Easter Fun with your Tambo Teddy

By |2021-04-11T18:30:27+10:00April 11th, 2021|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , |

We put together an Easter giveaway pack of a small basil, picnic rug, totally tambo mug, a cap, and a packet of tea. Simply perfect combination for an Easter picnic. Entrants were asked to tell us what they would be doing over Easter along with their Tambo Ted. We received many entries and would [...]

Teddy Bear Collecting

By |2021-04-05T12:02:58+10:00April 5th, 2021|Categories: About Teddy Bears|Tags: , , , , , |

Teddy bear collecting is a 'thing' that really took off as a hobby in the 1980's. Before then Teddy bears were for kids and were a plaything rather than anything of value. The concept of bear collecting was really begun by English actor Peter Bull, who wrote a book called "Bear with Me" way [...]

Our Favourite Tambo Teddies

By |2021-02-27T09:57:19+10:00February 27th, 2021|Categories: Behind The Scenes|Tags: , , , , , |

You can't work in a Teddy Bear shop and not love Teddy Bears! Recently we surveyed the Staff to find out their favourite Tambo Teddies. Bonnie declared a small pink patchwork Toby with a pink spot ribbon was the standout bear for her. 'I think Tobies have the cutest face, pink is my favourite [...]

We’re dotty about our Spotty bears

By |2021-01-26T18:55:01+10:00January 26th, 2021|Categories: About Teddy Bears|Tags: , , , , |

We're dotty about our limited edition Spotty Bears. Spotty dots are made from the softest dorper sheep skins. We were offered a batch of spotty dorper skins by our Australian sheepskin supplier, Peter, from Australian Sheepskin Distributors. What's a Dorper skin you ask? Dorper sheep were originally bred in the arid regions of South [...]

Christmas is for Giving – give a gift that lasts.

By |2020-11-15T09:18:16+10:00November 15th, 2020|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

After the wrapping paper has been torn off and thrown away we are so often left wondering what we have left on Christmas Day. So many toys, gifts and goodies don't last for long after the big day. Often played with briefly and then thrown away, pushed into a back corner becoming part of [...]

Creating a Tambo Teddy Community

By |2020-09-20T12:53:02+10:00September 20th, 2020|Categories: Tambo Updates|Tags: , , , , , , |

At Tambo Teddies we don't just create teddy bears, we create a community. A Tambo Teddy Community where owners of Tambo Teddies have a unique shared interest. A community is  group of people having a particular characteristic in common, people who have certain attitudes and interests in common. For our Community, the factor that [...]

Basil versus Toby Tambo Teddy Bears

By |2020-07-12T19:07:29+10:00July 12th, 2020|Categories: About Teddy Bears|Tags: , , , , , , , |

We often have to explain the difference between our Basil and Toby Tambo Teddy bears to our customers. Our two Tambo Teddy families have been around for twenty-seven years but the Toby style bear was the first created. Tobies have a flat face, wide set eyes and big ears at side of their head. [...]

And the Famous Empty-nesters are……

By |2020-06-28T15:36:58+10:00June 28th, 2020|Categories: Teddy Highlight|Tags: , , , , , , |

Troy Cassar-Daley and Laurel Edwards! These two beautiful bears were originally given to Troy Cassar-Daley and his wife, Laurel Edwards' two children, Jem and Clay. Hailed as one of Australia's finest country music stars, Troy Cassar-Daley has a reputation of being a 'good bloke'. Troy has visited the Blackall-Tambo region several times during his [...]

Our Favourite Teddy Bears

By |2020-06-06T19:30:32+10:00June 6th, 2020|Categories: About Teddy Bears, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

We couldn't be a teddy bear shop without loving Teddy Bears- could we? There are many famous Teds out there and our five favourites are: Winnie the Pooh. What a character, Pooh or Pooh Bear as he is affectionately known was created by English author A. A. Milne back in the 1920s. We just [...]

We love your feedback

By |2020-05-24T08:35:45+10:00May 24th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , |

We love your feedback! Every week we receive the most beautiful messages from happy customers. Telling us how our Tambo Teddies and other products have delighted both the giver and the recipient. We regularly receive cards in the mail, emails and messages on Facebook. Receiving such positive and individual responses from our customers is [...]

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