Tag: Enamel PIns

Pin Drop Friday- 11/16/2018

This weekly feature spotlights a variety handful of new enamel pin releases from the week. (This does not include pre-orders, only pins that are currently live and available for immediate purchase.) If you are debuting a new pin and would like it to be included in Pin Drop Friday, you can DM @for_the_share_of_flair on Instagram or email Caitlin.M.Foyt@gmail.com.

 

SNG Design Co

Can I Pet Your Dog?

Are you on a mission to pet all of the dogs? This week, purveyor of “sassy pug-inspired designs,” SNG Design Co. launched a new pin especially for dog lovers. Asking if you can pet a dog you don’t know is just good manners. It respects the boundaries of pups who might not be comfortable with being touched by a stranger.

Made from hard enamel, “can I pet your dog” measures 1” long and comes in black or white. It’s now available for sale at the SNG Design Co. Etsy store for $10.

 

Odd Worx/Alex Solis

The King Interactive Pin

Nants ingonyama bagithi Baba! This afternoon, from DesignerCon in Anaheim, California, artist Alex Solis released his latest pin under his Odd Worx brand. It’s a tribute to the king of the pop, set in the world of Disney’s animated classic movie “The Lion King.” The pin is interactive . In a recreation of the film’s most iconic moment, Rafiki the mandrill lifts up Michael Jackson, presenting him to the animal kingdom—you just lift up his tail. It’s made from hard enamel and measures 1.35’ long. The King is available for $15 at the Odd Worx website.

 

Pinscript

M.A.S.H. Game

Remember the game of M.A.S.H? It’s that fortune-telling game kids play using just a pen and paper—and M.A.S.H. stands for Mansion, Apartment, Shack or House. You could also discover who you would marry, which city you would live in, how many kids you would have, or what kind of car you’d drive, for example.

This week, pin-maker Pinscript debuted a new pin as an homage to one of your favorite games from elementary school and junior high. It comes in four variants, each with a different letter circled M, A, S, or H. True to the spirit of the game, every pin comes in a blind bag so you won’t know which pin you’ll receive, or where you’ll end up living, until you order. Pins measure 1.25” wide, are made with hard enamel and feature screen-printed details. M.A.S.H. pins are for sale at the Pinscript website for $10 each.

 

Utinni Bikini/ Laserbrain Patch Co.

Porgs Pin Set

Are Porgs friends? Are they food? Neither? Both? Utinni Bikini designed this Porg pin set especially for Laser Brain’s November Star Wars Pin Club. (Laser Brain is a monthly subscription service that sends recipients mystery pins each month.) They’ve sold out there, but are now available through Utinni Bikini. The set is made from hard enamel and rose gold metal and measures 1.5” tall. Each pin is double posted for added security. The set is currently available for $15.99 at the designer’s Etsy store.

 

Lantern Pins

Moody Prince

Lantern Pins’ Galactic Hair-oine series celebrates the most memorable hairstyles in the science fiction genre. Today, from DesignerCon in Anaheim, Lantern Pins released their latest, and most requested, hairstyle in the collection: Moody Prince. It’s now available through the artist’s website for $12.

Pin Drop Friday- 11/9/2018

This weekly feature spotlights a variety handful of new enamel pin releases from the week. (This does not include pre-orders, only pins that are currently live and available for immediate purchase.) If you are debuting a new pin and would like it to be included in Pin Drop Friday, you can DM @for_the_share_of_flair on Instagram or email Caitlin.M.Foyt@gmail.com.

Rolling Pins

Air Symbiote

If Venom played basketball, it would probably look something like this. This new fan-pin by Rolling Pins mashes up the world of Spiderman comics with the Air Jordan brand. The design, which is newly released this week, is made up of five different colors and measures 2” wide. It’s available for sale at the artist’s online store for $10.

 

Feed Your Head Pins/ Bodilpunk

Medusa

Medusa is one of the more notorious figures in Greek Mythology. She was a gorgon, a human-shaped monster with wings and snakes for hair and those who looked her in the face would be turned into stone. This week, Feed Your Head Pins launched a new pin inspired by the iconic character—and the original design, by the artist Rahadil Hermana, won’t turn you into a statue when you admire it.

The pin comes in seven different variants: Ink (black metal, white enamel, white glow), White Gold, Murda (gold metal and black enamel), Space Dust (white metal, black enamel, colorful glitter, epoxy dome) Victorian (antique copper metal, teal enamel, teal glitter) Rainbow Anodized Space Dust (rainbow anodized metal, teal enamel, colorful glitter, glow epoxy dome) and Raw (rainbow anodized metal.) The Rainbow Anonized Space Dust Variant is sold out. Medusa is now available for sale at the Feed Your Head Pins website for $20-$30, depending upon your choice of variant.

