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This Is Nessie

From hand painting greeting cards at her kitchen table to building a fully functioning print studio next to her home in rural Sussex, England, designer and illustrator Nessie Maclay turned humble beginnings into a work of art.

It all began in 2002 when Nessie s dad requested some hand-painted greeting cards for Christmas. Nessie accepted, and as soon as she put paintbrush to paper, she was hooked. Her dad s initial order of 400 quickly grew thanks to friends and family and Nessie sold almost 10,000 cards by the end of the holiday season.

And that s when 'This Is Nessie' was born.

As popularity for Nessie s hand-finished cards grew, the venture naturally progressed to personalised stationery and then to Nessie s famous personalized welly boot prints.

Now, customers can choose from a wide range of personalized prints, custom printed homeware products and quirky framed illustrations.

It s such an incredible privilege for me to be able to share in the many special moments in people s lives. From weddings to new beginnings, anniversaries to birthdays and everything else in between. I feel so lucky to be able to bring my passion for beautiful illustration and design into your big moments.

Backed up by the amazing team here in our studio, we will always go the extra mile to deliver those all-important smiles.

We re so grateful for all the support and feedback and so chuffed to create with and for you!

Love Nessie x

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