What’s Hot?

Jo Sorrell with Cardies’ ‘meeters and greeters’!
Jo Sorrell with Cardies’ ‘meeters and greeters’!

Jo Sorrell, owner of Cardies in Stevenage Old Town, Hertfordshire shares some of her ‘hot’ sellers at the moment. Cardies is a small shop in a historic high street with a loyal locals and tourists customer base.

Cute: digs&manor and It’s a Good Sign from The Little Dog Laughed

“One of our favourites! The cards feature wonderful pooch and feline imagery and the publisher gets the captions just right… for cats and dogs.”

Spot on animal observations from The Little Dog Laughed.
Spot on animal observations from The Little Dog Laughed.

Humour: Gin & Frolics from Rosie Made A Thing

“This range is just romping away in popularity. It’s on the ball and up to date on current topics, such gin and Prosecco.”

Humour: Across the board from Paperlink

“Paperlink consistently brings out new designs, which is very important to keep the racks fresh for our regular customers.”

Photographic: General from Tracks

“Tracks is a lovely company with lots of great quirky designs. They even print cards for us featuring our four Labradors who are the ‘meeters and greeters’ of our shop.”

Contemporary: Mad Dots from Hearts Designs

“These cards are beautifully simple and classy.”

A stylish touch from Hearts Designs.
A stylish touch from Hearts Designs.

Traditional: Pizazz from Nigel Quiney Publications

“These florals with glitz designs appeal to our more mature customers.”

Handmade/Hand-Finished: Across the board from Wendy Jones-Blackett

“The company keeps moving with the times and the ranges are always beautiful.”

Handmade/Hand-Finished: Glitter Dogs & Cats from English Graphics

“There’s a quirky look to the animals and a tiny touch of sparkle brings the designs alive.”

Quirky cute from English Graphics.
Quirky cute from English Graphics.

Children’s: Unique Personalised Caption Cards from Words ‘N’ Wishes

“The pop-out cardboard ages and relations captions that look nice when added to the card; it’s our best selling kids’ cards range.”

Giftwrappings: Pizazz, Stephanie Dyment, Paper Salad and Wendy Jones-Blackett from Glick

“Good quality wrap and bags that complement our card ranges.

Non-card products: Plush from Jellycat

“They’re as soft as a Labrador’s ear!”

Pick-up products: Alphabet Coasters from Bluebell 33

“These Scrabble letter tile coasters are a great pick up gift that can be popped in with the card.”

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