thortful x The Girl Next Draw

Hello beautiful humans, how are we all doing? My name is Kimberley Ambrose but I design under the name ‘The Girl Next Draw’, because clearly I think I’m hilariously punny. (Another pun there, you’re welcome.) I’ve been very kindly asked to share with you my Thortful story and honestly I am terrible at writing… which…

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Your 2022 thortful Calendar

Hey, lovely creators! We have finally whipped up a downloadable monthly calendar full of important dates, deadlines and holidays. Please remember that whilst occasion deadlines are just a guideline, uploading before them allows your work to be considered for campaigns and other fun things. ctrl + click (Mac) or right-click (Windows) then select ‘save image’ to…

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What’s different about this tax year? A blog brought to you by Earnr.

As some of you may know, we recently collabed with Earnr to bring you some info all about tax, self assessments, and the deadline. As it happens, the deadline is today – January 31st. However, due to the pandemic HMRC has delayed the late payment penalty until next month. Earnr have kindly have produced another…

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An Introduction to Tax brought to you by Earnr

With the tax deadline approaching, our friends over at Earnr have given us the lowdown on everything you need to know. We know it can be confusing when you’re doing your first self assessment but Earnr have made it simple and easy to do! Read below to get the basics on everything tax related! An…

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Small Business Saturday Sharing Assets + Stickers

Hope you guys love these sharing assets and stickers made specially to help you create your Small Business Saturday Instagram posts! We would love if you could tell your followers and customers about your #thortfulstory by holding a sign that says ‘My thortful story’ which you can create digitally in your own branding or simply…

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Creator Basics Part 8: Evolving your best sellers

If you have found success with one of your designs and it has sold over 500 times, you should think about how you can take the idea/sentiment behind the design and maximise its sales potential! If your best seller is a Birthday card, can you turn it into an Anniversary card? Here Katie Brooks took…

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New sharing templates!

Sharing your designs with your social media followers can be an easy way to get more people buying your cards: after all, your friends, family and followers tend to already be keen on your designs! We’ve created some handy, generic sharing images to help make it easy. HOW TO USE: Choose an image and save…

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TikTok tips

Whether you’re an avid Tiktoker or just starting out, we hope these tips might spark some ideas for your videos! Edit your voice/sound/music  From the shooting page you can select the add a sound button which will take you to the music options. Under the ‘Tiktok Viral’ playlist, you can find the songs that are…

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Creator Basics part 7: Our paper and printing designs.

How are my designs printed and how does this affect them? Your designs are printed on 350gsm FSC certified card. They are chlorine-free, hard metal-free, as well as being fully recyclable and biodegradable.  As the paper is matte and uncoated, this can affect how certain colours look printed. Matte paper has a more modern appearance,…

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