nowthensunshine

Hand-lettered cards, crafts & cool stuff for your wall

Leeds, United Kingdom On Etsy since 2016

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nowthensunshine

Hand-lettered cards, crafts & cool stuff for your wall

Leeds, United Kingdom | 1,812 Sales

Announcement    HUGE thanks to everyone who's supported my little shop, particularly over the last few months. I really appreciate your custom and every sale makes my day a little bit sunnier!

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Last updated on Jul 22, 2020

HUGE thanks to everyone who's supported my little shop, particularly over the last few months. I really appreciate your custom and every sale makes my day a little bit sunnier!

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About nowthensunshine

Sales 1,812
On Etsy since 2016

Now Then, Sunshine! is a cluttered desk, an array of paint, pens and pencils, and me: a titchy Yorkshire lass called Jules Birkby. I’m a hand-lettering and watercolour artist, with permanently inky fingers and a slight obsession with words.

I spent a decade working as a writer in advertising and digital agencies, before deciding to change career at the end of my maternity leave. I’m still a passionate wordsmith, but instead of writing creatively, I now make words look as beautiful as possible through a range of hand-drawn and painted modern calligraphy styles.

There are few things I love more than sitting down with a cup of tea and a paint brush and creating something beautiful from a quote, phrase or even just a word. Cards and pieces for the wall are my main focus, but I also do commercial work and always love a good commission.

I’m a big believer in looking after our beautiful, fragile planet and keeping our environmental footprint as light as possible. I’ve swapped the standard cellophane card bags for biodegradable ones, which are made from starch and are fully compostable. My commercially-printed cards are all printed on 100% recycled card in eco-friendly toners too and all my work is printed in the UK.

I’m also a keen supporter of Just A Card, a brilliant campaign to highlight the importance of buying from independent shops, artists and designers. Its message is that all purchases – even just a card – are vital to the survival of small businesses. I couldn’t agree more!

Get in touch if you like what you see, if you’d like to commission me or simply just to say hello. And if you want to see more of my work, check me out on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook.

Cheers!

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  • A Local Printer

    Storrington, England

    A printer specialising in great-quality eco-friendly products

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