Some of the most commonly asked questions...
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What do the cards cost?
All cards that you’ll see throughout the
catalog (except the custom, vintage corner, linen and a few other cards) are the same price. As you buy more, the cost per card goes down.
Do the greeting cards come with the photos shown in your catalog?
No. The photos are used as a "model" only.We sell the cardstock with
windows cut out for you to place your own photographs behind.
Do I send in my slides, negatives or digital files along with my order?
No. We do not process any prints.We sell the cardstock with windows
cut out for you to place your own photos that you have made at your
local photo processing lab or on your own computer.
Do any of your cards have sayings on the inside?
No. All of our cards are blank on the inside. However, imprinting is
What is on the back of the cards?
Most of our stock cards* have the "Original Photo By" back shown at the right. Exceptions to this are the all purpose & blank back cards (which are totally blank on the back). These are noted throughout the catalog. Custom cards can have whatever you’d like on the back.
*A stock card is any card shown in our catalog. In other words, a card that is not custom.
Are all stock cards available in all colors and window openings?
No. Stock cards are only available exactly as you see them in our catalog, in both horizontal and vertical formats. The color of cardstock used is indicated with each card.
How big are your cards?
The outside dimension of most of our cards is 5"x7". This is an
industry standard "A-7" greeting card.
What is the difference between window sizes?
There are six different window opening sizes available: Large Window (both horizontal and vertical opening size is 5-5/8" x 3-5/8") use a 4"x 6" print; Small Window (horizontal opening size is 4-11/16" x 3-1/8", vertical opening size is 3-5/16" x 4-1/2") use a 3-1/2" x 5" or cropped 4" x 6" print; Oval Window (both horizontal and vertical opening size is 5-1/8" x 3-5/8" at widest points) use a 4" x 6" print; Center-Cut Window (opening size is 4-5/8" x 3-1/8" and is centered within the card) use a 3-1/2" x 5" or cropped 4" x 6" print; Digital Window (both horizontal and vertical opening size is 4-15/16" x 3-5/8") use 4" x 5-1/3" prints or cropped 4" x 6" prints; and Square Card (both horizontal and vertical size is 3-1/2" x 3-1/2" and is centered in the 5" card) use cropped 4" x 6" prints. See diagram.
What is horizontal and vertical?
Horizontal is wider than it is tall. Also called landscape. Vertical is taller than it is wide. Also called portrait. See below.
What is a set of cards?
A set is 10 identical cards. Not a mix of 5 horizontal and 5 vertical. If you want less than 10 identical cards then they are considered individual cards at a cost of $2.29 each. Linen Singles are $2.69.
Are envelopes included in the cost of the cards?
Yes, each card comes with an envelope. (Natural Cardstock cards come with natural envelopes, all other colors come with bright white envelopes).
When can I expect my order?
We process most stock card orders within 2 working days. Then, shipping time depends on where you live. Ask our customer service representatives when placing your order.We ship smaller orders through the US postal service, and larger orders through UPS, in most instances. Express shipping is available - call for details.
How much postage is required to mail each card?
A finished card, with photo and envelope, weighs less than one ounce. Only 1 first class stamp is required.
If you still have questions,
call our knowledgeable customer service representatives 1-800-550-9254