A Unique Halloween and Christmas Decoration, Melted Popcorn Plastic
Halloween Vintage Melted Popcorn Plastic Decorations
A Little Bit About Melted Popcorn Plastic
The melted plastic popcorn decorations were popular in the late 1960s through the 1970s and are enjoying a comeback as a vintage collectible on Ebay. Originally they were made by a company in Hartford, Connecticut called The Kage Company.
The company has since gone out of business and finding any information pertaining to these cute and collectible melted plastic decorations is almost impossible. They are called melted popcorn plastic decorations because that is what they look exactly like - melted plastic shaped like popcorn. Older decorations, circa 1960, have edges that are not as flat and smooth as a newer melted plastic popcorn decoration.
Melted plastic popcorn decorations can been found in many shapes for the holidays. The prices range from $7 to $40 depending on the rarity of the plastic holiday decoration. The size of these decorations range from 1 1/2 feet to 3 1/2 feet high. They are designed to hang flat on a wall or door and the sturdy plastic stands up to tough weather conditions.
There are melted plastic popcorn decorations for all the holidays, Christmas, Easter, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Valentines and even melted popcorn decorations just for the fun of it. Snoopy, Tweety, The Road Runner, Pink Panther and Betty Boop have been immortalized in vintage melted popcorn plastic.
Collecting these items can be a fun activity to do with your children. Try to complete sets. For instance, collecting the Warner Brothers cartoon characters may be a fun way to start. You can get the Road Runner, Tweety Bird, Sylvester, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, The Tasmanian Devil and Bugs Bunny. Bugs Bunny is a 3 1/2 foot tall melted plastic popcorn decoration and is somewhat rare. His rarity will not limit your joy of collecting these items, however, since the prices are stable and reasonable.
Christmas melted popcorn plastic decorations include Santa Clause, Rudolf the Red Nose reindeer, snowmen, candles, wreaths, the word "noel", Christmas Trees and many more! Easter variations include plastic popcorn bunnies, chicks, ducks, baskets and eggs, while the melted Halloween popcorn plastics include Casper the Ghost, jack-o-lanterns, witches, black cats, spooky plastic moons, and more!
Other holiday plastic popcorn decorations include cherubs, hearts, shamrocks, leprechauns, turkeys, pilgrims, smiley faces, while rare ones exists, too! The rare popcorn melted plastic decorations tend to be figures of cartoon characters. Betty Boop, Raggedy Ann and Andy, Bugs Bunny, Smokey the Bear are rare while words like "love" and "smile" are rare 1970s melted popcorn pieces to search for.
Rare Melted Popcorn Plastic Decorations
Where and How to Buy Melted Popcorn Plastic Décor
When looking for melted popcorn holiday decorations for Halloween or Christmas or just for fun, Ebay and Etsy are your best bets. A wide range of styles of these fun and charming decorations exists. Look for melted popcorn decorations that are clean and flat. They should be well cared for not dusty, mildewed or warped.
If you have questions about the product, send the seller an email. An online seller should always answer promptly and courteously. Try to buy from a seller who accepts returns. If a seller is unwilling to accept a return, it makes on wonder what is wrong with the product being sold. Also, when in doubt you can ask for more pictures of the popcorn plastic item to be sent to your email or just move on to another seller. Getting in a fuss over a product is never fun!
Have fun shopping and start collecting melted popcorn plastic holiday decorations today!
Christmas Melted Popcorn Decorations
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