4-Color Digital Printing

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Description

Greeting Cards are large, folded notecards with an area for a personalized message on the interior. They are a popular way to celebrate holidays and special events. Usually, they are colorful and have images on the outside.

  • Standard Sizes
  • Any Trim Size

Standard Sizes

Our standard sizes, listed below, are the most popular in the industry:

  • 8.5" x 5.5" Scored
  • 8.5" x 11" Scored
  • 10" x 7" Scored
  • Each size (above) indicates the size of the flat sheet, so the final size of your Greeting Card change once folded.
    • 14 Pt Gloss Cover
    • 100# White Linen Cover
    • 14pt Uncoated Cover
    • 70# Uncoated Text Envelopes
    • Sample Books
    • 14pt Uncoated Cream Cover
    • 4/4 (Full Color Both Sides)
    • 4/1 (Full Color Front / B&W Back)
    • 4/0 (Full Color Front Side Only)

    4/4

    Full color on both sides of the sheet. This option can reproduce the range of colors you see in a typical photograph out of the standard 4 printing colors: cyan, magenta, yellow, and black. Typical examples of this are magazine covers and high-end catalogs.

    • No Coating

    Coating is unavailable with Digital Printing

    • Explanation of Turnaround Time
    • 1-2 Day
    • 2-3 Days

    Explanation of Turnaround Time

    See a quick chart showing turnaround times

    Turnaround times begin when the proof is approved. All times are based on standard business days Monday through Friday excluding federal holidays. For orders shipping to the West, please use the Pacific time zone (California). For orders shipping to the Midwest and East, please use the Eastern time zone (New York). Please see the below map.

    Please note that turnaround time does not include shipping or mailing time. You may select from available production turnaround times and your preferred shipping time as you place your order.

    Our products are the same great quality for every turnaround time we offer.

    • Scoring and Folding
    • Quantity
    • When to choose Offset
    • When to choose Digital
    • Custom Orders

    Quantity

    Quantity availability is dependent on the order specifications you choose. To see available quantities, complete all order specifications in the pricing calculator and click on the "Quantity" dropdown menu.

    Due to our production process, we print in specific increments. If you would like an amount not listed in the pricing calculator, request a custom estimate for the quantity needed.

    Generally, we print more than the quantity ordered. Due to this being a manufacturing process, the total finished quantity may vary. These quantities can vary +/- 5%, with the norm typically being more than less. Standard industry procedure considers this range "shipment in full."

    When to choose Offset

    4-Color Offset printing is ideal for lower prices on large quantity orders or any time you would like coating on your products.

    Almost always, people choose this option when ordering large quantities.

    • Get Templates
    • File Preparation
    • File Orientation
    • Bleed and Safe Area
    • Proofs and File Check

    Please Select Template Below:


    PDF stands for Portable Document Format. This template can be imported into: InDesign, Quark Express, Illustrator, Corel Draw, and many other content creation programs.

    JPEG stands for Joint Photographic Experts Group and is a basic raster file format. This template is recommended for Photoshop.

    EPS stands for Encapsulated PostScript. This template is recommended for advanced Illustrator users only.

    Pricing Calculator

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    California Office: 4730 Eastern Avenue, Bell, CA 90201