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  • Valentine 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 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 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 ...
  • Fathers Day cardsFathers Day cards 3 June 2019
    It’s just two weeks until Father’s Day so I thought I’d let you know about some of the Fathers Day cards in my range that could be just the thing for your Dad šŸ™‚ If you want to give your Dad ...
  • Music themed cardsMusic themed cards 1 May 2019
    Anyone who knows me knows that music is my thing! I LOVE music – and love going to gigs and festivals. So of course I’ve combined two of my favourite things – music and drawing – to create music themed ...
  • Driving test card - You passed!Driving test card – You passed! 3 April 2019
    I’ve added a new driving test card to my Etsy items. A lovely customer of mine, who I’ve done some custom portrait cards for before, recently asked me whether I had any cards suitable for someone who had just passed ...
  • Mother's Day cards and giftsMother's Day cards and gifts 4 March 2019
    With Mother’s Day coming up at the end of the month (it’s on the 31st March this year), I thought I’d let you know about some of the cards and gifts I have available for mums. I feel very luck ...
  • Why I love EtsyWhy I love Etsy 31 October 2018
    Long before I started selling on Etsy I’d been dabbling in all sorts of arts and crafts over the years and also had a go at selling some of them when I was making more than I could possibly use ...
  • Too early for Christmas cards?Too early for Christmas cards? 12 October 2018
    I’m one of those people who gets annoyed when the shops start stocking Christmas cards and decorations in September/October, but I’ve now joined their ranks. In my defense though, when you add items on Etsy they stick around for 4 ...
  • Doing work I loveDoing work I love 10 October 2018
    Last year I cut back on how much time I spend on my day job to focus on spending more time doing work I love, with the hope that eventually it may turn into an income. I realise Iā€™m extremely ...