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About Alison Shaw

After four years running this business I still love wool! Teddies is always taking us on another adventure as we strive to improve and grow this little business. I love meeting the challenges that pop up and enjoy marketing our Tambo Teddies to the world.

COVID-19 – what does it mean for Tambo Teddies?

By |2020-03-31T06:09:26+10:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: Behind The Scenes|Tags: , , , , , |

As the virus known as COVID-19 takes over our lives we are making a few adjustments at Tambo Teddies. The health and well-being of our staff is forefront of our minds at this time, prompting a few changes. In both Tambo and Toowoomba we have implemented a comprehensive 'disinfecting' cleaning routine. We have hand [...]

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt

By |2020-03-31T06:25:31+10:00March 28th, 2020|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , |

We're going on a bear hunt! Amidst all the craziness of the COVI-19 pandemic a beautiful movement is underway. As we head towards a lockdown situation and are encouraged to self-isolate and socially distance ourselves, teddy bears are making their mark. Socially distant bear hunts are popping up all around the world to distract [...]

Twelve months at the Hub

By |2020-03-01T16:34:02+10:00March 1st, 2020|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , |

Can you believe it? It's twelve months since we stepped out of our comfort zone and opened our Regional Sewing Hub in Toowoomba. It was a big risk for our little business but one that has certainly paid off! After five years in the business we realised that to grow we really needed to [...]

Sydney Gift Fair – that’s a wrap!

By |2020-03-01T16:35:24+10:00March 1st, 2020|Categories: Behind The Scenes|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Tammy and Alison travelled to Sydney this month to fly the flag for Tambo Teddies at the Australian Home and Gift Fair held at the Sydney Olympic Park. Choosing to drive, it was an epic trip as we headed off from Tambo on Wednesday February 19 at 4.45 am. We had a few jobs [...]

If Teddy Bears Could Talk

By |2020-02-10T06:36:19+10:00February 10th, 2020|Categories: About Teddy Bears|Tags: , , , , , , |

We stumbled across this poem on a site, Power Poetry. The world’s first and largest mobile poetry community for youth. It is a one-of-a-kind place where youth can be heard. This beautiful poem was penned by a poet identified as NIFAH357.  The poet says, 'I love hello kitty, the colour blue, I'm outspoken, I [...]

Tambo supports the Bush Fire appeal

By |2020-01-22T05:45:09+10:00January 22nd, 2020|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Tambo Teddies has joined forces with local businesses to support the Bush Fire appeal while encouraging visitors to town. The ‘Time Out in Tambo’ online raffle has an action packed two-day guided local adventure as the first prize. An initiative of the Tambo Tourism and Business Association, President Taylor Smith said, ‘A quick ring [...]

Buy from the Bush QLD

By |2020-01-16T05:45:31+10:00January 16th, 2020|Categories: Behind The Scenes|Tags: , , , , , , |

Tambo Teddies are proud to be associated with the Buy from the Bush QLD movement. Founder Kerri Brennan created a facebook page mid 2018 to support farmers and rural businesses by encouraging people to buy directly from them! Initially aiming to support landowners trying to generate extra income with a sideline business, Kerri soon [...]

2020 – Twenty Twenty at Tambo Teddies

By |2019-12-30T07:26:52+10:00December 30th, 2019|Categories: About Teddy Bears|Tags: , , , , , , |

Heading into the year 2020, we had a quick reflection on the number twenty. Twenty is such a lovely even number; twenty is the product of two and ten, it is ten less than thirty, it is a two and a zero. And this year we get to enjoy two twenties, bring on twenty [...]

And the winners are………..

By |2019-12-22T07:09:52+10:00December 22nd, 2019|Categories: Tambo Updates|Tags: , , , , |

Our recent photo competition drew out some fantastic images of Tambo Teddies and their owners. With more than forty-five entries it was a challenge to pick a winner. In fact, we couldn't pick just one - we came up with three winners. Everyone who entered received one of our new Tambo Teddies puzzles and [...]

Tambo Teddy Christmas Gift Specials

By |2019-12-01T13:31:50+10:00December 1st, 2019|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , |

At Tambo Teddies we have the perfect stocking fillers and special gift packs for Christmas. Stocking Fillers: Tambo Teddies Puzzle, new to the product range Little Aussies Camping Adventure has come to life as an interactive toy. Have fun in the bush with Peter Possum, Ernie Echidna and others. https://www.tamboteddies.com.au/product/tambo-teddies-puzzle/ 2. Tambo Teddies Adventure [...]