Food Your Head Pins shoppers can receive free shipping when they spend $40 or more by applying the lifetime code “lightweight.” Those who spend $100 or more can use the lifetime code “heavyweight” to receive $10 off their order.

 

Duncan Artworks/ The Pin Studio

H.A.R.D.A.C. Batman

Fans of “Batman: The Animated Series” may remember H.A.R.D.A.C., a supercomputer that would kidnap important people in Gotham City, like Commissioner Gordon and Mayor Hill, and then sub in an robot duplicate in their stead. H.A.R.D.A.C. eventually discovered Batman’s true identity and made a copy of him, too—and this robot thought he actually was the famous caped crusader. *SPOILER ALERT*– it was a super tragic story, actually.

This week, Duncan Artworks launched the latest addition to the brand’s Crime Alley Series. A collaboration with The Pin Studio, this pin version of H.A.R.D.A.C. Batman is made from soft enamel, features moving slashing arm and metallic enamel for the robot body parts. Each pin comes packaged to look like a real action figure. It’s now available for $15 at the Duncan Artworks website.

 

Alum and Ink

Milk and Cookie

Some things just go together. Prime example: Milk and cookies. This week, pin maker Alum and Ink launched a tribute to one of the best comfort food pairings known to man. This hard enamel pin is 1.25″ long and features a kawaii color palette of white, cream and brown. It’s set on highly-polished gold-plated metal. Shoppers have the option to upgrade the standard rubber pin back for a locking pin back for no extra charge. Now available at the artist’s website for $10.

 

Tiny Dangerous

Space Pup

We don’t deserve dogs. They’re too good for us. Sometimes they’re too sweet, funny and frankly, too weird, to even be real. Ever thought your dog was from another world completely? This new pin by Tiny Dangerous celebrates our favorite little space aliens. The pin is made from hard enamel and black nickel plating, includes screenprinted details and glows in the dark. It measures 1.5” long. It’s available for $12 in the Tiny Dangerous Etsy store.

Pin Drop Friday- 11/2/2018

This weekly feature spotlights a variety handful of new enamel pin releases from the week. (This does not include pre-orders, only pins that are currently live and available for immediate purchase.) If you are debuting a new pin and would like it to be included in Pin Drop Friday, you can DM @for_the_share_of_flair on Instagram or email Caitlin.M.Foyt@gmail.com.

Sokay Designs

Dark Unicorn Skeleton

Sokay Designs is a self declared purveyor of “stuff you don’t need.” But, if you collect mythical creature pins—or more specifically, unicorn pins, you might actually need the pin maker’s latest release. This design is made with soft enamel, it glows in the dark and measures 1.5 X 1.2” long. Buyers have the option to upgrade their standard rubber backing to a back that locks for an extra $1. The pin is available for $9 in the Sokay Designs Etsy store.

 

Mame Pins

Crazy Little Thing

In honor of the new Freddie Mercury biopic, “Bohemian Rhapsody,” and of Mr. Fahrenheit himself, Mame Pins debuted a new pin this week. It’s made from hard enamel and gold metal and measures 1.75” long. Every pin is dual posted and comes with accompanying rubber clutches. It’s available at the Mame Pins website for $10.

 

Stuff Your Face

Peaches: Special Edition

Netherlands based pin maker Stuff Your Face Studio creates designs focused on mental health, sexuality and body positivity. This week, the artist launched a special edition version of the brand’s best-selling pin.

Instead of soft enamel, this special edition pin is made with hard enamel. The colors are a bit different– the pin’s center is now purple with gold glitter. It measures 30 mm wide and has a black rubber clasp at the back. This design is a reference to the electronic musician and performer Peaches’ song “Fuck The Pain Away.” It’s now available in the artist’s Etsy store for $9.42.

 

Netherway Workshop

Ocean Adventure

Did you know that more than 80 percent of Earth’s oceans remain unmapped, unobserved and unexplored? Pin maker Netherway Workshop recently created a tribute to magic of discovery and underwater adventure. Each pin is made with hard enamel and has a rose gold finish. Dimensions are 1.5″ x 1.25″. Flip the pin over and find the “Netherway Workshop” backstamp and teal blue rubber pinbacks. Shoppers can find the pin at the Netherway Workshop online shop for $10 each.

 

Just Dream

Photo of the Castle

If you go to Disneyland and don’t take a photo of Sleeping Beauty’s Castle—did you really go to Disneyland? The Disney Fantasy pin maker Just Dream understands this and has got you covered. This week they launched a new pin made up of two individual pieces—a classic vintage Polaroid instamatic camera and photo– connected by a silver chain. Each is silver plated and made with glitter. Pins are sold with butterfly clasps. It’s now available at the Just Dream website for $13 each.

