Thank you cards size?

posted 3 years ago in Paper
  • poll: What size should I use?
    3X5 : (10 votes)
    63 %
    5X7 : (6 votes)
    38 %
  • Post # 3
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    I would go with the smaller size. Most generic bulk TY cards I see at the store (e.g. Hallmark, Papyrus) tend to be on the smaller side. It’s usually the one-off greeting cards that are bigger.

    Plus, I don’t know about you, but I always feel obligated to fill the entire area with text if it’s a TY card. As such, you either have to write larger or write more if you go with larger cards.

     

    Post # 4
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    225 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    I say smaller. Less space to fill means less obligation to write a novel in every one 🙂

    Post # 6
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    197 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: May 2013

    We did a photo collage and thereby wanted to make sure the photos were seen so we went with a 5×7. I loved the end results and we got a lot of compliments on our thank you cards. We ordered from shutterfly, if you buy a sample they will send a 20% coupon for your next purchase. We lucked out and ordered ours when they had a sale on cards too. Quality-wise, shuttefly was a little above average but would have been disappointed if we paid full price for them as a lot of our cards had a small white streak on the bottom. Maybe due to sticking together as we got the gloss finish?

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