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Blog, Christmas, Five Little Diamonds, Gift Idea, Inspiration, Kawaii, Kitsch, Retro, Secret Santa, Stocking Filler -

It's that time of year again, and it all of sudden becomes A RUSH to get everything done before the Big Guy squeezes down our chimneys! But we've taken the hassle somewhat out of this festive season, by offering special delivery options to get your parcel on time!  Below you'll find a list of the last recommended posting dates. Please remember these are guidelines only, and we cannot be held responsible for a delay in receiving your item, Royal Mail gets a LOT of business this time of year! Also, bear in mind that all parcels will be shipped the following...

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35 Years of Caring, Blog, Care Bears, Christmas, Christmas Gift Ideas, Collectible, Five Little Diamonds, Gift Idea, Inspiration, Kawaii, Kids Room Inspiration, Kitsch, Rainbow, Rainbow Heart Bear, Retro, Special edition -

All devoted Care Bear fans (including us!) know that 2017 marks the 35th Anniversary of the Care Bears. The 9th of September is Share Your Care Day, and to celebrate this momentous occasion, a Special Edition Care Bear has been born! Rainbow Heart was created especially to celebrate the Care Bears' 35th anniversary, and is only available between July- December this year. At Five Little Diamonds, as long time fans and stockists of Care Bears, we have been blessed to stock this beautiful, special bear. Rainbow Heart appears in a mini-video on the official Care Bears channel- in it, it...

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Care Bears, Five Little Diamonds, Gift Idea, Kawaii, Kitsch, Rainbow, Retro -

Do these beautifully bright bears need any introduction? Odds are, if you grew up in the 1980's, you know of and probably love these friendly faces. The Care Bears are a group of multi-coloured bears, each with a different belly badge that reflects their personality and talents. Can you believe it, this year they turn 35? The original 1980's Care Bears logo Having been a long time stockist of these magical bears (and their cousins too!) we decided to celebrate their birthday with brand new lines and special promotions, details of which can be found in our latest newsletter (if...

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Blog, Dick Bruna, Five Little Diamonds, Kawaii, Kitsch, Mid Century, Miffy, Retro -

Here at Five Little Diamonds, we love bright and bold colours, and simple design. We also love bunnies. And the one thing that combines all these things is the beloved children's character, Miffy! Miffy was born in 1955, drawn by the wonderful Dick Bruna. He is sometimes referred to as "the father of Miffy", but after turning 80 in 2007 he began referring to himself as "the grandfather of Miffy". Sadly, Dick Bruna passed away this year, but his legacy will live on with Miffy, who is sure to enchant children for years to come. While on holiday Dick Bruna would...

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Blog, Care Bears, Instagram, Interiors Blog, Kids Design Life, Kids Interiors, Kids Room Inspiration, Kitsch, Monochrome, Pastels, Rainbow, Retro, Spotlight On Blogs -

One of our favourite ways to communicate with our customers is via Instagram. It is also a treasure-trove of inspiration, and one of the best Instagrams for children's room inspo is Sophie's instagram feed @kidsdesignlife. In addition to her Instagram account, she also has a complementary blog (click to view it here). Her blog is full of beautiful photographs of wonderfully put together rooms, ranging from monochrome, to pastels, to rainbow brights. Her children are incredibly lucky to have such a creative Mama, and they even own their own little café! I had the pleasure of interviewing Sophie, which you can...

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