What’s Hot in Bricknells, Wadebridge, Cornwall?

Bricknells card and stationery shop in the popular Cornish town of Wadebridge is very much at the heart of the community and have been for generations. Sisters Charlotte Bricknell and Sophie Kirwan are in fact the fourth generation to run the shop, continuing the retail legacy with great aplomb.

Here, they reveal some of the store’s best sellers.

Above: Sisters Charlotte Bricknell (right) and Sophie Kirwan co-own and run Bricknells.
Above: Sisters Charlotte Bricknell (right) and Sophie Kirwan co-own and run Bricknells.

Everyday

Cornish range from Emma Ball

“We do so well with the designs of Cornish scenes.”

Above: Some Cornish flavour from Emma Ball.
Above: Some Cornish flavour from Emma Ball.

Dollyhotdogs

“The fact that the publisher is based in Devon adds to the appeal.”

Sarah Kelleher

“Her bright stripy designs as well as her floral designs sell really well.”

Amy Wheelan

“Just great designs.”

Above: Wit and colour from Amy Whelan.
Above: Wit and colour from Amy Whelan.

Humour

Holy Flaps/Cloud Nine from Redback

Buddy Fernandez; Cath Tate Cards; Rosie Made a Thing and Splimple

“We sell lots and lots of humour cards, all year round.”

Above: One of the many designs from Redback’s Cloud Nine range.
Above: One of the many designs from Redback’s Cloud Nine range.

Art

Richard Parris

Relations & Occasions

Words ‘n’ Wishes; Abacus and Woodmansterne

Above: A design from Words ‘n’ Wishes’ Little Rays of Sunshine range.
Above: A design from Words ‘n’ Wishes’ Little Rays of Sunshine range.

Photographic

Heart of the Garden

Adult ages

Cherry Orchard; IC&G and Kingfisher Cards

“We do well with the ranges featuring the ‘year you were born’.”

Children’s

Rocket 68

Alljoy

“The 3D cards sell so well.”

Above: A 3D design from Alljoy.
Above: A 3D design from Alljoy.

Giftwrappings

Glick

“The wrap’s good, but so are the accessories.”

Artebene

“We are a big fan of the raffia.”

Museums & Galleries

Partisan

Ancillary

Notebooks from Dollyhotdogs; Flametree Publishing; Paper Blanks; Museums & Galleries; Roger la Borde

“Customers love our large selection of notebooks.”

Above: Notebooks and cards from Dollyhotdogs sell well for Bricknells.
Above: Notebooks and cards from Dollyhotdogs sell well for Bricknells.

Seedboms from Kabloom

Wrendale Designs’ gifts and stationery

Plush from Jellycat

“The products sell so well.”

Above: Jellycat is a winner for Bricknells.
Above: Jellycat is a winner for Bricknells.

Top: Bricknells is now in 4th generation ownership by the Bricknell family.

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