What’s Hot in Something Special in Kingswinford?

Mother and daughter dynamic duo, Christine Knott and Sarah Corbett, the co-owners of Something Special in Kingswinford (a popular medium sized card and gift shop in the West Midlands town) share some of their store’s best-selling products.

Everyday

Opia, Wildflower Press and Word for Word from GBCC

“Great variety of traditional and contemporary designs across the ranges and good quality.”

Above: A pretty Wildflower Press design from GBCC.
Above: A pretty Wildflower Press design from GBCC.

Blush from Noel Tatt

“Pretty cards which customers choose time and time again.”

King Street and At Home from Ling Design

“Strong staple ranges with some good male options which go beyond themes of just sport or drinking.”

Art

Across the board from Alex Clark Art

“Great variety of designs which means they appeal to men, women, young and old.”

Above: An Alex Clark Art display in Something Special.
Above: An Alex Clark Art display in Something Special.

Relations and occasions

Across the board from UK Greetings

“Beautiful cards which offer nice words alongside up-to-date designs.”

Across the board from Hallmark

“The new range of large square cards for family relations are working really well as are the Paper Wonder Plant cards.”

Above: Blossoming sales from Hallmark’s Paper Wonder Plant cards.
Above: Blossoming sales from Hallmark’s Paper Wonder Plant cards.

Across the board from Curious Inksmith

“Quirky yet classic. A great quality range which works well for us across all occasions.”

Pop-ups from Second Nature

“Our customers still love the novelty of them.”

Across the board from Woodmansterne Publications

“Quality, stylish and design-led for those who prefer a less traditional card.”

Adult ages

Champagne from Second Nature

“Our customers love the handmade finish. They add something different to our card offering.”

Across the board from Woodmansterne Publications

“Simple but classy designs with lovely details.”

Giftwrap

Across the board from Glick

“Beautiful quality with a wealth of lovely designs for all occasions along with complimentary sundries.”

Above: One of the designs in the Paper Salad range from Glick.
Above: One of the designs in the Paper Salad range from Glick.

Gifts

Dew Jewellery from Kit Heath

“Lots of great designs and a perfect price point for a self-purchase or a gift.”

Ducks from DCUK

“Fun, quirky, full of character and our customers love them.”

Above: A couple of characters from DCUK’s range.
Above: A couple of characters from DCUK’s range.

Gin glasses from Sunny By Sue (distributed by East West)

“People love their gin, and gin glasses from Sunny by Sue and a couple of other unbranded hand-painted lines continue to be some of our best-selling gifts.”

Self-purchases

David Jones handbags from NOVA Leathers

“Quality handbags in a great range of styles and colours. Our customers actively await new season stock arriving.”

Above: A small selection of NOVA Leathers handbags.
Above: A small selection of NOVA Leathers handbags.

Jewellery and scarves from POM (Peace Of Mind)

“Something for everyone at a great price-point.”

Top: Something Special is a well-loved fixture in Kingswinford.

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