Author Archives: Venerate

About Venerate

This blog is all about paper based products such as greeting cards, illustrations, note cards, paper art, paper toys, pop up cards, postcards, prints, wrapping paper as well as stationery items. I showcase the amazing work of designers from around the world to bring inspiration into your life.

Not perfect

I read a beautiful quote that goes perfectly with this card: ‘A beautiful thing is never perfect’. Please visit the Fly Trap Etsy shop for more information.

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Etsy giveaway

Now that I’ve reached my 100th sale on my Venerate Etsy shop I’ll be giving away a free card for my 110th, 120th, 130th and 140th sale. You’ll be able to select any item in my shop and I will … Continue reading

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Shopping guide back to school

I just wanted to take the time to thank The Contemporary Handmade Alliance for featuring one of my cards on their blog. You made my day :) Just in case you like some of the other items that I’ve also … Continue reading

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Venerate Etsy shop update

I’ve finally taken the time to update a couple of things on my Venerate Etsy shop. I updated my profile page with my story and with some product images. So now my profile page looks something more like this: These … Continue reading

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Sweet illustrations

It’s been a long time since I did my last post on the beautiful illustration work of Andrea Kang. So today I wanted to show you some of her more recent illustration work. Enjoy! Her illustration style and characters are … Continue reading

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Free card with your next Venerate Etsy purchase

Right now I have 99 sales in my Venerate Etsy shop so that means that my next lovely Etsy customer can select any card in the shop and I will give it to them for free just as a way … Continue reading

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Fickle Hill Letterpress

Today I wanted to share some of the beautiful cards by Fickle Hill Press. I think animal lovers in particular would find these cards very amusing. Don’t you think? Please visit the Fickle Hill Letterpress website for more information.

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Mother’s day Buzzfeed feature

I actually had no idea that one of my cards was featured on Buzzfeed a little while ago as part of a mother’s day post. The post is called ‘25 Awesome cards to make any mom happy’. It’s really nice to … Continue reading

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I miss you

The empty and cold side of the bed is always a reminder that your special someone is not around… Please visit the Julie Ann Art Etsy shop for more information.

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Baby news

As you might have noticed I’ve been missing in action for quite a few weeks. And guess what? I’m pregnant! This is my first baby and the last few months have been quite challenging but now that I’m in my … Continue reading

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Plant smiles

We should all remember to do this more often: plant smiles and harvest love. Please visit The Wallaroo Etsy shop for more information.

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Paper doll

As a child I loved playing with paper cut-outs from magazines and books. I think a proper paper doll such as this would have made my day! I would have felt like the luckiest girl on earth :) Did you … Continue reading

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Wedding flowers

If you are getting married you might want to consider doing something less traditional like having these beautiful paper flowers. What do you think? Please visit the My Bohemian Summer Flickr page for more information.

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Funny sticky notes

I love these funny sticky notes. They are soooo much better than your traditional plain yellow ones. Great idea! Please visit the FlytrapOnE Etsy shop for more information.

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Etsy special giveaway

If you are my 70th, 80th , 90th  or 100th sale on my Etsy shop you can select any item in my shop and I will give it to you for free just as a way to say thank you … Continue reading

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Paper garland

I don’t think I have ever seen a more intricate and beautiful paper garland in my entire life! Wow! Please visit the Zoe Bradley website for more information.

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Happy new year!

I would like to wish you all a happy new year! I hope we can make it our best year yet :)   I thought I should start the new year with a sale so here’s a 25% off coupon … Continue reading

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Free

The secret of happiness is freedom. The secret of freedom is courage. Thucydides quotes Please visit the Autumn’s Crafty Corner Etsy shop for more information.

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Precious girly gifts

If you still haven’t finished with your Christmas shopping here are some great suggestions :) Curated by Rosiedoll shop. You can view the treasury live here.

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Coolest dad ever card

The coolest dad card is back in the shop and I have also introduced the same card in green. I also took new photos of the cards and hopefully this time around the photos are a little better than before! … Continue reading

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