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1. GREETINGS - lynn giunta + hallmark

I was having a look at Studio Ink from Hallmark again recently and something that really stood out on their blog was the fun work of Lynn Giunta. Lynn is an artist who specialises in hand drawn lettering and has been with Hallmark since leaving the University of Missouri in Columbia thirty one years ago. She is also known as a cut paper guru and loves collage, colours, graphic shapes and

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2. CARDS - nadia taylor for lagom

London based designer and printmaker Nadia Taylor recently designed a range of cards for Lagom. The collection of  15 cards are inspired by nature with a Scandinavia and mid century modern feel. Designs included Autumn birds, berries, Nordic forests and jungle creatures. See all 15 designs online here at Lagom including some Christmas designs.

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3. CARDS - cozy tomato for lagom

Talking of Lagom I could not resist posting these striking age cards by Japanese Illustrator Koji Tomoto also known as Cozy Tomato (who we first saw on P&P in 2006). The beautiful illustrations have a lovely retro graphic feel and feature animals from 1 to 9. 

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4. CARDS & WRAP - dicky bird

I was reminded about Dicky Bird whilst watching Pound Shop Wars on television the other week. The episode featured The Pound Shop a platform for designers to sell their lower priced items to a wide audience either online or in pop up locations such as Selfridges and The V&A. Dicky Bird cards and pocket mirrors were spotted in their store, and I thought I would take a look and see what was new

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5. NEW IN - dot com gift shop

The Dot Com Gift Shop have released a new range of kitchenware created by their talented team of British designers. Designed to look fabulous and be functional these eye-catching storage tins adorned with graphic flowers and vintage apples and accessories will help to keep the kitchen tidy and organised. There are also lots of new designs on greetings cards, gift wrap, and in children's games.

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6. DESIGNER - two little ducklings

Two Little Ducklings is a design studio based in Melbourne, Australia and was the creation of graphic design Jacinta Wier. The idea for the business came while Jacinta was on maternity leave and became interested in children's decor. Products currently in their range include prints, posters, greetings cards and wrapping paper and Jacinta also undertakes custom work and branding design.

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7. STATIONERY - kikki.k

Kikki.K is a stationery company founded in Melbourne in 2001 Kristina Karlsson. Since then it has gained a reputation for it's beautiful Scandinavian designs inspired by Kristina's native Sweden. The idea for the business came about when she realised the stylish stationery and organisation tools she had grown used to were not widely available outside of Sweden. Kristina soon opened her first

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8. CARDS - amber goodvin

P&P is back from the summer holidays and looking forward to lots of fresh new designs and designers for Autumn. We start by jumping straight back in with the colourful work of Hallmark artist Amber Goodvin. Amber specialises in painterly hand lettering and works at an artistic offshoot of Hallmark called Studio Ink. This experimental label describes itself as 'weirdness, whimsy, and whatnot and

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9. CARDS - studio ink

And I couldn't talk about Studio Ink without mentioning another couple of artists - Samantha Lewis and Mirna Stubbs. The first designs are by Samantha Lewis (of Pencil Pop) who has created a beautiful range of watercolour cards... And arriving at Studio Ink recently is an intricately painted range from artist Mirna Stubbs who we mentioned in the last post.... Read the rest of this post

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10. CARDS - hooray today

One of my favourite card companies I have discovered in recent times has been Hooray Today. This fab stationery company was founded in 2014 by illustrators and product designers Allison Black and Alyssa Nassner. The fun duo love confetti, designing colourful fruit, and creating vibrant happy typography that really brings fun and humour back to everyday celebrations. In their online shop and

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11. CARDS - our heiday

Our Heiday is the stationery brand of designer Patricia Shen. Launched in Los Angeles in 2014 Patricia has go on to expand into stationery, cards, art prints and gift wrap. The company name 'Our Heiday (a play on 'heyday') is named after her mum and aunts whose Korean names begin with 'Hei'. It was this family that fostered her love of art and encouraged Patricia to live a life full of colour.

