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All About Strawberry Shortcake

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All About Strawberry Shortcake

If you grew up in the 1980's, chances are you've met Strawberry Shortcake. Strawberry is a cartoon character originally used on greeting cards, but proved so popular she had her own range of dolls, posters, and later appeared on television and films. She's a favourite for collectors and, after having a few makeovers throughout the years, she's been restored to her former glory to mark her 40th birthday. These stunning dolls are now available from us.  Small Strawberry Shortcake Doll £12.99 A Brief Introduction to Strawberry Shortcake  Strawberry Shortcake is the protagonist of the Strawberry Shortcake franchise. In the 1980's version of the franchise she lives in a shortcake, while...

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Introducing Rainbow Heart Bear

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Introducing Rainbow Heart Bear

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- 35 Years of Caring!

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Care Bears- 35 Years of Caring!

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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Spotlight on Kids Design Life- An Interview with Sophie

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Spotlight on Kids Design Life- An Interview with Sophie

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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All about Five Little Diamonds...

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All about Five Little Diamonds...

Five Little Diamonds has been in the making since 2012. We will now be blogging on our site once a week, and I will start by telling you about our history! I am the owner Cathy- HELLO!- and I'd like to share our story with you now.  Five Little Diamonds hasn't always been my dream. Since I read an article in 'Girl Talk' Magazine about turning your room into a haven for slumber parties by rolling your duvet, slinging pillows on it and turning your bed into a sofa (I know, right?!) at seven years old, I wanted to be an...

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