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The latest Beanie Baby additions in my collection!

Tuesday, May 14th, 2024
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Hi everyone!

Apologies for not being as active lately! We’ve been travelling across Europe and I’ve not had much time to post.

I have had a couple of bundles of Beanies sent to my parents’ house for when I get back to the UK! My Dad has kindly taken pictures of them for me and they all look super adorable! I’m so looking forward to seeing them when I return home!

The first bundle that arrived was the brand new Beanie Babies set for the UK!

Emmett, Domino and Fraya Original Beanie Babies

Emmett, Domino and Fraya Ty Original Beanie Babies 2024

I’m absolutely loving this new set of Beanie Babies! They all have amazing colours and Ty have done a great job in creating a modern look while keeping the charm of the original Beanie Babies of the 90’s.

The designs are definitely based on older Beanie Babies. Emmett look’s like an updated Rex, Fraya is undoubtedly a modern take on Pinky and Domino is almost identical to Fortune.

I bought Emmett, Fraya and Domino in a Beanie Bundle from The Magical Gift Boutique.

Emmett

Emmett’s colours remind me of a volcano with his knobbly, rock-like grey body and bright orange, lava-like tummy. He is so sweet and I would love to see more dinosaur Beanie Babies!

His Birthday on 28th July and his hang tag reads:

If you’re scared and feel alone,
Never think you’re on your own.
Pick me up and hold on tight.
I will comfort you at night.

Emmett the Dinosaur Ty Beanie Babies Hang Tag 2024
I absolutely love Emmett, and I’m holding out hope that Ty will release updated versions of his friends, Steg and Bronty(hint hint Ty!).

Emmett is available to order from The Magical Gift Boutique!

Fraya

Fraya’s bright pink body looks so crazy with her turquoise legs, and that’s what I love the most about her.

The underside of her wings are also a kind of “pistachio” green colour, which only adds to her wild colour combination.

Her Birthday is on 30th June and her poem reads:

Come over here and sit awhile,
My bright colors will make you smile.
When you’re with me you’ll be glad,
I’ll make sure you’re never sad.

Fraya the Flamingo Ty Beanie Baby Hang Tag 2024

Fraya’s colours are so vibrant and I think she makes a brilliant addition to the new Beanie Babies range.

Fraya is available to order from The Magical Gift Boutique!

Domino

Domino has a beautiful colour combination of a rich, royal blue, together with bright white. Along with her lime green ribbon, her colours really are amazing.

Her Birthday is on 10th April and her poem reads:

If you’re sad, just hold me tight.
Everything will be all right.
Maybe you just never knew,
I am here to comfort you.

Domino the Panda Ty Beanie Babies Hang Tag 2024All of this latest set of Beanie Babies make fantastic additions to the new range, and I can’t wait to see who is next!

Domino is available to order from The Magical Gift Boutique!

The second parcel that I received contained two Beanie Bellies that I just couldn’t resist!

Again, they came from The Magical Gift Boutique

Tippi and Witt

Tippi Giraffe and Witt Fox Ty Beanie Bellies 2024

How adorable are this pair?! Seeing them just makes me smile!

Tippi

Tippi just looks like she needs a cuddle with her “arms” held out and little happy face! I love her yellow and caramel-brown giraffe print pattern.

Her Birthday is on 26th May and her poem reads:

Tasty green leaves way up high
Glisten in the morning sky.
Each for me because I’m tall
I can easily get them all!

Tippi Giraffe Ty Beanie Bellies Hang Tag 2024
She has the cutest little green eyes, and adorable, cream coloured hooves. There is even a tiny bit of pink airbrushing detail inside her ears.

Tippi is available to order on The Magical Gift Boutique!

Witt

Witt is just the cutest little fox with gorgeous blue eyes, black ears and adorable paw pads.

Her Birthday is on 28th April and her poem reads:

I don’t prefer the morning light
I like to sneak around at night.
In the back by your kitchen door
Is my favorite place to explore.

Witt Fox Ty Beanie Bellies Hang Tag 2024
Isn’t she just the cutest?! I love the tiny bit of black airbrushing next to her eyes that really make their glittery blue colour pop out!

Witt is available to order from The Magical Gift Boutique!

Tippi and Witt are also currently available on a great deal in a Wildlife Beanie Bellies Bundle from The Magical Gift Boutique, so if you’re also looking for Wuzzy, it could work out cheaper to buy them as a bundle.

