• Gotz Classic Kidz Luisa 2015

    I’ve been meaning to take photos of Classic Kidz Luisa by Gotz for a while now, as she was my favourite last year. This year her outfit is very different and I wanted to show you the detail. Last year her outfit was pink and pretty using high quality taffeta. This year the look is much more casual but the same amount…

  • Introducing A Girl for All Time Sam

    It’s nearly September 2015 which means that it’s not very long until A Girl for all Time Sam arrives at Petalina. Sam Liron is the latest doll from the award winning line of dolls called A Girl for All Time and she is a girl of the 1960s.   Sam, Your 1960’s Girl Each of the dolls in the series,…

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    Sylvia Natterer dolls are here!

    Well today I have had such a lot of fun! I have had a really good look at the latest arrivals at Petalina, the new range of Sylvia Natterer dolls manufactured by Petitcollin. Petitcollin normally produce their dolls in France, but all of the Natterer range have been made in Spain. Today we received seven dolls in two different sizes, three…

  • 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…

  • 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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    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’…