Author Archives: Chris Fox - Gift Shop Hub

Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday is a grass-roots, non-political, non-commercial campaign that encourages people to support small businesses in their communities, both on the Saturday itself and beyond. The campaign also aims to support, inspire and promote small business all year round. The initiative started in 2010 in the US, and has generated a lot of custom […]

Robert James Hull Art

My name is Rob and I’m behind Robert James Hull Art. I am a watercolour artist based in Sheffield, England, and I aim to capture the spirit of pets for owners all over the world. When I’m not painting cats and dogs, I occasionally branch out into other wildlife. How did you start out? I’ve […]

Chris Fox

Chris Fox

Chris Fox is a 37 old graphic designer from Chesterfield, Derbyshire. A rock music lover (vinyl collecting is a new obsession), cake/biscuit connoisseur (Granola bars are a current favourite) and all round geek (He always gets way to excited when anything Star Wars related comes into the shop). He works for Wishes an independent greeting […]

D C Hill

D C Hill, born in Carlisle, was educated in the North and the South of the county. After leaving school, he went on to study Art and Design at Lancaster Art College. A love of foreign travel took him to Latin America and Spain, where he worked in the orange groves of Valencia. Some years […]

Wishes of Cudworth

Wishes is a small and friendly independent greeting card and gift shop in the South Yorkshire village of Cudworth, Barnsley. We’re coming up to our second birthday and stock a wide range of cards for every occasion and gifts like candles, bath bombs, scarves, biscuit gift sets, balloons and lots more. Cudworth is a traditional […]

Jess Woodhouse: Illustration & Design

Today’s artist spotlight is on Jess Woodhouse an illustrator and graphic designer. A talented artist and the designer of the Gift Shop Hub’s logo too. Tell us a little about you? I make cards and gifts featuring cute and colourful characters from my little home studio in Chesterfield, Derbyshire. I also offer graphic design services […]

Best Kept Secrets

Best Kept Secrets is twenty years old. We have grown from making all the candles ourselves in a small warehouse to employing twelve staff in the candle-works and two staff in the soaperie. We are located in beautiful rural Northumberland and purchase all our supplies from UK companies. Our staff are key to our success […]

Cherry Orchard

Cherry Orchard is a greetings card publisher and gift supplier business based in Tewkesbury in Gloucestershire, nestled between various pretty riverside towns and not far from the Malvern Hills or the vibrant cities of Worcester, Hereford, Gloucester and Cheltenham. How did you start out? Cherry Orchard Publishing LLP was founded in 1995 with the aim […]