• More photos of 2015 Kidz n Cats Dolls

    It’s always a very enjoyable experience taking photos of new Kidz n Cats dolls that arrive at Petalina, and now it is the turn of Kidz ‘n’ Cats Lauryn, Marina and Alyssa. They arrived a few weeks ago but I wasn’t happy with the first set of photos and today found myself with peace and quiet on my hands so…

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    Launch collection of Sylvia Natterer for Petitcollin

    It won’t be long now before we receive the new Sylvia Natterer dolls from Petitcollin. I was so thrilled that Sylvia made contact with Petalina to let us know about her new range, but so disappointed that we had to wait until June 2015 before we would receive them as they look so incredibly beautiful! You’ll see photos of the…

  • Say hello to the WeGirls!

    WeGirls are a new brand of beautiful 18 inch play dolls from Poland. They have been introduced to inspire little girls to have fun and live their lives to the full. The dolls are the lead characters in a range of books, currently only available in Polish but soon to be translated into English. The stories provide lots of positive…

  • Kidz ‘n’ Cats dolls 2015 start to arrive!

    The week that the new Kidz ‘n’ Cats dolls arrive is always eagerly awaited, not just by me but by all our customers and collectors, and this year there is even more excitement than usual because of the introduction of a beautiful new face sculpt by Sonja Hartmann and also the new mini dolls will hit Petalina’s shop shelves for the…

  • More about Kidz ‘n’ Cats dolls

    Kidz ‘n’ Cats dolls are a very popular range of children’s play dolls designed by Sonja Hartmann, the founder of With Heart & Soul based in Germany. Sonja is a respected doll artist who sculpts the faces and designs the dolls outfit and it is her skill that makes the dolls so very special. Since their launch in 2009, although…

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    More about Gotz Precious Day Dolls

    The Precious Day Dolls are very popular 18″ dolls that have been designed by the world famous German company Gotz. There are three dolls available in the range which reappear each year, sometimes with new outfits and sometimes with a fringe or different parting. There is Jessica with blonde hair, Elisabeth with brunette hair and Julia with red hair. Julia…

  • Kidz ‘n’ Cats Julika, Robert and Jennet

    Ok, so I had a bit of fun this afternoon and took lots of photos of the new Kidz ‘n’ Cats dolls, namely Robert, Kidz ‘n’ Cats Julika and Jennet. I know that collectors in particular like to see ‘non stock’ photos of the products, and these were all taken this afternoon by myself in daylight. Which is your favourite?…

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    Celebrating World Doll Day

    We first published this post in 2015 when we first heard about World Doll Day. In 2018 World Doll Day is on June 9, so a date for the calendar me thinks! The day was established in 1986 by Mildred Seeley to celebrate not just dolls, but nurturing, loving and caring, and the people who offer it, in general. Mildred…

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    The Kidz ‘n’ Cats Dolls 2015 collection

    Yesterday, we received details of the 2015 collection of Kidz ‘n’ Cats dolls and we are thrilled. This year’s collection has a bit of extra magic and sparkle about them. There is a new face mould (we love it), lots of gorgeous new dolls, some lovely new clothes, a little cat with extra clothes and a range of Kidz ‘n’…