Watch about how we silk screen print our papers and understand why our colours are so vibrant and Vivid!
We are so excited about our New Spring Summer Collection this year! 2019 is packed with vibrant colours and lots of happy bright new designs! Grab your dancing shoes and a glass of fizz and join our ‘Vivid Summer Fest’ as we head off to celebrate all things Girlie… We celebrate Mother’s Day, with gorgeous new goodies to make our Mummies feel extra special. ‘Love is in the air’ this Valentines, as we go all romantic with new gifting ideas.
This year our Wedding Collection has a much bigger focus for us this year and gets a new make over, as we launch three new and exciting collections all inspired by the latest wedding trends and recent Royal Nuptials!
We’ve not forgotten the men in our lives though, look out for our Super Heroes and Fun Fellas for the boys this year! Perfect for every ‘man’ occasion whatever the season.
We hope you have a much fun exploring the collection as we did pulling all together!
Cathy and the team x
Forest and Parrot Green partner to creat a sophisticated palette for Seasonal Gifting and with a lime glitter twist on the side. It’s a refreshing cocktail that is sure to please! Look out for our glittered leaf design and out dragonfly gift toppers with matching notecards….
From Chilli Pepper to Maroon. Red is the hero colour this season and we have chosen two shades to entice you, bright London Red and rich Berry Red. Gold detail and Red Glitter highlights create a luxury look!
Check out our thistle design with marching tree skirt and snuggly fur trim!
Mermaids, Seahorses, iridescent foils and glitter! This Gorgeous theme is going to be a bit hit this Christmas! Our gold sequined Mermaid Stocking is a ‘must have’ and to complete the look , we have beaded decorations to hang on the tree or pop on your gift bags!
Go on… find your inner Mermaid!
We are going nuts for Disney’s new Nutcracker movie, launched Nov 8th for the Festive Season. Our gift wraps will appear under the tree on the movie! To celebrate this timeless and classic story, we have created a wonderful collection of gift packaging and textiles for all the Sugar Plum Fairies and Nutcracker Soldiers out there!
Perfect for Grandparents to gift to little ones, and a keepsake for years to come!
Christmas is coming! Country Living’s Christmas 2018 features Vivid Wrap gift wrapping papers along side lots of tips and tricks for perfect gift wrap!
Please turn on sound to hear why Silk Screen Printing is better…
Take a sneaky peak at our key trends for Autumn / Winter 2018 with Cathy in our Bath Design Studio. Textiles, papers, decorations, bags & boxes! Everything you need to make your Christmas selection a success!!
So where did it all begin…
Legend has it that in the 3rd century AD, Valentine, who was a priest, defied the order of the emperor Claudius and secretly married couples so that the husbands wouldn’t have to go to war. Soldiers were sparse at this time, so Valentine was a big inconvenience to the emperor. Being imprisoned for this, legend says that Valentine gave his testimony in prison and through his prayers healed the jailer’s daughter who was suffering from blindness. On the day of his execution he left her a note that was signed “Your Valentine”.
The First Valentine’s Greetings
In 15th-century France, February 14th became an annual feast day celebrating romantic love. Lavish banquets with singing and dancing were held to mark the occasion. A 15th-century Frenchman wrote the earliest surviving Valentine’s greeting on paper. While imprisoned in the Tower of London following the 1415 battle of Agincourt, the Duke of Orleans wrote to his wife:
Je suis desja d’amour tanné Ma tres doulce Valentinée