What’s Hot?

Denise Ballard, owner of Fourteen Lifestyle in Stroud, Gloucestershire shares her best sellers. Fourteen Lifestyle is a medium-sized shop the picturesque market town of Stroud, which enjoys a varied customer base.

Above: Fourteen is full of great quirky products.
Above: Fourteen is full of great quirky products.

Humour: Wulffmorgenthaler, Cloud 9 and Good Things ranges from Redback Cards

“So funny and very different from other humour ranges, and not too in your face with swear words.”

Humour: Across The Board from Brainbox Candy

“We offer a mixture of designs from all the ranges and they constantly sell.”

Above: Jimmy paying homage to Ziggy Stardust is one of the designs from Mint.
Above: Jimmy paying homage to Ziggy Stardust is one of the designs from Mint.

Photographic: A Dog Named Jimmy from Mint Publishing

“Basically, a very clever idea. I always tell my customers the story behind Jimmy Choo, an English Bull Terrier, and his Brazilian owner.”

Cute: Gin & Frolics from Rosie Made A Thing

“Quirkily cute characters without being too sickly sweet… and just hilarious.”

Above: An art card from Wildflower Cards.
Above: An art card from Wildflower Cards.

Art: General from Wildflower Cards

“Flora and fauna in vibrant colours created in an unusual way.”

Art: Letterpress cards from Nineteenseventythree

“The slightly retro colours and designs appeal and they look classy.”

Handmade/Hand-Finished: Iron On Patch Cards from Petra Boase

“The iron-on sweet embroidered patches attached to the design create a gift and card in one.”

Above: Louise Tiler’s styling spans all ages.
Above: Louise Tiler’s styling spans all ages.

Contemporary: Pop-Ups from 2 To Tango

“Stunning three-dimensional cards that come to life as you open the card. The floral one is perfect as a Get Well card as you often can’t take flowers into hospitals.”

Contemporary: Across The Board from Louise Tiler

“Lovely images with gorgeous foiling; classy cards!”

Contemporary: Flair from Hotchpotch

“Bang on trend designs with a small pin attached of either a llama, unicorn, flamingo, Dachshund etc.”

Above: One of the unusual lines from Luckies of London.
Above: One of the unusual lines from Luckies of London.

Gifts: Smartphone projector and speaker as well as its Ice Cream Socks range from Luckies of London

“Really unusual, quirky gifts. The socks have ‘sprinkles’ on them and come in a lovely box.”

Gifts: Mugs, stationery, notebooks and cushions from Ohh Deer

“Really good graphics and designs by young illustrators feature on these products.”

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