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Behind the Design with Place in Print

Behind the Design with Place in Print

A Quick Look Behind the Scenes of Place in Print Today I want to give you a long overdue look at a wonderful card & gift company, Place in Print. I've been meaning to publish this article for a while (apologies to the Place in Print team) but the info got lost in...

A Look Behind the Design of Lomas & Lomas

A Look Behind the Design of Lomas & Lomas

Discover More About Homewares Designers Lomas&Lomas Today we're taking a look "behind the design" of interiors and homewares brand Lomas&Lomas. The homewares industry works well with the giftware industry, providing cross-over products that double as excellent...

A Quick Look at British Brand Alice Millin Design

A Quick Look at British Brand Alice Millin Design

See What Makes Alice Millin Design Special In today's post, I want to give you a closer look at a proud British brand that is bringing the natural world to everyone. Alice Millin Design creates greeting cards, gift wrap, small gifts and textiles, each with a...

Shining a Spotlight on the Gift of Soap (with Soap Folk)

Shining a Spotlight on the Gift of Soap (with Soap Folk)

Meet the Small Business with Big Plans for Soap Gifts Faced with a family with sensitive skin (and very little choice of bath and beauty products that suited them) Fiona McBryde took action and got creative; the result was her own range of high-quality, handmade...

A Look Behind the Scenes of DecorqueCards

A Look Behind the Scenes of DecorqueCards

The Inside Scoop on Greetings Card Publisher DecorqueCards After a long (unplanned) absence from the blog due to pesky illness, I'm delighted to be returning this week with a closer look at a special greetings card brand, DecorqueCards. Launched in 2015 by textile...

A Look Behind the Scenes of Mrs L Cards

A Look Behind the Scenes of Mrs L Cards

Ever wondered how a creative business ticks? Now’s your chance to find out with our look behind the scenes of creative business mrs L cards.

A Sneak Peek Behind the Scenes of Laura Felicity Design

A Sneak Peek Behind the Scenes of Laura Felicity Design

Behind the Scenes with Laura Felicity Design Carrying on our closer looks at some of the exciting card and gift businesses in our industry, today we're getting a sneak peek behind the scenes of Laura Felicity Design. Home to homewares, giftware and interior design...

A Look Behind the Scenes of Sarah Ray Illustration

A Look Behind the Scenes of Sarah Ray Illustration

Illustrator Sarah Ray Gives Us A Sneak Peek at Here Fabulous Company If you've found your way onto the Card & Gift Network blog at any time in the past you will most likely have come across the unique designs of Sarah Ray Illustration. Since I first featured...

A Look Behind the Scenes of Vintage Playing Cards

A Look Behind the Scenes of Vintage Playing Cards

A Quick Look Into the World of Vintage Playing Cards If you're a fan of all things vintage, you'll love our latest look behind the scenes of a fabulous gift company. Vintage Playing Cards take humble playing cards from yesteryear and upcycles them into unique works of...

A Look Behind the Scenes of Bee & Tea’s Botanical Homewares

A Look Behind the Scenes of Bee & Tea’s Botanical Homewares

Introducing the Botanical Homewares of Bee & Tea Bee & Tea create beautiful botanical homewares; Mugs, tea towels, aprons and more, brought to life with detailed and accurate reproductions of flowers, plants and vegetables. Created by artist Bridget Chetwynd...

A Look Behind the Scenes of Eloise Hall

A Look Behind the Scenes of Eloise Hall

Get A Sneak Peek Into the World of Eloise Hall In today's post we're going behind the scenes of Eloise Hall, an independent greetings card and giftware business based in Somerset, England. Launched in 2014, the company specialises in producing high quality cards and...

A Look Behind the Design of Harris & Jones

A Look Behind the Design of Harris & Jones

A Sneak Peek Behind the Scenes of Harris & Jones In our latest look 'Behind the Design' we've caught up with Vanessa Harris, who along with partner Steve Harris founded Harris & Jones, an innovative, design-led stationery and accessories business. Vanessa has...

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BEHIND THE DESIGN

Take a look behind the cards & gifts in our profiles of designers, makers & publishers in our industry.

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MEET THE RETAILER

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A Look Behind the Design of the Fabulous Flying Teaspoons

A Look Behind the Design of the Fabulous Flying Teaspoons

In our latest look behind the design of the card and gift industries, we’re getting to know more about Flying Teaspoons; a highly creative business creating beautiful greetings cards and giftware. We first came across Flying Teaspoons’ designer Laura Clamp’s work via her wonderful ‘Branching Out’ greetings card for Wraptious.

A Look Behind the Scenes of Flamingo Gifts

A Look Behind the Scenes of Flamingo Gifts

In our first ‘Meet the Retailer’ interview of 2017 we’re catching up with Laura Carradice, Founder and Director (and chief cook and bottle washer!) of Flamingo Gifts. Laura shares the story of how Flamingo Gifts got started and gives us a sneak peek behind the scenes of her unique gift shop.

A Sneak Peek Behind the Scenes of Made by Mrs M

A Sneak Peek Behind the Scenes of Made by Mrs M

In our latest ‘Behind the Design’ interview we’re talking to Kate Marsden from Made By Mrs M. Kate shares a closer look at the inspiration behind her brand of mid-century inspired textiles, homewares and gifts.

A Look Behind the Scenes of ShoeLicks

A Look Behind the Scenes of ShoeLicks

In our latest ‘Behind the Design’ interview we’re taking a closer look at the inspiration behind ShoeLicks, an innovative company aiming to add some extra style to …

A Look Behind the Scenes of Poppy Treffry

A Look Behind the Scenes of Poppy Treffry

Today’s ‘Behind the Design’ interview is a look at Poppy Treffry. I first featured Poppy Treffry’s greeting cards and amazing accessories on the blog back in 2010.

A Look Behind the Scenes of Helen Round

A Look Behind the Scenes of Helen Round

In our latest ‘Behind the Design’ interview we’re taking a closer look at Helen Round. A textile designer-maker living and working in Cornwall, England. Helen gives us a unique insight into

A Sneak Peek Behind the Scenes of Papio Press

A Sneak Peek Behind the Scenes of Papio Press

For today’s blog post we’re taking a closer look at a fabulous card & gift business, Papio Press. Behind this unique company are illustrators Zanna Goldhawk and Harry Marshall.

A Look Behind the Scenes of Life Charms

A Look Behind the Scenes of Life Charms

In this week’s industry interview we caught up with Emily Cocklin from Life Charms. Producing gifting jewellery with vintage card designs, Life Charms

A Look Behind the Scenes of Malulu

A Look Behind the Scenes of Malulu

In this week’s industry interview we get a sneak peek into a unique retail business. Specialising in ethically made gifts, Malulu is the brainchild of Louise Edwards.

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