Welcome to Sarah Loves Cards

Sarah Loves Cards

Thank you for visiting my Sarah Loves Cards website and blog. After operating as a Phoenix Trader for 13 years I was, as you can imagine, devastated when the company  ceased trading.  This was primarily due to a failed and costly expansion into the US market. Thankfully the Greeting Card Industry (Printers and Industry Experts) rallied round. They helped to breath life back into the UK operation.

On 1st February 2018 the business relaunched as Flamingo Paperie. I signed up as a Pioneer Partner so that I could continue to supply you with their fabulous products.

Like Phoenix Trading, the Flamingo Paperie business will focus on greeting cards, wrapping paper and notecards  all year round. In the Autumn/Winter Charity Christmas Cards, Advent Calendars and Advent Calendar Cards will be added to the range. Flamingo Paperie products will represent at least 90% of my product range. I will also offer you a small range of complimentary products under my umbrella company Sarah Loves Cards.

I will continue to fly the flag for British design. My entire range will have been designed and manufactured in the UK using UK sourced, environmentally accredited materials.

Sarah Loves Cards Championing British Art and Design

Our Very Own Flamingo Paperie Floral Card Show

Flamingo Paperie Floral Supplement Cover Photo

As a nod to the first ever Virtual Chelsea Flower Show we are bringing you our very own Floral Card Show. Floral and Nature cards have always sold very well for us at Flamingo Paperie.

During the Spring and Summer months you will normally find our stalls gracing the lawns and marquees of garden shows around the country. Sadly such gatherings are not allowed this year. We have therefore decided to bring all of our floral and nature cards together into one supplement .

 

Die-Cut Floral Card Range

 

Our floral card selection opens with this pretty series of four 6 x 6 ” die-cut matt textured cards called Three Flower Jars. It is by one of our most popular artists Gerry Murray.

Die Cut flower vase card selection

Short of time?

I have made up a pack of  ten of my favourite designs from our Florals and Nature Supplement. Each pack costs £16 + £2.80 delivery. To order a pack simply fill in the form at the bottom of this page and I will contact you to take payment.

Each pack contains the following ten designs.

Eight floral cards :

Jug of Flowers Card Design

Another beautiful die-cut design by artist Gerry Murray. This Jug of Flowers design  (Code FP6039) features a pastel pink selection of roses and lilies. Again 6 x 6″ and matt textured.

Bluebell Woods card Design

 

I love this 7 x 5″ Bluebells card design (Code : FP7031) by Alison Vickery. It reminds me of hours spent foraging for wild garlic in our local bluebell woods. It was the highlight of our daily outing during the recent lockdown. Wild Garlic and Cheese Scones became part of our staple diet for four weeks as well as Wild Garlic soup.

Hedgerow Posy Design

The above 7 x 5″ Hedgerow Posy design (Code FP7047) is by one of our most popular artists Karen Tye Bentley. It is one of my favourite floral card designs this year. The design is beautifully subtle and extremely versatile due to its simplicity.

Three Pots Card Design

Pot plants are very ‘a la mode’ again. I have therefore chosen two very different pot plant cards for my top 10. Both are very attractive in their own way. This striking 5 x 7″ dye cut traditional Three Pot Plants design (Code FP7011) by Laura Stone is a fast seller at my events.

Plants In Pots Design

By contrast, this contemporary graphic 5 x 7″ Plants In Pots  design (Code FP7046)  by artist Sophie Hanton has a younger feel. It is a massive hit with my teenage daughter. She and her friends are all cultivating cacti on their bedroom window sills at the moment.

Lavender Card Design

 

This 5 x 7″ double-sided matt textured Lavender card design (Code FP7045) is by artist Kate Green. I think it is absolutely stunning and beautifully delicate.

Buttercups and Daisies Card Design

This beautiful 5 x 7″ Butterflies and Daisies design (Code: A188) is by Jules Watson. It has been a long standing favourite with my regular customers. Can’t you just feel the sun on your back when you look at it?!

Blue Alliums Card Image

 

This 5 x 5″ matt textured and flittered Blue Alliums design (Code: WS379) is also by popular artist Gerry Murray. It has a beautiful sparkle to it and looks extremely stylish.

Plus Two Beautiful Landscapes :

White Cliffs Card Design

 

The above 5 x 5″ White Cliffs design (Code: FP5092)  is by artist Claire Henley. It has been particularly popular over the past few months as we have commemorated the 75th Anniversary of the end of the Second World War. I find it particularly poignant as it was the last sight that I saw of England when I left for a year working in France at the tender age of 20. Similarly it was my first sight upon returning.

Looking Out To Sea Card Design

 

After weeks of lockdown who wouldn’t dream of finding themselves sitting in one of these deckchairs? This beautiful 6 x 6″ Looking Out To Sea design ( Code: FP6114) by artist Claire Henley has , not surprisingly, been one of my best sellers in recent weeks.

Like to Sell These Lovely Floral Card Designs Yourself?

For information about how you could earn more during these financially challenging times by selling our cards yourself please visit this click on this link.

Order these 10 beautiful Floral and Nature cards today for just £16 + £2.80 delivery :

 

Flamingo Paperie Launches Humorous Guest Card Range

 

Humorous Card Manufacturer ‘Emotional Rescue’ has teamed up with Flamingo Paperie this month to bring a bit of fun back into our lives. Emotional Rescue has been the UK’s number one humour card brand for over 30 years. If you’re talking laughs, then you have to be talking Emotional Rescue!  They are the UK’s leading humour publisher with a vast array of commercial, punchy and extremely funny greeting cards.

