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Post card ?

heat123

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Sep 7, 2005
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Hi,
just came from Staples to buy a 100 pk of post card templates for $21.99! :eek: Where can you find cheap post card card stock?? I want to start sending out Thank you post cards to those who dont' have email addresses. But that just seems kind of pricey!?!
 

rwesterpchef

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Go to our supplier, Nancy's Artworks and check out their postcard section. They have 20 for $2.50ish. You can get blank ones with just a PC tools design, "thank you for recent order", "Thank you", many different ones. That would be cheaper than templates. And, they actually have the perforated postcards with a given template too. I just feed the postcards through my printer (depends on what kind of printer you have).
Target, Hobby Lobby, and HellMart also carry plain cardstock if you have a creative touch.
 

button92

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Dec 29, 2005
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Another good place to check is your local bulk supplier-Sam's club-Costco-whatever it may be. I purchased the Avery ones-a 400 pk. for around $15.00 I believe. They make good multipurpose cards for special thank yous or special invites such as fundraisers or theme parties. Hope this helps.
 

lacychef

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Feb 15, 2006
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good source

Another good source for cheaper supplies is stickingtobusiness.com, which used to be directly from the heart. They have fun stickers, postcards, etc... :)
 

heat123

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hmmm

I just got robbed! I thought Staples would be reasonably priced just as Office max but $5.99 compared to $21.99 Yikes that's a huge difference! What kind of post cards were they? perforated or not? Mine are perforated and almost look like photo paper (very glossy) which I didnt' really care for but they only had two kinds and the other had a line separating the card in two halves and I did not want that kind. I will definitely have to shop around next time!
 
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they are actually really pretty. they are a light tan with a border around the card. not glossy......i noticed those were much more $$. im happy with them for the cost
 

jwpamp

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I buy Card Stock paper and make my own postcards with the "postcard" template in Word. They are 4 to a page, and I cut them with a paper cutter that I bought. Works great and really cheap!
 

heat123

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will have to try!

I may just go the cheapest route and create my own on cardstock next time and forget about the perforated, glossy ones! Ayyee, what was I thinkin!? But I had nothing else to compare them too! I guess I should have come here to ask first before shopping! :rolleyes: Ya live and learn I guess! :(
 

Sooner PC

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I make all my post cards. I use my 40% off coupon from Micheals or wait for a sale on card stock and then stock up. Word has a very easy template to use.

Boomer Sooner
Shannon Overstreet
 

Brenda K.

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Mar 17, 2005
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Postcard

You can get 400 postcards, 4 cards per sheet for 5.99 at Sams Club. That is where I always buy them. I use the postcards to make up recipe cards for all of the guests to take at shows with the recipe I demonstrate. I also put the PC supplies I used on the back of the postcard. Guests really appreciate the recipe and they have my name and phone number right on the recipe card.
Brenda Koppy
Independent Future Director
 
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