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International Women’s Day

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2020

Every year on March 8th, International Women's Day (IWD) is observed around the world in order to celebrate the cultural, economic, social and political achievements of women...
Canadian Grocer

IN THE PRESS! Northern Cards talks to Canadian Grocer

Northern Cards is featured in the February 2020 issue of the Canadian Grocer Magazine, where our publisher Jean-Paul Michael shares some thoughts on greeting cards sold in independent grocers and smaller chains. 
Carlton Cards

A Sad Day for Carlton Cards

Northern Cards pays tribute to an industry icon. We are saddened to learn of the closing of the Carlton Cards licensed stores.
American Greetings

American Greetings Announces Partnership With Country Legend Dolly Parton

American Greetings has just announced a partnership with country music legend Dolly Parton, where a range of both physical and digital products will be on sale in the coming months...
make your own Christmas card

How to Make Your Own Christmas Card

Whether it's a simple piece of paper scribbled on by a small child or a fancy card decorated with embellishments or made using die-cutting techniques, your own card is a gift in itself and you don't have to be an expert to get started making one.
Northern Cards Send a Sick Child a Halloween Card for Free

Send a Sick Child a Halloween Card for Free

It's no fun for kids to be in hospital, let alone on a holiday like Halloween, but with your help, you can help bring a smile or two to pediatric patients' faces at no cost to yourself and in less than a minute of your time.
Hallmark Christmas Cards

Hallmark Holiday Cards That Help Children in Need

It's never too early to start shopping for Christmas cards and with the new range of Hallmark holiday cards from the charity Jewelers for Children, you can show your support for children in need and help raise much-needed funds at the same time. 
Canadian card maker with Down Syndrome

Keegan the Card Maker

Canadian cowboy-hat-wearing Keegan the card maker is sharing his talent with the world through his range of wonderfully bright and colourful greeting cards...
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My Ultimate Guide to US Greeting Card Companies

I am delighted to bring to you my following list of favourite US card publishers. I have spent many enjoyable hours perusing what they have to offer and I hope you have just as much fun surfing their websites too.
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Artist Interview with Self-Publisher Barbara Hughes

Our next interview is with Barbara Hughes. Barbara is an artist and self-publisher who lives in Pennsylvania and who sells her products at Holistic Lotus in Allentown.
facts and figures

The Greeting Card Industry: Facts and Figures

If you make your own greeting cards to sell, it's important to know certain details about the greeting card industry, including facts and figures...
Mother's Day card

What to Write Inside a Mother's Day Card

Mother's Day is the ideal time to express your love and what better way to do so than with lovely words inside a beautiful card?