Many of you will be missing these fun designs that are normally readily available in the high street. With Father’s Day around the corner we thought we’d lend a hand and bring  their range of funny cards direct to your door.

We have three categories to choose from on our website :

Father’s Day

We have a range of 30 humorous Emotional Rescue Father’s Day cards, all available to view in this Father’s Day supplement. As you will be aware, the coronavirus has lead to much longer deliver times. I would therefore recommend that, if you are planning to include a Father’s Day card in your order, then you should place your order before the 5th June .

Here’s a couple of my favourites:

Our children frequently giggle at my husband’s faux pas when it comes to all things internet and mobile phone related.

Father's Day technophobe card design

As a cat lover I had to show you this one too. My husband frequently complains about the damage to the house and furniture caused by our daughter and our Ginger Tom Rolo. Another grumble too is the fact that they both ignore him (unless he’s preparing food of course)!

Homourous Cat Father's Day card design

Humorous Everyday Cards

We will be offering a range of Emotional Rescue Birthday Cards and Humorous Everyday Cards as well until the end of June. Here’s just a couple of my favourites to tempt you.

My husband and I frequently have words in the car on long journeys because he doesn’t trust the Sat Nav!

Sat Nav themedd homourous card design

And who has left over wine? Once a bottle is open in our house it’s pretty much gone I’m afraid!

Leftover Wine Homourous Card

We’ve produced a supplement of our range of Emotional Rescue Everyday Cards for you to flick through.

Half-hearted apologies for some of the humour being a little bit cheeky; nothing that you wouldn’t find in a Great British pantomime!  We realise it’s not our normal vibe but hopefully this will be its appeal. When it comes to Father’s Day cards, Emotional Rescue refreshes the parts other Flamingo Paperie designs fail to reach!  It’s fun and it’s experimental for us. We hope it gives you a giggle too! We certainly all need it don’t we!

Please note that these cards are not part of the 10-or-more at £1.60 each price deal. They are all priced individually and are available to purchase along with the rest of our Flamingo Paperie range on my e-commerce website.

Fancy Selling Our Cards Yourself?

For information about how you could earn more during these financially challenging times by selling our cards yourself please visit this blog post.

Kind Regards

Sarah

Earn more money from home during the pandemic

Image of friends and family who could earn more money

Flexible way to earn more money

The coronavirus crisis has resulted in financial difficulties for many and the need for an additional income stream. If you’re looking for a flexible way to earn more money to top up your family income then please read on.

Closure of the high street and the massive increase in online shopping has actually benefited the Flamingo Paperie business operation because we are one of only a handful of companies selling British designed greeting cards online. Instead of selling through shops we sell our products through a network of distributors either online via our personal websites and social media accounts or with the use of catalogues, stock baskets and events (when allowed).

Free website for all new joiners

Every new joiner receives a full e-commerce website with a personalised web address from Day 1. Full training and support will be given if required. You earn 20% commission on all website sales. Non website sales will generate a profit of between 30% and 44%.

Additional ways to earn more money

An additional  5%-15% retail bonus is available if you achieve certain sales levels. You can also earn more money by recruiting. You can earn an additional 5% sponsor bonus if you build a team and introduce new distributors to the business. These additional income levels will reward you for the extra work that you put in. This means that the more active you are, the more you earn.

Excellent value for customers

Our greeting cards offer fabulous value too. You would have to spend between £3 and £5 for a similar quality card in the high street. By comparison our cards are retailed at £2 each or £1.60 each if our customers buy 10 or more (which they frequently do). Follow this link to see a few of our current best sellers. Delivery is free for all online customer orders of more than £30.

More than 95% of our products are designed and printed in the UK using UK-sourced environmentally accredited materials. We have put a “recycle” message on the back of all of our cards because it reminds our consumers to put them in the recycle bin. We work with all of our suppliers to ensure that the material we purchase comes from independently certified and well-managed forests. This is because these suppliers reject illegal and/or destructive logging and are regulated by the FSC (Forest Stewardship Council). We also favour the exclusive use of vegetable-based inks.

Three great value starter packs

When you join us you can choose from three great value starter packs:-

Pack 3 at £200 – Our best value pack includes £367 of fabulous Flamingo Paperie products. It also contains £60 of business sales aids and brochures (pictured below).

Pack 2 at £95 – A good option to test the water, this pack includes £144 of Flamingo Paperie products, £32 of business sales aids and brochures.

Pack 1 at £45 – This pack includes just £54 of fabulous Flamingo Paperie products plus £14 of business sales aids and brochures.

Contents of Starter Pack 3 that would help you to earn more money

Special promotion for new joiners

I am currently running a special promotion. If you join my team with a Pack 3 before the end of August I will send you a Paper Craft Kit of your choice. Families in isolation love our selection of paper craft kits because they offer hours of entertainment for all ages.

If you love paper stationery and sending cards then you’ll love being a Flamingo Paperie Partner. You will be able to purchase a constant stream of exclusive new designs at cost price for your own use.

Earn more money for your favourite charity

Some partners choose to be a Flamingo Paperie partner because they want to fundraise for a favourite charity rather than earn more money for themselves. Please message me If you’d like more information about this side of the business.

Like to know more?

If you’d like to know more about the opportunity then please fill in the form below. Alternatively, if you’ve heard enough and you’re itching to get going then you can join me now