Customized Collectible

Consumers alter toys and figurines with DIY touches for personal appeal

Implications - Seeking to heighten ordinary merchandise, consumers are turning to DIY techniques to add function and a sense of individuality specifically among toys as part of a series. Turning ordinary figurines into household decor and art displays, consumers are transforming store-bought toys into more pragmatic products, reflecting a shift away from pristine collectibles toward more adaptable and easily customized alternatives.
SCORE: 4
Warm Top 5 Examples: 39,350 Total Clicks Aug 12 - Dec 14
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Consumer Insight Topics: ToysLife-Stages
DIY Plastic Figurine Packages - 'Hellobee' Animal Gift Boxes are Ideal for Children
SCORE: 4.5
Hot 25,198 Clicks Pub: Aug 28, 12
DIY Plastic Figurine Packages
'Hellobee' Animal Gift Boxes are Ideal for Children
These ‘Hellobee’ animal gift boxes are ideal for children’s birthday parties. It’s a fun and simple way to spruce up a plain gift box that’s sure to impress the little... [More]
DIY Jurassic Food Platters - This DIY Food Platter Upcycles an Old Dinosaur Toy
SCORE: 4.4
Warm 6,487 Clicks Pub: Aug 20, 13
DIY Jurassic Food Platters
This DIY Food Platter Upcycles an Old Dinosaur Toy
If you’re looking for a great DIY project for your next children’s party, this DIY food platter by Three Little Monkeys Studio blog upcycles an unused dinosaur figurine into a Jurassic... [More]
Ocean Predator Soaps - Etsy's Oooh-La-La The Soap Bar Shop Features Handmade Shark Soaps
SCORE: 4.3
Warm 3,973 Clicks Pub: Aug 15, 14
Ocean Predator Soaps
Etsy's Oooh-La-La The Soap Bar Shop Features Handmade Shark Soaps
These unique shark soap creations come to us from Etsy’s Oooh-La-La The Soap Bar shop. The web shop specializes in handmade soaps and features a wide variety of adorable products that are... [More]
Gamer Elf Diorama Jars - Zelda's Phantom Hourglass Game Replica Link Elf Diorama is Charming
SCORE: 3.8
Mild 2,874 Clicks Pub: Mar 2, 14
Gamer Elf Diorama Jars
Zelda's Phantom Hourglass Game Replica Link Elf Diorama is Charming
The handmade diorama by Emma Dreamstar featuring Link the Elf from Zelda’s Phantom Hourglass is charming. The tiny jam jar creation is a replica of the bottles in the game. The tiny Link elf... [More]
Customizable Superhero Sets - The DIY 6" Action Figure Kits Encourage Kids to Personalize Their Toys
SCORE: 1.5
Untested 818 Clicks Pub: Dec 23, 14
Customizable Superhero Sets
The DIY 6" Action Figure Kits Encourage Kids to Personalize Their Toys
Encouraging kids to add their own spin to traditional superhero toys, the 6” Action Figure Kits allow consumers to adjust, personalize and alter these action figures as the please. While... [More]