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Indie Trove: Seasonal Greetings

Its that time of the year when a vision of red and green christmas cards swamp the high street. Why not spread the seasonal cheer in a more individual way with these card designs by northern makers?

Christmas Jumper Cards by Plewsy

Made in Northallerton

Fiona Plews illustrates beautiful and humours paper goods with a pinch of northern wit. This colourful Christmas jumper card is quirky and whimsical. A great seasonal greeting for your nearest and dearest. 


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Christmas City Scene Card by Emmeline Illustration

Made in Manchester 

We just love this lovely winter city scene by Emmeline Pidgen. It is presumably inspired by Manchester where she is from. Check out her wonderful range of seasonal drawings on her website


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Meowy Christmas Card by Nicola Rowlands

Made in Manchester

Give this purrrfect card to any feline fan in your family. These three kitties by Nicola Rowlands are just paw-some. Ok, enough with the cat puns…



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Hand Knitted Christmas Card by King Crumpet

Made in Hartlepool

Check out these hand knitted cards by King Crumpet. You can choose from a whole range of mini scarves in a rainbow of colours. A very crafty gift. We approve.


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 Jolly Ho Ho Recycled Cards by Carley Chiu

Made in Hull

Carley Chiu’s designs range in everything from three-eye foxes to bolar hat wearing bull dogs. She is currently selling a range of quirky christmas cards in her stationary collection. This print is available in three colours and made from 100% recycled card.



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Mulled Wine Christmas Card by Memo Illustration

Made in Kendal

Check out this cheerful retro design by Helen Entwisle. “Mulled Wine and Feelin’ Fine!” We’re definitely feeling the christmas spirit. This card comes as part of a 5 pack, made with recycled card in biodegradable packaging. Groovy!


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Happy Christmas Tree Card by Studio Binky

Made in Sheffield

Creators of the Sheffield colouring book, Studio Binky’s cute and kawaii designs always bring a smile to our faces. This happy christmas tree is just too sweet for words. Look at his little baubles! ^_^


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Snug Christmas Card by Alison Hardcastle

Made in Pocklington, Yorkshire

Make your loved ones feel all warm and fuzzy inside with this snug card. Alison has a wonderful range of simple yet chic christmas stationary that will look lovely on any persons mantlepiece.

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Robin Card by Chloe Chadwick

Made in Manchester

This wonderful little robin comes with 4 other designs of Christmassy creatures. Chloe is a recent graduate of the Manchester School of Art, specialising in watercolour flora and fauna paintings. Check out her other work at her Etsy shop

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 Christmas Jumper Card by The Owlery

Made in Sheffield

We love this original lino cut print by Benjamin Partridge at The Owlery. It comes on either white or kraft card as is individually handprinted. A great little bit of festive art to treasure.


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Stag Do! Christmas Card by Martha & Hepsie

Made in Sheffield

This deer design by sisters Martha & Hepsie makes a great card all year round with stags very much “in” at the mo. Whether you’re giving it to your hipster pal or just someone who loves Rudolf, this will do the trick.


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