Our printable files are designed to be very easy to use. Plus, each one comes with a full instructions sheet for printing and assembly.
What is a printable file?
A printable is a digital file that is either downloaded directly or emailed to you. You can use your file to print at home or at your local copy shop. Our printables come as PDFs, except for invitation, they can be sent as a JPG file (for photo lab printing) upon request.
Do I need a software to download/print my files?
Yes, Adobe Reader is needed to download/print these. You can download it for free at adobe.com
Can I edit/type into the files?
No, all of our files are password protected, except for the Buffet / Place cards, for those, you will receive an editable PDF file, that can be edited using Adobe Reader.
Where can I print my files?
You can print at any Commercial printer (FedEx, Kinkos etc) or office supply store (Office Depot, Staples etc). You can also print at the comfort of your own home!
Your invitations can also be printed using online services such as mpix.com, Shutterfly etc.
Will the colors print as exactly as shown in the samples?
Colors vary on different monitors, and furthermore, may not be exactly the same as the printed material. For this reason, we cannot guarantee color output on digital printable files.
Paper type and printer settings can affect your color output and may need to be adjusted. In order to get the colors as close to the samples as shown from your home printer, we recommend ink jet printing.
To increase vibrancy, set your printer to "fine print" or "photo print" and/or try upgrading to matte or glossy photo paper if you are currently using card stock. Or, have your file printed at a print shop such as Staples or FedEx instead of printing at home.
What kind of paper should I use?
Heavyweight Matte Photo Paper is highly recommended, for better printing quality. I personally love using Linen and Matte Card stock paper.
Cardstock Paper: affordable and great for any project
Glossy Card Stock : Also perfect for almost any project: invitations, Tags etc.
Linen Card Stock : Use this paper if you want to add texture to your prints.
Pearl/Shimmer Card Stock: Great to add a romantic look to your cards. This option is great for Baby Shower and Wedding printables.
*Please note that the papers listed above are just a few ideas of the papers you can use. You can use any card stock paper of your choice. Make sure it's compatible with your printer.
For a better and more professional quality, I strongly recommend printing your files at a professional printer.
You can ask them to show you the different paper options. Make sure to ask them if they can provide you with matte photo papers. Often they will upgrade to these photo papers at no charge.
I suggest that you print a sample on 2-3 different papers, before placing your entire order. That way you will be able to choose the paper you like best.
What kind of paper should I use to print my labels?
If you are printing labels, such as water labels, you can get Avery full sheet labels (8.5x11). Once they are printed, you just cut out each label.
How do I print my invitations?
There are 3 ways to print your invitations:
- Print on Card stock paper: Print your invitations onto 8.5"x11" white card stock or photo paper and cut each card out (2 cards per sheet)
- Develop as a photo: Send your file to any photo lab such as Target, Walmart, etc., and have it developed as a 5"x7" photograph.
- 2 Sided Invitation: If you are printing a 2 sided invitation (front and back), I recommend printing them at mpix.com.