Happy Bungalow's wooden toy warranty

Super Official Toy Warranty

Happy Bungalow's wooden toy warranty

Happy Bungalow’s Super Official Toy Warranty:

For a period of 10 years Happy Bungalow will repair, replace, or refund materials (exclusive of shipping) that prove defective, upon inspection (or emailed photo) by us, during normal residential use.
This Warranty does not cover:

Scratches, dings, and dents that may occur through typical use.  Damages caused by abuse such as, but not limited to, smashing, kicking, throwing, hammering, tantrumming, Evel Knievel stunt reenactments, attempted sub-orbital space flights, etc. etc. This is an indoor product – left outdoors for a period of years it will do what natural wood naturally does and turn into dirt. We will accept no returns on products that have been allowed to turn to dirt.

Of course, you may have other rights based on the state you live in.

*Yes, we’re being silly,
but if you have a
problem call or write:
(+1) 513-442-6924

vintage advertisement for magic wand and unicorn

A Magically Fun Time

vintage advertisement for magic wand and unicornThere is no mystery about how to have a MAGICALLY FUN TIME.

And you don’t even need a magic wand.  Just know you’re going to have fun, kick off your shoes, forget your troubles, laugh a lot, and HAVE FUN.  Really, no fooling.  We know, some things are easier said than done.  And maybe the whole, if you want to have fun – just have fun, bit is a little hippie-trippie, but trust us.  It works.  Have patience.  Take some relaxing breaths.  Look around and find the joy in life and do your best to block out the non-joy.

Remember: kick off your shoes, forget your troubles, laugh a lot, and HAVE FUN.


You just need to purchase accessories?  Okay.  Find some enchanting toys in Happy Bungalow’s online toy shop.

A Magic Spell for Getting What You Want

Here at the Bungalow we have loads of kids still learning the finer points of negotiation.  For the most part they do well, except when they’re a little hungry or a bit tired.  When they’re hungry and tired?  Then the going can get rough.  They don’t call it the magic word for nothing. So myself (Don) and Liz work tirelessly on this particular spell.

For Getting What You Want

When begging has failed you.
When crying is no good.
Your tantrums were for naught?
Then try saying these words,
with a flick of your wand
and a slight bend of the knees:

“Oh please oh please oh please.
May I have this please?”

Magic Spell Written on top of Vintage Manuscript

A Magic Spell For Opening Locked Doors

A magic spell for opening locked doors:

For Opening Locked Doors in Your Way

Can’t get where you’re getting to be?

If you’re in need of a key, then try this old standard:

Open Says A Me.

A Magic Spell for Opening Locked Doors

Need a little help with your spell casting?  Take a look at our wooden magic star wands in our shop.

A Magic Spell to Clean Dirty Dishes

We’ve received lots of great feedback about our wooden magic star wands.  They’re fun for all ages, apparently.  So we’re working on a small book of magic spells.  First up:  A Solution for Clean Dishes.

Magic spell for cleaning dishes


Pick up your wand and give it a twirl, flip, and a flourish

Then with a stern voice repeat this wish:

“Towel and sponge. Scrub and wash. Soap and bleach.

Kenmore, Amana, and Gee Eee.

Dirty dishes now cease to Be!”

Newsletter of Fun – October 2013


Take The Bungalow Home


The web development team (read Don, the same guy who makes the toys, the same guy writing this; the guy who thinks it’s a bit awkward writing in third person so much) has been hard at work putting together’s webshop. Everyone here at the Bungalow is super-excited to see it up and running. You can find most of the great stuff we sell at shows; everything else will be up in the coming weeks.

Give it a look:


You’ve Asked, We Listened


Of late several people have taken an interest in our play trees. You want tall trees with lots of canopy space. And the chief product testers here at the Bungalow agree. That way there’s room at the tea party for Fairies, Princesses, Strawberry Shortcake, and even a truck or two. That’s what we’re working on. Look for new trees available in the webshop and at shows soon.


Magic Is In The Air


What’s that tingly electric in the air? Pixie dust or the anticipation of all that candy on Halloween? Well, whatever it is, accessorize yourself with a Happy Bungalow magic wand.


Factory Flea October 19 10a-4p


Head over to Northside and the American Can Factory Lofts on the 19th and see big overhead cranes, along with vintage finds and stylish artisan wears.

Magic Wands!

Just wrapped up a wholesale order for 125 magic wands.  Sounds like picture time.  I think I’ll have to do a follow up post showcasing the more than 125 pictures I took ( I did not realize the continuous shutter scaled down the size of each picture ).




tired wood robot toy after long day of work

One Year Anniversary

Happy Bungalow is one year old!  We celebrated at our hometown show.  We’ve come a long way since last year (view here)

There’s a number of new products and new show furniture to display them on.

A new easier on the back sign

And ever popular dollhouse furniture.

I’ll be adding more products for the upcoming slate of fall shows and I’m going to tweak the booth o give things a bit more pop.

The anniversary show went off well – increased sales from a year ago, loads of business cards handed out, and bunches of conversations.  A tiring day, but fun.  Phew.

First Show of the Year

The clouds are clearing, the ice is melting, and the flowers are poking out of the soil.  That means it’s time to leave the shop and take the Bungalow to the masses. Last year was our first year in business and the first year doing arts / crafts shows.  See pictures from the first show here.  We’ve learned a lot and we’re working to put together two show packages – small for local one day shows and big for multi-day shows (an effort to spread out the back breaking).

The first show of the year was a one-day local show so it was a good time to test out some the small show package.  First up is loading everything into the truck.  Boy, has this step greatly improved!  It’s quick and organized.  Also new this year is a checklist – no more forgetting signs.Packed truck with show materials

For the first show last year I built wood tables, but they’re heavy and take a some time to set up.  This year I’m trying out plastic tables with table cloths.  Much quicker to set up, but I need fitted table covers.  The standard “sheet” type don’t look 100% professional.

Happy Bungalow show display tablesYou can see the new small show sign as well.  The other sign is too big to find a spot on the small tables.  I only had an 8 foot x 6 foot space to work with – so there’s just enough room for me, none for a big sign.

For the next show I’m going to work on putting more height into the tables.  I want to step the products to give them more space and visibility.

Happy Bungalow display table