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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Creator Basics part 6 – How to prevent theft of your designs

The last blog post we did in the creator basic series was all about what to do when someone copies your design. But what do you do to prevent it in the first place? Whilst realistically there’s nothing that will 100% stop copycats, there are some things that can help put them off doing it,…

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10 places to find inspiration for your card designs!

1. Social Media There’s many pages that are made for sharing jokes and meme content – Facebook and Instagram groups, Tiktok, Pinterest, and Twitter. You might already check these platforms daily anyway but also think about checking some which are popular but you might not use such as Youtube, Reddit and Imgur. Following these pages…

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thortful x Rosie Johnson Illustrates

Well hello there! This is very exciting! I mean, I’ve got my own blog, but I’m pretty sure only my mum reads that … so I’m very chuffed to have been invited to write this one instead! My name is Rosie Johnson from the imaginatively titled Rosie Johnson Illustrates. I do exactly what it says on the…

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thortful x Emmy Lupin: The journey of a new creator

A few weeks ago, we created a brand new creator guide blog post. It’s full of info to get you started and on a roll. But what about when you’re a few weeks in? What should you expect from your journey into creating cards? How can you thrive with thortful? We spoke to one of…

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Self Care When Working From Home Part 2

Recently the world has started opening up again, but we know that a lot of you work from home permanently as small business owners. Following on from part 1, we’re looking at some of our very own creator top tips for staying sane when you’re stuck in the house! Who better to give you ideas…

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Creator Basics Part 5 – Copyright

Last time in our creator basics series, we spoke about creating content. Now it’s time to talk about what you can do if your content gets ripped off. Recently, we’ve had more and more creators come to us about cards they’ve spotted on other sites being copies of their designs. So, in light of this…

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