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Lost For Words? Quirky Things To Put In A Card
Lost For Words? Quirky Things To Put In A Card
Never know what to say when it comes to putting pen to paper? Here are a few offbeat messages worth considering...
5 Fantastic Surprise Birthday Party Ideas
5 Fantastic Surprise Birthday Party Ideas
Put on a truly stunning celebration for the birthday boy/girl this year......
Creative Ways To Cherish Your Wedding Memories
Creative Ways To Cherish Your Wedding Memories
Relive your special day every day with these creative wedding memorabilia ideas ...
Good Luck Charms From Around The World
Good Luck Charms From Around The World
Want a good luck charm for a fresh start in September? You might want to take a look at these international examples......
Beat Those New School Nerves: Preparing Your Child For Secondary Education
Beat Those New School Nerves: Preparing Your Child For Secondary Education
Make the leap from one school to another easier this term with Janie Wilson's tips for how to prepare your child for secondary education......
Great Gifts Every Student Should Take To University
Great Gifts Every Student Should Take To University
A collection of terrific gift ideas that can help your son/daughter settle in comfortably at university...
Life Begins At 50: Gift Ideas For The Half Centurion
Life Begins At 50: Gift Ideas For The Half Centurion
Help your friend or relative turn fifty the right way with these unique gift suggestions....
Being A Great Friend To A Newly Engaged Couple
Being A Great Friend To A Newly Engaged Couple
Do you know a couple who've recently decided to tie the knot? Here's how to be a great friend during their engagement. ...
Reacting To Exam Results: A Guide For Parents
Reacting To Exam Results: A Guide For Parents
Good, bad, or mediocre - here's how to react when your child reveals those exam results ...
Prepare To Be The Best BBQ Guest This Summer
Prepare To Be The Best BBQ Guest This Summer
Tips for attending a food-themed get-together this summer....
Sorting Your Summer: Things You Must Do Before September
Sorting Your Summer: Things You Must Do Before September
Have a productive, fun-filled summer holiday by following our handy seasonal bucket list ...
People Worth Thanking Now School Is Over
People Worth Thanking Now School Is Over
Summer has arrived, but did you remember to thank everyone for helping your child throughout the school year? Here's who you ought to treat. ...
How To Be A Brilliant Best Man
How To Be A Brilliant Best Man
Being a best man at a wedding isn't always a breeze. Here are few tips you can follow to make sure the day goes smoothly. ...
How To Stop Summer Rain Ruining Your Kids’ Party
How To Stop Summer Rain Ruining Your Kids’ Party
Save your child's party from unexpected wet weather with these handy tips. ...
Helping Your Child Prepare For Graduation
Helping Your Child Prepare For Graduation
Give your student a final helping hand before they walk out into the real world with these handy tips....
Alternative Anniversaries Worth Celebrating
Alternative Anniversaries Worth Celebrating
What days should we remember but often forget? We explore those alternative anniversaries in our lives....
Great Tips For Helping Your Friend Move Home
Great Tips For Helping Your Friend Move Home
Is your friend on the verge of big move to a new house? Here are a few ways to help them out. ...
3 Questions You Can Ask Dad To Find The Perfect Father’s Day Gift
3 Questions You Can Ask Dad To Find The Perfect Father’s Day Gift
Not sure what to get dad this Father's Day? Here are the questions worth asking to find out what he'd really love. ...
A Guest’s Guide To Christenings
A Guest’s Guide To Christenings
A closer look at what to expect when you're invited to a christening ...
Study Leave Treats Your Kids Will Appreciate
Study Leave Treats Your Kids Will Appreciate
Your kid's head is probably buried in a book from morning 'til night at this time of year. Here are a few gifts you can grab to help keep them going. ...
Cool & Unusual Father's Day Gifts
Cool & Unusual Father's Day Gifts
Dads are a mad, boyish bunch, and we should praise them when we can. The 16th June is coming up, so here are Janie Wilson's cool and unusual gifts ideas for Father's Day......
So Long, For Now!: Leaving Gift Ideas To Stick With You
So Long, For Now!: Leaving Gift Ideas To Stick With You
Bon voyage, sayonara, adieu good sir! There are many reasons why we're wishing a person well on their travels to a new life, and here are some leaving gift ideas to ease the switch......
