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This design blog was originally started as a university assignment back in 2012. I enjoyed writing is so much that I  decided to continue it talking about all the projects I have been involved in and now focusing it on TeePee Creations. Feel free to delve deep into my design past!

Apple Day Craft Fair
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Apple Day Craft Fair

Last Sunday I attended my first craft fair! It was at Platt Fields Park in Manchester for an event called...
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New Website Launch
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New Website Launch

I am happy to announce that I have a brand new website with my own self hosted shop! I've been...
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1st Year of Trading
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1st Year of Trading

This time last year I got my first sale... today I got my 548th sale! Wow!! Just looking at my...
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Just A Card Week – Day 5 (Happy Dance)
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Just A Card Week – Day 5 (Happy Dance)

Here's me showing you what I do every time I get an order, my happy dance! I am literally buzzing...
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Just A Card Week – Day 4 (What’s New?)
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Just A Card Week – Day 4 (What’s New?)

At my work, (Rapid IT) they have kindly let me set up a card stand in our showroom today! So...
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Just A Card Week – Day 3 (Community – Spread The Love)
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Just A Card Week – Day 3 (Community – Spread The Love)

So to spread the love today I am going to share with you my best friend Hannah King. She is...
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Just A Card Week – Day 2 (What The Just A Card Message Means To You)
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Just A Card Week – Day 2 (What The Just A Card Message Means To You)

Just a card is all about encouraging people to support independent shops. This message is important to me as every...
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Just A Card Week – Day 1 (YOU – Share Your Story)
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Just A Card Week – Day 1 (YOU – Share Your Story)

Hi, if you haven’t read my about me before my name is Toni Pilling, I am 24 years old and...
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Naked Cards Pledge
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Naked Cards Pledge

Today it's world environment day! So I have decided to take a pledge to reduce my plastic packaging by no...
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May Card Selling Success
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May Card Selling Success

My best month of 2018 had been February so far where I reached 62 orders in 1 month. I have...
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Enhancing My Shop
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Enhancing My Shop

All my shop pages now are pretty much finished, I can now just add products as I go with the...
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GDPR Preparation​
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GDPR Preparation​

I recently decided to set myself up on Mail Chimp to market my cards via email. My customers have been...
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Back Of Greetings Cards
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Back Of Greetings Cards

The back of a greetings card for a card designer is like a business card, it's where the recipient can...
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Website Makeover
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Website Makeover

As part of my revamp I have been working really hard on my website. I have upgraded my account to...
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Big Revamp
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Big Revamp

My sales over the past couple of weeks have dropped down significantly, I am putting it down to the time...
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Custom Orders
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Custom Orders

Over the past few days, I have designed a couple of custom orders. Drummer Birthday Card The first one was...
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Card Photography
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Card Photography

Over the past week, I have been trying to get to a point where I feel like my card photos...
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Sum Up Of March Meet The Maker
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Sum Up Of March Meet The Maker

After having a little break from instagramming yesterday I wanted to do a sum up of #marchmeetthemaker 😊 As much...
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Day 31 – Creative Friends, March Meet The Maker
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Day 31 – Creative Friends, March Meet The Maker

Day 31 - Creative Friends - Here is my last march meet the maker post and it's all about my...
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Day 30 – Top Tip, March Meet The Maker
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Day 30 – Top Tip, March Meet The Maker

Day 30 - Top Tip - My top tip is 'Don't be afraid of putting yourself out there.' I used...
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