How do you create customized cards that fit the occasion?

Personalise cards with custom sentiment and photos

Sure, store-bought greeting cards, announcements, and invites might be convenient, but do they really reflect your unique style and personality?  Many people are turning to making their own personalized photo cards to ensure their cards do just that.

At Snapfish, we have exclusive card designs for almost every occasion! If you’re feeling creative, you can also design your own card in our project builder. From flat to folded, and even foil, we have the perfect card for you. Choose a size, trim, and photo layout that fits your taste. Let’s get started!

What Card Designs Are Available?

Our most popular cards are Christmas & Holiday cards however, we have cards for almost any occasion. Thank You cards, Wedding & Anniversary cards, Party Invitations, Baby & Adoption Announcements, Sympathy cards, and Birthday cards, are popular, but we have many more sentiments! Our Design Your Own card feature is great if you want to make your card even more distinctive and personal.

What Card Types Are There?

Flat Cards

Flat cards you can personalise with messages and photos

Flat cards are great for quick announcements, invitations and holiday cards. You can choose from cardstock or photo paper depending on the look you want. If you choose cardstock, your card will be printed on either ultra-premium 120 lb. cardstock in eggshell color, or matte 110 lb. stationery cardstock. If you choose photo paper, there are two paper finishes: matte for a modern, more textured look, or glossy for shine and vibrant color. These cards come in sizes 4×8, 5×7, and 6×8 and are sold in sets of 20 with envelopes.  If you want to add a return address to the back of the envelope it’s free! For an additional fee you can also add a design with the address.

Folded Cards

Folded greeting cards are perfect for birthdays, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, and even Grandparent’s Day. Anything you might not need multiples for, as these cards are sold individually. The folded design means it’s perfect for adding a personal handwritten message inside. You also have the option to personalize both front, back and insides of the card with design and photo options. We print our folded greeting cards on 120 lb., 12 pt. ultra-bright blue white, silk stationery cardstock. Cards are available in size 5×7 with envelopes. For an additional fee you can add a return address or design to the back of the envelope.

Seal and Send

Create personalized All-In-One Seal and Send cards

The modern design of the Seal and Send card is easy to use and will definitely impress. It’s an all-in-one card, meaning you simply fold, seal, address, and send. No envelopes needed!  It measures 7×10 and is printed on contemporary matte 110 lb. stationery cardstock with rounded corners. Sealing stickers are included with your set of 20 cards. You can even add your return address on the card, for free!

Foil Cards

Foil cards add sparkle to heartfelt sentiment

If you opt for a foil design, you can choose foil cards that are embossed with metallic gold, rose gold or silver foil. Depending on the design you can even get your custom text in foil! Printed on ultra-premium 140 lb. cardstock. Comes in size 5×7 and sold in sets of 20 with envelopes. You can even add your return address on the card, for free!

Folded Notecards

Folded notecards are a great option for thank you cards or personalized stationery. Printed on 120 lb., 12 pt. ultra-bright blue white, silk stationery cardstock, notecards are available in size 4.25×5.5 and sold in sets of 12 with envelopes.

Personalized Stationery

New! Personalised Stationery designs

When you need to send a handwritten letter, make it even more personal with a custom design! Whether you want folded or flat cards, simple designs or bold foil accents, we have just what you’re looking for in a noteworthy personalized stationery card.

Business Cards

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Need to make a lasting impression? Create a personalized business card that stands out from the crowd. We have over 100 designs to choose from, whether you need something simple and sleek or colorful and eye-catching. Your business card will be printed on our premium 120lb. cardstock with a smooth eggshell finish. Customize with a photo to really make it unique. Comes in size 3.5×2″ and sold in sets of 50 with a standard square trim. Upgrade to rounded trim for an additional fee. Pro-Tip: Combine your business cards with our custom rosewood finish business card holder.

Card Options

We have plenty of options when it comes to design elements, and our easy to use search feature means you can easily filter your card options by Card Type, Number of Photos, Photo Orientation, Colors, Trim and Foil Color.

