December 2022 Featured News

December 2022 Featured News


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News From the Kingdom

We have a huge announcement!

A new Swan Princess Loungefly backpack and wallet was released this week, exclusively at Circle of Hope Boutique!
The backpack and wallet each feature gorgeous portraits of your favorite Swan Princess characters!

Our personal favorite detail is this adorable zipper pull of Odette as a swan complete with rhinestones and wearing a little crown!

The animal friends-Speed, JeanBob, and Puffin, are on the side pockets of the backpack. The pockets are the perfect size to stash a smartphone or other small items in easy reach

Another favorite detail, the iconic Derek and Odette kissing scene, is on the back of the bag. The quality if this collection is beyond compare and these special details truly make it a must-have for any Swan Princess fan!

You can shop the collection at Circle of Hope Boutique here

The Swan Princess Holiday Photo Contest

We’ve been doing something a little different this year for our 12 days of Christmas countdown: A Holiday Photo Contest! Submissions were accepted until December 14th of photos including you, your family, your friends, or your pets featuring any official Swan Princess Product!

We are now announcing winners, one for each of the 12 days of Christmas.

Anna Maddalena Capasso is the winner for the 7th day of Christmas! She saw swan wings when she looked at these two beautiful trees and made her product photo swanderful by using them as a background.

 The first place winner will receive a signed production art cel and will be announced on Christmas Day. 

Don't miss them on Instagram!

For those of you that love our Swan Princess calendars, we ARE making one 2023.

We are a little late in getting it published on the site as we are taking some extra time to include art from the second and third Swan Princess film.

Watch out for the 2023 calendar to be added to the store next week.

In the meantime, if you are still interested in owning the 2021 or 2022 calendar, as a collection of Swan Princess art, they can be purchased here.


Its December and the birthday we are celebrating this month is none other than the brave and loyal Prince Derek! This makes Prince Derek a Sagittarius zodiac sign and a Blue Topaz birthstone
Sagittarius are known for being generous, curious, and energetic with a great sense of humor. 
They love to be outdoors and are very adventurous.
They are also impatient and will say anything, even if its a bit tactless.
They are honest and love to explore other places and cultures.
The Blue Topaz symbolizes wisdom and is used to find the perfect way to get success.  
No wonder Prince Derek always knows just how to save the day!
Is your birthday in December or do you just love the color blue? Purchase your Blue Topaz Gemstone Heart Locket here!
Our product feature this month is an extra special treasure we found during the warehouse move! We have a limited number of original VHS tapes from the 1995 release of The Swan Princess as well as the VHS of the Sing-along. We are offering these for sale on the website but have a very limited number. These can be displayed as a collectors item or watched on a VHS player just like we used to in the good ol' days.
You can purchase your VHS copy of The Swan Princess here, and click here for the Sing-Along Songs VHS

Question:  What was the inspiration for Lord Roger's character and mannerisms?

Answer: The inspiration for the way Lord Rogers moves and talks came from the original voice actor that played Lord Rogers, Mark Harelik! The Richard Rich loved the way he moved and emoted during voice recording so the animation was mirrored after him.

Dear Diary:

Ornament Day is coming fast, and with all the joy and cheer from families around, it reminds me of the first Ornament Day we spent with Alise. Because of the Rothbart incident the previous year, Rogers and Uberta insisted on much higher security for the ceremony. Alise was nervous and the guards posted at every door didn't help. To celebrate her adoption, we asked her to design an ornament that we could hang on our personal tree, and while she seemed excited about it she realized she wasn’t sure what to make. It was then she decided to face her fears and asked the guards to help her with design ideas. They happily obliged, talking about Christmases spent with their own families. She began to open up a bit more to them as well. She went around to the rest of the castle to ask all the guards about their favorite Christmases, getting to know them as people rather than scary tall figures lurking in the doorways. Alise learned that while guards are meant to protect, they’re people too. In the end, she made two ornaments: one for us, and a toy soldier ornament to show the guards and thank them for all their hard work. We still have it on our tree every year.

About The Swan Princess

The Swan Princess is based upon the folk tale and ballet, Swan Lake. The story is transformed into a playfully fun adventure with exciting music, lovable forest friends, and of course, the handsome Prince Derek. The Swan Princess, Odette, has stayed true to the original fairy tale princess with her kindness, grace, and loyalty.

Three reasons you should follow us on social media 1) Get a behind-the-scenes look as Princess Odette and Prince Derek continue their adventures 2) Be one of the first to be notified when new products are released and 3) Share your Swan Princess stories and tales with other superhard fans.

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