1canoe2

1canoe2

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Note from shop owner Hi everyone!
Thanks for stopping by! We are currently in the process of changing warehouses and systems. We won't be shipping again until the new year.
Cheers - the 1canoe2 crew

Note from shop owner

Last updated on Aug 4, 2022

Hi everyone!
Thanks for stopping by! We are currently in the process of changing warehouses and systems. We won't be shipping again until the new year.
Cheers - the 1canoe2 crew

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About 1canoe2

Sales 47,456
On Etsy since 2008

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Homegrown in the Heartland

1canoe2 is an illustration and letterpress studio operating out of a sunny historic building in the Brick District of Fulton, Missouri. In 2009, we followed a dream and bought a big old letterpress, and 1canoe2 was born. The name represents a spirit of kinship, heartland roots, and memories of canoe trips and campfires along Missouri streams with "one canoe, two girls." Everything made in the cheerful 1canoe2 studio stems from a deep appreciation of life's natural beauty and the pursuit of curiosity. Our popular line of gifts and stationery has appeared in over 1000 independent boutiques around the world and select national retailers like Anthropologie and Paper Source. In addition to stationery and homegoods, we partner with wonderful companies to create scrapbooking materials, quilting fabric, and much more coming this year!

Shop members

  • Beth

    Owner, Designer, Creator

  • Kate

    Designer, Photographer, Creator

  • Haley

    Marketer, Designer

Production partners

  • International Artists' Liason

    CA, United States

    Helps us to find and develop great partnerships with carving & textile workshops over seas. He visits the abroad facilities so we can trust that everything is made in an ethical and skillful workshop. He makes our wooden berry boxes and tea towels.

  • Woodworker

    MO, United States

    Small woodworking studio who makes our letterpressed recipe boxes and makes the calendar hangers.

  • Glassware factory

    Toledo, OH

    This company helps us by printing our artwork on the custom small batch glassware that we sell.

  • Moda fabrics

    Dallas, TX

    We worked with Moda fabrics to create a line of original fabric. They produce it in South Korea.

  • Printer

    MO, United States

    This printing company is like family to us. They print all of our flat printed (not letterpress) greeting cards, recipe cards, calendars, postcards, etc. We couldn't do it without them!

Shop policies

Last updated on May 9, 2022
We thank you for shopping with us!

1canoe2 is an illustration and letterpress studio operating out of a sunny historic building in the Brick District of Fulton, Missouri. In 2009, we followed a dream and bought a big old letterpress, and 1canoe2 was born. The name represents a spirit of kinship, heartland roots, and memories of canoe trips and campfires along Missouri streams with "one canoe, two girls." Everything made in the cheerful 1canoe2 studio stems from a deep appreciation of life's natural beauty and the pursuit of curiosity. Our popular line of gifts and stationery has appeared in over 1000 independent boutiques around the world and select national retailers like Anthropologie and Paper Source. In addition to stationery and homegoods, we partner with wonderful companies to create scrapbooking materials, quilting fabric, and much more coming this year!

FAQ

Can I pay for custom letterpress artwork?

Letterpress is a very old, very cumbersome technique. What makes it so cool is what also makes it hard to create custom items. For each print or design you see here, we first design a plate for the design that costs roughly $60. We then spend approximately 3 hours setting the press up, mixing the ink, printing, and then cleaning the plates. For this reason, we normally print between 100 and 400 of our designs at a time. Imagine if we did all that work for one print! We'd be broke, and more importantly, we'd never have time to create more awesome original artwork for you!

Can you customize any of your prints or cards?

All of our prints and cards are available only in the colors and size shown on the photographs in each of the listing. We realize it’s disappointing that we can’t customize these in all of the many ways (other sizes, other colors, other phrases/sayings) we get requests for, but we have to have time to design and print more great drawings we (and you) love.

Accepted payment methods

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Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
Letterpress is a handmade process, and no two items are exactly alike. There will be minor differences in color, etc due to computer monitors and photography, but we promise to deliver a lovely, letterpressed item free from smudges or other damage.

If you do happen to receive an item with a minor problem, we ask you to contact us with a photo of the problem. In most cases, we'll just send you a replacement for a damaged, but we may ask you to return the item at your shipping cost.

If you are truly unhappy with your purchase and would like to return it, we will refund you the cost of the item only, not the shipping, and you will need to pay to ship it back to us. First class mail is inexpensive and completely fine.

Please let us know that you're sending a return, and we will refund your money when we have it back and see that the item is undamaged and complete.
Payment
Please make an effort to pay immediately, or contact us if you're having a problem with PayPal. If you place an order without payment, we have to pay Etsy fees for something that didn't sell.

We'll do everything we can, but if payment hasn't gone through in 3 days, we reserve the right to cancel your order. Of course, if you've contacted us we will be happy to work with you.
Shipping
--We try to ship the next day whenever possible but most shipments are within two to three days.
--PLEASE make sure you have the same address in Etsy and in PayPal. We will always default to the PayPal address, and can't be responsible if that is not correct.
--If you are shipping outside of the US, please be advised that orders sometimes take as long as 4-6 weeks when we ship via 1st class mail. The next level of faster service often costs $40 USD more, but we can upgrade your shipping if you send us a message. We will try to help in any way we can!