With great excitement we opened the boxes of our first delivery of Kruselings last week, and what gorgeous little dolls they are.
A huge welcome to the Kruselings by Kathe Kruse. You are welcomg to pre-order these posable fantasy dolls which are going to be such a hit at Petalina with both our little customers and collectors.
Last week our first delivery of Ciao Bimba Waldorf dolls arrived and they are breathtaking so the camera had to come out to show you the detail and the quality of these beauties.
Have you ever see the Hearts for Hearts Girls before? An amazing brand with a very big heart that will encourage our girls to think of others and make a difference.
After a very, very long wait, we have started to receive some of the Kidz 'n' Cats dolls from the 2016 collection. So far we have met Alice, Selina, Niko and Lucia, and an updated Alister, and all are absolutely gorgeous.
Fleur was the first doll to be taken from her box and examined when the new range from Petitcollin arrived last week, and it was one of the heart melting moments....
At Petalina everyone loves this time of year because for us it is like Christmas all over again as each company unveils their latest dolly designs.
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.
September is always very exciting for Petalina because this is the time of year when we are able to tell you more about the next doll to be launched from A Girl for All Time. This year we meet Sam, Your 1960s Girl, who is Clementine's daughter and the 5th in the series of these incredible award winning dolls.
It's always a very enjoyable experience taking photos of new dolls that arrive at Petalina, and now it is the turn of Kidz 'n' Cats Lauryn, Marina and Alyssa.
It's not long to wait now before Amelia, the second doll in a series of award winning historical characters from A Girl For all Time, will be available. And here you can get a sneaky peak of what Amelia will look like ......
Yesterday, I met with Frances Cain, the founder of A Girl for All Time, a range of wonderful historical play dolls, books and costumes aimed at girls from 8 to 12 years of age.