Memelou is a fun and colourful brand of design led greeting cards. All our cards are made and produced in the UK on FSC certified boards.

Memelou was brought to life in 2012 by designer Michelle Gemmel. Michelle is a freelance designer with over 14 years design experience. She has worked for many large companies designing fashion and homeware products before becoming freelance in 2010. Michelle has always had a huge obsession with greeting cards and this is why she became a freelancer so she could dedicate more time to creating her own unique brand of cards.

Michelle is inspired by everything around her and wanted Memelous ranges to really reflect her personality. You will usually find her laughing, wearing stripes or the colour pink.

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"I went straight to your website and love what I see! Just setting up my shop so early days and fully stocked and good to go. But I am so glad you found me and I will be in touch with several of your designers. Really interesting stuff."

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