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  • Personalised Stocking Filler IdeasPersonalised Stocking Filler Ideas 9 December 2021
    It’s always lovely receiving something that has been made especially for you. Whether or not you’ve already done the majority of your Christmas shopping, these personalised stocking filler ideas will make your favourite people feel extra special! Personalised Christmas biscuits How adorable ...
  • Wrapping paper alternativesWrapping paper alternatives 25 November 2021
    With Christmas just a month away, I thought I’d share some wrapping paper alternatives to help you create less waste this year. And these ideas will not only help you be more environmentally friendly and leave more space in your ...
  • What to write in a Christmas cardWhat to write in a Christmas card 11 November 2021
    I’ve always preferred cards that are blank inside so I can write my own message. It can sometimes be a challenge to know what to write in a Christmas card though, especially if you send a lot of them! Here ...
  • Halloween Traditions and Their OriginsHalloween Traditions and Their Origins 28 October 2021
    Halloween is almost here and so I thought I’d find out some fun facts about the origins of Halloween traditions. I don’t remember much about Halloween as a kid, as it wasn’t much of a thing in South Africa, where ...
  • Holiday CardsHoliday Cards 14 October 2021
    I did wonder whether it is too early to start talking about holiday cards, but then I’ve already sold two in my Etsy shop, so it seems that some people are preparing early this year. Hopefully this year the postal ...
  • Age Birthday Cards - More AddedAge Birthday Cards – More Added 30 September 2021
    Milestone ages are always a big deal and so I’ve found that my age birthday cards are pretty popular. A while ago I did a round up of some of them here: Milestone Age Cards. Since then I’ve ...
  • Wholesale Greeting CardsWholesale Greeting Cards 16 September 2021
    Last week I received a couple of wholesale greeting cards orders and decided to record some of the process to share with you here on my blog. I’ve also added a new Wholesale page on my website so it’s easier ...
  • Custom PostcardsCustom Postcards 2 September 2021
    Earlier this year I designed some custom postcards in one of my favourite projects so far. I drew custom illustrations to be used on the postcards for an amazing glamping site called Tin Can Camping. They have four Airstream ...
  • Highs & lows of running a greeting card businessHighs & lows of running a greeting card business 19 August 2021
    I love running a greeting card business! There are so many different aspects to it, from drawing and creating the card designs to learning about SEO and marketing, and from managing a website and other selling platforms to getting the ...
  • Shih Tzu Card and Labrador CardShih Tzu Card and Labrador Card 6 August 2021
    These dog themed cards, a Shih Tzu card and a Labrador card are two brand new birthday designs just added to my shop. I’m going to be working on a range of pet themed cards and these are the first ...