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.

Cuteness Overload

By |2022-01-20T07:30:57+10:00January 20th, 2022|Categories: About Teddy Bears|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Almost everyone’s heart melts when they see a newborn baby. You can hear your friends and family go “ahww”, and “oooh” when they first see the new baby boy or girl. In Tambo, we are blessed with a great community where couples love to start their family, so we enjoy these moments quite often. [...]

Happier New Year at Teddies

By |2022-01-05T07:25:02+10:00January 5th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

There's a big chance that after our Christmas dinners, you feel as stuffed as our teddies as we do. We hope you spent the holidays with your loved ones as much as possible, even if the current times make this difficult. Going into the new year, most of us feel the need to create [...]

Tambo Teddies in Good Spirits at Christmas

By |2021-12-19T18:50:30+10:00December 19th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Being a local business means a lot to us. Local businesses are important to the community, but the community is even more important to us! This is the reason Tambo Teddies loves to be part of community events and we recently organised one ourselves. We invited Santa to come over and visit our store [...]

Farewell Trish, our Customer Service Legend.

By |2021-12-08T18:55:53+10:00December 8th, 2021|Categories: Behind The Scenes|Tags: , |

As the year is almost ending, we like to count our blessings. We are thankful for our customers, our team, and the Tambo Teddies community. Everyone has been so supportive of our business, we could not have done it without you! One of our most valuable blessings of this year is our Customer Service [...]

An Early Teddy Bears Christmas

By |2021-12-02T13:54:39+10:00December 2nd, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

The most wonderful time of the year is here! And because we just love the holiday season, we started celebrating early. Lauren, our creative interior enthusiast and visual merchandiser, decorated our shop beautifully and it just feels like entering Santa’s personal workshop! Filled with cosy lights, wonderful decorations and, of course, the most magical [...]

Tambo Teddies – Childhood Friends For Life

By |2021-12-02T13:39:03+10:00December 2nd, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Did you have any childhood friends who were always there for you, never judged you, always listened to you and gave you unconditional love? Have you had this relationship all your life? Well, if you have a Tambo Teddy Bear you will! There are a few interesting facts about why a stuffed animal, teddy [...]

European Style Bear Connections

By |2021-11-02T06:26:44+10:00November 2nd, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Teddy Bears are loved all over the world. One of our blogs was about sending these huggable friends oversees and showing some love from Australia. This love for Teddy Bears comes not only from beautiful Australia, but it happens all over the world! For example, the 27th of October, it’s International Teddy Bear Day [...]

The Versatility Of Sheepskins

By |2021-10-15T15:43:59+10:00October 15th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

At Tambo Teddies, we embrace making Teddy Bears for everyone that needs one in their life. We use hundred percent Australian sheepskins to create these teddies, and today it’s time to put a spotlight on this versatile product. In our store we have 100 percent Australian and New Zealand (long hair) sheepskins. They all [...]

4 ways to use a Teddy Bear during the holidays

By |2021-09-27T07:40:55+10:00September 27th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

The school holidays are a period that children and most parents look forward to. In our Tambo Teddies shop, we are happy to welcome all the families that travel through and pay our store a visit. It’s THE shop for children because they are allowed to touch everything in the shop and cuddle all [...]

The Iconic Toy – The Teddy Bear

By |2021-09-13T08:16:22+10:00September 13th, 2021|Categories: About Teddy Bears|Tags: , , , , , |

The name Teddy bear originates from Theodore (Teddy) Roosevelt. When he went hunting with his friends, they hunted down a bear and encouraged Roosevelt to shoot it. Roosevelt refused to shoot the bear (what a guy!) and this became big news! He wasn’t only the president; he was a big name in the hunting [...]

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