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  • 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 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 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 cardsCustom name children's birthday cards 15 July 2019
    Children love to see their own name in print and custom name children’s birthday cards are much more likely to be treasured by both kids and parents alike for a long time after they’re received. This post has been updated to ...
  • 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 🙂 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 ...