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12. NEW SEASON - caroline gardner

We have been looking at new season designs recently so it was great to see what we can expect from Caroline Gardner for AW2015. They have a fab new collection called Pina Collada has recently been seen at the trade shows. The design features the on-trend motif of a pineapple which is mixed with sketchy flowers and grey painterly roses. Grey spot designs make for complimentary prints and the

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13. PAPERCHASE - card snaps part 1

Whilst we are on the subject of greetings cards I thought I would share some snapshots from my visit to Paperchase in London. I was there for the press show so it gave me the perfect excuse to snap some shots of the store as well. I particularly loved the new card showcase on the first floor which had bold cactus wallpaper teamed with vivid blue paneling and white wooden shelves. This new white

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14. PAPERCHASE - greetings cards

And we end today with a few more Paperchase cards - with some fresh new arrivals just landed online... And snapped in Paperchase London a bright selection of cards by the Archivist Gallery.

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15. PAPERCHASE - ruka ruka

I discovered these gorgeous Ruka Ruka age cards in Paperchase and thought they looked fabulously fun and bright. The designs have a retro look and a hint of the vintage circus style about them. With ages 1 to 10 the collection was designed by Ruka Ruka's founder Sinead Gray and was spotted in Paperchase on Tottenham Court Road in Lonon. You can also buy them online at Ruka Ruka or NOTHS.

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16. CARDS - pattern lounge

These cards are from the new 'The PL collection' by Bindya at Pattern Lounge. The designs are inspired by henna designs, Indian culture and colours but with a modern twist.

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17. CARDS - noi publishing

One of my favourite card companies Noi Publishing have launched a new range of  small cards. These little blank cards will be suitable for any occasion with a mixture of quirky, cute and botanical designs. Look out for them in shops soon or if you are a retailer you can go online now to order.

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18. FATHER'S DAY 2015 - marks & spencer

You might be popping out this weekend to pick up a Father's Day card ready for the big day on Sunday 21st June. So for our Friday eye candy I have looked at some of the Father's Day cards currently available on the UK high street (and online). We start with Marks & Spencer where my favourite was the fabulously bold type (above).

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19. FATHER'S DAY 2015 - paperchase

One of the go to places for a Father's Day card either online or in store has to be Paperchase. This year they have a nice mix of trendy geometrics and cute characters.

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20. FATHER'S DAY - caroline gardner

And we end today with some colourful graphic designs for Father's Day by Caroline Gardner.

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21. FATHER'S DAY 2015 - paper salad

With Father's Day coming up on Sunday I thought I would post a few more last minute Father's Day cards. These cute collaged designs are by UK publisher Paper Salad and can be found in card shops now including Paperchase.

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22. LATEST DESIGNS - jane farnham

Designer Jane Farnham has recently added some new cards and notebook designs to her Not on the High Street shop. Jane exhibited at BCTF (British Craft Trade Fair) in Harrogate earlier this year and managed to secured some stockists for her greetings cards and stationery. Camelot Fabrics have also licensed her designs for a new range called Gypsy Lane. Jane is currently looking for an agent and

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23. FATHER'S DAY 2015 - wilko

We end the week with a few last minute snap shots of some Father's Day cards ready for the event this Sunday. The cute designs at reasonable prices were spotted in UK store Wilko.

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24. CARDS & WRAP - katie leamon

My second Conran Shop discovery was Katie Leamon after seeing her neon and kraft cards lined up on the card department shelf. Based in London this luxury card & stationery brand uses Katie's love of typography and illustration to produce timeless designs. The products are predominantly hand printed using individual polymer rubber stamps and besides the Conran Shop can also be found in stockists

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25. CARDS - paperchase

And also catching my eye at Paperchase were these small but very beautiful letterpress greetings cards. Covering Birthdays, Thank you, and some left blank for any purpose it's a really striking collection.

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