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#1 :: KUNOiCHi ::

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Posted 02 February 2007 - 08:08 PM

Anyone know where I can get business cards printed for cheap?

And no, I dont mean the half-assed kinds where they use the regular format. I'm talking about the whole nine yards, from rounded edges to different kinda of paper...

Some links would be nice. Thank guys~
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Posted 02 February 2007 - 08:12 PM

Anyone know where I can get business cards printed for cheap?

And no, I dont mean the half-assed kinds where they use the regular format. I'm talking about the whole nine yards, from rounded edges to different kinda of paper...

Some links would be nice. Thank guys~

"Cheap" and "custom cuts/exotic papers" don't go together. I got some nice cards with rounded corners (rounded or square - no choices) by Overnight Prints.com

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Posted 02 February 2007 - 09:41 PM

I got my cards printed by http://www.4by6.com
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Posted 02 February 2007 - 11:07 PM

i just print mine out on my own. i bought a ream of 80lb cardstock, and print them 8-up, then use an exacto to cut them. i also bought a rounded-corner punch for like $6.

yeah, it takes a little more work than going to a printer, but i don't go through that many, and i have the freedom to make changes if i move or something.

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Posted 02 February 2007 - 11:47 PM

i heard good things about Overnight, and the halftone isn't bad at all.

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Posted 02 February 2007 - 11:57 PM

4 by 6 was ok for simple cards. I got irritated when they refused to
redo multi color postcards when my specific instructions weren't quite
met. But then again, they were cheap.

I got my cards printed by http://www.4by6.com



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Posted 03 February 2007 - 01:00 AM

I would take Sao's advice and go with overnightprints.com as I have ordered from them as well and they are great.

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Posted 03 February 2007 - 01:39 AM

For larger numbers, onlineprinthouse.com is CHEAP.

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Posted 03 February 2007 - 01:50 AM

overnightprints is prolly the best, they do short runs cheap, and the times they've f*(&#d up they've had the reprints out quick. 250 full color f/b delivered for less than $40? fuggedaboutit.

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Posted 03 February 2007 - 04:33 AM

Overnight is good in my experience. I remember seeing somewhere that if you enter the promo code NEWYEAR you get $10 off your order.

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Posted 04 February 2007 - 12:37 PM

Overnight is good in my experience. I remember seeing somewhere that if you enter the promo code NEWYEAR you get $10 off your order.


You are awesome. Thanks for the promo code! If you were here right now, I'd kiss you or something.


Thanks for the input guys, I've decided to use overnightprints.com B)


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Edited by :: KUNOiCHi ::, 04 February 2007 - 12:41 PM.

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Posted 06 February 2007 - 07:40 PM

I realize this is probably not the most helpful but I had a local printer that I have worked with in the past work on some unique cards I had made awhile back. I try to with local companies whenever I can for what it's worth.

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Posted 06 February 2007 - 08:23 PM

I think these plastic cards are awesome.

But they are expensive...

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Posted 06 February 2007 - 08:32 PM

I think these plastic cards are awesome.

But they are expensive...

You could sharpen the metal ones and use them to slit your wrists if the client changes anything.

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Posted 06 February 2007 - 10:32 PM

I think these plastic cards are awesome.

But they are expensive...

I'm not big on the plastic cards. You are limited in what you can do design-wise with them.

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Posted 07 February 2007 - 04:02 PM

Those metal cards are cool though. You could do tons of different stuff with the die cutting on those...

#17 BillD˛˛˛

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Posted 08 February 2007 - 01:28 PM

I think these plastic cards are awesome.

But they are expensive...



I remember that people who worked at Discreet used to have these really nice plastic translucent blue business cards.
I always thought they were so cool looking.

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Posted 18 August 2008 - 10:25 PM

I know PlasmaDesign used to sell colored translucent plastic business cards but I can't see them on the site anymore. Only the uncolored translucent cards at http://www.plasmades...sinesscards.htm. They do some pretty cool stuff in metal too... http://www.plasmades...sinesscards.htm

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Posted 19 August 2008 - 05:31 AM

I know PlasmaDesign used to sell colored translucent plastic business cards but I can't see them on the site anymore. Only the uncolored translucent cards at http://www.plasmades...sinesscards.htm. They do some pretty cool stuff in metal too... http://www.plasmades...sinesscards.htm

Aren't the metal and plastic cards on par with having the word “Factory” in the name of your company? Seems very mid-90s.

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Posted 19 August 2008 - 01:41 PM

this company has a lot of options, including metal and plastic, but the silk paper option sounds more interesting to me. I have not tried them yet though.
I am waiting on samples, eeek 1 to 2 month wait for samples, but only a week to turn around the cards.
http://www.nexcards.com/

Edited by RustyAce, 19 August 2008 - 01:44 PM.

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