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  • My custom cartoon portrait processMy custom cartoon portrait process 27 May 2020
    I’ve been doing a lot of custom cartoon portrait orders for cards and prints over the last few years. People just seem to love seeing themselves and others in cartoon form! Read on to find out how I go about ...
  • Choosing a 60th birthday wishes cardChoosing a 60th birthday wishes card 19 May 2020
    How do you choose a card to send 60th birthday wishes? 60 years old is an appreciable milestone, so you don’t want to give just any old card. I always think that if you’re going to go to the trouble ...
  • My greeting cards online shop has launched!My greeting cards online shop has launched! 13 May 2020
    I’m so excited to tell you that my new greeting cards online shop has now launched! It features my custom cartoon portrait collection and is also now the only place you can get your hands on my collection of music ...
  • Free colouring in pages for kidsFree colouring in pages for kids 2 April 2020
    We’ve all been in lockdown for a while now, so I hope you’re all doing ok. It must be particularly difficult if you have young children at home to entertain, so I wanted to do what I could to help. ...
  • A more personal postA more personal post 26 March 2020
    It’s unbelievable how much has changed in the last while. I wrote the last blog post on 11th March announcing that I’m planning to open a new online greeting card shop just over two weeks ago, at which point I ...
  • New online greeting card shop on its way!New online greeting card shop on its way! 11 March 2020
    I’ve not posted for a while as I’ve been working on a new project – a greeting card shop to sell my designs from! I really enjoy selling on Etsy but have decided it’s time to build my own shop ...
  • New Valentine's Day cardsNew Valentine's Day cards 22 January 2020
    As well as the Couple Portrait Valentine Cards I wrote about last week, I’ve also added some other new Valentine’s Day cards to my Etsy shop – some ready to ship and one which can be personalised with your own ...
  • Valentine cards with cartoon portraitsValentine cards with cartoon portraits 15 January 2020
    Valentine cards have always been intriguing to me. When I was a kid there was always that anticipation that someone might fancy me enough to secretly give me a card, mixed with the slight dread that I might be the ...
  • Cartoon portrait Christmas cards and printsCartoon portrait Christmas cards and prints 13 November 2019
    I added a whole lot of Christmas designs, including cartoon portrait Christmas cards, to my Etsy shop a while back, but have been holding back before sharing them with you on here. I really don’t like it when Christmas starts ...
  • Custom name children's birthday cardsCustom name children's birthday cards 15 July 2019
    I’ve recently added some children’s birthday cards to my range on Etsy. At the moment I have four different designs each for 1st birthday, 2nd birthday and 3rd birthday but if you need another age before I have them in ...