Happy Thinking of You Week! Thinking of You Week is organised by the Greetings Card Association with the goal of highlighting the the emotional impact that sending a handwritten card can have.  The emotional significance of the written word during lockdown has been made clear by new Royal Mail research, which reveals that one in five […]

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Easter is a time of renewal, hope and the promise of new life. Here’s some ideas for nature-themed Easter cards to send to loved ones. [The captions under the images are click-able] You can find all these cards, plus lots of other ideas for Easter gifts, in the shop. Don’t dawdle though as Easter is

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I have very many lovely tasks in my working life.  That’s mostly because I made up my own job and therefore gave myself lovely assignments.  I’ve created a role that combines three of the things I’m most passionate about: drawing, the great outdoors, and lovely quality paper goods.  I draw what I love and then

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I’m really delighted to be able to let you know that we have raised £1,000 so far for the fundraising for the Borders Macmillan Centre Appeal. A HUGE thank you to everyone who has bought the A Garden for Wildlife cards so far, as well as to Footeprint who donated the first 1,000 cards for

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I recently shared the motivation behind my new ‘A Garden for Wildlife’ project and now I wanted to tell you about the inspiration behind the specific designs.  The ‘A Garden for Wildlife’ range is all about the plants, flowers and habits that help wildlife to thrive in gardens.  The first one, Winter Food, features a charm

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I’m really excited to launch my new range of five cards under the theme of ‘A Garden for Wildlife..’  The cards are all about plants & flowers that help wildlife to flourish.  They feature bee-friendly foxgloves, leaf piles that give homes to hedgehogs, weeds that are essential for butterflies, evening-scented flowers that attract moths, and

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The first year I printed my own Christmas cards, I drew a robin.  I sold the cards at craft fairs for 60p.  That was six years ago.  The same little robin redbreast cards are still one of my most popular cards today.  Every year I think maybe this is the year he should retire –

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