Molly meets Caroline Gardner

An interview with Caroline Gardner

What is nicer than receiving or sending a card?

I'm sure we've all seen one of Caroline's beautiful cards on the shelves of the shops. I was delighted to meet Caroline Gardner herself to talk pencils, pillows and bedtimes.

Tell us what you do in 3 words.

Create gorgeous products

What makes you get out of bed in the morning?


What's the best piece of advice you’ve ever received?

Keep trying

I imagine your desk to be full of wonderful stationery bits and bobs, which is your must-have favourite piece and why?

My Caroline Gardner set of 3 notebooks, I use them all the time and you can never have enough

What does a typical Monday morning look like for you?

Dog walk at 6:45, rain or shine, stretches, porridge, design all morning, do my emails, every other Monday I go to an exhibition to keep the creative juices flowing...

If you could put your bed anywhere in the world where would it be? Why…

On my balcony in Greece with the view of two little islands in the distance

If you had to have the same thing for breakfast every morning what would it be?

I do(!)... porridge

What’s on your bed today?

Linen sheets and an indian bedcover

Tea or Coffee?


Instagram or Twitter? Why.

Instagram. I love pictures

Are you an early bird or night owl?

Early bird and a night owl. I don’t sleep much!!

Flat sheets or fitted?


Who would you invite over for a dream midnight feast? (no restrictions.  dead/alive/animal/fictional)


Clean sheet Friday or clean sheet Sunday? (Harriet and I disagree)


Tell us a secret.

I want to be an Architect

Who should Molly meet next?

Pippa Small


This year all Caroline's Christmas cards are (as well as being beautiful) supporting Meningitis Now . You can pick up a pack and support the charity by heading to their website.

Caroline Gardner Charity Christmas Cards.

An interview with Caroline Gardner.


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