Pin Drop Friday- 10/26/2018

This weekly feature spotlights a variety handful of new enamel pin releases from the week. (This does not include pre-orders, only pins that are currently live and available for immediate purchase.) If you are debuting a new pin and would like it to be included in Pin Drop Friday, you can DM @for_the_share_of_flair on Instagram or email Caitlin.M.Foyt@gmail.com.

 

Squid Vishuss

Witch Pin 2

Squid Vishuss creates lots of babely pin-up style illustrations inspired by mermaids and magic. This week, a red headed witch pin became available in her shop. Each pin is 2″ long and made from, hard enamel, and gold metal. Now available at the Squid Vishuss Etsy store for $15.

 

Courtney Blades

Buckeye Butterfly

Have you heard of the Buckeye Butterfly? Originally from Africa, these butterflies are colored brown, have green overtones and have large eye spots. This week, UK-based artist Courtney Blades brought an original illustration of the Buckeye Butterfly to life as an enamel pin. Each pin is made from aluminum, brass and stainless steel and measures 1.4 x 0.8 inches. It’s available for sale in the artist’s Etsy store  for approximately $9.93.

 

Girl Fawkes Pins

Aggressively Queer

Remember: You can be flamboyant and aggressively queer, an introvert and aggressively queer and everything in between. Express your pride with Girl Fawkes latest pin, now available in four color variants: Pink, Light Pink With Glitter, White and White With Glitter. Aggressively Queer is now available in the artist’s Etsy shop for $10.

 

Lilly Baik

Beewitched

Part witch. Part bat. All bee. This little buzzer has arrived just in time for Halloween. The pin is made from hard enamel, has a shiny gold finish and measures .75” long. Flip over the pin and you’ll see that it has a single post, a rubber clutchback and a Lilly Bee backstamp logo. It’s available for $10 at the Lilly Baik website.

 

Goose and Rabbit

I’m Extra

Yeah, yeah, yeah, we know. GUAC IS EXTRA. We’ll pay up, so shut up and load it up! This week, Ireland-based pin maker Goose and Rabbit launched a new pin for all of the ‘extra’ people out there. It’s approximately 1” in length. You can buy it for approximately $9.42 at the artist’s Etsy store.

 

IDKwhyDesigns

Happy Flower

If you take a long, hard look at a daisy, you can see it’s really just a jolly little smiley face with arms and legs. That’s the idea behind a new pin from Australian-based artist IDKwhydesigns. Made from enamel and black nickel, this design measures 25mm long. It’s single posted and comes with a corresponding rubber pink pin back. It’s available for approximately $10.98 through the artist’s Etsy store.

 

Poor Man Stew

Ghosts May Follow

There are spirits that haunt places–and then there are those that haunt people. This week, pin maker Poor Man Stew launched a design for those of us who are a little extra spooky. “Ghosts May Follow” is made from hard enamel and includes glitter in its design. It measures 1” x 1.5”, is dual posted and comes with two black rubber clutches. Orders come with a Poor Man Stew branded button and stickers. The new pin is now available at the artist’s website for $8. While you’re there, also check out the Halloween-themed Pumpkin Slime lapel pins, in glitter and glow in the dark variants, both available for $10 each.

Panels, Activations, Special Guests and Pins at L.A. Comic-Con This Weekend

Are you in Los Angeles? No plans this weekend? There’s loads of fun things to do at L.A. Comic-Con—including tons of pin vendors to peruse. 

L.A. Comic-Con

Los Angeles, California

Friday-Sunday

About: L.A.’s largest comic book, gaming, sci-fi, anime and pop culture convention.

When: Friday 1 p.m.-8 p.m., Saturday 9:30 a.m.- 7 p.m., and Sunday 9:30 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Where: Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Details: Ticket prices vary. Day passes for Friday, Saturday and Sunday are $25, $35 and $30 respectively. A Three-Day weekend pass is $75. Click here to buy tickets or learn about VIP ticket pricing. https://www.showclix.com/event/losangelescomiccon2018/tag/WS18HL

All ages are welcome, children are admitted for free.

Download the app Fan Guru, the official app for L.A. Comic Con, to view the programming schedule.

For more information, visit the LA Comic Con website. 

Known Enamel Pin Vendors: Acaballz (Booth D38), BB-CRE.8 (Booth 1642), Bat In Your Belfry (Booth F3), BlackCraft Cult (Booth 531), Creepy Gals (Booth H29), FanFlaire (Booth G34), Geeky and Kinky Pins (Booth 507), Gimme Flair (Booth I18), Just Peachy (Booth 1830), Killer Acid (Booth Witchsy 20), Kit ‘N Rivet (Booth H4), Kreepsville666 (Booth 309), Laser Kitten/Betty & Veronica (Booth 1346), MILQ (Booth E18), Bearded Lady’s Mystic Museum (Booth 109), My D Pins and Collectibles (Booth 2125), Nerd Pins (Booth 1454), Punch It Chewie Press (Booth 1044), Robin Eisenberg (Booth Witchsy 19), Rosehound Apparel (Booth Witchsy 4), Shark Robot LLC. (Booth 2041), SoCal Disney Pinporium (Booth 1747).

