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Celebrate Thinking of You week Sept 25th - Oct 1st 2017

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Celebrate Thinking of You week Sept 25th - Oct 1st 2017

SEND A CARD TO CREATE A WAVE OF LOVE, CARING AND HAPPINESS Special Touch Designs is taking part in Thinking of You Week, a special week promoting sending and receiving greeting cards to create a wave of happiness around the world. There is scientific evidence to show that receiving a handwritten card makes people feel much more special than receiving instant digital communication such as texts, emails or Facebook messages. This is because it takes more time, effort and emotional investment to send them – not to mention the special power of handwriting! People around the world will be sending...

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Father's Day Gift Ideas

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Father's Day Gift Ideas

It's Father's day in a couple of weeks and I don't know about you but I never know what to get for my husband from my children.  One thing I do know is that, it's his day to feel special, appreciated and loved. So here are a few ideas to make him smile on Father's Day: You know what they say about the way to a man's heart.......so why not indulge your dad with some of his favourite home cooked dishes whether it's a big hearty breakfast or a deliciously baked dessert, you'll be sure to make his day. Keep...

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Georgina Fihosy wins Rising Star Award at Divas of Colour 2017 for Special Touch Designs

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Georgina Fihosy wins Rising Star Award at Divas of Colour 2017 for Special Touch Designs

I'm so honoured to have won the Divas of Colour Rising Star Award 2017. This is Special Touch Designs very first award. Divas of Colour is a gathering of some of the world’s most influential women from around the globe. It's a special day to recognise, reward and discover the best of women’s contributions. The 4th annual event was held on 18th March 2017 at Kia Oval.  Influential women, celebrities and power players in the health industry and many other walks of life were in attendance this year.   Divas of Colour has been an avenue for mostly women-owned businesses...

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Meet The Pharmacist Turned Entrepreneur Who Has Launched An African Inspired Greetings Card Company

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Meet The Pharmacist Turned Entrepreneur Who Has Launched An African Inspired Greetings Card Company

(Picture by A-picture photography)  British-Born Nigerian Georgina Fihosy is the creative entrepreneur behind the African Inspired greeting cards company Special Touch Designs which seeks to celebrate the diversity of the UK. Her gift for designing and hand-finishing greeting cards, which merge bold African wax print fabrics and quality textured boards, was realised in the summer of 2015. Whilst on maternity leave from her profession as a Pharmacist she made the decision to nurture her creativity and create a brand that would celebrate her Nigerian heritage and culture, showcase her love for fabric and design and recognise the diversity of Britain....

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Now stocked at Diverse Gifts Brixton

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Now stocked at Diverse Gifts Brixton

I am so excited to announce that Special Touch Designs cards are now stocked in Diverse Gifts in Brixton, London. Diverse is an independent gift shop.   Find them at 390 Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, SW9 8LF or call 0207 733 1488. Open: Monday - Sunday 11am-6pm (closes early on Sundays).

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