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Artists Wanted!

artists wanted

Ever wondered how Flamingo Paperie find their artists? If you have ever thought your work might look good on a card then you’ll be interested to know that it’s Artists Wanted time. What sort of artwork fits the Flamingo Paperie artists wanted profile? Flamingo Paperie artwork is a real mixture of fun, contemporary and fine …

Did you know?

Who came up with Christmas cards? Which country leads the way in greetings card design? How much money goes to charity from Christmas cards? What’s the average cost of a greetings card? Answers to the above and more in my latest video – Did you know?

Grammar Girl : Why Did People Stop Saying “Thou”? :: Quick and Dirty Tips ™

(I thought this was fascinating, a friend shared it via her FB page Barefoot in Belfast, she sells gorgeous children’s books by the way, and I thought with all the romantic poems we often write in cards it was interesting to see what happened to thee and thou, this is only part of the article, …

Why Flamingo Paperie and what’s cake got to do with it?

why flamingo paperie

People often ask me why Flamingo Paperie? There are a lot of reasons but here are today’s top 5 reasons why Flamingo Paperie ticks my boxes 1 – Potential The UK card industry is huge and growing. Despite what you might think, “that no one sends cards anymore because we all just Facebook each other”, …

The Art of Handwriting – Is it Lost?

Cards lost art of handwriting

Have we lost the art of handwriting? I hope not. With social media being a part of our lives that it never was when I was young I see changes in what we teach our children. Quite rightly they learn how to touch type on a qwerty keyboard from an early age. But they still …