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1. CHRISTMAS 2016 - anthropologie

I know it is only November but as I had visited Anthropologie on Friday it seemed a good time to mention their Christmas selection. I loved the folky felted letters, which are part of an entire alphabet of tree or garland decorations. The core of their offering this year was mainly designed by Portland based company Quill & Fox and below I have picked out a selection of items spotted online at

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2. PAPER GOODS - susse collection

Designer Susse Linton has a great little online shop selling her paper goods - such as these fun cactus cards. Susse has just added her Christmas designs to the store with lots of new Christmas cards and an A5 holiday activity book. The book contains patterned papers ready to make garlands, gift tags, etc. There is also a 2017 calendar featuring Susse's whimiscal illustrations. All available

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3. STORE SNAPS - selfridges

I was in London on Friday to visit 'Bowie Collector' event at Sotheby's and popped into Selfridge's at the same time to see what was in store in greetings, stationery, and home. Here are some of the things that caught my eye and made me reach for my camera... Read the rest of this post

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4. CARDS & WRAP - lagom

After not receiving any card samples for years - suddenly two packages came along in one week. Today we have some gorgeous new designs from UK based publisher Lagom on wrapping paper and cards. Lagom designs are sold in some of the most well-known retailers in the UK and they work with top artists and illustrators. We begin with this beautifully bold floral design by Monika Forsberg. 

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5. CARDS - belly button designs

I was thrilled to bit to find a parcel of lovely cards had arrived from Belly Button Designs who wanted to show Print & Pattern their latest collections. New designs include 'Platinum' (above & below) which features stylishly simple hand drawn type in with gold, pastel pink and bright acid green. There is also a pretty feminine range called 'Paloma' featuring fashion, florals

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6. CHRISTMAS 2016 - belly button designs

Talking of Belly Button Designs I noticed they had posted some brand new Christmas designs on their blog. In keeping with their everyday ranges we can expect a lot of metallics along with smart, simple typography and stylish illustrations.

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7. CARDS - george at asda

Also from Asda are a selection of greetings cards which being a bit more trend driven also come under the George brand. A couple of prints on homeware also caught my eye with a very Autumnal patchwork duvet and winter pattern oven gloves.

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8. PAPER GOODS - red cap cards

There are some truly bold and beautiful designs currently available from Red Cap Cards so it seemed like a wonderful chance to post up a showcase. Red Cap Cards is based in California and was founded by husband and wife Hal Mertz and Carrie Gifford. They collaborate with talented designers and illustrators giving them a platform to get their work noticed. Current artists include Carolyn Gavin,

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