Illinois Nature Letterpress Greeting Cards

Current Location Press

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Hand-set type and block printed card. Includes one card and envelope. 

Chain of Lakes features tranquil lilypad on calm waters. Inspired by Chain O' Lakes State Park in McHenry & Lake counties, Illinois.

Leatherleaf Bog features cattails at the edge of a bog. As glacial ice broke away and melted, large ‘kettle’ depressions were created. This greeting card is inspired by Moraine Hills State Park in McHenry County, Illinois.

This pine cone letterpress printed greeting card was originally carved as a woodblock; this reduced version is printed with magnesium plates. Includes one card and envelope.

Starved Rock's sandstone bluffs overlooking a river carved out by glaciers and water over millennia. Inspired by Lover’s Leap at Starved Rock State Park in LaSalle County, Illinois, this print will transport the viewer to a new place.

Stone Beach's rock and sand beaches along the shore of Lake Michigan, inspired by Illinois Beach State Park in Lake County, Illinois.

White Pines Park is the southern-most stand of native white pines in Illinois; towering up to an impressive 90 feet tall. Inspired by White Pines Forest State Park in Ogle County, Illinois.

Silver Springs features the fresh clear water of a natural spring, bright green watercrest, and skunk cabbage in a perfect springtime scene. Inspired by Silver Springs State Park in Kendall County, Illinois.

Prairieland features various grasses and plants native to the prairie along with a look below the soil to the part of the plant that gives the prairie its endurance - the deep roots. Inspired by the largest remnant of native prairie left in Illinois - Goose Lake Prairie State Park in Grundy County, Illinois.

Dimensions: Chain of Lakes, Leatherleaf Bog, Starved Rock, Stone Beach, White Pines, Silver Springs, Prairieland: 4.5 x 6.25" / Pine Cone: 3.5 x 5"
Materials: Recycled card stock, kraft paper


Current Location Press
(Ravenswood and Lincoln Square)

Current Location Press is an eco-conscious letterpress studio using traditional hand-set type and block printing. Our one-woman operation features Midwest landscapes, urban horticulture, and community engagement in a variety of pieces ranging from fine art prints to greeting cards, naturally dyed & printed tea towels to small printed ephemera.