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1. CARDS & WRAP - really good/soul

UK card publishers Really Good, and sister company Soul have sent in some of their latest designs on cards, wrap, notebooks and gifts. Here are some of the new arrivals from their "Soul Studio" and "Always Fabulous" ranges.... Read the rest of this post

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2. NEW CARDS - paper salad

'Good as Gold' is the brand new children's range by UK card publishers 'Paper Salad'. The collection includes 32 designs that all come with a neon bespoke envelope. Paper Salad have created fun, bright hand-painted designs featuring cute characters for ages 1-9 in both boy and girl. They also launched some brand new notebooks at Autumn Fair 2016. There are 6 in total which are finished with

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3. DESIGNER - striped pear studio

Kirsten Sevig is an artist /designer/ illustrator/ pattern painter based in Minneapolis, MN where she works in a stripey studio that she has dubbed the 'Striped Pear Studio'. Kirsten loves creating patterns and products and has recently designed and produced a couple of notecard sets for her new Striped Pear Studio brand. Featuring her lovely hand painted patterns they are now available in her

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4. CARDS - darling clementine for 1973

Norwegian design duo Ingrid Reithaug and Tonje Holand aka Darling Clementine have created an exclusive new card range for 1973. Called 'Canterbury' there are ten different designs in the collection with patterns inspired by mid century textile design, and each card is named after an iconic female poet.

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5. GIFT WRAP - lisa jones

Lisa Jones has released a new range of gift wrap which includes this fun animal design. Lisa describes the new collection as 100% cheerful and 100% recycled. Sold in sheets of two they are locally printed Lisa's hometown of Lewes in East Sussex and use vegetable based inks. Scroll down to see more, including the clever 'Apartment' wrapping paper. along with some more of Lisa Jones' designs on

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6. CARDS & WRAP - marks & spencer

I am staying with Marks & Spencer again today with a look at their greetings cards and wrap. New arrivals include there on trend 'Designer Collection' which have diagonal stripe envelopes and fashionable dashed patterns. I've also snapped some stylish designs for new babies, some interesting ways to say get well soon and lots of fab typography.

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7. KIDS DESIGN - marks & spencer pt.2

Today I have some more patterns and placement prints on childrenswear that I couldn't fit into yesterday's Marks & Spencer post. But we begin with a fun series of illustrations on cards and paper goods from M&S's Baby Shower collection. Products in the range include fun invitations (above) and Baby's first year cards (below).

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8. CARDS - kelly angelovic

Designer Kelly Angelovic was thrilled to announce the launch of her new line of soulful paper goods, including greeting cards, notecards, thank you notes, and prints. Six years ago, Kelly opened the doors to her design studio in Boulder, Colorado realizing a long-held dream of working as a professional artist and illustrator. After licensing collaborations with Oopsy Daisy, Robert Kaufman,

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9. 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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10. 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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11. 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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12. 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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13. 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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14. 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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15. 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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16. 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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17. 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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18. 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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19. 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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20. 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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21. 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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22. 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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23. 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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24. 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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25. PAPERCHASE - cards

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

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