What’s hot in Presentation Cards & Gifts, Barrowford?

Presentation Cards & Gifts is a medium shop in the thriving Lancashire village of Barrowford. Owner Andrea Pinder reveals what products are scoring with her store’s customer base made up of loyal locals and visitors. 

Above: Gorgeous gifts and cards at Presentation, Barrowford.
Above: Gorgeous gifts and cards at Presentation, Barrowford.

Everyday

Fiesta from Blue Eyed Sun

“Floral designs with lovely illustrations finished with brightly coloured gems.”

Everyday

Jamboree from Paper Salad

“Beautiful designs, all painted and foil finished, that sell across the board.”

Above: A Baby Girl design from Blue Eyed Sun’s Fiesta range.
Above: A Baby Girl design from Blue Eyed Sun’s Fiesta range.

Humour

Holy Flaps from Redback Cards

“Says what everyone thinks – a very funny range.”

Humour

Drama Queen from CardMix

“The laughter that comes from our card room says it all!”

Humour

Bottom Line from Paperlink

“These cards sell every day and have stood the test of time.”

Above: Bottom Line from Paperlink is a range with longevity.
Above: Bottom Line from Paperlink is a range with longevity.

Traditional

Across the board from Words ‘n’ Wishes

“Great for sentiments and good quality board.”

Traditional

Across the board from Woodmansterne

“Lovely designs with foil finishes and beautiful envelopes.

Above: Classic well-known brand, Emma Bridgewater, licensed for cards by Woodmansterne.
Above: Classic well-known brand, Emma Bridgewater, licensed for cards by Woodmansterne.

Handmade/Hand-Finished

Across the board from Five Dollar Shake

“Quality and style at its best, these cards are always in demand across all sections, especially the personalised service.”

Handmade/Hand-Finished

Quicksilver from Wendy Jones-Blackett

“We have been buying cards from WJB for 18 years. All its ranges sell extremely well across all sections. The Quick Silver range has certainly stood the test of time as the publisher continues to bring out new designs and do it well.”

Above: Wendy Jones-Blackett continues to add fresh designs to its Quicksilver range.
Above: Wendy Jones-Blackett continues to add fresh designs to its Quicksilver range.

Children’s

Jigsaw Cards from Rachel Ellen

“Fantastic cards for both boys and girls. And with bright colours and trendy illustrations, the publisher’s Pow range for teenagers is great too.”

Giftwrap

Laura Darrington and Designers Guild from Deva Designs and Paper Salad and Wendy Jones-Blackett from Glick

“Collaborations with card publishers to produce wrap and giftbags with artwork from their cards – with matching tissues and tags – allows us to create lovely shop displays.”

Ancillary

Ceramic sentiments plaques, coasters mugs and Christening gifts from East of India

“Simple ceramic gifts with encouraging uplifting words.”

Ancillary

Scented products from Marmalade

“This company’s range of candles and reed diffusers, with matching fragrant body products, sell throughout the year, every day.”

Top: The widely respected Andrea Pinder at PG Live last June.

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