Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Hallmark's Star Wars Keepsake Ornaments Debut July 16th

Every year in July, Hallmark Stores unveil their new line of Keepsake Ornaments during their Keepsake Ornament Premiere Weekend.  These range from ornaments that celebrate special moments, family traditions, favorite characters, famous movie moments and much more.  I haven’t missed opening day of the ornament premiere in over a decade.  I know Christmas is 5 months away, but there is something that draws me to the premiere each year – the Special Edition Star Wars Ornament.  They release one each year that is available only the weekend of the premiere.

This year’s Special Edition Star Wars Ornament is Bossk from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back.  If you want to add this to your ornament collection, it will only be available to purchase this weekend, July 16th and 17th, at your local Hallmark Store.

This year Hallmark is also offering four other Star Wars Ornaments.  Three will be available in store only starting this weekend.

15th in the Star Wars Series
This ornament includes a “magic” feature – You can hear several of Yoda’s famous phrases.

Star Wars: A New Hope
This ornament includes a “magic feature – You can listen in on the conversation between Han Solo and Greedo at the Mos Eisley Cantina

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back
This ornament includes a “magic” feature – You can hear the sounds of the ship

Hallmark will release another Star Wars ornament in October:
LEGO® Star Wars

-Article by Beth Doda
Beth is a mom and blogger who loves everything Disney, from the food, stories, crafts, vacation planning, music, movies and Star Wars fan. She is the creator of Pursuing the Magic and founder of the Magical Blogorail. You can follow her on Twitter @disneymom2jhe and @MagBlogorail.

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