Image of 3 greetings card with flower themes, in green, yellow and pink tones

Summer Florals

With the summer garden in full colourful bloom, this is a great time to appreciate the fabulous and prolific inspiration that flowers bring to design.

Botanical artwork and pattern design is something we love at Quince & Quill.  Explore our wide range of all-occasion greetings cards and patterned papers for fabulous summertime gifting.

images of floral greetings cards

From left to right:

Greetings card by Susie Hamilton -  Nasturtiums in Bird Jug  

This wonderful Staffordshire jug is joyfully brimming with bright nasturtiums.
Susie Hamilton is an artist and illustrator who uses gouache acrylic paint to create cheerful and uplifting designs that celebrate the beauty of nature, the c
hange of seasons and a love of vintage china. 

Greetings card by Scribble & Daub - Nasturtiums 

This design is from a collection commissioned by Charleston, the Sussex home of the Bloomsbury group. This beautiful card, drawn from flowers found in the gardens at Charleston House, has been printed on a vintage letter press onto luxurious Italian Fabriano card and then individually hand-painted with coloured inks at Scribble & Daub's cottage studio. 

Greetings card by Esmie - Orange Daisies

The pattern of this beautiful silkscreen printed card has been selected from an archive of designs in Kyoto Japan and each card is handmade in Esmie's bindery in the South of England by applying the silk-screen chiyogami paper to a luxury off-white card. 

Greetings card by Stengun Drawings - Birds Of Paradise

Inspired by natural beauty and modernist culture, the artwork by Stengun Drawings starts life as a photograph, from this it is developed as a painting in acrylic and then digitally worked and printed on tactile 300gsm FSC certified paper.  

Greetings card by Hadley Paper Goods - Lavender

This dainty depiction of a simple glass with a handful of lavender is part of a range of cards that Hadley produced in collaboration with Kettle’s Yard house, Cambridge.

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