To ensure you have a smooth ordering process and a finished product that you are 100% satisfied with, please read this page thoroughly. E-mail Leigh if you have any questions | leigh.dandydesigns@gmail.com

Please note: the design process takes 3-5 days. Add 5-8 business days if you request to have your cards professionally printed by the company I use. Please allow enough time for production and shipping. Or you may choose to print your own cards. Continue reading for details.


Cost & What You Get

  • Card design only
    • 2-4 custom designed Christmas cards to choose from
    • $20 due upon completion of your final design
    • You will receive a digital file of the card
    • You must supply your own paper and envelopes (available in stores and Online; inquire for recommendations)
    • You are responsible for printing your own cards, either with your home printer or at a local copy & print store
      • Tip: most Office Depot locations have a printing center. They supply the paper and print on the spot with little to no wait time. 
      • To print your cards at Office Depot or another location, save the digital file (that I send you) onto a USB flash drive/jump drive and take it to the store. Request to print on thick card stock.
  • Custom design + printed cards + envelopes
    • Prices & Quantities (based on standard cards & envelopes; upgrades are available):
      • $40+ for 20
      • $45+ for 30
      • $50+ for 40
      • $55+ for 50
      • $60+ for 60
      • Additional quantities are available
    • Shipping is included in the prices listed above
    • These prices are for standard 5" x 7" cards printed on 110 LB. smooth white cardstock; any upgrades will cost extra

Upgrades

  • Design and printing upgrades are available. Some options include:
    • Special trim (i.e. rounded corners, scalloped edges, etc.)
    • Pattern printed on the back of cards (double-sided printing)
    • Thicker card stock
  • Envelope upgrade options:
    • Colored envelopes
    • Envelope liners
    • Return address printed on the envelopes
    • Custom address labels
    • Extra envelopes

Turnaround time

The design process takes 3-5 days. Add 5-8 business days if you request to have your cards professionally printed by the company I use. Please allow enough time for production and shipping. 

If you're in a rush to get your cards, I recommend you print them yourself, either with your home printer or at a local copy & print store. Tip: most Office Depot locations have a printing center. They supply the paper and print on the spot with little to no wait time. To print your cards at Office Depot or another location, save the digital file (that I send you) onto a USB flash drive/jump drive and take it to the store. Request to print on thick card stock. You will have to provide your own envelopes.

HOW TO ORDER

To request a custom designed Christmas card, e-mail Leigh at leigh.dandydesigns@gmail.com. Please provide the following information in the e-mail:

  • How do you want the card to look? Describe your desired design style as best you can (see the bullet points below) and/or send me an example of a card you like.
    • Color scheme (i.e. reds & greens, blues, black & gold, etc.)
    • Style (i.e. modern, vintage, classic, simple, rustic, whimsical, etc.)
    • Extra design elements (i.e. snowflakes, Santa, floral/foliage, Christmas tree, etc.)
    • Font style (i.e. cursive, plain, formal, handwritten, curly, etc.)
  • Greeting/message on the card (i.e. "Wishing you a very Merry Christmas", "Happy Holidays", "Peace, love and joy", etc.)
  • Signature (i.e. "With love from the Smith family", "From Jake and Sandy", etc.)
  • Send me a photo or photos that you want on the card (optional)