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Postcard Printing FAQ

Postcard printing FAQ

Have a question about printing custom Postcards? Check out these postcard printing FAQ and learn about our paper stocks, coating and lamination options, mailing and more.

What sizes are available?

You can design custom Postcards for online printing in our predetermined sizes or use custom dimensions. When you enter your desired dimensions in the Finished Size fields on the product page, a notification will alert you if they are outside our parameters. In that case, you can request a Custom Quote.

What paper stocks and weights are available?

As a premium online printer, our postcard printing is available in a variety of paper stocks, including coated, uncoated and recycled, as well as stiff, rigid cover weights.

Learn more: Small Format Paper Stocks, Coated Paper Stocks vs. Uncoated Paper Stocks, Recycled Paper Stocks, Text Weight vs. Cover Weight

Postcard paper stocks

Can postcards be printed double-sided?

Yes. You can make your own postcards with black or full-color ink on the front, back or both. Just use the Printing on the Front and Printing on the Back dropdowns on the product page. Learn more: Black vs. Full-Color Printing

Postcard printing FAQ

What coating and laminating options are there?

You can finish your personalized postcards with gloss or matte UV coating or the velvety Soft Touch laminate. Learn more: UV Coating vs. Laminate, Printing with UV Coating, Soft Touch Laminate

Postcard coatings

Can I create postcards with multiple designs in the same order?

Yes. With our Versions feature, you can print various designs to differ content on multiple postcards in one order (for package inserts, recipe cards, marketing, etc.). Our online printing services require your postcards be the same size, stock and finish, but your designs and content can change as much as you like. Learn more: Versions

Custom postcard printing

Can you print variable data?

Yes. With variable data printing, you can customize your postcards with barcodes, QR codes, names, customer IDs and more. Learn more: Variable Data Printing

Can you mail my postcards?

If you’d like to mail your postcards, check out our Direct Mail Postcards.

 

If you have questions about any of these postcard printing FAQ or other printing services, please contact customer service.

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