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1. CARDS - paperchase part 2

Today I am posting my final selection of greetings cards from Paperchase. Highlights include some fun box sets of mixed children's birthday cards and a new owl design that uses collage and kraft paper. Below are a mixture of snaps from Paperchase's Tottenham Court Road and online web pics.

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2. CARDS - paperchase part 1

I still have some interesting Paperchase bits to share with you this week. Attending their AW Press Show last month at Tottenham Court Road also gave me a great excuse to photograph the store. I started in the greetings card department and here are some of the fab designs I saw for sale. 

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3. DESIGNER - jenn ski

After seeing a Jenn Ski newsletter recently I realised it had been a while since I had posted what she has been up to lately. Jenn has long been an expert and champion of mid century pattern and some of her latest work is bold, colourful and as you would expect beautifully retro in feel. Jenn sells her artworks on Etsy and is represented for licensing by Lilla Rogers where her clients have

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4. CARDS - laura may designs

Talking of wonderful greetings cards Laura May will be launching new card designs at Home & Gift in Harrogate. Laura left her job as an in house print/giftware designer in January 2016 to go freelance and to set up her own small greetings card business under the name of 'Laura May Design' and Harrogate Home and Gift will be her first ever trade show. The show opened on Sunday 17th and will run

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5. DESIGNER - bianca pozzi

Bianca Pozzi is a designer from Brazil. Bianca graduated in Fashion Design and worked as an in-house textile designer for a couple of years. She now works as a Freelance Illustrator and Surface Pattern Designer creating prints for fabrics, stationery etc. She loves to work with gouache and watercolours and believes in drawing everyday to practice and evolve her style. Bianca welcomes

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6. STATIONERY - galison

Today we have a celebration of New York stationery company Galison, who since 2012 have been part of the same company as Chronicle Books. We begin with a Geometric range created in house at Galison and follow on with designs by various artists. Another highlight was to spot lots of patterned pencil sets which is a trend I hope will continue to grow. For everything Galison go online here.

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7. STATIONERY - lucky day

I came across these interesting stationery designs in my local branch of Waterstones. They are from the 'Lucky Day' collection by Sophie Blackall and Published by Chronicle Books. Products include a pack of twenty different cards - perfect to keep on hand for all of life's celebratory moments and a customisable paper garland that features an assortment of different die-cut charms, along with

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8. CARDS - ampersand for studio ink

Ampersand Design Studio have collaborate with Studio INK to create a fun and stylish series of cards. Studio INK is of course an artistic offshoot of Hallmark Cards that works with cooler designers on it's an experimental label with the motto "weirdness, whimsy, and whatnot". Ampersand will be well known to designers and P&P readers for their bold designs for clients such as Land of Nod and

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9. CARDS - new from paper salad

Our Friday eye candy today comes from UK card publisher Paper Salad. They have added some new occasion cards to their 'Pretty Things' range which were launched at "Progressive Greetings Live" in London last month. They feature cheerful hand painted stars, clouds, flowers etc and the typography is simple and hand written. You can see all these designs and more online at Paper Salad.

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10. PAPERCHASE - father's day

June 19th is of course Father's Day and I spotted a few designs in Paperchase this week. There is something for all ages to send to their dad's from cute bears to trendy turntables. Some designs are available online with more choices in stores.

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11. PAPERCHASE - cards

And we finish up our greetings card themed Friday with a mixed selection of  designs from Paperchase.  

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12. CARDS - susan driscoll for black olive

Susan Driscoll of The Print Tree has  just designed a new range of blank art cards for Black Olive Studio. This lovely greetings collection is called MIMIE and features 11 different designs that use Susan's typical vivid colour schemes which mix acid brights with black and white or pastels.

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13. CARDS - black olive studio

And also new from Black Olive Studio is this fun Palm Springs collection. The colour palette is sunny and fresh with metallic gold details and bright yellow envelopes and there are 9 different designs in total.

