• 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…

  • new dolls 2015

    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…

  • Introducing Petalina Girl dolls clothes

    We are so proud to be able to introduce to you our new range of exclusive dolls clothes and furniture! After many months of design and development everything has come together and our gorgeous new products are all now in stock and available on the website. We have taken some lovely photographs to show everything at their best – because…

  • Have a ‘fab’ time making an ice lolly

    With summer coming and the heat rising you know that your dolls will love to have an ice lolly to cool themselves down with. Choose from three shapes which you can colour in any way you like. Click anywhere on the instruction sheet below and then drag the image onto your desk top (or save it somewhere) so that you…

  • Introducing Lydia, Your Georgian Girl

    I am delighted to be able to bring you details of the latest doll in the series of historical dolls for girls from A Girl for All Time. Meet Lydia, Your Georgian Girl, a descendent of Matilda Marchmont, the first doll in the series from Tudor times. A Girl for All Time is the brainchild of Frances Cain, who struggled…

  • The Easter Party

    Jessica had woken up this morning in a really good mood because today was the day her friends were coming round for an Easter Tea Party! All morning she had been making tiny rabbit biscuits, baking them and icing them (with very little help from Mum), and now she was just about ready for her friends to arrive. It was…