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Sunday, 24 March 2019

Where I'd Shop For Cards // Mother's Day 2019

With Mother's Day just under a week away I've compiled three different retailers to help you cover the bases if you are still after a card. Two of these companies I have featured in previous Mother's Day and other occasion posts, so, if you've read them this may come across quite repetitive. 
I always like to feature companies I trust and would help in these time constraint situations. But the truth is some retailers have very opposing reviews and my experiences of them have been at the extreme sides of the spectrum so that's why I can be repetitive.

Clintons

I've spoken at length about Clintons and for me this is the best place to get traditional cards. If you want something with a lovely poem / message, an array of designs (both online and in store) and a wide range of colour palettes, this would be the place to go. Clintons host a lot of different brands and I like that when going through their occasion ranges there is familiarity like Hallmark, Deco, Me 2 U and Boofle. They have next day delivery but I'd order by Wednesday to be on the safe side.

Card Factory

Card Factory is the other brand that I feature a lot but it's because it's the most affordable and inclusive range out of any brand I've come across. The downside is that you may find their online range to feature more personalisation cards than printed and ready to go with it being so close to the occasion. On the upside to this there are over 800 stores across the UK and are in most towns or shopping parks. Card Factory also do next day delivery but I'd still order by Wednesday to be on the safe side.

Scribbler

I came across Scribbler through Twitter and Instagram reviews / recommendations. They are well known for their humorous cards and after buying a few at Christmas and being very pleased with the quality and customer service I decided to have a look at their Mother's Day range. There is a wide range of story style jokes to one liners and featured above is just a smidge of what they offer. I did find that they do stick to block colours more than patterned so the wording stands out more. The designs are more simplistic and contemporary and a perfect choice for those who are not into the lengthy poems / messages traditional cards offer. They are more present online so again I'd make sure you order by Wednesday at the latest.


Do you have card(s) ready for Mother's Day? Would you recommend any of these retailers?

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