School holidays can often be a time of great panic and trepidation; what to do; where to go; will we have to re-mortgage the house to pay for it all?? This holiday we decided to remove all the thought processes, and get back to nature ... we went camping!Read More
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Here at the Vintage Toy Box, we think that one of the coolest things about our toys is the fact that as well as being fun and taking you back to your childhood, you can also share them with your own kids and grandkids and let them see how cool the toys were back in the day! Do you look back fondly at the times you spent playing with great toys as a child? If so, you will certainly be inspired to find similarly terrific toys and games for your own kids or grandkids.Read More
We are living in a world where electronics and technology are present everywhere around us. Our kids are used to playing electronic games, watching TV and using the Internet, iPads and iPhones. Despite this however, kids and parents alike still love retro toys.Read More
With only 5 weeks (that's just 34 days!) left until Christmas, the pressure is on to find that perfect gift for your little ones over the festive season.Read More
We want boys and girls to enjoy their toys,
With festive times filled with oodles of joy,
So this year give them delights in their socks,
And get your toys at The Vintage Toy Box!
Some of the most collectible toys in the world are old tin toys. Tin toys are made out of tinplate and often motorised and colourfully painted to resemble characters or vehicles, such as toy trains, cars, and other motorised vehicles.Read More
A toy's appeal lies in the form and shape, the beauty of line, the colour and detail, the charm of miniaturization, and the humour of caricature.Read More
Even though we live in a digital age full of electronic toys, there is still a big place for traditional toys in our kid’s lives. It is after all the simplest of toys that help develop children's mental and physical abilities.Read More
The 'good old days' were a lot of fun for kids. In the past, children had more engagement with their toys than they do today, and they formed a longer attachment.Read More
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The first thought that often comes to mind on hearing the phrase retro toys is that they no longer exist anymore – that they are toys of yesteryear. This however is far from true.Read More
Massive congratulation to one lucky winner for taking home the prize in our recent featured completion on the Inner West Mum's website.Read More
We are delighted to be featured as this month's featured business on the Inner West Mum's website.
We were recently interviewed by the lovely Sasha from IWMs about how The Vintage Toy Box came about, and were happy to share our story.
Check out the full article here:
Full credit to the wonderful Amber Kelly too from The Keepsaker (www.thekeepsaker.com.au) for her beautiful photo! Thanks Amber!
Visit our partner site Motique at http://www.motique.com.au and check out their awesome range of gifts and games for the gentlemen in your lives!Read More
Take 10% off your total order on all toys & games until the end of September.Read More
It's time to start thinking about ... Christmas & Father's Day!!
We have so many beautiful & unique retro inspired toys & games, we're sure you'll love us! To stock up for Christmas use code 10%SEP at checkout until the end of September to receive your 10% off.
We're also partnering with our "brother" site this month for Father's Day, to offer amazing 10% of all Men's gifts until the 6th September. Visit Motique at http://www.motique.com.au and check out their awesome gifts and games for men! Enter 10%DAD at checkout to receive 10% off all their fantastic gifts and games.
There are many vintage games that have disappeared throughout the years, never to be seen again, but there are many that have stood the test of time ...Read More
Vintage toys in Australia are fast becoming a sought after commodity, but where do they come from?Read More
We are delighted to announce that after many months of deliberation, we have taken the plunge and changed our name! We will no longer be known as Dreamclouds & Palmtrees, and will now be known as The Vintage Toy Box.
This change has been a long time coming and we couldn't be happier with our choice - we think it sums up what we do perfectly - selling fun & funky vintage & retro inspired toys, games & gifts.
To celebrate our new name change we are also undergoing a complete makeover, so you may well notice some big changes happening on our site. All will finally be revealed soon. Exciting times!
Happy New Year!Read More