My Postcard Printing – Win 100 Custom Postcards!

May 18, 2010

in Freebies

You can save quite a bit of money using postcards for thank you cards and save the date cards in your wedding.  The last three or four save the date cards I received were postcards.  Use your engagement photo and print postcards online to make a great card for the recipient to post on their refrigerator.  You can photoshop the date prominently in the front and nothing has to be written on the postcard itself unless you want to include a message.

Thank you cards can also be postcards.  Use a photo of you and the groom showing “thank you” in some way.  I’ve seen pictures where a bride and groom hold up signs saying Thank and You.  I’ve seen “thank you” written in the sand at the honeymoon location.  I’m sure there are many other creative ways to show the words thank you on a card.

The nice thing about these types of save the date and thank you cards is that they are personalized so people feel more appreciated.  Even though they realize that the same card was made for everybody, there is something to say about receiving a thank you that required the bride and groom to set up, take an extra picture, and create vs silver letters on a small white card that you pick up at a store.

It also saves you on postage.  As of May 2010 postcard stamps are $0.28 and first class stamps are $0.44.  This is one of those things that money saving wedding sites tend to point out often (along with not choosing invites that take extra postage), but honestly it is not that great of savings.  It is a bonus, but not worth changing if you do not like them.  It will save you a whopping $16 for 100 cards.  Depending on your wedding size that may or may not make a difference.  If you can save hundreds on your wedding gown, flowers, and more then $16 for 100 cards is just a drop in the bucket.

I do think that the personalization makes them better than first class mail.  And you may be able to save money on creating the cards yourself and using cheap postcard printing to make them.

For this giveaway you must be 18 years old and in the US.  It includes free shipping.  You will win 100 custom 4 x 6 postcards on 14 pt cardstock gloss. Color 4/4, 4/0, 4/1, 2BD.  You can enter the giveaway by

  • Any of the entries on the main giveaway page will get you an entry to this giveaway and ALL of the others!
  • To increase your chances to win on this giveaway you can let me know what you plan on doing with these postcards
  • You can promote this post (with a blog post, forum post, stumble, facebook, or twitter – just let me know what you do)
  • You can follow on google friend connect
  • You can follow on twitter

Leave a separate comment for each thing you do!  These entries will be added to the ones on the main giveaway page and a winner will be found using on May 27th. The winner of this giveaway must leave their email address in order to receive the prize (you can leave it in your comment or in your profile).

Good luck!

{ 14 comments… read them below or add one }

Sharon May 18, 2010 at 1:24 pm

I'd love to use these as thank-you notes!


Sharon May 18, 2010 at 1:24 pm

I follow via Google Friend Connect 🙂


Hil'Lesha May 18, 2010 at 5:53 pm

I'm following via Google Friend Connect.

By the way, I love your blog! 🙂


Hil'Lesha May 18, 2010 at 5:56 pm

I'm following you on Twitter.

ID: FashionFling


lilDdownunder May 18, 2010 at 8:11 pm

I'd like to use these as either Save the Date cards since we will need to give people tons of warning because we are based most of the year in Sydney, but will probably be getting married back home in California or I would use them as Thank You notes for our upcoming engagement party.



Rachael Boer May 20, 2010 at 4:45 am

I'd use these to promote my photography business.
raeviola at hotmail dot com


LeeLa May 23, 2010 at 7:57 pm

If I won this giveaway. I would use them as thank you notes for my wedding guests. ~leela leeandadamwedding {at} gmail


LeeLa May 23, 2010 at 7:58 pm

I follow on twitter. I'm @Brideandadog ~leela leeandadamwedding {at} gmail


LeeLa May 23, 2010 at 7:59 pm

I follow via google friend connect. ~leela leeandadamwedding {at} gmail


LeeLa May 23, 2010 at 8:01 pm

I tweeted this giveaway. my tweet: leeandadamwedding {at} gmail


Shanna May 28, 2010 at 12:27 am

Just found your blog…I posted on the mail contest and now here.


Shanna May 28, 2010 at 12:28 am

I'd use them for Thank You notes.


Shanna May 28, 2010 at 12:29 am

I follow using google friend!


Shanna May 28, 2010 at 12:33 am

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