small world!”
Remember when we showed you those new Mary Blair-flair popcorn boxes a few weeks ago? If you’re a fan of Disney’s classic “it’s a small world” boat ride, you may know where some of these designs are derived from!
And if you were hoping for even more Mary Blair influences at the Disney parks, well, your ships just come in! A beautiful new tribute to the Imagineer has just sailed into Disney World!
Whether you’ve been keeping up with “The Imagineering Story” on Disney+ or “it’s a small world” is one of your favorite attractions, we all can appreciate Mary Blair’s artistic creations!
And, you can take a bit of that Blair magic home with you ’cause the Disney World popcorn boxes have gotten a contemporary, whimsical makeover!
While there’s just one moon and one golden sun, and a smile means friendship to everyone…
…we can’t stop smiling about this new bracelet we just spotted in Disney World!
There’s something so special about the magnificent gingerbread houses at Disney World during the holidays!
Is it that they’re positively MASSIVE? Or maybe its the level of detail that the Disney pastry artists put into these magical cookie-based creations? Whatever the reason, we keep coming back year after year to see the awesome gingerbread artwork to be found around Disney World. And if you’re like us, you won’t want to miss out on any of this year’s displays!
Gingerbread displays at Walt Disney World
have become such an exciting part of the holiday celebrations that guests can literally plan an entire day around seeing them all. (We even include some tips on how to do so in our DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Holidays!)
And it is not hard to see why! Gingerbread is done bigger and better at the Disney Resorts, with literally HUNDREDS of pounds of ingredients being shaped and engineered — you might even say “imagineered” — in unbelievable ways that you just have to see with your own eyes! [Read more…]
There is so much to SEE, HEAR, and TASTE at the brand new Festival of the Arts in Epcot!
This celebration of the Arts — with a focus on the disciplines of Culinary, Visual, and Performing Arts — is currently up and running on Fridays through Mondays from now until February 20th. So that gives you six weekends to SEE works of art on display at exhibits and galleries featuring works by Disney artists, HEAR live music performed by local high schools and universities as well as Broadway talent, and TASTE dishes and drinks at the Festival’s Food Studios!
The World of Disney Store and other locations in Disneyland Resort have a selection of adorable it’s a small world Disneyland Park items. Inspired by Mary Blair’s original artwork, these items are great collectibles commemorating the 45th anniversary of this beloved park attraction.
While the catchy tune is still stuck in your head, Mary Blair’s artwork takes you on a journey around the world as your boat floats by each scene. Look for a Mary Blair exhibit in the Disney Gallery at the Disneyland Park, which celebrates the [Read more…]