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Meet the artist: Iris Clelford

Meet the artist: Iris Clelford

Iris Clelford has been painting for Whistlefish for a number of years and we thought it was long overdue that we sat down for a catch up and learn a bit more about her, her work and her experiences!

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Hello Spring! The Whistlefish Guide To Spring Flowers

Hello Spring! The Whistlefish Guide To Spring Flowers
Spring bulbs herald an end to dark winter days, bringing a welcome splash of colour to the garden when few other plants are in flower. These amazing flowers have given inspiration to some of our most popular cards and we wanted to help banish the winter gloom by giving you a little guide to these. 

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Whistlefish Guide To Fowey

Whistlefish Guide To Fowey
We have recently opened a brand new gallery in the historic harbour town of Fowey. To help celebrate the launch of our fabulous new shop we thought we would put together a little fact file about this fantastic town, it's history and it's current hotspots!

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Meet the artist: Giles Ward

Meet the artist: Giles Ward

Originally from Yorkshire, Giles studied art foundation at Sheffield before moving to the South West to study illustration and graphic Design at Exeter College of Art. Experimentation is at the heart of Giles’ painting. Working pre-dominantly in oils his canvases take on other-worldly textures with the addition of acrylics, pen, inks, varnishes and anything else he can lay his hands on. Read on to hear how he became an artist and where he gets his inspiration from.

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Charity spotlight: Cornwall Wildlife Trust

Charity spotlight: Cornwall Wildlife Trust

Each year here at Whistlefish we choose some very worthy charities to support with a percentage of sales of our Christmas cards. This year we have taken this concept one step further, with some specially commissioned designs for the cards that are supporting 2 of our charities, Battersea Dogs & Cats Home and the Cornwall Wildlife Trust. Our third charity is one that we hold close to our heart here at Whistlefish, The Princes Trust

We wanted to give a bit more background about each of the charities we have chosen to support this year and hope that you will get as much satisfaction as we do when you combine purchasing a fabulous card alongside helping these fantastic causes.

Today we take a look at the Cornwall Wildlife Trust...

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