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2021 Christmas Tree Decoration Ideas
In 2020, Christmas plans were drastically changed because of the pandemic. This year, we are seeing some improvements and we hope our Christmas plans will go ahead as planned. Because we are so excited, we are decorating our Christmas tree earlier than ever! Find inspiration for your tree this 2021 in our blog. 
The meaning of colours
This year, Caroline Gardner offers the widest range of colours in cashmere it has ever offered. Our cashmere hats, gloves, wrist warmers and bedsocks come in a broad array of bright and colours to complete your winter looks with an unexpected twist!
Wear your poppy in print

This year we’ve partnered with the Royal British Legion to support the 2021 Poppy Appeal. All profits from this poppy tote bag will be donated to serving and former military personnel and their families providing assistance, support and guidance.

Find out more about the work of the Royal British Legion and the meaning of the poppy today.

Celebrate World Vegan Day
World Vegan Day is an annual recurrence happening on the 1st of November. We asked our Web Manager, Laura, who is passionate about vegan baking to share one of her favourite vegan recipes you can try out on Vegan Day.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2021
October marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This year we decided to raise funds for Breast Cancer Now by donating our profits of pink items on Breast Cancer Awareness Day.
Confessions of a Stationery-Lover

We at Caroline Gardner are papyrophiliacs. Are you one of us too? If you do not know who a papyrophiliac is, let us give you some hints about what it means to be a papyrophiliac.

Our Hand-painted Leather Bags
After the success of our personalisation event we decided to scale up! Three of the leather bags popular in our Marylebone High Street store were identified to be customised, to create 3 one off show-stopping pieces to star in our window and to be won in an exclusive competition.
Celebrate International Dog Day with our top picks for dog lovers
International Dog Day is observed every year on the 26th of August. 2021 marks the seventeenth observance of this day since its first celebration in 2004. International Dog Day was founded in the United States by Coleen Page, an advocate...
International Cat Day- Top picks for cat-lovers

Here at Caroline Gardner the team LOVES cats and this means they cannot resist featuring them on many of our cards and our NEW AW21 collection, Make Your Mark.

 

Personalisation Event for National Friendship Day
Treat your friend to a little gift made ESPECIALLY for them. To celebrate National Friendship Day, our in-house designer will be hand-painting initials onto keyrings, notebooks & small accessories, so you can order a gift online & have it personalised for FREE!
Celebrate diversity and uniqueness this Pride Month
June marks Pride Month, a month dedicated to the celebration of the LGBT+ community. June 2021 marks the 51st Pride since the first parade was organised in 1970. June was chosen as it marks the Stonewall Riots that broke out in New York...
The story of the Silver Baby Feet Card

Caroline & Angus’ daughter, Flora, had a baby girl, at Chelsea and Westminster hospital. Her baby is significant to the Caroline Gardner brand story, because of one card in particular...

Viral Meningitis Awareness Week
This week is Viral Meningitis Awareness Week and we wanted to do our bit to share important information about Meningitis, and give you the chance to help us fundraise too!  For the next 24 hours we're donating 20% of profits...
How to upload your own zoom virtual background

Find out how to upload your new Caroline Gardner Zoom virtual background!

New Eco Pouches
We are proud to introduce a brand new, environmentally friendly eco pouch for all our Christmas card packs. Made from recycled bottles, this sheer eco pouch with fun neon ribbon drawstring closure keeps the cards clean and secure.
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...