Make Your Own Postcards

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Making a postcard can be a great hobby that is more productive than spying on neighbors. So, next time if you feel your itchy fingers and head with lots of imagination then you need to try your imagination pleasant little pastime. The first thing in creating postcard is to get your hands on some card quality and stiff. It is not a good idea to just print on a flimsy white sheet.

You can simply pick plain postcard stock at any paper. If you really want to be clever, you need to make use of things that you would have been thrown out. The one thing that you should keep in mind while making your own postcard – when you want try to make postcard, there should be no rules. You can even purchase some cheap postcards and add them your own flair to them.

Use heartfelt message and image on your postcard. The use of image and heartfelt message can impress your postcard viewers and catches the eye of your customers.

Here are some tools that can help you to make your postcard. You can add magazine clippings, personal drawings and writings. You should try to make unique postcards that have never seen before. If you want to make fabric postcards, you need to use two cloth layers of fabric by sandwiching filler just as quilt. You can use cloth layers for unwanted clothes.

You need to keep postcard thickness of 1/8 of an inch or less – this rule is mentioned by the USPS. Card over than ¼ thickness requires additional fees for the weight and depth. There are many times when homemade cards suit the moods.

Special occasions – you can use homemade cards for special occasions such as Merry Christmas, birth of a child, or a family photo postcard etc.

Invitations and Thanks giving cards – You can use homemade postcards for various purposes such as barbeque party, birth day party etc.

When you got important news then you need to quickly address it to your people such as change of address or any other notification. You can make thinking of you or just for fun cards. There are many marketers who just inspired by only for fellow postcards or artisan postcards so it is a good chance for you to create homemade postcards and send them. This is a great way to impress your audience.

Thus, these are the simple rules that you need to follow, if you want to make your own postcards.

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Stan Coyle has 25 years experience in Direct Mail marketing. He has taught seminars from New York to London and has settled in Tampa, Florida for a semi-retirement of fishing and relaxation. Not being able to leave work alone, he contributes to the success of postcard marketing customers all over the U.S. with his work at can help you with your Every Door Direct Mail marketing postcard programs. We have helped thousands of businesses with their postcard marketing and we are experts in the Every Door Direct Mail program.


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This article was published on 2011/09/22