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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‘Are You Ok?’ campaign!

As you may know, in May we celebrated ‘Mental Health Awareness Week’. It’s a cause that’s important to thortful so we teamed up with Public Health England to support their ‘Every Mind Matters’ campaign. We asked you – our very talented creators, to create some cards that fit into our ‘Are You Ok?’ card range…

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Father’s Day social sharing assets!

Father’s Day is almost here and the pre-release collection is live! Shout about your amazing designs and hard work with our social sharing assets! Example card is by ‘Treacle and Blush’. HOW TO USE: Simply pick an image and save it. Pop it into the design programme of your choice, be it Photoshop, Illustrator or Procreate…

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Self care when working from home 🌞

As you may know, it’s ‘Mental Health Awareness Week’ and we think it’s really important to address health and wellness – especially after a challenging year. As creatives, we know a lot of you will be spending most of your time working on your designs alone at home which can be a challenge in itself.…

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Creator basics part 1 – What to do with your designs post occasion.

As fun as it is to design cards, ultimately you want them to do well and be seen by customers. With more and more creators joining all the time, we want to make sure your questions are being answered and you’re being given helpful content. That’s why we’re starting a new series of blog posts…

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