Everyone in my family loves to do Disney Pin Trading when we visit the parks. This Christmas, I will be looking for special things to enhance their pin trading experience. Sunshine Memories makes some adorable pin lanyards that are perfect for this! I love this Miss Mouse (Minnie Mouse) one I got! I have to say, it is very well made and strong! I love that it is not as flimsy as some of the other generic lanyards you buy in the stores!
Here is what is super cool! She also makes pretty awesome hip style lanyards too which are perfect for those who dont like the feel of wearing a lanyard or hooking to a backpack or wheelchair! Read more about her, then head on over to her store, Sunshine Memories to check out all the cool Disney inspired stuff she makes!!!
WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO MAKE THESE BEAUTIFUL LANYARDS?
I first started making the hip lanyards because I wanted to give people an alternative to neck lanyards on a hot, sticky day.
Love this Buzz Lightyear inspired hip lanyard!
WHICH ONE IS YOUR FAVORITE TO MAKE?
I think my favorite to make is the Silly Spooks lanyard. I'm a big fan of the Haunted Mansion so it's fun making lanyards that I know are going to kindred spirits.
The Miss Mouse and Main Mouse lanyards are the most popular. You can't go wrong with those two.
HOW OFTEN DO YOU COME UP WITH NEW DESIGNS?I have a master list of designs and quite honestly, I put new designs into production when I have the time. I get approached to do custom designs too and if I think others will like it, I add it to the shop.
This Belle inspired one is gorgeous
DO YOU PIN TRADE YOURSELF? HAVE A FAVORITE PIN YOU HAVE BOUGHT/TRADED FOR?
I've been very slowly collecting. I think I'll be ready to start trading on our upcoming trip to WDW this winter. I have two favorite pins, a Haunted Mansion Doombuggy pin and a Snow White pin, They're favorites because they were gifts and I'll never trade them.
There are so many! How to choose? I think the little things make the best memories. My husband and I jumped on The Magic Carpets of Aladdin one time with no wait and rode it while Wishes fireworks went off overhead. Just a fun, happy memory.
Snow White is my favorite princess. She's hardworking, kind and makes the best out of a bad situation. Donald is my favorite Fab 5 character. He's so cantankerous and lovable.
She even makes Disney Inspired Tutus for runners! Check out some of her client photos she shared with me!
You seriously should go check out her Etsy store, SUNSHINE MEMORIES, and see all of the adorable things she makes! Tell her Pixie Dust Required sent you!
Remember, as Christmas approaches, buying from small business helps support individuals bringing their families Christmas too!!!! I highly recommend getting as many gifts as you can from small business like this one (and others I will be showcasing too!)
DO YOU PIN TRADE?
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE PIN YOU HAVE GOTTEN?
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