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How to share a bit of fun for ‘Trick or Treat’ during a socially distanced Halloween

Frustrated with ongoing global pandemic lockdown measures and trying to find ways to share a bit of fun during a socially distanced Halloween?

Trick or Treat & Halloween eCards with LOLVE www.LOLVEgift.co.uk

Why not consider sending an eCard from LOLVE at www.LOLVEgift.co.uk for sharing a bit of Trick or Treat fun during a socially distanced Halloween

As social restrictions look likely to continue into the Halloween season, the prospect of a full blown normal Trick or Treating for children & families this Halloween look bleak.

Trick or Treating, or Guising as its known in Scotland, is one of the joys of Halloween. A time when children are allowed to knock on doors and fill their sweetie bag to the brim! The sweeties can keep kids (& a few parents) on a sugar high for a few days after- although the monkey nuts are usually less fought over!

The fun of telling jokes in exchange for sweets on door steps is a tradition that has passed on for generations with records of Guising even traced back to the 16th century

The biggest joy of the Halloween is probably the dressing up in ghoulish outfits and is a must for kids and adults alike. Cute little outfits & normal toys & teddies are drastically swapped for ghost, vampires & skeletons with dripping blood, skulls & maggot accessories!

So this year, they’ll be little door to door visits and fewer carved out pumpkins on doorsteps. And sweet manufacturers profits will be down a little this October too.

So how best to share the Trick or Treat humour and have a bit of fun showing off outfits -dressed up in safely within the house? And how best to share some Halloween ghoulish love with family & friends that need to shield safely & you cannot visit.

eCard animations for Trick or Treat & Halloween
themed eCards at www.LOLVEgift.co.uk

Well how about creating a fun themed Trick or Treat or Halloween eCard with www.LOLVEgift.co.uk and send to family & friends by Facebook, email, WhatsApp or Twitter!

Have fun personalising our eCard by adding up to 4 photos to show off your outfits. You can add music & spooky spiders & Halloween cats effects too!

All our eCards are hand illustrated and utterly unique. Our ranges offer UNLIMITED use for outstanding value and our eCards are suitable for birthdays, Christmas, anniversaries, Thanksgiving or any special occasion.

Check out our ‘Trick or Treat’ & ‘Halloween’ eCards by children’s illustrator Molly Sage and get creating your 1st eCard with LOLVE.

Check out more about Molly Sage on https://www.lolvegift.co.uk/artists

See more about Molly Sages work on https://www.behance.net/mollysage

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LOLVE eCard illustrators: featuring children’s illustrator Molly Sage

LOLVE commissions only the finest artists to hand illustrate our eCards. Each artist has their own unique style which adds to the overall incredible quality of our ranges.

But we wanted to know a little bit more about each artist and what inspires them & makes them tick.

So we caught up with children’s illustrator Molly Sage, whose eCards include the popular ‘Owl’ & ‘Butterfly box’ and many more, with their distinctive matching surround borders which can be found at https://www.lolvegift.co.uk

So here’s 8 things we didn’t know about the very talented Molly

1) So Molly, tell us what inspires your creativity:

I live by the sea and I love to look at the large sweeping changing seascapes and dramatic skies. I enjoy focusing in on small details too, the design on some vintage material, the colours in an old vase, how the different colours complement or clash. I love colour!

2) You are a children’s illustrator- tell us about some of your work:

I mainly work on educational projects. I’m currently working on a large series of ebooks teaching children phonics for Blake education in Australia.

Some children are reluctant readers or have dyslexia (which I myself have). I think of those children when I illustrate as they need just a bit more to engage them and hold their interest.
Some of the action in the books takes place in the same setting and I have to be creative in focusing in on different aspects of the story- zooming in or out . My lovely editor Katy Pike and the author Sara Leaman at Blake give me a free rein to contribute ideas and I love the challenge .

3) Tell us a little about how you create your artwork:

I produce my work using Adobe illustrator, which works like a digital collage, the program is very flexible and allows me to experiment.

It’s so inspiring exploring colour, contrast and design adding detail and interest to things which could be seen as quite ordinary. The world is an amazing place. Aesthetics and a good environment are important to all our well being.

4) What 3 words do you feel describe you best?:

Imaginative, enthusiastic, determined

5) Where’s your happy place?:

Living in Whitstable looking out to sea with my little dog Meg and my lovely husband Clive who is always supportive. I love the simple things in life!

6) What has been your greatest achievement work wise to date:

Working on the phonics series- it’s been over 40 ebooks so far! I’ve seen my style develop, along with confidence in my own judgement of what works as the series of books have progressed. I’m always learning.

7) Tell us what appeals to you most about working with LOLVE:

Lizzy is great to work with. It was an open brief of creating an image of a gift/gift box, so I could be really creative with this idea.

8) Tell us something that would surprise us about you:

As well as having dyslexia, I also have dyspraxia and Aspergers. I’ve learnt to see my disabilities as a bonus.

I react to the world in a different way. Understanding and accepting that was a positive step forward and I started to see all the things I could do. I look at things from different perspectives which is a bonus when you are creative.

Thank you Molly, we loved learning more about you. Your work is incredible!

To see all of Molly’s eCards in LOLVE’s Everyday and Christmas ranges visit https://www.lolvegift.co.uk/

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To see more of Molly’s work go to https://www.behance.net/mollysage

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