Hallmark Limited Edition Pook-a-Looz Ornament Released – This Weekend Only!
If you haven’t heard already (and hopefully you did through the new Pook-a-Love! Twitter Feed!) that Hallmark released an exclusive limited edition Pook-a-Looz ornament today, on sale July 16th and July 17th ONLY. This is a part of their Keepsake Ornament Premiere Weekend, which as I found out, is a pretty crazy big deal to ornament collectors. They release a bunch of ornaments in limited quantities to kick off the holiday season. Totally crazy in my opinion (it’s July!) but seeing as they released a Pook-a-Looz ornament, who am I to argue?
And, as we Pook collectors know, people are pretty split on Pook-a-Looz stuff. They either love it or hate it. Turns out, a lot of the ornament collector’s are not really all that interested in this ornament, which is awesome for us. While most of the releases, like the Golden Snitch ornament from Harry Potter, were gone immediately and people waited in line early in the morning just to get them, the Hallmark’s around me still had the Pook-a-Looz ones well into the afternoon. Call around tomorrow, I bet a lot of Hallmark’s still have them available!
I took some pics of mine for you guys so you could decide if it’s really worth the trek out to purchase. I don’t know if it’s completely clear from the photos, but he’s covered in fuzzy felt-like material, small and lightweight. He’s about three inches tall, the same size of Vinylmation. The official name of it is “Look Who’s Pook-a-Looz!” and the artist is Cullen Brown.
I really like it and think it’s cute, but it certainly has some interesting design choices. New Mickey’s not so “flat out fun” anymore… he’s got a bit of a tummy and some junk in the trunk! Personally, I found it hysterical, in a cute way.
The tail is pretty adorable and probably my favorite part. But it is definitely the most fragile part too. Be careful when unwrapping it from the tissue paper so it doesn’t snap off! I would even recommend checking that it’s in tact immediately after purchase. Hallmark has a reputation for high quality ornaments and I’m sure it’s not as flimsy as it appears, but it never hurts to make sure so you don’t bring home a damaged collectible.
Oh, and check out the back of the box… how cute is this:
DON’T FORGET: July 16th and July 17th ONLY! Make sure if you want one, you check your local Hallmark THIS WEEKEND. It’s the only time they will ever be on sale in stores!
Did any of you pick one up? What do you think of New Mickey, Hallmark Ornament style? To leave a comment, just hit the “Leave a Comment” link below, under the share icons, or click on the title of the post and scroll to the bottom!