Out With The Old, In With The Bold: Wedding Gifts For Modern Couples
Out With The Old, In With The Bold: Wedding Gifts For Modern Couples
Who wants blenders, mittens and curtain rings anyway? Janie Wilson prefer these wedding gifts for modern couples, hitting some definite 21st century trends......
Life’s Just Beginning: How To Celebrate A 30th Birthday
Life’s Just Beginning: How To Celebrate A 30th Birthday
So, they're nowhere near over the hill, but youth seems a little behind them - that's the strange sensation of hitting three decades! But we're going to explain how to celebrate a 30th birthday in style......
Outdoor Pursuits That You And Your Dad Will Love
Outdoor Pursuits That You And Your Dad Will Love
Most of us can recall bright, happy, sun-filled days with our papa bears. Just in time for Father's Day, here are some ideas for outdoor pursuits with dad, as a great commemoration of your bond......
Why Britain Still Loves Greetings Cards
Why Britain Still Loves Greetings Cards
Stand up and take a bow, because the UK is an island of greetings card worshippers! Care to know why we think so? Read on......
8 Types Of Fathers: Which One Is Your Dad?
8 Types Of Fathers: Which One Is Your Dad?
So many of us worship our dads, but have you thought about where he fits in the character mould? Janie Wilson has thought about the 8 types of fathers in the world......
Quirky Good Luck Gifts For Exam Season
Quirky Good Luck Gifts For Exam Season
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An Egg-Planation Of Easter Traditions
An Egg-Planation Of Easter Traditions
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Weird And Wonderful Easter Gifts
Weird And Wonderful Easter Gifts
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Have You Sent Your Wedding Acceptance Card?
Have You Sent Your Wedding Acceptance Card?
It's tradition to send a wedding acceptance card if you're invited to a wedding, so don't delay your response!...
Introducing Our Brand New Website!
Introducing Our Brand New Website!
Have you seen our new online card shop? Let us give you a quick tour as we outline our latest features....
Getting Excited For The Easter Celebrations
Getting Excited For The Easter Celebrations
Ready for the bank holiday weekend next month? We're here to help you prepare for the Easter celebrations...
5 Things We Love About Spring
5 Things We Love About Spring
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How To Plan The Perfect Mothering Sunday
How To Plan The Perfect Mothering Sunday
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5 Memorable Ways To Say ‘Happy Retirement’
5 Memorable Ways To Say ‘Happy Retirement’
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Half Term Heroes For February Rainy Days
Half Term Heroes For February Rainy Days
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Rewarding Your Relationship This Valentine’s Day
Rewarding Your Relationship This Valentine’s Day
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Smooching Through The Ages: The History Of Valentine’s Day
Smooching Through The Ages: The History Of Valentine’s Day
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Celebrate Send A Card To A Friend Day
Celebrate Send A Card To A Friend Day
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How To Steal Hearts As A Secret Admirer On Valentine's Day
How To Steal Hearts As A Secret Admirer On Valentine's Day
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Fun Themes For A Kids Birthday
Fun Themes For A Kids Birthday
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Tips For Attending An Engagement Party
Tips For Attending An Engagement Party
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5 Relationship Resolutions For 2017
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New Year Traditions Around The World
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Christmas Activities For The Whole Family
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How To Make Your Own Gift Tags
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How To Commemorate Baby’s First Christmas
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Christmas Delivery Deadlines To Take Note Of
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Elegant Gift Ideas For Winter Weddings
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3 Reasons To Keep Up Your Christmas Card Tradition
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How To Celebrate A 60th Birthday In Style
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Almost Decking The Halls: Christmas Preparation For November
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The Coolest Housewarming Gifts For Winter
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4 Awesome Bonfire Party Tips
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More Than Fright Night: The History Of Halloween
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How To Be A Half-Term Hero On A Rainy Day
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What To Include In A Freshers' Flu Care Package
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5 Unusual Halloween Costumes
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What Does Your Card Say About You?