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14. DESIGNER - rebecca prinn

Last year designer Rebecca Prinn was working at Riverside Plus Ltd creating fab card designs. She is now working freelance for greetings cards and gift wrap, and is represented by Advocate Art. Rebecca loves surface pattern and would really like to get into designing for fabrics. Her big love is florals, and playing with different techniques and mark making to create unpredictable results.  

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15. ONLINE STORE - psikhouvanjou

After the UK bank holiday I thought I would return with some fun design items from Dutch company Psikhouvanjou. This fun, colourful design led store work with many designers you will recognise such as Helen Dardik, Ingela P Arrhenius, Suzy Ultman, Darling Clementine and many more. Here I have picked out some postcards, art prints, and accessories that were all spotted on the Psikhouvanjou

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16. CARDS - rosalind maroney

These cute cards are by designer Rosalind Maroney and were created for her Etsy Shop. Rosalind is also busy freelancing, and working on her first children's book commissions alongside her usual product work. She was especially excited about getting some of her own work in her own name out there with these cards!. Find them online here.

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17. ETSY - fran wood design

Fran Wood has produced a new range of designs, which she has turned into screen prints, greeting cards and a tea towel. These designs all include simple animal illustrations and patterns influenced by 1970s textile and graphic motifs. The range is called 'Nouveau Animals', as Fran had noticed a strong influence of Art Nouveau during the period - some of which can be seen in her work. All Fran's

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18. NEW SEASON - oliver bonas

A new week begins with fresh designs from boutique Oliver Bonas. This UK design led retailer has 51 shops across the country and a lovely online store. New arrivals for Spring Summer 2016 include beautiful packaging on soaps and toiletries, typographic wall art, geometric cushions, painterly greetings cards, and a Memphis style notebook. You can see these items and lots more home and fashion

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19. CARDS - sarah kelleher

Not Easter cards, but just as fun and colourful are these designs by Sarah Kelleher. Sarah is based in Milton Keynes and has recently decided to follow her dream and create her own collection of products. Currently she has five card ranges available including bright crayon designs on blackboard painterly florals, and a children's collection. Sarah exhibited a PG Live and is currently working on

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20. KIDS DESIGN - a little lovely company

These cute design are all from the Dutch based 'A Little Lovely Company'. The business was founded in 2013 by designers Judith de Ruijter & Nikki Hateley, and it has become known for it's fashionable lightbox lamps which use typography to create messages, names and slogans. Their philosophy is to design products that can make life a little more lovely and their current range includes toys,

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21. NEW WORK - sarah walsh

Wonderful artist Sarah Walsh has created a new card line with Studio Ink out this month. It's a fun 10 card collection featuring hand lettering and hand drawn illustrations that were all inspired by the 80's with bubble gum colors, roller skates, pizza, unicorns and neon inks with embossed detail. Sarah also included patterns on the inside of the cards together with a beautiful hand lettered

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22. CARDS - yours madly

Maddy Nye is the designer behind these striking typographic cards which she creates under the label Yours Madly, Maddy is a freelance graphic designer based in Minneapolis. Featuring colourful condensed type there are twenty one cards in the collection so you are sure to find a word for any occasion. As spotted online here.

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23. CARDS - velvet olive

Black Olive have been publishing beautiful design led greetings cards since 2009. Based in North London they work with talented, contemporary designers, artists and makers. New ranges include Karlotta featuring serene cars and quirky dogs, complimented by bold florals (above) and geometric patterns. Hugo (below) is a new collection for 'Little Tots', and Pink Tambourine is a riot of painterly

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24. CARDS & WRAP - marks and spencer

Today has been all about greetings cards on P&P so we finish with some more designs from Marks & Spencer. Here are a few choice examples from their latest arrivals on cards and wrap.

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25. STORE SNAPS - george at asda

For today's Friday eye candy we turn to another UK supermarket and look at the latest arrivals in childrenswear by George at Asda. Highlights include tropical prints with pink flamingos, exotic elephants and doodled bows. Available in stores and online here. Also spotted in my local store were a few greetings cards from

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