The most popular option is going with one statement photo on the card. However, we do have over 3,000 designs to choose from, as we know you have a lot of amazing photos you want to use. Some card designs can allow as many as 8 photos!

Choose froma variery of personalized card size and format options

Next you can search designs based on photo orientation, such as landscape, portrait, or square. Some cards have an optional trim choice. Our Foil Cards and 4×8 & 6×8 Flat Cards can have square or rounded corners. Our 5×7 Flat cards have the option of square, rounded, elegant, or scalloped corners. Our Seal and Send Cards only come with a rounded corner. Our folded greeting and note cards will have square corners.

How Can I Dress Up My Envelope?

Add return address to your envelopes

Standard envelopes are blank, but you can also have your return address printed on the back of the envelope, or even add a design element with the address. If you choose premium cardstock for your cards, this is a free add-on. Otherwise, there will be a small fee if you choose standard cardstock or photo paper.

Card Delivery Options

We’ve made it easier than ever for you to get your cards. If you choose a design printed on photo paper, you have the option to pick your Snapfish cards up in-store at your nearest participating Walgreens or Walmart. Otherwise, all card designs on cardstock will be shipped directly to your house. Because every order is custom, it can take up to 3 business days to process your order. Next, we send orders out for shipping. It can take up to 7 days after processing to receive your order, depending on the shipping method you select. Snapfish offers four convenient ways to ship your order: standard, ground, expedited, and rush.

How to Order

Feeling inspired? If you’re ready to create a personalized photo card, let’s help guide you through the process!

Desktop Instructions:

  1. From the Snapfish home page, you can click on the Cards tab. Here you can select any size or style you want. Once you find the right product, select “Create Now.”
  2. Once you’re in the project builder, add your photos into your Snapfish account. You can choose to upload photos from multiple sources such as your computer, Facebook, Google Photos, Instagram or Flickr account.
  3. Your selected photos will appear in the Photos tab in a Builder toolbar.
  4. Place your picture(s) by dragging them to the designated space.
  5. Once a picture has been added to the layout, you can click to shuffle and adjust orientation.
  6. If your selected layout includes text boxes, you can click on those to add or edit text.
  7. You can choose different layouts, backgrounds, and embellishments by using the options on the left, as well as change sizes, paper, and trim options. You can also change envelope options to be either blank, with return address, or return address plus design.
  8. When you’re finished designing your card, click “Review & Buy.” Then, click “Back to Edit” to make additional changes, or “Add to Cart” to proceed to checkout.
  9. Realized you made an error? You can change or cancel within the first 30 minutes of placing your order.

App Instructions:

  1. Once you open the free Snapfish app, you can scroll down to the Cards section and click to open. Here you can scroll through and select any size or style you want.
  2. Tap once you find the right product you want. This will open up your photos from your phone. From here you can start choosing photos from “My Phone” or select the “Show My Albums” tab to access the different photo albums on your phone. Pro Tip: Start adding some of your favorite photos to your “Favorites” album ahead of time so you don’t scroll through all of your photos! You can also choose from other sources such as your Snapfish account, Instagram, Facebook, and Google Photos.
  3. Your selected photos will appear in the Photos tab in the Builder toolbar.
  4. Place your picture(s) by dragging them to the designated space.
  5. Once a picture has been added to the layout, you can click to shuffle and adjust orientation.
  6. If your selected layout includes text boxes, you can click on those to add or edit text.
  7. You can choose different layouts, card options, and envelopes by using the options in the toolbar below.
  8. When you’re finished designing your card, click “Order” to add to your shopping cart. If you’re not quite ready to order you can save my clicking on the Save icon in the upper-right corner.

Looking for more How To Tips?

Follow our handy How To Create Photo Cards YouTube Tutorial for more tips and inspiration.

Hopefully you’ve found all the information here helpful. If you need more tips, tricks, and inspiration for personalized cards and other photo products, check out our other articles!

Feeling inspired to create your own personalized cards? We love seeing what you make, so be sure to share your photos with us on social media! You can tag us using @snapfishus on Instagram or Facebook with photos or use the hashtag #snapfish. Don’t forget to follow us on YouTubeTwitter and Pinterest too!