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Memorable Ways To Welcome A New Baby
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4 Reasons To Thank Your Wedding Guests
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How To Talk To A New Uni Student
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What To Bring To A Housewarming Party
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Preparing Your Child For Secondary School
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Bank Holiday Fun For The Whole Family
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What To Write In An Engagement Card
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How to Get Top Marks for Congratulating Exam Results
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Things That A True Friend Can Teach Us
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Sizzling Tips For Attending A BBQ Party
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How to Be the Perfect Wedding Guest
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Cool Summer Activities For The Kids
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Giving Back To Your Parents This Graduation Day
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School’s Out: Congratulations Gifts For Every Age
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Teachers To Thank This Summer
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4 Magical Touches For A Kid’s Birthday Party
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A Whole New World: How To Celebrate Graduation
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Don’t Forget Grandad This Father’s Day!
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5 Little Ways To Spoil Dad This Father’s Day
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Fun Family Day Trips This Half Term
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How To Say ‘I Love You’ On Father’s Day
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Making History Together: The Evolution of Wedding Anniversaries
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Not Over The Hill Yet: Famous People Turning 90 in 2016
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Thoughtful Ways to Support Your Student this Exam Season
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What to Write in a Christening Card
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Wonderful Wedding Gift Ideas
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Gift Wrapping Tips From the Experts
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Awesome Birthday Activities for Teens
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How to Make Their New House Feel Like Home
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Fun Facts About April Fools’ Day
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Fun Activities with the Kids this Easter
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Irresistible Reasons to Send an Easter Card
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How to Organise a Birthday Surprise
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Unique and Unusual Engagement Gift Ideas
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Interesting Facts About Leap Years
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5 Extraordinary Mother’s Day Gifts
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Fantastic Activities for February Half Term
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Thoughtful and Romantic Gestures for Valentine’s Day
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How to Celebrate Chinese New Year
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Fall in Love With Our New Valentine’s Day Cards
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What to Write in a Good Luck Card
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How to Be a Better Friend in 2016
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Unique Christening Gift Ideas
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5 Ways to Reuse Greeting Cards
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Christmas Traditions Around the World
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Fun Activities for the Christmas Holidays
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Christmas Gift Ideas for Distant Relatives
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Festive Tips for Christmas Decorations
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When to Send Christmas Cards and Gifts
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How to Celebrate a Milestone Birthday
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The Key to a Stress-Free Christmas? Get Organised!
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Wonderful Tips for Winter Birthdays
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Introducing Our New Christmas Card Collection
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5 Fantastic Bonfire Night Traditions
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Cool Gift Ideas for Teenagers
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How to Help a Poorly Friend
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Fun Ways to Celebrate Halloween
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A Guide to Long Distance Friendships
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Top Tips on Wedding Invitation Replies
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5 Handmade Gift Ideas for Every Occasion
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Unique Gift Ideas for Mum's Birthday
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Awesome Gift Ideas for Dad’s Birthday
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Starting University – Tips for Proud Friends and Family
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How To Make Your Anniversary Special
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Top Tips to Make ‘Back to School’ Go Smoothly
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5 Creative and Thoughtful Housewarming Gift Ideas
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Traditional Ways to Celebrate Kids’ Birthdays
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3 Ways to Say 'Congratulations on Your Exam Results!’
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How to Congratulate a Newly Engaged Couple
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Discover our New Neon Jewels Greeting Cards
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Summer Holiday Checklist: Things to Do With the Kids
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Great Thank You Gifts for Teachers
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Thoughtful Ways to Celebrate a Grandparent’s Birthday
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Reasons to Say ‘Thank You, Teacher’
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Fun Facts About Graduation
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How to Welcome New Neighbours
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5 Father’s Day Activities That Your Dad Will Love
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5 Fun & Unique Things to Write in a Birthday Card
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What to Bring to a Christening
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Unusual Wedding Traditions From Around the World
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5 Great Graduation Gifts and Treats
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Alternatives to Birthday Money in a Card
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5 Ways to Make a Birthday Extra Special
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Wedding Etiquette: What to Give the Bride and Groom
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What to Write in a Baby Card
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Four Occasions that Deserve a Good Luck Card
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5 Things Worthy of a Thank You Card
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Gift Ideas for Wedding Anniversaries
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5 Fabulous Things to Do Over Easter
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Alternative Easter Gift Ideas
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Easter Egg-Citement: Why Do We Celebrate Easter?
