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Make a statement with Cardology *

Buying gifts for people is something I pride myself on. I always ensure that I look for something which is personal or a little different from the usual ‘stuff’. You know what I mean, a smelly set from Boots or a box of chocolates. There’s nothing wrong with those things of course – I’d never say no to a box of choccies! – but I like to put a lot of thought and effort into everything I buy anyone. Which often results in a lot of stressful scrolling and hectic brainstorming! Greetings cards can be just as special as the gifts. I always opt for a greeting card that matches the person I’m buying for. My dad will receive a funny one, my mum will receive a personalised one probably with a picture of our dog on – you get the gist!

* Please excuse my reflection in the plastic in the above photo. I didn’t think that one through.

I want to share some cards which I was sent from Cardology today which, in my opinion, would certainly make a statement to whoever you’re giving it to. By using sliceform and the Asian art-form, Kirigami, Cardology creates high quality, intricate and exquisite pop-up cards for every occasion. If you’d like to find out more about how the cards are made, you can read about it here but for anyone keeping it simple, all you need to know is that they produce pop-up cards. And they’re amazing. 

I was sent 3 different designs, 3 of the companies favourites, which was fun because I didn’t know what I was going to get so I went into this with my eyes open and the 3 which were sent could be used for very different occasions. I’ve been umming and ahhing about which one is my favourite and I think I’ve made a choice, so I’ll start with that one. I genuienly gasped when I opened it. 

This is the ‘To Er is Human. To Arrrr is Pirate’ card and look at it. Look at it. I’m honestly still gobsmacked at the intricacies in this. This isn’t a card, it’s a genuine work of art. I think a card like this could be fantastic for a younger child who loves pirates and it’s a non-specific card so could certainly be used in any occasion, which is great.

This next one is the ‘Eat me. Drink me‘ card and clearly it would be perfect for any Disney fan (like myself!) Ideal for a birthday (or an un-birthday… See what I did there?) I think this is an absolutely gorgeous card. I particularly like all the little details in the legs of the chairs as well. Cardology really don’t consider anything too much effort. I forgot to mention in the previous one that there’s plenty of room inside the card to write in too.

Finally, this is the blank fronted flowers card which opens up to a beautiful bouquet of flowers and a cute little wasp (I think that’s a wasp?) Obviously this would be perfect for Mother’s Day and I actually gave this card to my own mum as an extra little gift because I thought she’d love it. Or a female figures birthday would be just as ideal!

I was really blown away by Cardology and their cards. I didn’t have any expectations before I received the products as I wasn’t too sure what I was going to get in the post but after researching their methods and seeing how hard they work on each individual card, it’s impossible not to be in awe. You can find them on their website, Facebook or Instagram!

* These products were sent to me in exchange for a review

Jenny in Neverland

Twenty-something lifestyle blogger from Essex. Book lover, Slytherin, organisational wizard and enjoys Motorsport, Disney and Yoga.

85 Comments

  1. alohalola says:

    Wow! Look at the detail and beauty of these cards! The pirate ship one is like a work of art! x x x

    1. It really is they’re phenomenal!

  2. I’m not a card person and never buy one for someone unless I have to but I must say, I am pretty impressed by these.

    1. They’re more like art work than cards though aren’t they xxx

  3. These are so cool xx

    1. Right xxx

  4. Lisa's Notebook says:

    Oh, wow, these cards are something else, they’re proper works of art, I would never want to write on them! I LOVE the flowers one, absolutely perfect for a keen gardener 🙂 gorgeous pics, Jenny, thank you so much for sharing x

    Lisa | http://www.lisasnotebook.com

    1. I haven’t wrote on them yet either I don’t want to! xxx

  5. Wow! These are incredibly beautiful! I love the path that gifts and cards are going now.. they died a death and now not only are they back, they’re back with a smash!!

    1. Absolutely!

  6. I got a card in this sort of style for my wedding day and I absolutely loved it. That pirate ship one is incredible though, I think I’m going to have to get it for my husband’s birthday. Absolutely mindblowing detail!
    Beth x

    1. That’s lovely! Awh you totally should xxx

  7. oh my goodness, those cards look so special! I’m a massive Disney fan so I absolutly love the Alice in wonderland card.. I will definitely be having a nosey on the companies website tonight 🙂

    Kate | http://www.katelovesx.co.uk/

    1. Aren’t they gorgeous! xxx

  8. Woah, those cards look bloody amazing! I might have to get some for a couple of people’s birthdays coming up.

    Amy | hookedonthemusic.com

    1. Aren’t they gorgeous!

  9. These are such beautiful and intricate cards. I love buying cards and often have a collection of them (all keeping in mind for certain people). They are definitely the things I buy the most when I travel. And also if I find cute card shops or stands at markets! I’m definitely going to look at Cardology now!

    1. I need to start collecting cards so I always have one to give to someone!

  10. Imogen says:

    These are incredible! I completely get what you mean about gift pride- I love getting things for people that I know they’ll love and cherish. Cards always end up ruining it because most are so boring so I’m going to look into Cardology.
    Imogen’s Typewriter. <3

    1. Haha they usually are boring aren’t they!

  11. Oh I love these! I’m often reluctant to spend money on cards because I just think they’re going to get thrown away but with cards as beautiful as these I’d definitely be more inclined to splurge! xo
    Sian | http://www.siankathrine.co.uk

    1. Yeah same, I always try and make cards really personalised for that reason xxx

  12. These are so cool!! I used to be very artsy when I was younger, and I tried making these a couple of times. So hard but look amazing! The Alice in Wonderland and the flowers are my favs.

    1. Wow I bet anything pop up is really difficult to make

  13. It’s so cool that you got your hands on some popup cards! WOW! The pirate ship looks amazing! Hehe love the one with flowers as well! This is some talent at work XD. Thanks for sharing your experience!

    exquisitely.me

    1. It really is isn’t it, I’m still amazed by them! xxx

  14. I bought my mom a pop up card for mother’s day last year! It was beautiful & she loved it! It’s definitely going to be a new tradition for me! I can’t wait to pick one out for her this weekend!

    1. Awh that’s lovely! xxx

  15. These cards are amazing! I’d keep them open permanently as decoration

    1. Yeah you totally could do that!

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