Pin Drop Friday- 10/19/2018

This weekly feature spotlights a variety handful of new enamel pin releases from the week. (This does not include pre-orders, only pins that are currently live and available for immediate purchase.) If you are debuting a new pin and would like it to be included in Pin Drop Friday, you can DM @for_the_share_of_flair on Instagram or email Caitlin.M.Foyt@gmail.com.

 

Doodle Dose

iChat With Hodor

Fans of Game of Thrones have never seen Bran’s guardian, Hodor, write. But if he were to—and to take it one step further, he were to text you, he’d probably still just say “Hodor.” This week, the pin maker Doodle Dose debuted a futuristic look into the world of Westeros. Measuring .75” x .75”, this pin is made from hard enamel and has shiny silver polished plating. It’s available at the artist’s Etsy Store for $10.

 

Robotron Industries

I Am Tired of Earth

In the graphic novel “Watchmen,” Doctor Manhattan heads to Mars to build his Clockwork Palace and proclaims “I am tired of Earth. These people. I am tired of being caught in the tangle of their lives.” It’s a feeling most of can relate to—at least at one time or another. Robotron’s latest pin brings this iconic moment to life. It’s made from hard enamel, measures 1.25” wide and is dual posted. Now available in the maker’s Etsy store for $10.

A Weekend of Pin-Related Events

Free this weekend? Check out these three pin-related happenings in three different cities. All featured events include at least one pin vendor.

Little Expo of Horrors

San Francisco, California

Saturday

About: Patches and Pins Expo presents a Halloween-themed event this weekend in San Francisco.

When: Saturday, noon to 8 p.m.

Where: Spark Social, 601 Mission Bay Boulevard North, San Francisco, CA 94158

Details: Event is free for general admission, guests just need to order a ticket through Eventbrite. VIP access is $35 and All Access is $70. All ages are welcome. The first 200 attendees receive a free pin. Street food will be for sale on site.

Known Enamel Pin Vendors: Nostalgia Vault, Geeky and Kinky Pins, King Pins, Move In Silence, Little Shop of PinsBlank Slate Design, Midnight Dogs, Grandeur Division, PSA Press, Good Dope Supply Co., Nothing Pins, 77th Pinfantry, Nerd Pins, Storm Cloud Press, Alma Irene Art, Adorkable Pins, Mi Vida Boutique, Pin Lounge, The Pinskis, Evil Pin Club, Ever Good Merch, Flower Chainz Collective, Bakelike Press, Bolla Kills, Pugnacious Pins, Babe Pins, and King Pins.

ArtsGoggle

Fort Worth, Texas

Saturday

About: Artsgoggle is Fort Worth’s premier festival of local arts. The event is hosted in the Near Southside, an eclectic neighborhood of historic elegance and urbanism immediately south of the central business district of Fort Worth.

When: Saturday, Noon to 10 p.m.

Where: 1201 Alston Avenue (Magnolia Village) or at more than 25+ venues in South Main Village
Fort Worth , Texas 76104

Location #1 – Magnolia Avenue from 8th Avenue to St. Louis Avenue

Location #2 – Indoor art shows, live music and performances at over 25 venues across South Main Village

The event takes place along the one-mile stretch of Magnolia Avenue.

(The festival closes Magnolia Avenue to car traffic from 8th Ave. to South Main Street and fills 18 blocks.)

Details: This free to the public, family-friendly event attracts a crowd of 50,000+ people. It includes 983 artists and 50 bands, many of which have members who live or work in the Near Southside. Guests can ride the free ArtsGoggle trolley, which visits 40+ venues. Free parking at Broadway and Baptist Church.

More information is available at the Near Southside Inc. website. 

Known Enamel Pin Vendors: Stephanie Son

The Great Punk-Pin Show

Mission Hills, California

Saturday

About: Mission Hills Fall Festival

When: 4 p.m.- 10 p.m.

Where: Mission Hills Christian Church, 14941 Devonshire Street, Los Angeles, CA 91345

Details: There will be live punk music, local artists, and pin vendors from around southern California. There will be a screening of the Halloween animated classic “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.” There will be tacos for purchase and free popcorn for the movies. Costumes are encouraged. The first 50 attendees will receive a free pin.

Known Enamel Pin Vendors: Rattlehead Crafts, Pintallica, and Stumpted Art.