Shopping puts the drab, run-of-the-mill cards you find in so many gift shops to shame.

An online greetings card shop carrying a huge choice of upmarket and unsentimental cards for birthdays, cards for Valentine's Day and other special occasions, cherry-picks the best quality cards from nearly a hundred publishers and artists.


The site was launched by Tonia Rutherford in 2006 as a way of making original, quality cards available online, so that even those living in remote areas could have access to a good selection of thank you cards, blank cards, congratulation cards, leaving and retirement cards and all manner of other cards for all sorts of occasions. specialises in greeting cards depicting natural history and country life, but also has an excellent humour range. Each card is done full justice online with clear imagery showing off the illustrations to their best advantage. You'll also find a good selection of wrapping paper and ribbon.


Browsing through the many different cards (between 1,500 and 2,000) and categories featured on the site, it’s clear that Tonia has great taste when it comes to cards with each one marked by an originality that makes a real contender in the card market place. This focus on the high quality and the unique is matched with the highest level of customer service that sees most orders received before 4.30pm (on a working day) dispatched that same afternoon. Many arrive the next morning by Royal Mail. puts the drab, run-of-the-mill cards you find in so many gift shops to shame.


For orders of ten items or more, there is FREE delivery, making it even easier and cost effective to shop with The site offers a Reward Point scheme, allowing customers to collect points with every purchase, redeemable against future orders. Check out the new Refer A Friend scheme, whereby you can earn £5 worth of reward points if you (successfully) recommend to a friend.

February 2014