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Metallic Foil • Turnaround: 5 Business Days

This is a pre order item. We will ship it when it comes in stock.
Regular price $155.00 CAD
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Metallic Foil Postcards

Matte Lamination + Gold / Silver Foil

Raised foil postcards stand out with their silver or gold custom foil printing. Our wholesale foil printing produces a premium look popular for invitations cards and certificates

+ ADD 1 Extra Business Day Turnaround for Bundling

NEED Bundling? Request a Custom Quote.

16pt + 2pt Laminated Stock

16pt + 2pt Laminated Stock

Our regular 16pt C2S stock is laminated with a silky matte lamination to create the smooth texture and thickness of these metallic foil postcards before we add our foil finish printing.

Gold and Silver Foil Printing

With custom foil printing, you’ll be able to offer your clients gold foil printed holiday postcards, silver foil finish wedding invitations, and more. The possibilities are endless with metallic foil postcard printing.

Gold and Silver Foil Printing
Raised Foil Postcards

Raised Foil Postcards

Our foil finish printing technique causes the gold or silver metallic foil to rise slightly from the postcard. That’s why our metallic foil postcards come with a unique tactile experience that your customer will love.

 

Special Instructions

Please submit two PDF files:

  • 1. Regular full color artwork
  • 2. Metallic Foil template indicating the area of the Metallic Foil

On template file, indicate area of Metallic Foil by using 100% K. Non Foil areas should be white. For best results, ensure this file is vector.

If ordering a 4/4 job with Metallic Foil on only one side, please ensure that page 1 of your artwork is the Foil side

File Prep

1. Ensure the file matches the product's required dimensions. Ensure that the artwork is created in CMYK 300 dpi with 1/16 inch bleeds on all sides.

2. Make sure that all images are embedded, and that all the text is outlined.

3. Export all files into PDF format with bleeds.

Important Notice!
For best results, we strongly recommend you ensure the following to minimize the potential of text filling in:
  1. Supply fonts larger than 8pt
  2. Use sans serif fonts
  3. Avoid having artwork underneath the foil areas (i.e. using a mask instead)

Special Instructions: Please submit two PDF files:

  1. Regular full color artwork
  2. Metallic Foil template indicating the area of the Metallic Foil

On template file, indicate area of Metallic Foil by using 100% K. Non Foil areas should be white. For best results, ensure this file is vector.

If ordering a 4/4 job with Metallic Foil on only one side, please ensure that page 1 of your artwork is the Foil side

Free Templates

Printing Experts offers professional graphic design services for all our products at additional cost:

Business Cards - $75.00

Print Products - $75.00 to $125.00

Large Format - $125.00 to $300.00

Apparel - $25.00 to $50.00

Promo Products - $25.00 to $50.00

Prices effective February 1st 2023. Prices in Canadian Dollars.

Ready? Request Design Services Today!

Promotional Product & Apparel Guidelines (Promo Product / Apparel)

  1. Please view the description of your Promo Product or Apparel Product on our website
  2. You will find a "Ideal image size in Pixels" notice.
  3. Please ensure your file is at minimum that pixel size for proper printing.
  4. If you are unsure of pixel size within your design/design software, please upload your graphics and select "Yes. Please Email a Proof" and we'll advise if any issues.

General File Guidelines (Business Cards / Print Products / Large Format)

  1. Download our guides to ensure a more optimal print result (labeled as "Free Templates" on most product pages). NOTE: You may contact us and we can email you a pre-made design template if your template isn't online.
  2. Each job (including multiple paged projects) must be submitted as individual PDF files (such as 1 for Front and 1 for Back). Ensure that all pages are the same size.
  3. Files must be submitted with proper orientation to ensure proper back up.
  4. It is best to try to avoid using borders in your design. If a border is too close to the trim, the trim may be slightly off-center.
  5. File must consist of 1/8" bleed and all important art and text must be within the safety margin.
  6. Ensure that your PDF is high res and that all images are CMYK at 300 DPI.
  7. Black type should have the following values: C0, M0, Y0, K100.
  8. Embed or outline all fonts.
  9. For best colour results, supply a CMYK only files.

IMPORTANT: When uploading multiple files to your order, label each file appropriately such as "Front_File" and "Back_File" especially for "C1S" products (Coated One Side), otherwise we will choose which file is the front ourselves.

Example of a 3.5x2 Standard Business Card

 

Important Note for Foil Products (Foil Cards, Foiling Options etc..)
For best results, we strongly recommend you ensure the following to avoid delays and/or unexpected print results.

  1. Supply fonts larger than 8pt
  2. Use sans serif fonts
  3. Avoid having artwork underneath the foil areas (i.e. using a mask instead)
  4. Avoid areas of heavy foil coverage with small/fine (non-foil) text or linework knocked out, as there is a tendency for these to fill in.
  5. Leave at least a 5mm (approximately 0.20") foil-free area around the edges. Extending the metallic foil design to the edge of the card creates a high possibility of the foil peeling off.
Need a Design?

Printing Experts offers professional graphic design services for all our products at additional cost:

Business Cards - $75.00

Print Products - $75.00 to $125.00

Large Format - $125.00 to $300.00

Apparel - $25.00 to $50.00

Promo Products - $25.00 to $50.00

Prices effective February 1st 2023. Prices in Canadian Dollars.

Ready? Request Design Services Today!

File Guidelines

Promotional Product & Apparel Guidelines (Promo Product / Apparel)

  1. Please view the description of your Promo Product or Apparel Product on our website
  2. You will find a "Ideal image size in Pixels" notice.
  3. Please ensure your file is at minimum that pixel size for proper printing.
  4. If you are unsure of pixel size within your design/design software, please upload your graphics and select "Yes. Please Email a Proof" and we'll advise if any issues.

General File Guidelines (Business Cards / Print Products / Large Format)

  1. Download our guides to ensure a more optimal print result (labeled as "Free Templates" on most product pages). NOTE: You may contact us and we can email you a pre-made design template if your template isn't online.
  2. Each job (including multiple paged projects) must be submitted as individual PDF files (such as 1 for Front and 1 for Back). Ensure that all pages are the same size.
  3. Files must be submitted with proper orientation to ensure proper back up.
  4. It is best to try to avoid using borders in your design. If a border is too close to the trim, the trim may be slightly off-center.
  5. File must consist of 1/8" bleed and all important art and text must be within the safety margin.
  6. Ensure that your PDF is high res and that all images are CMYK at 300 DPI.
  7. Black type should have the following values: C0, M0, Y0, K100.
  8. Embed or outline all fonts.
  9. For best colour results, supply a CMYK only files.

IMPORTANT: When uploading multiple files to your order, label each file appropriately such as "Front_File" and "Back_File" especially for "C1S" products (Coated One Side), otherwise we will choose which file is the front ourselves.

Example of a 3.5x2 Standard Business Card

 

Important Note for Foil Products (Foil Cards, Foiling Options etc..)
For best results, we strongly recommend you ensure the following to avoid delays and/or unexpected print results.

  1. Supply fonts larger than 8pt
  2. Use sans serif fonts
  3. Avoid having artwork underneath the foil areas (i.e. using a mask instead)
  4. Avoid areas of heavy foil coverage with small/fine (non-foil) text or linework knocked out, as there is a tendency for these to fill in.
  5. Leave at least a 5mm (approximately 0.20") foil-free area around the edges. Extending the metallic foil design to the edge of the card creates a high possibility of the foil peeling off.