What’s hot in Celebrations, Blyth?

Celebrations is a small shop based in the seaside town of Blyth in Northumberland serving a customer base made up of loyal locals. Here, owner Gary Wilson reveals the top sellers in the store.

Cute:

Me To You from Carte Blanche

“People still love the little grey bear; it helps that the card designs are often refreshed.”

Humour:

QH and Bags Of Gags from Words ‘n’ Wishes

“Our customers are mature so these two ranges suit. They’re not too close to the knuckle with good one-liners and quality jokes.”

Above: A Words ‘n’ Wishes Bags Of Gags design.
Above: A Words ‘n’ Wishes Bags Of Gags design.

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Traditional:

Velvet from Jonny Javelin

“One of our best-selling card ranges. The words and artwork are very good, but most importantly is that they are good value at £1.99.”

Above: A design from the ever-popular Velvet range from Jonny Javelin.
Above: A design from the ever-popular Velvet range from Jonny Javelin.

Traditional:

General from Words ‘n’ Wishes

“Really excellent designs. We’re getting more and more in.”

Handmade/Hand-Finished:

Secret Garden and Dream Daisy Prelude from BCG

“Wholesale cards that are nice looking and well presented.”

Ancillary:

Personalised pens and keyrings, Candlelit Names, and Top Bloke tin mugs from History & Heraldry

“We usually have five to six spinners of H&H products instore. The products are good, well presented on the spinner, and the prices are reasonable – from £2.99 to £4.99.”

Above: Top Bloke tin mugs from History & Heraldry come in general or male name designs.
Above: Top Bloke tin mugs from History & Heraldry come in general or male name designs.

Ancillary:

A Little… bracelets from Joma Jewellery

“These sentiments bracelets do really well. They’ve been our best-selling gift of the last two years. And, importantly, the company won’t supply another store nearby.”

Above: Joma Jewellery’s ‘A Little…’ range is a best seller at Celebrations.
Above: Joma Jewellery’s ‘A Little…’ range is a best seller at Celebrations.

Top: Celebrations in Blyth has a strong offering of greeting cards, gifts and party products.

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