How to Make & Print Own Greeting Cards

  Shikaree 20:35 11 Feb 2010
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Hi Folks,

I wish to make my own greeting Cards, do I have to get special Software to make them. Please Help!

Shikaree

  Woolwell 21:00 11 Feb 2010

You can do it with Word but it is better with a desktop publishing program. This will also give you an idea of the specialised programs click here

  Technotiger 21:03 11 Feb 2010

These are free, look at PagePlus click here

  Woolwell 21:05 11 Feb 2010

I actually use PagePlus for cards. Don't know why I didn't put a link in for that!

  northumbria61 21:14 11 Feb 2010

click here

Take your pick from this LIST - Hallmark Cards software. There is also a FREE to try version if you do a search on "Hallmark Cards Software" - very easy to use at an affordable price.

  exdragon 08:05 12 Feb 2010

I'd recommend Hallmark too: I use Card Studio 2009. It has decent pictures, is endlessly customisable, you don't have to faff around trying to get the pictures in position and you can upload your own photos too.

Get yourself some decent card (Decadry do some good ones) and away you go. I'd recommend printing the inside of the card on ordinary typing paper and then sticking it in - this is so that if you make a mistake on the inner, you don't have to waste the more expensive card and also there's not a problem with perhaps your printer leaving smudges on the front of the card if the ink isn't completely dry.

  BT 08:32 12 Feb 2010

I have used Printmaster for several years.
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I use a Double Sided Heavyweight paper from
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  Shikaree 18:42 12 Feb 2010

Woolwell, Technotiger, northumbria61, exdragon & BT - Thanks very much for all the advise & recommendations for making Greetings Cards. It's a lovely Hobby and for the amount of greetings Cards sent out it could save time and some money searching around the shops for what you want.

Shikaree

  Shikaree 19:24 12 Feb 2010

Thanks Lazarus The 2nd, looks great and easy to do.

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