What’s Hot in Cardtime in Penzance?

Cardtime is a popular greeting card shop in the Cornish town of Penzance. Here, owner, Jinny Semmens shares some of the greeting card, gift and giftwrapping ranges that have been going down well with her customers.

Above: Jinny Semmens during a socially distanced outside meeting with agent Rose Trow.
Above: Jinny Semmens during a socially distanced outside meeting with agent Rose Trow.

Keeping in Touch

Words of Wisdom from Dandelion Stationery

“We’ve sold many of the ‘With love from Penzance’ and ‘A humungous hug from West Cornwall’ designs.”

Above: Two designs from Dandelion Stationery that do well with Cardtime customers.
Above: Two designs from Dandelion Stationery that do well with Cardtime customers.

Everyday

Lustre and Artisan by Paper Rose

“Lustre is my personal favourite at the moment, they are so beautiful and uncomplicated.”

Humour

Country Cards

“Wonderful range. We do especially well with the farming designs.”

Above: Cardtime is a busy shop, when it is allowed to open!
Above: Cardtime is a busy shop, when it is allowed to open!

Art

Love From The Artist

“A great discovery. It is a not-for-profit organisation where you can buy from just one of each of a design from artists and photographers. We can’t get enough of the designs featuring paintings of local scenes by local artists.”

The Skillipigs from Skiltons’ Artwork

“The bespoke designs feature a cute hedgehog enjoying local scenery.”

Above: Jinny actively promotes The Skillipigs designs on the shop’s social media pages.
Above: Jinny actively promotes The Skillipigs designs on the shop’s social media pages.

Relations and Occasions

Gibson from UK Greetings

“Gibson takes a lot of beating for ‘wordy’ cards.”

Children’s

Juvenile Ages from Nigel Quiney Publications

“So colourful with colouring-in pics on the inside.”

Adult ages

Down Memory Lane from Cherry Orchard Publishing

“They seem to have a strong fan base.”

Above: A duo of designs from Cherry Orchard’s Down Memory Lane range.
Above: A duo of designs from Cherry Orchard’s Down Memory Lane range.

Giftwrappings

Glick Designs

“The Paper Salad designs especially are always very striking and will suit anybody.”

Gifts/Ancillaries

Jigsaws from Otter House

“Very sweet. We started selling these last year. For environmental reasons they have made the boxes smaller and with no plastic wrapping, which is great.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

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