With Christmas quickly approaching, it’s time that you start to think about Christmas Cards. If you are a print reseller or agency, it’s most likely that your clients have already been in touch to request this service… ‘tis is the season after all!
To help you out, we have pulled together some trade pro-tips to ensure the upcoming festive print season runs like clockwork.
Why Send Out Christmas Cards?
Christmas cards are a great way to create a sense of value and personal touch for your clients this festive holiday. They make a good and lasting impression, making your clients feel appreciated – there is nothing better than receiving a personalised, handwritten message. This is a thoughtful way of making customers or employees feel valued and recognised during the busy period.
Why not stand out this Christmas and send your greetings with our high-quality Christmas cards this year?
When you order online with TradeDigitalPrint.co.uk, we understand the importance of you and your clients’ deadlines. This is why we print and despatch all orders either the same day or next day (depending on which delivery option you choose at checkout).
What Fold Choices are Available For Christmas Cards?
At TradeDigitalPrint.co.uk we offer a number of different fold choices for our trade customers to choose from:
– Long-edge fold is folded along the longest edge of the rectangle card, so it sits on its shortest side.
– Short-edge fold is folded along the shortest edge of the rectangular card, so it sits on its longest side.
– Tent-fold is folded along the top edge of the card, so it’s opened in an invertest ‘V’ shape.
What Sizes Can You Print Christmas Cards?
We offer a wide range of the most popular sizes of Christmas cards; meaning you will find the perfect size for your artwork when you order online.
|Fold Line||Flat Card Size||Folded Card Size|
|Flat Half Fold||210mm x 148mm||105mm x 148mm|
|Flat Tent Fold||148mm x 210mm||148mm x 105mm|
|Half Fold||198mm x 210mm||99mm x 210mm|
|Tent Fold||198mm x 210mm||210mm x 99mm|
|Flat Half Fold||420mm x 99mm||210mm x 99mm|
|Half Fold||280mm x 140mm||140mm x 140mm|
|Tent Fold||140mm x 280mm||140mm x 140mm|
|Flat Half Fold||269mm x 148mm||148mm x 148mm|
|Flat Tent Fold||148mm x 296mm||148mm x 148mm|
|Flat Half Fold||297mm x 210mm||148mm x 210mm|
|Flat Tent Fold||210mm x 297mm||210mm x 148mm|
Trade Pro-Tip: Our best-selling Christmas Card is A4 folded to A5, printed on 300gsm uncoated, gloss laminated one side with half fold.
Do My Christmas Cards Come With Envelopes?
Our printed Christmas cards come with the option of complimentary envelopes for the perfect finishing touch. If you would like to include envelopes in your order, then you will need to opt for it during the selection stage.
We highly recommend that you order your envelopes with us to ensure that your Christmas cards fit nice and snug in the correct sized envelope.
Can I Choose a Luxury Paper For My Christmas Cards Order?
Our range of luxury paper and their paperweights are as follows:
- Acquerello (280gsm)
- Constellation Snow (280gsm)
- Laid (300gsm)
- Metallic Ice Gold (300gsm)
- Metallic Ice Silver (300gsm)
- Mohawk Felt (300gsm)
- Nettuno (280gsm)
- Sirio Pearl Oyster (300gsm)
- Sirio Pearl Platinum (300gsm)
- Sirio Pearl Polar Dawn (300gsm)
- Splendorgel Avorio (300gsm)
- Gesso (250gsm)
What Is The Most Popular Card?
We recommend Trucard, a specialist greeting card material that is coated on the outside, but uncoated on the inside making it perfect for writing your own personal message on.
How Do I Supply My Artwork For Christmas Cards?
If you’re not sure about your artwork you can download one of our artwork templates.
1. Click >here< to access our templates
2. Click on ‘Promotional’
3. Find ‘Greeting Cards’ on the left-hand side column
4. Choose any free template to download
If we notice any problems, we’ll be sure to contact you before we go to print. TradeDigitalPrint.co.uk make it easy for you to bring your creativity to life.
We can help turn your brilliant idea into a top-quality Christmas card today!