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  • My Greeting Card Business - looking back on 2020My Greeting Card Business – looking back on 2020 28 December 2020
    I hope you all enjoyed your Christmas despite the restrictions. This is my last post of 2020 so I thought chat to you about what this past year meant for my greeting card business and for me personally. This post ...
  • Homemade Gift Voucher IdeasHomemade Gift Voucher Ideas 21 December 2020
    Creating a homemade gift voucher or DIY coupon booklet can be a great gift solution. They’re original, can be low cost and you don’t need to wait for delivery. Need some inspiration? Read on, I’ve got  you covered… Reasons to give ...
  • Handcrafted Christmas Gift IdeasHandcrafted Christmas Gift Ideas 14 December 2020
    These handcrafted Christmas gift ideas will get you mega brownie points this year (and of course show your favourite people how terrific you think they are!) As well as supporting small businesses, buying handcrafted or artisan gifts shows you’ve put ...
  • Printable Christmas Gift TagsPrintable Christmas Gift Tags 30 November 2020
    Fancy some printable Christmas gift tags? This week I wanted to give you something to say thank you for visiting my blog and all the other support you’ve shown me. The gift tags designs are based on some of the illustrations ...
  • Support Small BusinessesSupport Small Businesses 23 November 2020
    There are so many great reasons to support small businesses. Even more so during these challenging times of the coronavirus and lockdowns! During the first lockdown earlier this year, I was so impressed with the ingenuity of local small businesses. ...
  • A Gift Wrapping StationA Gift Wrapping Station 16 November 2020
    Why on earth would you need a gift wrapping station? Well partly so you can feel smug and organised, but mostly because it makes life so much easier when you need to wrap a whole load of presents! It’s really ...
  • Shopping for Personalised Gifts on EtsyShopping for Personalised Gifts on Etsy 9 November 2020
    Although we’re in lockdown during prime holiday shopping time this year, online marketplaces like Etsy make shopping for thoughtful personalised gifts easy. And 2020 is a year that we really do want to show our favourite people how terrific we ...
  • Custom Illustration Prints as GiftsCustom Illustration Prints as Gifts 2 November 2020
    As well as selling greeting cards and doing custom cartoon portrait cards, did you know I also do custom illustration prints that make great personalised gifts? You may already have seen some of the cartoon portrait prints I do, but ...
  • Halloween Costume IdeasHalloween Costume Ideas 26 October 2020
    This year there probably won’t be any trick or treating, but with these Halloween costume ideas the kids can still dress up and have a party at home, complete with spooky atmosphere and gross snacks. And once they’re in fancy ...
  • Original Gifts for KidsOriginal Gifts for Kids 19 October 2020
    There is so much to choose from when it comes to children’s presents, but sometimes it can be hard to find original gifts for kids. I thought I’d dig around a bit to find some fun and unique ideas to ...