blackbirdletterpress

letterpress | stationery | notebooks | animal cards

Baton Rouge, Louisiana · 5544 Sales

blackbirdletterpress

letterpress | stationery | notebooks | animal cards

Baton Rouge, Louisiana 5544 Sales On Etsy since 2008

5 out of 5 stars
(1623)

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Wholesale and custom inquires, welcome! Send us an email at blackbirdletterpress [!at] gmail.com and we'll happily send you our line sheet.
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To learn more about us and see samples of our custom printing, visit blackbirdletterpress.com.
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Announcement

Last updated on Jan 23, 2017

--blackbirdletterpress.com
--instagram: http://instagram.com/blackbirdletterpress
--twitter: twitter.com/blackbirdletter
--fb: www.facebook.com/blackbirdletterpress
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Wholesale and custom inquires, welcome! Send us an email at blackbirdletterpress [!at] gmail.com and we'll happily send you our line sheet.
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To learn more about us and see samples of our custom printing, visit blackbirdletterpress.com.
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blackbird letterpress

letterpress Valentine Bear Hug card
letterpress Valentine Bear Hug card
$6.00
Letterpress Yeti holiday card
Letterpress Yeti holiday card
$6.00
letterpress sloth gift card
letterpress sloth gift card
$6.00
letterpress card thank ewe die cut
letterpress card thank ewe die cut
$6.00
letterpress swan perfect match card
letterpress swan perfect match card
$6.00
letterpress fox card crafty diecut
letterpress fox card crafty diecut
$6.00
Bigfoot Sasquatch letterpress card
Bigfoot Sasquatch letterpress card
$6.00
Chimp letterpress card
Chimp letterpress card
$6.00
letterpress OWL card die cut woot
letterpress OWL card die cut woot
$6.00
letterpress card raccoon die cut oops
letterpress card raccoon die cut oops
$6.00
letterpress birthday card bunny die cut
letterpress birthday card bunny die cut
$6.00
letterpress bff dog card
letterpress bff dog card
$6.00
letterpress Bee Mine card die cut
letterpress Bee Mine card die cut
$6.00
letterpress pelican card die cut
letterpress pelican card die cut
$6.00
letterpress bat hang in there card
letterpress bat hang in there card
$6.00
letterpress Bear Hug card diecut Grizzly
letterpress Bear Hug card diecut Grizzly
$6.00
letterpress cat gift card
letterpress cat gift card
$6.00
letterpress Get Whale card
letterpress Get Whale card
$6.00
Polar bear letterpress gift card
Polar bear letterpress gift card
$6.00
letterpress Caticorn die cut gift card
letterpress Caticorn die cut gift card
$6.00
letterpress Hooked Fish die cut card
letterpress Hooked Fish die cut card
$6.00
Later Alligator letterpress card
Later Alligator letterpress card
$6.00
letterpress pop-out yellow warbler card
letterpress pop-out yellow warbler card
$7.50
letterpress pop-out bluebird card
letterpress pop-out bluebird card
$7.50
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Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(1623)
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cc on Aug 9, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

One of my very favorite cards.

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cc on Aug 9, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

I love the originality and quality of these cards. A pleasure to give and to receive.

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cc on Aug 9, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Always original and beautifully printed.

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cc on Aug 9, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Never disappointed in the quality or the service.

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cc on Aug 9, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Wonderful cards and excellent customer service.

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cc on Aug 9, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Awesome as always. Thanks !!

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cc on Aug 9, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Always original and fun cards for giving to all ages.

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cc on Aug 9, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Beautiful......hanging in my kitchen. Thanks.

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cc on Aug 9, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Always great craftsmanship and service.

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cc on Aug 9, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

So cool and beautifully made.

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cc on Aug 9, 2017

5 out of 5 stars

Wonderful cards and excellent customer service.

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About

Celebrating 10+ years!

Kathryn Hunter started Blackbird Letterpress in Lafayette, Louisiana, in her friends' house in 2003. Blackbird began with the purchase of a Chandler and Price "Old Series" platen letterpress (circa 1904) from a long-time printer in Hammond, Louisiana. The movable type came from a printer outside of Chicago. One crisp October weekend (well, crisp in Illinois, not necessarily in Louisiana), Pudd and Kathryn flew to the big midwestern city, loaded a couple tons of type and cabinets and other goodies out of a basement into a moving truck, and drove it back to Bayou Country. A collection of vintage printer's cuts came from a long-time printer in New Iberia, Louisiana (the trip was luckily much shorter that time).

We currently work out of a mural-clad building in Baton Rouge, which we share with a cool metalworking business and two frisky guard dogs. We print on several presses: C&P 8x12, Vandercook SP15, C&P 10x15, and a Heidelberg Windmill 10x15.

Kathryn Hunter was trained as a printmaker and has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in printmaking (1999) from Montana State University, Bozeman, and a Master of Fine Arts in printmaking (2003) from Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge. She continues to make fine art when she's not busy keeping up with Blackbird, designing, printing, and performing other operational tasks. See her fine art work at kathrynhunterfineart.com. Her work is represented by LeMieux Galleries in New Orleans, LA.

Rebecca Kreisler earned an MFA in printmaking at LSU in 2011. She currently teaches at the University of Louisiana, Lafayette. See her work at rebeccakreisler.com.

To see what we're up to visit & follow us on Instagram, instagram.com/blackbirdletterpress

Production partners

  • A local laser cutting business

    LA, United States

    A local metal laser cutting business.

  • a local binder

    Baton Rouge, LA

    An offset and digital printshop.

Shop policies

Last updated on March 29, 2016
Hello! Come on in and take a look. If you still have a question after reading our policies, please convo us.

Accepted payment methods

  • Pay with Visa
  • Pay with Master Card
  • Pay with American Express
  • Pay with Discover
  • Pay with PayPal
  • Buy with Apple Pay
  • Pay with Sofort
  • Pay with iDeal
  • Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
  • Check
Payment
We accept Paypal, credit cards, and checks. If you pay with a check, we'll wait until the check clears to ship your order.
Shipping
[general info]

We ship at least twice a week via USPS first class mail. We package our paper goods in a sturdy envelope to keep them from bending in transit. (Added bonus: You can reuse or recycle the envelopes!) If you prefer a different shipping method, just convo us. We’ll be glad to upgrade for you.

Louisiana residents will be charged 9% sales tax.

[international]

Buyers are responsible for any duties or customs fees.
Refunds and Exchanges
If your item arrives damaged, please let us know. We'll work with you!
Additional policies and FAQs
[wholesale]

We gladly accept wholesale inquiries. Convo us or email us at blackbirdletterpress [!at] gmail.com, and we'll send you our line sheet (complete with terms, minimum orders, and product photos and descriptions). Just let us know what email address to use.

[custom printing]

We offer custom printing, including letterpress business cards, invitations and announcements, and small runs of posters and handbills. Choose from existing Blackbird Letterpress designs, or work one-on-one with us to create the perfect custom design to suit your needs. Feel free to peruse samples of our work at blackbirdletterpress.com. If you have questions or would like an estimate, please email Kathryn at blackbirdletterpress [!at] gmail.com.

[printing]

The impression you see in our printed paper goods will vary depending on the paper and type of relief image we use. A lino cut leaves less impression than a magnesium plate, for example. While we enjoy the texture debossing creates, we cannot exceed the ability of our press or compromise our type or print blocks to make a deeper impression than good printing demands. In everything we print, we strive to maintain high quality and strong design.