Janey and Will Apps, partners of Paper Turtle, Lewes reveal their ‘hot’ card sellers.
Paper Turtle is a small boutique card shop in a country town with a local and tourist customer base.
Humour: Rosie Made a Thing (Gin and Frolics)
“Spot on humour – told just ‘as it is’ – quirky and different.”
Humour: Cath Tate (History Notes)
“Very up to date – The Fruitcake in the White House title has been great.”
Art: Louise Mulgrew Designs (all ranges)
“Gorgeous inky wash drawings featuring clever occasions ideas – the lobster Wedding card and the New Baby Turtle card are my particular favourites.”
Contemporary: Dandelion Stationery (Words of Wisdom)
“A range like no other – covering occasions with unusual words and thoughts.”
Contemporary: The Art File (Sara Miller London)
“Customers are particularly loving The Piccadilly Set range bought out this year – art with subtle humour combined – they are also a great size and price point.”
Handmade/hand-finished: Ruth Jackson (Pencil Shaving Cards)
“People are always amazed that they feature ‘real’ pencil shavings! The New Baby chick card was the first to sell out – adorable.”
Giftwrap: Artebene (across the board)
“Excellent quality roll wrap and sheets – the plain kraft rolls are particularly popular.”