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6 birthday cards lying on a tabletop with a selection of stationery

About Me

Helping you say 'I saw this and thought of you!' since 2020

Hi, I'm Eva, the one-woman band behind Callisto Design Co. I live and work in the very beautiful city of York, creating new designs and packing up orders to send all over the UK.

After rediscovering my love of painting during the very first lockdown in spring 2020, I started creating cards to send a little love to far-flung friends and family. After a lot of encouragement (and some nagging) from everyone, I decided to have a go at selling some designs, and Callisto Design Co. was born!

There's nothing better than looking for a card or gift for someone you love and finding the exact right one that suits them down to the ground. So I've made it my mission to help you say 'I saw this and thought of you!' and really mean it, with plenty of quirky, personal designs.

So whether your friends and family are dungaree-wearers, mountain climbers, bookworms, passionate feminists, or they just really love collage chickens (someone's got to!), then I hope you can find exactly the right card or print to let them know you care.

(Don't worry...I've got plenty of not-quite-so-personal cards for your in-laws and work colleagues too!)

Eva sits painting at a table; behind her are a plant and two pots of pens.Two prints of folk art flowers in blue and pink, with a green ribbon and a pair of embroidery scissors.A greeting card that reads 'Thanks for being my family' lies on a table in front of other stationery items.
A selection of folk art birthday cards lying on a tabletop

My Values

Sustainable - Inclusive - Proudly made in Yorkshire

Sustainable:

Being eco-friendly is absolutely central to my business. All products are printed onto card made from recycled brewer's grain, which adds a beautiful flecked texture, and uses up what would otherwise be a waste product. All packaging is recyclable and mostly recycled, and I do my best to use all local suppliers.

Inclusive:

Many of my best-sellers have started out special requests from people who couldn't find the right card for them and asked me to design one specially, such as a Hanukkah card, and a card aimed at people who find Mother's Day difficult. This made me realise just how many people can't find cards that represent them, and and I'd love to help change that. I have now set myself a goal over the next year to try to make my designs as inclusive and representative as I can, for lots of different occasions!

Proudly made in Yorkshire:

Pretty self-explanatory! I've lived in Yorkshire most of my life and I couldn't imagine running my business anywhere else.

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Reviews

  • "I love how new designs keep appearing. It takes the stress out of having to search for more birthday cards! Gorgeous cards, gorgeous packaging. Couldn't be happier!"
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    Amy

  • "I’ve ordered from Callisto a couple of times now and I absolutely love the quality of the cards as well as the designs. Everything came well packaged in recyclable materials and I can’t wait to give my cards to friends and family "
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    Alex

  • "A beautiful card, and lots of helpful assistance from Eva to send this directly to a dear friend. Thank you!"
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    Laura

  • "This shop just keeps getting better and better. Beautiful designs and the cards just feel so personal."
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    David

Delivery

Orders will be dispatched in 1-3 working days and sent Royal Mail First Class as standard.

All packaging is recyclable and mostly made from recycled materials. Please try to reuse or recycle it if you can.

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