One Way to Print Your Own Project Life Cards

Thank you so much for your congratulatory comments on my big news!  We are so happy!

I like to use my own designs for scrapbooking.  I have been using the Project Life system for a couple of years now and I typically cut up my own cards from leftover scrapbook paper or painted papers.  I have also made a few digital cards that I print out every so often to replenish my stock of cards.  I have had ongoing struggles with my printer to get them to print out nicely.  We bought a brand new printer and I still can't figure out why it's printing wonky. 

So I looked around online for a place to order cards and I found a printing company called 4over4.  (This is not a sponsored post, I was just happy with the printing quality, so I thought I'd share.)

I ordered the mini postcards in a custom size: 3.94" x 2.88.  If you order 4"x 3" they won't fit into the sleeves of the Project Life scrapbook binders.  

I love the quality of the cards that were printed and I loved that they sent emails throughout the process so you knew exactly when your cards were being mailed. 

For your first order, you can get 20% off with the coupon code Template20.  I was hesitant to order more than one image because in case the cards did not turn out nicely, I didn't want to be out a bunch of money.  I was pleased to find out that they sent another coupon to use on my next order!  yay! 

The downside I think is the minimum number of cards required.  The minimum qty is 50.  So, unless you are going to be doing a lot of scrapbooking, it might be too much.  I'm planning on using these for other purposes (like little note cards or to use in backgrounds on art journal pages.)  I am also going to make some "art journaling/scrapbooking kits" for my Etsy shop when I order more designs to ease the cost of the cards.  It would also be a blast to swap these with other people, so if anyone decides to make some of their own cards, let me know!

I tried to use a few years ago for prints and postcards, but I just couldn't get the colors to work right.  When I sent them an email about the color differences, they didn't have any answers for me.  I'm going to try this company to make greeting cards and other prints. 


Jane said...

Thanks, Marcie. I think I'll try them next time I need cards.

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