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BEHIND THE SCENES WITH KATIE CARDEW

BEHIND THE SCENES WITH KATIE CARDEW

Why buy British? ‘Discount culture’ is the hot word in the media at the moment. As a nation, we buy cheap, fast and throwaway. It’s a race to the bottom. HOW do we compete!?? It’s a tricky one with no easy win answer. When you buy from Katie Cardew Illustrations you are supporting a small British business and sustainable, […]

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Why we love our Flamingo range the most!

Why we love our Flamingo range the most!

Flamingos are fabulous. We know, that, you know that but what makes our Flamingo range so super special? Watch our video below to find out!

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Mercury Best Small Business award goes to...Katie Cardew Illustrations!

Mercury Best Small Business award goes to…Katie Cardew Illustrations!

WHAT a September. August was 400 degrees and full of tag teaming in the studio (summer holidays are not a small business’s best friend) but September, my word, we were back in the game!! It kicked off with Burghley Horse Trials where we were awarded runner up in the best stand competition and ended with […]

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MY TOP 10 THINGS I HAVE LEARNT ABOUT RUTLAND...

MY TOP 10 THINGS I HAVE LEARNT ABOUT RUTLAND…

Before I kick things off – to be the first to see and purchase the Rutland Map, please reserve your (free) ticket to the Open Studios this Friday! Info and tickets here My top 10 things I have learnt about Rutland There are many, many interesting things about Rutland. I spent the smaller half of […]

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Introduction to Illustration workshops - a BIG hit!

Introduction to Illustration workshops – a BIG hit!

I did two workshops back in 2017 at Snow Designs in Stamford, so it was a no-brainer to host our very own now we have our new studios! I have very little experience in teaching so it’s always a little nerve-wracking faced with 10 expectant faces but I kept my cool (in the 30-degree heat!!) […]

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RUTLAND MAP!

RUTLAND MAP!

I hope lots of you got to listen to my radio debut earlier today. SUCH FUN! If you didn’t catch it, the big news story is…the Rutland Map has been started but I need YOUR help to fill it! People have been phoning in, emailing and messaging Rutland Radio with their ideas but I wanted […]

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Summer Open Studio tickets now on sale!

Summer Open Studio tickets now on sale!

Following the roaring success of the Katie Cardew shopping event back in April, we would love to invite you to our Summer Open Studio at Katie Cardew Illustrations, bigger and better than ever before! We have so many new products to show you. For the first time ever we’ll have: – Aga tops – A brand […]

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Open Quote Illustration Lord-a-leaping Illustration
I commissioned Katie to do an illustration of my brother’s wedding. She did a fantastic job! They absolutely love it. It has so much character, it really conveys the fun & warmth of the day.
Becky
Closing Quote Illustration Lord-a-leaping Illustration

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