• Corolle Puzzles and Colouring

    If you click on any of the puzzles below to drag them off onto your desktop. You can then print them off and have some fun!   Follow the paths and match the accessory to the correct doll:

  • Kathe Kruse, the woman

    My cup of tea. I wish I could have taken the mug home with me! Those of you familiar with Petalina and my ramblings will know already of my fondness for Kathe Kruse dolls and their products in general. The reason for this is that their quality is second to none. Everything is always beautifully designed using really good quality…

  • Kidz ‘n’ Cats Dolls Collection 2013

    With Heart & Soul have just publicised the pictures of their 5 new Kidz ‘n’ Cats dolls for 2013 which will be available from Petalina at the end of February. As usual if you would like to reserve one please let us know. We love Kiki – it’s great to see an asian style doll in the Kidz ‘n’ Cats…

  • Our trip to the Nuremberg Toy Fair 2016

    We last went to the Nuremberg Toy Fair, Germany, in 2011, so the prospect of going this year was SO EXCITING!! I really was behaving like an over excited child and couldn’t wait until it was time to go……. As it was a bit of a treat as well as a business trip, we stayed in a really lovely hotel…

  • Gotz Girls having Easter fun

    The sun was shining this morning and the Gotz Girls woke up bright and early because their bedroom was so light and sunny for once. They couldn’t wait to get dressed to go outside. “It must be warm today with the sun out,” said Elisabeth. “I’m so fed up with wearing all my boring winter clothes I’m going to wear…

  • Marie Kruse Stylista dolls are such fun!

    Yesterday the long awaited Marie Stylista dolls arrived from Kathe Kruse and I know they will be a hit because my chief tester Rosie, my nearly 9 year old doll loving daughter, wants one for Christmas. She can’t wait to get her hands on some scissors and start cutting. Marie Kruse is a 37cm all vinyl doll made from phthalate…

  • Amelia Your Victorian Girl

    I promise you will not be disappointed with Amelia Your Victorian Girl. Amelia is the second doll in the series of historical characters from A Girl For all Time. The first doll, Matilda your Tudor Girl, has been an incredible success winning several accolades during 2011 including the best toy award from Toy Talk and inclusion in the Top 5…

  • New! Gotz Happy Kidz jointed play dolls

    It’s been a long wait since I ordered the whole range of Gotz Happy Kidz dolls 2012 but they have finally arrived. It’s always great to see a new range in a catalogue and Gotz have invested a great deal in the design and development of these lovely new children’s dolls. As from 2012 Happy Kidz dolls are all 50cm…

  • Make candy floss for your doll!

    Have some fun making candy floss for your doll! You will need: Cotton wool balls (4 per candy floss) Pink food colouring A lolly stick Craft glue How to make them: 1    If you can get hold of pink cotton wool balls then great, you can skip this step, but I looked everywhere with no such luck! Put a…