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Funny Stuff

06/03/2021
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Get the 20 best short poems for greetings cards!

Birdsong, buds forming on trees, snowdrops shooting up… no, it’s not an episode of David Attenborough’s Planet Earth on Netflix… UK springtime is just around the corner. The season of spring officially starts on 20th March 2021 and we can’t wait. The next day is World Poetry Day – we are celebrating with a selection of 20 best poems for greetings cards! Spring brings so much joy because it provides optimism. The days get a lot brighter. The days gets longer. New life is birthed. The lambs are frolicking… you get the idea. It’s important to recognise this change in... Read More

11/02/2021
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Mother’s Day 2021 – How to make Mother’s Day marvellous

Next up in the lockdown occasion calendar is Mother’s Day! We hope you were able to share some special moments with your loved one/s this Valentine’s Day and enjoyed our Lockdown Love blog – but now it’s time to turn our attentions to all the brilliant mothers and mother figures out there with our Mother’s Day 2021 blog – full of marvellous gifts and cards to make their day super special! This year’s Mother’s Day falls exactly 1 month after Valentine’s Day. So you should have had time to fill... Read More

19/01/2021
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Lockdown Love – Keep Valentine’s Day 2021 romantic during restrictions

There is a lot of things we aren’t loving at the moment at Creased. Not seeing our family for a big Sunday Lunch. Meeting our friends in the Lanes for a catch up. Fancy dress Zoom quizzes. The current restriction situation we find ourselves in is making it difficult for us to share a physical connection. But it’s safe to say one thing is important, the health of our loved ones. The people we love are the most important to help us get through hard times. But when the hard... Read More

06/01/2021
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Don’t Let Lockdown Get You Down – Reasons to smile with Creased

Welcome to our Life in Lockdown Blog! We aren’t going to sugar-coat it; the new lockdown restrictions are pretty challenging. People from all backgrounds and situations are being hit by the impact of government restrictions put in place to combat the COVID-19 virus. We wanted to share with you some of our favourite small businesses who always deliver a fantastic service and continue to do so throughout this lockdown phase. And if you are after a card or two to commemorate a lockdown birthday or want to send a get... Read More

26/12/2020
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How to recycle and upcycle your Christmas cards

Welcome to our ‘Where to recycle Christmas Cards’ blog! If you were inundated with cards this Christmastime (hopefully from Creased), you might be wondering what to do with them after the 25th day of December is done? Maybe you have just simply thrown your surplus cards in the trash without a second thought. But if you think about it, these cards have potential to live a new life as something else, or even another Christmas card next year. We aren’t suggesting scribbling out the recipient’s name or tipppex-ing out a written message. Instead, this blog will help you... Read More

15/12/2020
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Last minute Christmas orders – our Special Delivery Service

Welcome to our ‘Last minute Christmas orders – our special delivery service’ blog! A place to find out all about our new special delivery service for peace of mind when it comes to Christmas delivery. Also find out exactly when your cards need to be in the Royal Mail post box ready to be delivered in time for 25th December! What with the general uncertainty of shops being open, massive queues at the post office and most weekdays blurring into one, we thought you might like a clear list of... Read More

04/12/2020
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The best Christmas crackers

Welcome to our Best Christmas Cracker blog post! In this article we are going to take a look at just why Christmas crackers have made their way as a staple of Christmas time, a handpicked selection of our most terrible cracker jokes, where to get the best (and most expensive) crackers. Take a look at our cracking Christmas cards too, a collection of the best cards guaranteed to go with a bang! The best Christmas Crackers greetings cards The best Christmas Crackers jokes with Bettie Confetti Why do we have... Read More

20/11/2020
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Posting Dates for Christmas 2020 – find out the Royal Mail deadlines this year

Welcome to our Christmas Posting Dates 2020 blog post – a place to find out exactly when your cards need to be in the Royal Mail post box ready to be delivered in time for 25th December! What with the general uncertainty of shops being open, massive queues at the post office and most weekdays blurring into one, we thought you might like a clear list of last Christmas posting dates for this year, within the UK and internationally. A few of the things we’ll cover in this article are:... Read More

12/11/2020
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Lockdown laughs – how to keep smiling through lockdown

Welcome to our Lockdown Laughs – how to keep smiling through lockdown blog post! In this article we are going to take a look at some of the ways we can remain positive, boost our wellbeing, get those grins showing and support local independent business. Meet our new local artist and her range of brilliant cards Have a laugh with our Lockdown Laughs section The importance of supporting independent businesses The ‘C’ word… Christmas is just around the corner Find out why sending a card means so much to many... Read More

Table of alcohol 10/10/2018
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Does Your Choice Of Cards Indicate A Drink Problem?

As you may have seen through our social media, it was national Vodka day on Thursday 4th of October. While posting this, we realised (Coincidentally) a huge portion of our lovely customers, seem to drift towards our large variety of alcoholic cards. Why is this, you’re probably wondering? Well to be quite honest, we can relate to it all. Even the employees here at Creased… Who doesn’t love an alcoholic beverage on the odd occasion? It seems like a drink can suit almost every occasion. You get a promotion at... Read More