What’s Hot?

Janey and Will Apps, partners of Paper Turtle, Lewes reveal their ‘hot’ card sellers.

Paper Turtle is a small boutique card shop in a country town with a local and tourist customer base.

Humour: Rosie Made a Thing (Gin and Frolics)
“Spot on humour – told just ‘as it is’ – quirky and different.”

Humour: Cath Tate (History Notes)
“Very up to date – The Fruitcake in the White House title has been great.”

Louise Mulgrew's adorable lobster card couple
Louise Mulgrew’s adorable lobster card couple

Art: Louise Mulgrew Designs (all ranges)
“Gorgeous inky wash drawings featuring clever occasions ideas – the lobster Wedding card and the New Baby Turtle card are my particular favourites.”

Contemporary: Dandelion Stationery (Words of Wisdom)
“A range like no other – covering occasions with unusual words and thoughts.”

Contemporary: The Art File (Sara Miller London)
“Customers are particularly loving The Piccadilly Set range bought out this year – art with subtle humour combined – they are also a great size and price point.”

Handmade/hand-finished: Ruth Jackson (Pencil Shaving Cards)
“People are always amazed that they feature ‘real’ pencil shavings! The New Baby chick card was the first to sell out – adorable.”

Giftwrap: Artebene (across the board)
“Excellent quality roll wrap and sheets – the plain kraft rolls are particularly popular.”

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