Industry Design Trends for 2018

We’re always on the lookout for what is trending in the design world and across the card industry. There are lots of crossovers from homewares and stationery trends, and when it comes to cards sometimes it’s more of a subtle feel or accent rather than a specific use of a design trend. We’ve rounded up the…

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Mother’s Day Sharing Images 2018

We’ve got some more images to help you promote your thortful cards! Just use the design programme of your choice to slot your card designs into the blank spaces. Add a caption, then link to your profile or the card itself, and share away! … Right-click or Ctrl + click and save: Happy Sharing!

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Valentine’s Sharing Images 2018

It’s that time again! Get sharing your thortful cards with your followers in order to drive those Valentine’s purchases. Simply download some of our handy sharing images and pop your card design into the blank space. Remember to add a catchy caption to the image, then link to your profile or the card itself, and share…

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How To Get the Best Out of thortful: Limits and Removing Designs

A lot of you have been reviewing your collections and removing designs recently, but I know that the limits can be a little confusing and creators tend to think that thortful works just like other platforms such as Etsy. However, the way you upload to thortful needs to be treated a little differently if you…

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How to Use thortful to Promote Other Projects

Michelle Hird has brought us greeting card designs for over 18 months now with her HELLO LGBT brand. However, over the past year she has been working hard to introduce Binx the Jinx into the world. Binx the Jinx is a new children’s book, written and illustrated by Michelle Hird, and released in August; it’s…

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Christmas Card Sharing Images

Sharing can help you to boost your sales, especially around one of the biggest card-buying seasons of the year! We’ve created some Christmas-themed images to help you let your followers know that your cards are available on thortful. Simply use the programme of your choice to slot your own designs into the blank space, and…

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Christmas Card Gift sharing images

Share your designs and let your followers know that they can now send some snazzy Christmas socks or a beautifully crafted Advent calendar along with your cards! Simply use the programme of your choice to slot your own designs into the blank space, and share 🙂 … Why not use one of our captions to make it EVEN…

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Your Guide to Making Christmas a thortful Success!

With the Christmas season already upon us, make sure you’re promoting your thortful cards in order to make the most of the seasonal sales. We’ve got five great tips to help you fly through the festive period and get your cards selling. 1.Plan plan plan! The key to getting your Christmas merchandising right is planning when to post.…

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How to Use Trends to Inspire Your Card Designs

Hi, my name’s Nicole and I’m the owner and designer at Native 21! I’ve teamed up with thortful to give you a few handy hints and tips on following trends to inspire card designs… ——— Keep your ear to the ground Is your Twitter timeline filled with Great British Bake Off puns? Facebook flooded with…

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How to Tag Your Cards

We know that the science of tagging can be more complex than nuclear physics, so we’ve written a simple guide to give you some key tips on how to tag for optimum results on thortful. Remember that if you miss one or two then you needn’t worry as we edit and optimise them when moderating,…

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