Even in today’s digital world, there is nothing that compares to opening your mailbox to find a printed photo card. Collage.com makes it a snap to send photo cards for any occasion.
Read on to learn how to make a photo card, with your own pictures.
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What Are Photo Cards?
Spread some joy to everyone in your life by sending a personalized photo card from Collage.com. Using your own personal photos, you can create a unique card to serve a variety of purposes. Send a holiday greeting, get the word out about an upcoming event, make a big announcement, or simply say hi with these customizable photo cards.
The cards are available in a wide array of sizes, shapes, and themes, allowing you to design a card to fit your personal needs and preferences. Every card comes with a white envelope. You can also choose to upgrade your envelope with a pre-printed return address label for maximum convenience.
How to Make Your Own Photo Cards
Step 1: Decide your photo card type and style
Collage.com boasts a wide range of choices so that you can create the ideal-sized card for your needs. This means that the first step in designing your photo card is to decide what type of paper you would like to use. Selections include traditional photo paper, basic paper, or a premium upgrade. You then need to decide if you want a flat or folded card. You can then customize the card with rounded or straight corners. Once these choices are set, it is time to move to the next step in the creation process.
Step 2: Select your photos
Now you want to sift through your photos to select the ones that you want. The theme and purpose of your photo card will be the primary guide as you select the appropriate photos for your design. The quality printing process and paper at Collage.com will ensure vivid and colorful images, so do not shy away from picking photos with an abundance of color and details.
Step 3: Upload them to Collage.com
Once you have made your final photo selections, it is time to upload them to the Collage.com design template. Capture your images from a variety of places, including your personal computer or social media sites such as Facebook and Instagram.
Step 4: Arrange them in you favorite order, or use our automatic placement
This is the step where your photo card will really start to take shape. As the chief designer of your card, you can choose to take over the reins and arrange the pictures in your favorite order or you can use Collage.com’s handy automatic placement service to do the work for you.
Step 5 (Optional): Make your own photo card with templates, or customize the card yourself
This step is optional, depending on how detailed and personalized you wish your photo card to be. You can choose from one of Collage.com’s most popular design templates or you can let your creativity take over and customize the card yourself. With a bevy of background choices, it is easy to find the perfect one to suit your pictures and your message. The last thing that you need to do is to add your text. This is the place on the card where you will include your special announcement, an invitation with important details, or whatever greeting you want to convey. You can browse our samples to get ideas on how you can make your photo card stand out.
Step 6 (Optional): On select card types, customize your envelopes with your return address
The last step is to customize your envelopes with a return address, should you choose this optional upgrade. You can order as many or as little cards as you need, making this an affordable way to send your greetings and reach out to loved ones.
Step 7: Enjoy the photo cards you made yourself!
Your cards will arrive to you within 10 business days with standard shipping. You can choose to expedite the shipping with a rush order. Once your cards arrive, you can begin sending them out to your loved ones.
What Can You Do with Your Own Photo Cards?
Collage.com is the definitive stop for all of your photo card needs. From special announcements to holiday greetings to invitations, you can create any message that you want to with these versatile cards. These photo cards cover all of your invitation needs, from birthday parties to graduation bashes to weddings.
You can also design a card to spread holiday cheer far and near. Or use your card creation to make a special announcement. Birth announcements, engagements, and graduations are all fun ways to use this service to send your message to everyone in your social network. With a Collage.com photo card, you can create any message that you want with just a few clicks. The recipient is sure to delight in this bit of sunshine in their mailbox.
The Bottom Line
Learning how to make photo cards is simple. And there is a multitude of uses for Collage.com’s extensive selection of photo cards. All of your photo greeting card needs are met with this service, giving you the chance to be creative and design a card for every occasion. You will not be able to go back to standard greeting cards once you see how easy and meaningful these custom photo cards truly are.