A Cup of Tea With…oi Doris

After meeting Ann Worsnip aka oi Doris at #PGLive, we were left wowed by her incredible, artistic designs created just with a TYPEWRITER!  Ahead of her #thortfulTakeover this coming weekend, we sat down for a chat with the face of oi Doris to find out her secrets to creating greeting cards using only a typewriter. Oh, and she…

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A Cup Of Tea With…Liz Harry

What happens when thortful teams up with Liz Harry ahead of her #thortfulTakeover? The lady who has designed legendary artwork for some of the world’s biggest music stars? Well, a huge catch-up for starters as she spills the beans on all the famous artists she’s worked for. Juicy! What’s the very first thing you do when you wake up?…

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A Cup of Tea With…Emma Garland

Oh we do love sitting down with our creators and having a chat. This week we grabbed a catch-up with Emma Garland from Little Red Apple ahead of her exciting #thortfulTakeover on our Instagram page this weekend.   What is the first thing you do when you wake up in the morning, ready for the…

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A Cup of Tea With…Drawberry Jam!

In case you missed it, this weekend the brilliant Jenna Thompson from Drawberry Jam took over our Instagram page for our #thortfulTakeover and shared snippets of her creative and personal life. Whilst we cooed over her pretty cat and admired her illustrations, we wanted to delve further into Jenna’s creative mind and ask her a…

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A Cup of Tea with…Jessica Hogarth!

We’re the right side of Wednesday, which means we’re on countdown to our Instagram #thortfultakeover this weekend. The lovely Jessica Hogarth is this week’s awesome creator who will be wowing us all with a behind-the-scenes peek into her creative life. We wanted to sit down with her before she took control of our Instagram account,…

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A Cup of Tea with…Megan Claire!

Hello thortful friends and welcome to our brand new weekly feature, ‘A cup of tea with…’! Each week we’re going to be speaking to one of our talented creators about their career, inspirations, motivations and tips on how to succeed in the business. Best of all, they’ll be taking over our Instagram account (@thortful) at…

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Interview with Peter Cole & Claire Barrie

How did you come up with the idea of Reigning Cats . . . and dogs? Claire and I had previously collaborated on a card range which was licensed and distributed by UK-leading greetings company Paperlink, but for this range we decided to publish independently. We wanted complete creative control in order to create cards we…

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Interview with Alice Potter

Send this card How did you start with design and illustration? I studied Textile Design in London, where I specialized in Digital Print. After graduating in 2008, I was bit lost and it took me until 2010 before I took a short course in Illustration just on a whim. The short course taught me what illustration…

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Interview with Leanne Hearnden

Get the card here When did you start illustrating? I don’t think there was ever a clear starting point; I’ve just always loved to draw and create things ever since I can remember. I still have a box of half-written stories that I wrote and illustrated in primary school. My favourite is a whole completed version…

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