Support for Creators during the pandemic

Team thortful are really grateful for our community of Creators, now more than ever. As we all adapt to our new normal, living through a global pandemic, we want to continue to support our community as best we can. As many of our living circumstances have changed and some detrimentally, I thought it was only…

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Send a smile with thortful

From all of the team here at thortful, we hope that you are staying safe and doing well during this unprecedented time. Our small team is now working from home and adapting to our new normal, as we imagine you are too. Google Hangouts and Slack are keeping us all connected and we are loving…

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Father’s Day Deadline

With Father’s Day fast approaching, now is the time to start thinking of ideas and creating your best designs yet (especially now you might have a bit more time on your hands). We have put together a moodboard to inspire you and get your creative juices flowing. Feel free to use this as inspo but…

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Mother’s Day Deadline 2020

Now that we’ve got all of your Valentine’s cards uploaded, it’s time to focus on Mother’s Day – it’s not far away! Please upload your Mother’s Day designs by Monday 27th January to ensure they are considered for our collection. This gives us time to moderate them and get them ready, and could mean that your designs…

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Christmas Sharing Images 2019

We’ve given our sharing images a colour-refresh in time for the festive season. They’re designed to make it easy to promote your thortful cards. Get sharing to let your followers know they can buy your cards on thortful.   HOW TO USE: Simply pick an image and save it. Pop it into the design programme of…

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Cookie Design’s Top 10 ways to get inspired…

Here at Cookie Design, I’ve been creating cards for 5 years now. Every now and then I get a creative block, and as I’m sure I can’t be the only one, I wanted to share my ideas on how to get inspired again and come up with some great designs. …   1. Look at other…

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The 5 Top Lessons I’ve Learned on thortful

Abbie Imagine set up her thortful account in 2016, and has since grown to be one of our top creators. She’s learned a lot along the way, and has laid out her five top lessons below. Read on to see what you could learn from her experience. … 1) Learn Your Audience One of the…

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Christmas Deadline 2019

There’s not long left until that time again! The season of sleigh bells, carols and mistletoe is fast approaching. 🎄 🎁 🎅🏽 Please upload your Christmas designs by Tuesday 15th October 2019 to ensure they are considered for our collection. This gives us time to moderate them and get them into the category, and could even mean your…

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Linking To Your thortful Profile

We love seeing our creators work shared around the web ❤️ One thing which can really help build your profile and increase sales is by sharing your thortful page on your social media and your own website (if you have one). Even if you sell your cards yourself through a different medium (e.g. Etsy or…

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Think Like a Customer

The best way to decide if your new card will sell? Put yourself in the shoes of a customer. We’ve laid out some top tips on how to do this, so that you can critique each design before you upload, and ask yourself ‘will customers buy this?’. 1. Customers are looking for a card for…

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