Do you have any of these Beanies? Do you prefer the new Beanie Babies range or the Beanie Bellies range? Leave a comment below!

The 4th series of the 30th Anniversary Beanie Babies has now been announced!

Friday, August 18th, 2023

Hi everyone!

Great news! We now know who is in the fourth set of 30th Anniversary Beanie Babies!

Yet again, they will be available to find at local retailers in the USA and UK….and here they are below!

Zip II

Zip II 30th Anniversary Beanie Baby

Zip II made his appearance in the third set in the UK. Now he will be available in the fourth series of Beanies.

He looks identical in nearly every way to the original Zip (white paws variation), except for the addition of a white tail tip.

His Birthday has moved from the 28th March to 28th June, but his poem remains unchanged.

Nanook II

Nanook II 30th Anniversary Beanie Babies

Nanook II is one of the new designs this month!

Based on the original Nanook, who was one of the cutest little husky Beanie Babies (in my opinion), he is set to be a favourite this month!

I’m not sure on a Birthday for him just yet, but I’m guessing based on previous Beanies that his poem will remain the same as the original, shown below.

Nanook is a dog that loves cold weather
To him a sled is light as a feather
Over the snow and through the slush
He runs at hearing the cry of “mush!”

I can’t wait to get this little guy and I currently have him on preorder for when he arrives!

Blue Teddy II

Blue Teddy II 30th Anniversary Beanie Babies (Photo: Ty.com)

(Photo: Ty.com)

Blue Teddy II is the new bear addition available this month for the USA.

So far, the picture above is all that I can find on him. As you can see, he is a beautiful bright blue colour with a pastel rainbow ribbon.

So far, I’m uncertain if he will have a poem or birth date yet, but I will update his page when I get more details on him.

I’m not quite sure why he’s called “Blue Teddy II” however, as there wasn’t a “Blue Teddy” to begin with! I’m guessing they’re just sticking with them all having “II” at the end of their name.

Signature Bear II

Signature Bear II 30th Anniversary Beanie Babies

Signature Bear II was available in the third set last month for the USA. However, he will now be available in the fourth set in the UK this time.

Inside his hang tag, he is named Signature Bear 2023.

He is a gorgeous lime green colour with a bright red ribbon, and of course, the signature Ty heart on his chest.

My thoughts…

The fourth series looks amazing!

I’m really looking forward to getting Nanook II as I loved the original Beanie Baby version of him!

However, I’m a little disappointed this month that the UK only have two Beanies in the fourth series (Nanook II and Signature Bear II) instead of the three that the USA will be getting (Nanook II, Blue Teddy II and Zip II).

What are your thoughts on this latest set of the 30th Anniversary Beanie Babies? Who is your favourite? Leave a comment below!

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They arrived! First look at the brand new “Original” Beanie Babies!

Monday, June 19th, 2023

Hi everyone!

I’m so excited to say that the first series of the new 30th Anniversary edition “Original” Beanie Babies have arrived!

To be completely honest, I don’t exactly have them in my hands just yet as I am currently in Bulgaria. I had them sent to my parents in the UK where they are now sitting awaiting my return. My lovely father (thank you Dad!) sent me pictures of them for me to post up here before I get to see them in the flesh.

And here they are!

From left to right: Valentino II, Bones II and Bongo II Beanie Babies

From left to right we have Valentino II, Bones II and Bongo II.

Aren’t they just adorable! I’m glad I managed to get hold of them before they all disappear as each retailer that stocks them has been limited to 24 of each design!

Below is a view of the back of each of them.

From left to right: Bongo II, Bones II and Valentino II

They look just like fluffier, more up-to-date versions of the Original Beanie Babies I loved back in the 90s.

I have also been reliably informed that they are indeed very soft and fluffy.

New updated hang tags with a nostalgic feel!

Bones II outer hang tag

The hang tag resembles an updated version of the 5th generation tag, with a slightly different font and the text “BEANIE” and “BABY” gently curves around the word “ORIGINAL”.

Bongo II inside hang tag

The inside of Bongo II’s hang tag keeps the original poem, but his Birthday has now changed to 4th January.

The same has happened with Valentino II who now has a birth date of 6th February.

Valentino II inside hang tag

Bones II is also the same, with a poem identical to the original, but his birth date has now changed to 18th March.

Bones II inside hang tag

I can’t wait to see them for myself, but I’m so grateful to be able to take a look at them before I get back to the UK!

What are your thoughts on the new Original Beanie Babies? Do you have them in your collection? Leave a comment below!

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