Meet the Cute, Sometimes Cranky Letterpress Cards

Chicago-based McBitterson’s Shop create “cute, sometimes cranky” letterpress greeting cards. Designed by Jenny Piette, the cards combine a traditional, tactile printing process with a contemporary design flavour. As a huge fan of letterpress design and charming, funny cards I really love the McBitterson’s greetings cards range (especially the adorable sloth design shown above) and hope you do too.

A serial creative, designer Jenny is hugely experienced with crafting, drawing and making wonderful things. Along the creative journey she fell in love with the process of creating letterpress cards. Utilising a vintage press from the 1960’s, McBitterson’s was soon brimming with cards; mini works of art that artfully combine witty text with sweet and sharp graphics. Printed, scored, folded and packed by hand in Jenny’s studio, the cards use a heavyweight cotton paper to leave a tactile surface texture that can be felt and appreciated by the recipient. The current collection of cards has designs for birthdays, occasions and every day correspondence.

Letterpress Cards for Every Occasion

Impress your loved ones with this excellent letterpress design with the cutest otter who will love you like no other.

letterpress cards - love you like no otter greeting card

Like your birthdays with a little menace? This cute kitten sitting under a hanging anvil is the card for you. Surprise your friends and family on their birthday with a danger-defying feline in a precarious spot, all captured in lovely letterpress.

letterpress cards - kitten greeting card

This blank letterpress greeting card is a great choice for correspondence or general card-giving occasions. With it’s super sweet mum & baby elephants, it’s the perfect design to show a little family love.

letterpress cards - elephant card

Poor Dragon never gets his wish, but this birthday card with it’s bright letterpress design is a funny & charming way to spread a wish to your favourite people on their birthdays.

letterpress cards - dragon never gets his wish card

This cool checked shirt is for the lumberjacks in your world. Those manly & kind folks who deserve a top quality greeting card with a difference.

letterpress cards - sensitive lumberjack

Last of our letterpress cards is this adorable mum & baby sloth design. The perfect card for a perfect mum, it’s sentiment is short & sweet – “hanging with my mom” – what could be better?

letterpress cards - hanging with my mom greeting card

Where to Buy McBitterson’s Shop Letterpress Cards

The featured greetings cards retail at £3.00 each. To see more, stock or purchase from the card range please visit the McBitterson’s Etsy shop.

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