Who is Carla Sue?
Carla Lyles is the founder of Carla Sue Greeting Cards and Gifts, a fun and sassy, no nonsense handcrafted card company based in her beloved hometown of Houston, TX. Carla is a self-taught crafter who has perfected the art of developing corky, yet beautiful greeting cards that are guaranteed to smile.
In 2012, Carla began making her own paper out of recycled paper scrapes after a papermaking workshop in her hometown. Throughout her career, Carla has worked with some of Houston’s top crafters, and graphic designers to assist her in honing her skills as a maker.
You can find Carla’s wonderful greeting cards not only in Houston but in several stores around the nation. Carla has been recognized in many publications and is the winner of Pop Shop America’s Maker Awards in the Best Prints and Paper Goods category. When she isn’t making cards and other goodies, she is spending time with her adorable 3 year old son Kaleb.