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The Art of Sale Shopping
We’ve had a browse of the sale, currently in full swing, to show you some lovely gift-combo ideas to get the ball rolling. Here they are and why we picked them…
What are the best face masks to buy?

With so many options to choose from, how can we navigate the now-crowded face mask marketplace, be responsible in our plight to stop the spread of COVID-19, look stylish(!!)...without being distasteful!

Thinking of You Week

We are delighted to get involved in Thinking of You week and wanted to share a few things we have been doing and how we plan to help and bridge the Social Distance gap.

Our Environmental Pledge
NAKED CARDS With approximately 8 million metric tons of plastic entering our oceans every year, we want to play our part to reduce the amount of unnecessary single use plastic and to protect our environment. In 2019 we launched our...
CG x Waitrose x Meningitis Now
We have once again collaborated with Waitrose & Partners with not one, but four charity shopping bags to help raise money and awareness for Meningitis Now. We have created two traditional jute shoppers, and two foldaway totes made from recycled...
Meet Frank
Frank really needs no introduction. As one of the most loved members of the Caroline Gardner team he is also one of the most famous. A constant star of our most popular instagram posts he is as recognisable as any...
Modern Calligraphy Tips
Modern calligraphy and hand lettering has been a huge trend in the last few years and is a prominent feature in a lot of our card ranges and stationery. With intricate and flowing letterforms we love the personal touch hand...
Pumpkin Painting
Being print lovers here at CG we decided that we wanted to celebrate Halloween by painting our pumpkins rather than carving them. Not only does it save the hard work of scooping out the inners, but means we can get...
Save the planet with pineapples!
We are so excited to announce that we have collaborated with John Lewis & Partners and Jutexpo, the world’s leading eco-friendly reusable bag company, to produce a new shopping bag made entirely from recycled plastic bottles! We are thrilled to...
Somewhere Over The Rainbow
As we bask in the warmer weather and make the most of these lighter and brighter evenings you might be wanting to brighten up your wardrobe too. Rainbow stripes have been spotted on the catwalks and high street alike. Whether...
Wedding Season Essentials
Wedding season is in full swing, and with multiple weekends blocked out for hen dos and the big day itself, it can be a busy time. So we’ve rounded up our top picks to see you through this busy period....
Brilliant Bamboo
Purchasing ethical and environmentally friendly products is becoming evermore prominent in our society. As consumers we are much more conscious of what we are buying and what things are made from. This is why we are excited to introduce new...
Behind the Design: Rise & Shine
Rise and Shine and say hello to our gifts in sunny yellows and pretty pinks, offset with silver metallics. We’re excited to present our latest SS19 collection Rise & Shine set to welcome the warmer weather and spring’s glorious flowers....
Meet Finlay Fox
We are excited to announce we have teamed up with the lovely Emma aka Finlay Fox as she becomes a brand ambassador for us! Our brand ambassadors are women who represent all that we stand for – fun, colourful, an...
Caroline Gardner x Meningitis Now
Back in August we launched a competition for budding artists and young designers aged up to 16 to design a birthday card in celebration of our 25th birthday. The winner would have their design printed and sold across the country, with...
Trending now: 3 must have bags we’re wild about
Trending now: 3 must have bags we’re wild about Leopard print is everywhere, and the animal print trend is certainly not going anywhere this season. Whether you’re going all out with a tailored leopard print suit, styling a silky slip...