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Introducing Hollyhock Lane…

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We Welcome Hollyhock Lane…

Whats not to love about HollyHock Lane stationery! Quirky & alternative, charming and pretty, hand drawn and painted stationery by artist and illustrator Julie Annis.

All the designs Julie creates start their lives on good old-fashioned paper, and she uses pens, paints, inks and collages to make designs that are fun and pretty before translating them into digital formats for modern printing presses. The stationery is then printed by Julie’s printers (who have very green credentials such as using vegetable based inks,) onto lovely thick, vintage finish, recycled card.

Julie’s vision is to design stationery that’s creative and original and that is a bit different from the run of the mill wedding stationery that you’re used to.  Here she tells us a little bit more about her business…

Tell us a bit about Hollyhock Lane Stationery…

Once upon a time I did a fine art painting degree at Edinburgh College of art, and after graduating I started working as a graphic designer and illustrator. I found that I had this slightly weird combination of skills that were never quite, completely satisfied in my day to day work, because I never got to do the really creative work that I craved. It was when I was getting married in 2009 and I created the stationery for our own wedding, that it got …

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