Choose an Online Card Store your Mother-in-Law Approves!

So you’ve just given birth to a beautiful baby boy, Congrats!! Somehow, through all the chaos, you need a way to purchase customized birth announcement postcards. You’ll want a high quality site that’s easy to use, has quick turnaround, and above all, great prices.

Like anything else on the internet, there are way too many options when trying to make a purchase for the first time. It’s practically impossible to make an educated decision since there isn’t enough time to sample every card website on the internet. Using a site you can trust with great customer service should be your #1 priority. Many of the popular print sites simply brag about pricing while paying no attention to your images and the quality of the printing. if you were to order the same card on 2 different site, they’d look completely different from one another. Regardless of what you’re paying, you deserve attention to detail and consistent quality. After-all, saving $.05 per card does’t justify bad work and a really disappointed mother-in-law.

Are your images being color managed and printed on the highest quality paper? Your cards should be printed on a state-of-the-art press machine where vibrant colors pop off the page. A printing company should have a long history in the industry which ensures that professionals will be handing your work. Also, all postcards should arrive the same size and fold over cards should be properly creased so all edges meet perfectly with no overlap. Choose a site that offers a nice selection of templates. Quality, not quantity is key. Also, be sure you choose a site that offers the ability to customize your card or template. Being able to draw lines, create photo/text nodes, and change font size and style is a great convenience when trying to create something unique for you and your family.  All too often we receive the same card or template design in the mail from family and friends.

One site that stands out from most is With an array of templates designed by various designers such as Laura Lacina, the site offers the ability to customize any and all products from scratch or edit a template design to your liking. Pricing is super competitive and they offer free shipping on all products. They even offer custom iPhone cases for $15. Their 55+ year history in the professional card and photo industry gives peace of mind when placing an order. Whether you’re looking for fold over Christmas cards or birth announcement postcards, choose a company willing to give your photos the attention they deserve.

5 things to make a birth announcement extra special!

You have just become the mother/father of a delicate little angel and want to scream out and tell the whole world about it! Here are couple of ideas for making a birth announcement extremely memorable!

  • Click pictures of your new-born and make birth announcement cards out of it
  • Get customized coffee mugs and coasters made, full of your little one’s pictures
  • Throw a splendid party and keep a handy-cam record of every single moment of your baby’s first few days in the world!
  • Get a beautiful portrait made of your baby and post it to friends and extended family
  • Get your baby’s feet engraved on a surface, and frame it for life!

There are just so many ways of expressing your deep love, joy and excitement on the arrival of your baby that you will be spoilt for choice. All you need to so is select amongst the options and spread the cheer!