• More dolls for sale! And some other things….

    Thank you so much to those of you who gave some of my dolls new homes in the last couple of weeks. It’s great to know they are going to be appreciated and not just left in a box in a pile. Well, here are some more of Petalina’s bits and pieces, some of which is actual new stock left…

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    New dolls listed in our Dolly Market

    Hello everyone! I do hope you are all keeping safe and well during these very strange times. I can’t believe it’s been a year since I last wrote a post for Petalina’s blog but I have to admit to it not being a great year for me, and I’ve needed to take things very easy. Dolls have not been at…

  • More about Paola Reina Soy Tu play dolls

    The Paola Reina Soy Tu play dolls by are all vinyl children’s dolls that have been made entirely in Spain using materials sourced from within Europe. The meaning of the name ‘Soy Tu’ is ‘I am yours’ – a range of dolls for children to love and cherish. 2015 sees the introduction of a new face on the left of…

  • More About Paola Reina Las Blandita Dolls

    Las Blanditas are a range of cuddly toddler dolls by Paola Reina. I looked up the meaning of Las Blandita in Spanish and it means ‘The squishies’ which is lovely and describes these dolls perfectly! They are 36cm cuddly dolls which are perfect for little girls of age 3 or 4 wanting a more grown up doll with hair. The…

  • More about Paola Reina Las Amigas Dolls

    Las Amigas dolls are small standing dolls that have been made entirely in Spain by Paola Reina using materials sourced from within Europe. They are 32cm/13″ all vinyl dolls with Paola Reina’s trademark vanilla scent. The dolls are quite slim and based on the body shape of a pre-teen girl. Their heads turn and their limbs swivel, and they have most…

  • More about Paola Reina Every Girl Dolls

    For the last few years Paola Reina have been going from strength to strength with the range and variety of dolls they design and make increasing. 2015 sees the introduction of Paola Reina Every Girl, a range of 18″ dolls to compete in the popular 18″ doll market along with Gotz Precious Day, American Girl and Bonnie & Pearl dolls.…

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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…

  • 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…

  • 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…