Making and printing greeting cards

I love making cards, but I can never figure out the best way to print them. Usually I just pay like the FedEx store to print them for me. Does anyone else make their own greeting cards? If so, how do you handle the printing?

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I use my Cricut Maker to create them. It cuts out all the pieces I need and even has a print then cut feature that allows you to print it on your printer and cut it on your maker or Explore Air 2

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I use my maker too, but I always feel like it takes me so long. Do you have any tips to shorten the process?

I print and cut cards. I purposely bought the Epson Eco Tank 2700 for printing cards and patterned card stock. I use my Cricut Explore Air 2 for cutting intricate card designs, primarily from Dreaming Tree.

I recently got the Cricut Joy, for card making, but I do not have the Access membership as I want to design my own cards. @Riannon_F the Joy was designed for quicker card projects.

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Print and cut or Cricut or Cameo 4.

I print and cut on a Cricut Maker too. Love it!

I’ve been using my maker to print then cut and it is super fast and easy!

I have serif craft artist so I design on there and print then I use my SnC to cut extra elements to add to my card .

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My cards print really well on my Canon MP280 printer that I picked up for £15 about 8 years ago.
I also cut them on my Cricut Maker.
I love doing all kinds of different styles, though I have a passion for Eclipse cards

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using the cricut air and print and cut makes it easy to print cards

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I enjoy using my cricut air2 for cutting all my cards and I take it from there. I use my die cutting machines for my cards as well.

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I have seen about the joy, but didn’t want to pay that much since I already have the maker. I think I will just try some of the quick cut cards on it.

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That card is beautiful!

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I have a Brother MFC- J985DW. The quality is good and the cartridges are only $12 - $15 each.

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I print my cards on my printers. I have 2 color laser printer, 1 is for very heavy cardstock and 3 inkjet printers. 2 are wide printers.

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Beautiful Card! Love it!

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What a gorgeous card! :heart::cherry_blossom::raised_hands:t2:

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This card was designed in Photoshop and then printed, it is one layer. I have made a template in PS for 5x7. 6x12 and A4 size cards, I added guides so that when I print I know how far to add the image to the edges, I also added shapes to clip digital paper too this is the layout for a 6x12


the card is from the 5x7 layout

When printed I usually then cut it from an A4 sheet

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Thank you so much for mentioning Serif Craft Artist, I downloaded that ages ago and have tons of the add-ons and I never thought to print them to use as embellishments on my cards, let alone using the program to design my cards.

Now I’m going to have to spend a couple of hours playing with that. YEAH! Something else to take up some of this free time.

Thanks again!
Mark :grinning:

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I really like that design! I may borrow that idea…thanks!
Mark :smiley:

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