What’s Hot? …in Scatter Box, East Sussex

Liz Doone, manager of Scatter Box, Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex, a medium-sized shop in a coastal town with a loyal locals customer base reveals her store’s hot sellers.

Short and sweet sentiments from Lagom.
Short and sweet sentiments from Lagom.

Cute: Cherished mini cards from Lagom

“Absolutely gorgeous small size cards, beautifully made, with short and sweet sentiments.”

 

Rosie Made a Thing cards always bring a smile to customers’ faces.
Rosie Made a Thing cards always bring a smile to customers’ faces.

Humour: Gin & Frolics from Rosie Made a Thing

“Everybody either laughs out loud or has a smile on their face when they see these cards; it’s the expressions on the characters faces and the one-liners.”

 

Humour: General from Counting Stars

“The captions are very amusing and quite apt, and the cards are beautifully finished.”

 

Pigment’s Riff Raff range is popular with men.
Pigment’s Riff Raff range is popular with men.

Photographic: Riff Raff from Pigment

“Retro photographic designs that everyone loves. Men in particular head straight to the Pigment section and pick them up.”

 

Everyone loves animals – card from English Graphics.
Everyone loves animals – card from English Graphics.

Contemporary: Glitter Dogs & Cats from English Graphics

“Favourites because we are a nation of animal lovers… and the designs have a bit of sparkle.”

 

Contemporary: Across the board from Sooshichacha

“Bright and quirky designs with unusual captions.”

 

 

Wedding cards from Five Dollar Shake are always best sellers.
Wedding cards from Five Dollar Shake are always best sellers.

Handmade/hand-finished: General from Five Dollar Shake

“The wedding and key birthday milestones have been our best-selling designs for years; the extra special finishes make these cards a keepsake.”

 

With a watercolour feel, Wild At Heart from Stop The Clock Designs.
With a watercolour feel, Wild At Heart from Stop The Clock Designs.

Children’s: Wild at Heart from Stop the Clock Designs

“All the publisher’s designs look hand watercolour painted, you have to look twice to see that they’re printed. The sweet drawings are on quality board and the finish is excellent – something that is important to us.”

Ancillary: Plush from Jellycat

“High quality huggable plush, and some of the characters now feature in little books that you can read to the child.”

 

Ancillary: Porcelain hearts from East of India

“A very popular pick up featuring sentiments that has recently been refreshed with texture. Perfect for popping into a card.”

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