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Carol on May 31, 20225 out of 5 stars
Nice quality card, thank you.
Leah on May 1, 20225 out of 5 stars
The paper and design were far superior to what I expected. It's almost too pretty to use. Would definitely buy from this seller again. Great Etsy shop.
SheSins on Apr 15, 20225 out of 5 stars
Pretty cool, bold colours. Im just waiting for a birthday to come up!
Laura Lucas on Feb 27, 20225 out of 5 stars
Super cool. Used to print a black ink poster on!
Allison on Jan 20, 20225 out of 5 stars
Beautiful cards, lovely packaging, colours and designs amazing and original. I really like that they're not aggressively Christmas-y so easy to share with folks who may or may not celebrate. Shipping was also really quick and Lisa the shop owner is a delight.
Judith on Jan 8, 20225 out of 5 stars
Such a beautiful paper, I really love this design! - the photos don’t do it justice. The print quality is superb and the subtly rich colours work so well against the natural colour of the paper. It was really nicely presented and arrived in good time. Everything came together to make a fantastic shopping experience, thank you so much!
Anelia on Dec 21, 20215 out of 5 stars
The most beautiful paper!
Nancianne on Nov 5, 20215 out of 5 stars
Nice paper! I wrapped a gift already with it 🙃
Diane on Oct 28, 20215 out of 5 stars
Both versions of the little journal are well designed and elegant! Love them both!
Bright, fun stationery, handmade with love and sustainable materials
Hi! I’m Lisa, art lover, science enthusiast, and the one-woman show behind this growing stationery shop, Milk Thistle Paper Co.
I produce original greeting cards, gift wrap, and (soon!) other paper goods that are vivid, eye-catching, and fun! My designs mix the shapes and symmetries of the natural world with the graphic styles of comics, zines, and graffiti.
I’m committed to being kind to the earth by using only sustainable materials and production techniques. My cards are printed with plant-based inks on 100% recycled paper, and paired with unbleached, 100% post-consumer recycled envelopes. Each card rests in a protective sleeve that is made from plants and fully compostable.
All my products are designed in Guelph, Ontario, and printed locally on Canadian paper.
Customs and import taxes
Returns & exchanges
I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations
I accept returns I do not accept returns
I accept exchanges I do not accept exchanges
I accept cancellations I do not accept cancellations
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
Frequently asked questions
Gift wrapping and packaging
I make every effort to minimize the environmental impact of my business, and packaging is no exception. Cards sold individually are tucked into clear, compostable sleeves for protection from rough handling. If you purchase a four-pack, each card is in a separate sleeve and the bundle is simply bound with an offcut strip of our gift wrap, and stamped with the Milk Thistle logo. Gift wrap sheets are folded once and protected by a compostable sleeve.
Orders ship in cardboard mailers, no bells or whistles. If your order is a gift and you’re looking for a little extra oomph in your packaging, message me! I’m happy to add some decorative touches and a personalized note.
Shipping options explained
All domestic items ship via Canada Post Letter Mail. Orders to addresses outside Canada will be shipped via Canada Post Small Packet Air. Please note that delivery times are not currently guaranteed by Canada Post due to COVID-19 related delays. Due to prohibitive costs, I do not offer tracking at this time.
If your address is within Guelph city limits and you'd like to arrange to pick up your order, send me a message or add a note to your order! I'll refund your shipping costs and we can make a date.
Damaged and missing items
What if your items arrive on time, but they’ve been damaged along the way? Or worse, they don’t show up at all? Listen, we know that sometimes things don’t go according to plan. If your items show up damaged, please message us with a clear photograph and we’ll discuss where to go from there. If your package is lost in the mail, please wait until 20 days have passed (Canada) or 30 days (USA/International), then send me a message and we can talk options.