Just a Card

the Team

 Sarah Hamilton

Sarah Hamilton

I'm Sarah H, an Artist & Designer making colourful, contemporary prints, cards and homewares in my Mid-Century home/studio in sunny South London.  I set up the 'Just A Card' campaign as I feel extremely privileged to be making a living as an Artist, and am grateful to each and every customer and shop/gallery who've supported me.

I've been running the campaign for over two years now, with the support of The Design Trust & Mollie Makes. I'm thrilled to now be joined by a great team. Together, and with your continued support, we will ensure our message spreads far and wide to keep our towns & cities culturally vibrant and diverse!


Twitter: @SarahHamiltonPS 

Instagram: @SarahHamiltonPrints, @hoc.cardbook

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Kate Marsden

I’m Kate, a textile designer and blogger, writing under the name Made By Mrs M. I design patterns for fabric, inspired by mid-century and brutalist architecture.  I apply these to products as well as the fabrics themselves, which I sell to stitchers, quilters and crafters.

I’ve been a supporter of the Just A Card campaign since the outset -partly because of my first hand knowledge of how incredibly important every little sale is to designer makers; but also because I love to see our High Streets filled with beautiful, fascinating independent shops, and want to help to keep them open!


Twitter: @madebymrsm 

Instagram: @madebymrsm


Michael Fram
#Justacard Hour

I’m Michael, and I own The Leaping Hare Gallery & Framers in Easingwold, North Yorkshire, along with my wife, Sarah. The gallery combines our love of originality with enormous admiration for the talent of the artists and makers with whom we have the pleasure of working. 

We believe that every person who walks through our door is a potential customer and we value each and every sale, even if it is just a card. The ‘Just a Card’ campaign fits so very beautifully with our ethos and our way of doing business.


Twitter: @LeapHareGallery 

Instagram: @leapingharegalleryandframers


Sarah Cowan

I’m Sarah C, a freelance graphic designer and typographer living and working in the Scottish Borders. I specialise in the design of text-rich printed materials for individuals and small businesses. I also have a vintage printing press, which allows me to combine typography with letterpress printing - my two favourite things. 

I’m delighted to be part of the Just a Card campaign team because as well as designing and printing materials for independent designer/makers, I also sell my own range of greeting cards and that makes this fabulous campaign feel doubly important to me.


Twitter: @letticadesign 

Instagram: @lovelythingsfromlettica


Justine Ellis
Team Coordinator

I’m Justine, a printmaker and designer specialising in original, hand screen printed art and homewares.

My designs have a bold, textural quality reminiscent of mid century textiles and ceramics. When I am not armed with a squeegee, you’ll find me teaching adults to screen print.

‘Just a Card’ is a great way of helping to spread the word about the brilliant independent galleries, shops, artists and designers out there.


Twitter: @justinthewoods 

Instagram: @justinthewoods


Kaylene Alder

Ahoy. I’m Kaylene. I am a reformed Canadian living and working in the wilds of South London.

I do freelance illustration and screen printing. I also teach small Hackney children about the messy wonders of art. I love to draw and print quirky and beautiful things that amuse me. Hopefully, they will amuse you too. 

I'm excited to be helping with the 'Just a Card' campaign because I'm passionate about supporting independent businesses and keeping the world quirky!


Twitter: @kpictures 

Instagram: @kaylenealder, @plantprintsforpeace

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Victoria Wright Web

My name is Victoria, aka Little Paper Vee, a South London based illustrator and paper artist.

I love all things colourful, handmade and fun and nothing makes me happier than cutting up little bits of paper with my favourite pair of scissors.

I also love shopping with independent sellers and buying unique, handmade objects made by the extremely talented individuals in my community. I am so thrilled to be part of the Just a Card campaign - supporting small business and encouraging creative endeavours, one sale at a time!


Twitter: @littlepapervee 

Instagram: @littlepapervee


Emily Quinton

Hello, I'm Emily Quinton. I'm a photographer, writer, teacher and founder of Makelight, an online learning community for makers, creatives and doers, growing, inspiring and supporting each other.


Twitter: @emilyquinton 

Instagram: @EmilyQuinton, @makelight

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Mel Smith

I'm Mel, and I'm a lover of all things travel related! I illustrate and create patterns inspired by countries near and far. I translate my prints onto artwork, cards, and homewares, with the aim to help bring your holidays home!

Just A Card is a fantastic campaign that supports small businesses and creatives, and I am honoured to be part of the team. As a designer myself I totally get how important even the small sales are - they all count.

Twitter: @melsmithdesigns 

Instagram: @melsmithdesigns

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Kayte Ferris

Hi I'm Kayte, an Oxfordshire girl living and working in the Snowdonia National Park in North Wales. You will most often find me stomping around the mountains with my dog or being chatty on Instagram. I left the world of corporate marketing because my heart lay with supporting and growing the talented independent makers and businesses I've met on- and offline. This is why I'm a huge advocate of the Just A Card campaign, and am thrilled be involved with helping all of your businesses!

Twitter: @simple_season
Instagram: @simpleandseason



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Yeshen Venema

I am a photographer with a passion for the work of Designer/Makers and small businesses. I love working directly with clients in my studio and experiencing the transformative effect photography can have.

I work from my London studio shared with the Director Natasha Tonkin. When not taking pictures, I give talks and workshops on the subject of photography and create Squarespace websites (such as this one)!

Twitter: @yeshen
Instagram: @yeshen.venema