DADDY, DADDY COOL

Hello again!


Thanks for joining me for another seasonal round up! This time it is Father’s Day cards – with two weeks to go this Sunday, now is the time to get your orders in with the marvellous small businesses that we love.

Whether they be a Dad; a Step-Dad; a like-a-Dad; dog Dad; cat Dad or plant Dad, you’re bound to find one of these cards to fit the bill (and if not, follow the links below to have a look at the other beauties the makers have on offer!).

So here goes – read on for 15 small businesses, designers, makers and illustrators who have us covered to say a big ol’ ‘thanks’!

FOREVER FUNNY

Wholesome words and charming illustrations by Gloucestershire based designer Anastassia.

SHOP: www.etsy.com/uk/shop/foreverfunny
FOLLOW: @forever.funny.art


THE COMPLETIST

Phwoar, take a look at those colours would you?! Husband and wife duo Marko and Jana combine their love of design and inspirations from art, history and fashion to create these beauties from their London based studio.

SHOP: www.the-completist.com
FOLLOW: @the.completist


THIS GAL DESIGNS

‘This Gal Designs’ bloody well if you ask me!!

SHOP: www.etsy.com/uk/shop/ThisGalDesignsUK
FOLLOW: @thisgaldesigns


AMELIA ILLUSTRATION

Lots of dog breeds and other lovely animals feature in Amelia’s illustrations – check out her pet portraits too!

SHOP: www.ameliaillustration.co.uk
FOLLOW: @ameliaillustration


HOLLY WEBBER

Lush botanical illustrations by Holly (and more pet portraits – I’m spoiling you, I know!).

SHOP: www.etsy.com/shop/hollywebberart
FOLLOW: @_holly_webber


CATHERINE DO ART

Oh I love a pun, and so does Cat Faulkner, who is one half of the sister dream team that makes up greetings card company, Jelly Armchair!

SHOP: www.jellyarmchair.com
FOLLOW: @catherinedoart


BLACKCAT AND BUMBLE

Michaela was one of the first businesses I featured on the blog, back in August last year (have a nosey here!), something of a Creative Q&A OG if you will…

SHOP: www.etsy.com/uk/shop/blackcatandbumble
FOLLOW: @blackcatandbumble


JEFF AND THE SQUIRREL

I feel that you can’t go wrong with a business named after someone’s cats, which is exactly what the story is here!

SHOP: www.jeffandthesquirrel.co.uk
FOLLOW: @jeffandthesquirrel


ROCK COVERS PAPER

I am in love with these simple illustrations by graphic designer Amanda – all made using recycled paper and packaged in biodegradable cellophane!

SHOP: www.etsy.com/uk/shop/RockCoversPaper
FOLLOW: @rockcoverspaper


STUDIO BOKETTO

Remember these guys from my Mother’s Day guide? Well they’ve still got it going on, so here they are again!!

SHOP: www.etsy.com/uk/shop/StudioBoketto
FOLLOW: @studioboketto


DANDY SLOTH

It was so so hard to choose just 3 of Dandy Sloth’s cards for this round up, their selection is MEGA!

SHOP: www.etsy.com/shop/dandysloth
FOLLOW: @dandysloth


ELIZABETH MUGRIDGE

Elizabeth’s fab shop is an absolute pastel lover’s dream.

SHOP: www.elizabethmugridge.co.uk
FOLLOW: @elizabethmugridgedesign


CALLISTO CARDS

Yorkshire based designer Eva, prints all of her cards onto beautifully textured, recycled paper.

SHOP: www.etsy.com/uk/shop/CallistoCardsUK
FOLLOW: @callisto_cards


AMELIA ELLWOOD

Here’s another fab business that you may recognise from the Mother’s Day post back in March!

SHOP: www.etsy.com/uk/shop/AmeliaEllwood
FOLLOW: @ameliaellwood_design


TWIN PINES

Simple clean design and a muted palette – Cat at Twin Pines has Father’s Day sussed.

SHOP: www.twinpinescreative.com
FOLLOW: @twinpines_

Hopefully you found something appropriate to tickle your fancy out of that lot – Father’s Day is Sunday 20th June, you’re welcome!

Remember to order early to give yourself plenty of time to receive it, and for those wonderful creatives to get it sent out to you!

I hope you have a fab weekend in the beautiful sunshine (pleaaaase let there be beautiful sunshine!), check back in next week to see what’s in store!