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Sticky stuff

There's been much mayhem in recent days with scissors and Pritt Stick, Post-it Notes® and magic markers as we've been working on the latest range to add to our portfolio. The new range (as yet untitled) will feature bright (REALLY bright), bold, qurky graphic elements and sentiments covering a range of occasions. Stay tuned for more information...

cut out letterscut out neon letters

1 November 2017

Ladders Club seminar

I am very excited to be attending my first Ladder Club seminarThis link opens in an new browser window (organised by PG Buzz and the Greeting Card Association) in a couple of weeks time!

The day is especially tailored for new card publishers like me with a chocka block full itinerary of guest speakers from around the world and across the business sector, from agents and distributors to established publishers and retailers. The more I delve into this world, the more I realise there is to learn, but it's worth the effort!

I expect my head will be full to bursting with inspiration and ideas by the end of the day, it's a good job I've got a new pad to write all my notes in! :)

The Ladder Club logoThe Ladder Club logo

23 August 2017

We've joined the club

Green Card Design has just joined the Grreeting Card AssociationThis link opens in an new browser window (GCA)!

The GCA is the trade body representing the UK greeting card industry and their website contains a wealth of useful information for new publishers like me. It's an independent not for profit organisation which is owned by its members. They provide help, advice, support, specialist industry information, resources and membership services.

AsThey also well as represent the greeting card industry, in the media and to outside bodies like the government and Royal Mail.

The Greeting Card Association logoThe Greeting Card Association logo

4 September 2017

Now there's a cute
little thing

Thse nice pople at EtsyThis link opens in an new browser window have created a little widget that allows me (and anyone else who has an Etsy shop) to post items from my shopThis link opens in an new browser window automatically on my website or blog. It's dead easy to configure and allows permutatons of up to 5 columns and 5 rows of your own products or favourites! How clever is that?

And to spread a little love around to my fellow makers, designers and artists here are some of my favourite items on Etsy too. Enjoy...

27 February 2017

The "Incognito" range
of birthday cards
is available now

To complement our "Number" range we added a quirky new design twist. The pixelated numbers on front of the Incognito range of birthday cards makes them perfect for any birthday where discretion is the best path. They are also perfect for those times when you can't quite remember how old your frined is, but want to give the impression that you really do.

They are also available to buy NOW at our EtsyThis link opens in an new browser window shop!

birthday cards from the Incognito rangebirthday cards from the Incognito range

21 February 2017

Spectrum range available

Thanks to everyone who helped with the survey last year!

The Spectrum range is now available and is filled with bright, vibrant cards to banish the winter blues. The cards are blank inside and are perfect for many occasions; from happy and jubilant to thoughtful and reflective.

They are also available to buy NOW at our EtsyThis link opens in an new browser window shop!

examples of some images from a new range of greetings cardsexamples of some images from a new range of greetings cards

19 January 2017

Christmas cards, just in

Our Xmas 2016 range is available to buy now at our EtsyThis link opens in an new browser window shop!

A detail of the Sprig of holly design from our Christmas 2016 rangeA detail of the Sprig of holly design from our Christmas 2016 range

I have just got our first range of Christmas cards back from the printers! They feature two different linocut designs of classic Christmas motifs; a snowflake and a sprig of holly and we think they're lovely.

The greeting inside says "Season's Greetings" and as always, the cards are printed on Carbon Capture card stock (in support of Woodland CarbonThis link opens in an new browser window) making these cards from Green Card Design REALLY #green Christmas Cards!

19 October 2016

Hot off the press ...

I got my greeting card proofs back today from the printer, and they are GORGEOUS! I can't wait to get my hands on them!

Xmas 2016, Urban fragments, Spectrum, extended Numbers range and Incognito will all be available very soon at my EtsyThis link opens in an new browser window shop.

lovely new proofs, hot off the presslovely new proofs, hot off the press

13 October 2016

Help required...

Can you help me out? I would really appreciate it. I have a new range of cards I've been working on called Spectrum that I would like feedback on.

Have a look at this page and then fill in a short survey about the images you see there. There are also a couple of questions about your general card buyng activities too.

examples of some images from a new range of cardsexamples of some images from a new range of cards

5 September 2016

Shop on Etsy.com

I have decided to set up a shop on etsy.comThis link opens in an new browser window after a number of requests for cards from friends and relatives. The Numbers range is available there and will be extended to include numbers up to 100 very soon. get yourself along and have a lookThis link opens in an new browser window.

Green Card Design shop on Etsy.comGreen Card Design shop on Etsy.com

18 July 2016

New website

We've been working on our new website for a while now and it has finally gone live. If you would like to be kept up to date with new developments, drop us a line on our contact form. In the meantime, have a look round, we hope you will find something you like.

new website screen capturenew website screen capture

6 June 2016

New (first) card range

Our first official greeting card range is available now. It's called Numbers and the designs are based on linocut prints I made earlier this year. I am delighted with how they have turned out. You can have a closer look at them here.

25 - silver card, one of the Numbers range25 - silver card, one of the Numbers range

1 June 2016

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