Back to Real Cards

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In the age of electronic mail, Facebook and Twitter; it’s good to see that the art of writing greeting cards is not lost.

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Fiona Richards of Cartolina Cards is a talented designer. Her line of cards and notebooks is truly inspiring.

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I don’t know whether it’s the nostalgia for days gone by, but the vintage look to these cards is very attractive.

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She uses centuries old block prints, printed with vegetable based inks on FSC certified recycled paper. According to her website:  FSC stands for “Forest Stewardship Council” which represents products produced from well managed forests, controlled sources and recycled wood.

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Above you see Japanese art influence.

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I particularly like the tiger in this Chinese print.

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And of course just to say Hello says it all in French.

Aside from their beautiful products, Cartolina has a creative and interesting website.

3 thoughts on “Back to Real Cards

  1. It is wonderful cards. I wish that “good old days” be back, when people wrote letters, wishing birthdays,etc. on a card.
    They are beautiful cards .
    L.T.

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