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5 Ways to Say Get Well Soon
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Reasons to Spoil your Mum on Mother’s Day
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Interesting Things about Mother's Day
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5 Ways to Surprise your Mum on Mother's Day
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Some Very Interesting Facts about Birthdays
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Great Last Minute Valentine's Day Ideas for Gifts
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Flirty Foods for Valentines
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10 Things you Never Knew about Valentine's Day
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Valentine's Day Help - What to Write on the Card
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Happy Christmas and Thank You!
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The UK's Top Christmas Markets
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Win some Amazing All Spice Biscuits - Yum!!!
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Great Ideas to Display your Christmas Cards
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Will Facebook 'Say Thanks' Work?
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How to Write Christmas Cards
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6 Rules for Sending Christmas Cards
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Get Noticed in Your Workplace: Use a Greeting Card
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3 Great Party Themes for the End of 2014
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How to Create a Great Halloween Party
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What Makes a Great Greeting Card?
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Great Modern Takes on Traditional Housewarming Ideas
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10 Absolutely Essential Things you must Think about as a Party Host
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6 Great Wedding Traditions we Love!
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Check Out our Pom Pom Range of Cards
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Great Ideas for a Memorable 21st Birthday Gift
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Great Things to Do on your Next Wedding Anniversary
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Introducing our PomPom Range
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Great Summer Birthday Ideas for Children
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Hurray for the Henries – We’ve Been Nominated
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Greeting Cards - Why They are Still Relevant
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Personalise your Wedding with these Great Creative Tips
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6 Cool Ways to Display your Cards
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Great Fun Ideas to Get Crafty in your Garden
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How to Write a Wedding Card Greeting
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Why Handmade Greeting Cards?
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Cultural Differences for New Borns Across the World
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Weird Good Luck Charms from Around the World
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Great Gift Ideas for Newborns
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Great Gifts for Men for Father's Day
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Choosing Great Cards for Children's Birthdays
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Great Gift Ideas for those Get Well Soon Visits
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Birthday Gift Ideas for Summer Children
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Great Gift Ideas for Children This Easter
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Why we Eat Chocolate, Paint Eggs and Eat Lamb at Easter
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Great Last Minute Tips for Gifts for Mother's Day
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Why We Love Greetings Cards and Why the E-Card has Failed
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Great Mother's Day Ideas
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Interesting Facts About Mother's Day
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Cool Ways to Make More of your Home This Easter
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It's Almost Pancake Tuesday and We're Excited
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Cool Gifts and Presents you can Make at Home
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Our Fave Cards for Valentine's Day
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Visit us at Spring Fair International - 2-6th Feb
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The History of Birthday Traditions
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Valentine's Day and Cards - What you Need to Know
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2014 - Why we can't Wait and What to Expect
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Our Favourite Characters for our Winter Christmas Cards
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We Love Christmas - Check Out our Festive Cards
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Great Ways to Make the Most of Old Greetings Cards
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Great Ways to Cheer up Someone this Winter
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December - It's not Just about Christmas you Know?
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Great Christmas Gifts Ideas for our Gift Bags
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We've Added 24 New Cards to the Wishes Range
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Our Top 5 Halloween Party Tips
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Janie Wilson Supports The Friends of Alfie Martin
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We Won a Henries Award - Hip Hip Hooray!!!
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Amazing Greetings Cards Records
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How to Create your Own Personalised Printed Cards
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5 Things We Love Experimenting With for Arts and Crafts
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How to Truly Impress with an Anniversary Card
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How to Write a Memorable Greeting Card
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A Short History of the Greetings Card
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Greeting Cards Industry - Some Fun and Interesting Facts
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A Step by Step Guide to Choosing the Perfect Birthday Card
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Great Birthday Games for Children of All Ages
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5 of our Favourite Cards
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Some of the World's Weirdest Gifts
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Come Visit Us at The Home and Gift Show in Harrogate
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How to Make a Fun Glittery Card
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Win £250 with your Displays!!!!
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Why Not Get a Taste for Our Cards
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Checked Out Our Amazing New Gift Bags Yet?
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So 'What's Hot' this Month?
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Have you Seen Our Wishes Range?
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Come and see us at the Spring Fair, Birmingham NEC
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Brand NEW Gold Ribbon designs
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We have won a Henries award!!!
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Top Drawer Autumn 2011 - Olympia,London - Stand F41
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Welcome new and existing customers
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