What’s Hot?

Georgia Dorling, marketing manager for The Alphabet Gift Shop, with branches in Burton-On-Trent and Mickleover picks out the best-selling cards

The Alphabet Gift Shop has two large gift and card shops specialising in personalised gifts, in historic towns with a loyal locals customer base.

Copperfield range from Belly Button Designs
Copperfield range from Belly Button Designs

Everyday: Hammond Gower (Piano)
“Customers give these small A6 size cards as a kind gesture for friends, even when there isn’t an occasion. The funny sayings are relatable and customers often buy multiples of them.”

Cute: Think Of Me Designs (Wish)
“The bright watercolour effect imagery and thoughtful messages mixed with a touch of gold foiling is eye-catching for customers and offers something extra special.”

Humour: Rosie Made A Thing (general)
“Cute illustrations with relatable and funny quotes – with customers finding the ‘perfect one’ that fits their friends!”

Contemporary: Belly Button Designs (Copperfield)
“The natural board mixed with bright 3D copper print and contemporary brush script are very on trend.”

Rosie Made a Thing
Rosie Made a Thing

Art: Real & Exciting Designs (Panache By Sarah Curedale)
“The watercolour floral designs mixed with 3D copper wording gives a traditional style card a modern and fresh look which customers love!”

Children’s: Think Of Me (Ink-Ages)
“The simple stripe design mixed with a glittery 3D effect giant number, is simple yet striking, perfect for marking the important ages as little ones grow up.”

Giftwrappings: ArteBene (Neon)
“The black and white print mixed with neon oranges is eye-catching and different to any other giftwrap we have on offer. The random collage effect of real and drawn animals is great for animal lovers and the random effect of the imagery mixed with the neon colours makes it great for all occasions, any gender and any age.”

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