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.