website blue shells.png



You can include a free hand-written message and have any of our cards sent directly to your recipient.


This cheerful crab is bringing all the candles to the party. Printed in Oxfordshire by Archivist Press, using the traditional letterpress method, on FSC paper milled in the Lake District from sustainable forests. Made in the UK and blank inside for your own message.

Measures 17.88 x 12.7cm.

Crab Birthday Card

  • This is a cards item at £1.99 postage and packing.

    We make every effort to dispatch items within three working days and aim for UK delivery within seven days of receiving your order.

    If you order from other categories the highest rate of postage will be applied to all of your order. Standard UK delivery is £4.99, £3.99 for prints, £2.99 for small items, £1.99 for greetings cards and £9.99 for bulky items. Free delivery over £100.

    Our full Shipping Policy, and EU shipping rates, appear on the Checkout page.

    Grotto Pickup is available - normally ready in 2 business days. Please wait for email notification before collecting your order, and bring your order number and ID with you. Our opening hours will be detailed on your email.

  • Archivist was founded in 1998 and is run by husband and wife duo William and Sarah. Working with archives and collaborating with artists all over the world, they have created a range of letterpress printed cards using the finest inks and papers.

    Letterpress fell out of favour many years ago as litho printing became the norm. However, over the last ten years, letterpress has enjoyed a revival as designers and printers appreciate the infinite opportunities offered by this most traditional of printing techniques. Letterpress printing is a term used to describe printing using a press that inks the image then ‘stamps’ the paper. This is a process that has changed little since the Gutenberg bible was published circa 1455.