We started under the name James Ellis Stevens in 1990. James had finished college, was looking for something to do and started selling his mother's art to local shops in the Buckinghamshire area. These did well and it made sense to turn them into prints and soon shops were asking for the prints to be framed and a framing workshop was established in his parent's garage.
A few years went by and we were approached by a greetings card company that was interested in publishing the images as cards. We decided that this was something we wanted to do ourselves and so, in 1997, we published our first range of greetings cards.
Fast forward to the present day and we now focus on publishing cards, stationery and personalised stationery using designs from some wonderful artists. We moved to Bristol in 2000. Our company name is James Ellis Stevens Ltd and we trade under the name James Ellis at this address.
In 2013 we launched our sister company MadeByEllis.com that specialises in personalised notebooks, gifts and stationery.
Who we sell to
We supply independent stores, multinationals and distributors around the world. Please contact us if you require details of our distributors overseas or if you are interested in stocking our cards. Here are a few of the places you can buy our products:
To design and publish the best cards and gift stationery that we can. The supply and service our customers in the best possible way.
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