Greeting Cards . Blackbird LetterpressBlackbird Letterpress
Letterpress Printed Greeting Card Varieties
Cat . Whatever . Flat Card
“Whatever” message . Neon orange ink on 110-pound ecru cotton paper. 3.5 x 9 inches. Die cut to hold a gift card, money, tickets or a love note. Kraft envelope.
Octopus . Birthday . Folded Card
“Happy Birthday” message inside. 4.25 x 5.5 inches. Orange and blue ink on 100% cotton paper. Cut-out circle on front that shows the inside message. Envelope.
Snake . Thanks . Folded Card
“Thanks” message inside. 4.25 x 5.5 inches. Dark red and neon orange ink on 100% cotton paper. Cut-out circle on front that shows the inside message. Kraft Envelope.
Snake . You’re the Besssst . Flat Card
“You're the Besssst“ message. Bright coral ink on 100-pound manilla yellow paper. 4 x 8.75 inches. Die-cut to hold a gift card, money, tickets or a love note. Envelope.
Sheep . Thank Ewe . Flat Card
“Thank Ewe” message. Orange ink on 100-pound paper.
Die cut. 4.5 x 6 inches. Envelope.
Humpback Whale . Birthday . Flat Card
“Have a Whaley Great Birthday” message. Blue ink on 100-pound light paper. Die cut. 9.5 x 4 inches. Envelope.
Swans . Perfect Match . Flat Card
“Perfect match” message. Sweet elegant swans illustrating love and friendship. Black ink on 110-pound cotton paper. 9.3 x 3.5 inches. Die cut to hold a gift card, money, tickets or a love note. Envelope.
Dog . BFF . Slotted Flat Card
“BFF” message. Dark blue green ink on 100-pound tile green paper. 3-5/8 x 8-1/4 inches. Die cut to hold a gift card, money, tickets or a love note. Envelope.
When it Rains You are the Rainbow . Folded Card
Blank inside. 4.25 x 5.5 inches. Green and blue pigment ink on 100% cotton paper. Envelope.
Welcome Baby . Folded Card
Blank inside. 4.25 x 5.5 inches. Die cut folded card is printed with yellow and orange ink on pale pink paper. Envelope
Congratulations . Fold Out Card
Congratulations! Time to break out the bubbly! Folded up and closed it reads "congratulations." Expand the card to pop the champagne, and let the festivities begin! Folded, the card measures 4.25"x5.5", and it unfolds to 10.25"x5.5"
3D Butterfly . House Card
Spread your wings and Fly! Just color, fold, and glue to make a 3D house. Blank inside and measures 4.25”x5.5” folded.
Seasonal cards vary and are shown in images next to variants. Some are die cut and some are standard 4.25 x 5.5 inches.
Designed and printed in Lafayette, Louisiana by Blackbird Letterpress.
Kathryn Hunter began Blackbird Letterpress in 2003 in Lafayette, Louisiana, after she bought a Chandler and Price 8 x 12 letterpress. The print shop moved in Fall of 2016 and has expanded in space, employment and equipment. Today's team uses the original letterpress, along with a Vandercook SP15, Chandler and Price 10 x 15 and two Heidelberg Windmills for press production.