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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’…

  • Introducing Bonnie & Pearl Dolls

    Petalina’s first order from Bonnie & Pearl has just arrived. My 10 year old daughter rushed in from school, saw the open box with a blonde haired blue eyed doll inside and her immediate reaction was, “She’s beautiful!” And these dolls really are. There is something very special about them and their quality is obvious. Bonnie & Pearl is the…

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    New dolls at Petalina 2015

    I just love this time of year because all of our suppliers launch their new collections and every day I genuinely feel real excitement when I see that another catalogue has arrived in the post. It’s a bit like having a birthday as a child, eagerly waiting for the postman to arrive so that we finally know that the new…

  • Hello everyone! My name is Aletta

    Hello everyone! My name is Aletta, and I am the latest Wunschpuppe (Wish) Doll by Kidz ‘n’ Cats. My designer is Sonja Hartmann, the founder of With Heart & Soul, and Sonja is a highly skilled artist as she is able to model all the faces of the dolls in the Kidz ‘n’ Cats range as well as design all…

  • New Paola Reina Dolls

    I first discovered Paola Reina dolls a few years ago when a customer suggested that they would fit into the Bambolina range. At that time I didn’t think they were quite right for us but a few years down the line, with lots of new doll designs having been introduced, I was thrilled to receive the 2014 catalogue. After much…

  • Highlights of 2014

    Thank you so much to all of our customers for your support throughout 2014. We have had a really enjoyable year helping a record number of you find the perfect dolls for you and your little ones. It’s been such fun – thank you so much! Highlights during 2014 include our Silver website award from mumpreneur.co.uk, a badge of honour which we…