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We like to mix it up a bit here at Saddlemount Cards!

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We like to mix it up a bit here at Saddlemount Cards!

Many card companies have a particular style to their card designs - there are lots of card companies I can think of where, if their cards where mixed up in a random pile of cards, you would be able to pick them out easily. It could be the image style, or the fact that they only use a particular background, or maybe they only work in a particular medium, or that they have a linked theme.  Now there's nothing wrong with that but here at Saddlemount Cards® we like to mix it up a bit! So if you asked me what is...

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"I've had an idea!"

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"I've had an idea!"

"I've had an idea" - 4 short words that make my husband groan as he doesn't know what I'll come out with next! If you've read some of the earlier posts you will already know that Roy is the creative powerhouse in this business. Despite trying to get my head around all the creative and graphic design programmes we have I just can't seem to get grips with them  Years ago I did 2 terms at nightschool trying to master Photoshop and although I understand what it is capable of creating, making it do what it should be doing is a whole different ball game!...

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It may only be July but Christmas is coming....

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It may only be July but Christmas is coming....

We're in the middle of July and today the weather outside is scorching,  but for the last few weeks our minds and attention have been firmly fixed on one thing, and one thing only - Christmas!  Ready or not Christmas is coming.....and fast! I can hear your groans loud and clear - "what on earth is she doing mentioning Christmas now, the woman must be mad!!!!" On line businesses are no different to traditional bricks and mortar retail shops - you have to be thinking ahead and planning for what is traditionally the busiest season of the year. Now if...

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A Nation of Animal Lovers

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A Nation of Animal Lovers

The UK has long had the reputation of being a nation of animal lovers, and way back in 1822 we were the first country to bring into legislation animal protection laws. According to the latest annual "Paw Report" into animal wellbeing report available from the PDSA "Paw Report 2019" in the UK there are 9.9 million dogs and 10.9 million cats! Well here at Saddlemount Cards we definitely love our animals - we currently have both a dog and a cat.  Our dog is a 3 year old cross breed, her dad was a pedigree Rough Collie and her mum...

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Why Bother Sending a Greetings Card?

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Why Bother Sending a Greetings Card?

It might seem a strange question for a Greetings Card seller to ask, but "Why bother sending a Greetings Card?". In this day and age surely it's a lot easier just to send a quick text or drop a message onto "What's App"? However the very fact that it is easier to send a quick text gives you the reason why you should still be sending Greetings Cards! Taking time to choose an appropriate card for the person and occasion, shows the recipient that you care enough about them to take that extra time out of,what is probably, your busy schedule, just...

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