Tuesday, 8 November 2011

Christmas Tiptoes In...

Before I go any further, I had better warn you that this post includes some rather gratuitous pictures of Father Christmas and Reindeer.  It also includes several mentions of the 'C' word and if you shudder at the mere thought of it in November then do feel free to depart and come back again next time! (I won't be offended - honest now!) ;D

Being in the art business though, I seriously have to keep up with what everyone else is doing (or get left hopelessly behind) and so, I'm going to give you a quick peek into the festive part of my gallery!

Some of you may already know that my little Christmas Card Emporium is now open - I haven't liked to shout too loudly about it up 'til now because a lot of people are (quite rightly) allergic to All Things Christmas until at least December the 1st but now Bonfire Night has passed, I thought I'd just let you know what's in store...

Christmas Cards are available both individually and in packs of eight...each one is created by hand, titled and signed by myself.  The individual cards are presented in a cello envelope, and the sets are finished with a festive red raffia bow and tag.  10% of all my card sales go towards the Down's Syndrome Association which I am so pleased to support; my nephew Oliver who is now 5, was born with DS and it is a pleasure to be able to give something back to such a wonderfully supportive organisation. 

You can find out more about the DSA here.

My Christmas card shop features the return of some popular designs...

...and also my newest one; Christmas Kiss...

There's also free P&P for customers within the UK but I do ship worldwide too!

I'm really pleased to have my cards and prints in several lovely shops already this year, including the gorgeous Andrea Willis Designs in Scarborough, and The Rowan Tree in Devon.

(Andrea's gorgeous shop)

And on the subject of Christmas, my original paintings and fine art prints would make a wonderful gift ~ sign up for my newsletter to receive an exclusive discount!  

You are welcome to visit my online gallery by clicking here, and you can sign up to receive my newsletter by clicking here.

Thank you so much for visiting me today, and if you've got this far then thanks again for putting up with so much Christmassy~ness! 
Next time, light permitting (it's been dank and awful and photographs nigh on impossible to take) i'll be sharing not one, but TWO Ta~Dahhh moments of the hooky kind with you!

I do hope you'll drop by to take a look!

Sending love
Julia x x x


  1. Hi Julia
    Well I am not too alergic to Christmas (off to Country Living Christmas Fair tomorrow) but I love your cards especially the Kiss and will be placing an order.
    They are fabulous!

  2. Sorry me again, just seen that The Rowan Tree is in Budleigh in Devon and as my son lives there, I shall be popping into the shop!

  3. Eeeekkkk - Christmas. I really know I should be thinking about it, but I need to get my head around the whole 'C' word first.

    Beautiful illustrations - they are truly gorgeous and very festive.

    Nina x

  4. Haha I feel like I've been blogging about Christmas stuff for weeks and weeks now Julia, November is definitely not too early, I'm embracing all things Christmas! Love all your festive card designs, especially the Christmas Kiss! Hope you're having a lovely cosy evening xxx

  5. Hi Julia! I wish I could have all your cards - they are just so wonderful and full of Christmas-Winter feeling! I don't think it's too early at all - not so many weeks left ... and not so much done yet!
    You give me always inspiration and energy to be busy and creative!
    Thank you! x Teje

  6. You create SUCH magic! Such a wonderful creative soul you are! These cards are ALL adorable. Hugs, Annette

  7. Lovely cards Julia. Well done for getting them in those very nice shops too! I like the Santas.

  8. Love all your Christmassy things, Julia! It can be Christmas any time of year here in my studio, and I am always happy to look at delightful festive images like yours! I will be popping into your shop for some cards very soon. Have a happy rest of the week.
    Helen x

  9. Ooo Julia you've actually managed to make me feel quite festive! Love those cards really pretty! ♥

  10. I just found your blog today and love what I see! I think your cards are adorable (and I don't like many Christmas-y things).

    I've been exploring some of your other posts and have to thank you for putting yourself out there. I recently re-started my creative journey thanks to being laid off a couple years ago. I have come a long way in such a short time and love finding others who are also following their dreams! :)


Hello, and thank you for visiting my Blog today. If you would like to leave a comment, I'd be delighted to hear from you.

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...