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calendar making tips

The year is ending so it's time to make your calendar for the new year.  Whether you are making it for yourself or as gifts to friends and family, this is the program to create your custom hang-on-the-wall calendar.

Put your favorite photos from your camera and phone onto your ...Read More

Holiday Open House Invitation

These colorful cards designed in The Print Shop, are printed by your favorite online 4x6 printing service.  This way, you'll get full bleed printing on glossy photo stock for much less than you'd pay for printing at home.



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Creating a PDF with bleed margins

When we want professional printing with color right to the edge, we must include bleed margins.  Printing services don't actually print to the edge.  They trim off the white margins so it looks like the color goes right to the edge.

Let's say we want 100 color prints of our 8.5 ...Read More

wedding invitations

Summer is almost here and that means summer weddings!  Here are some sample wedding invitations designed in The Print Shop using exclusive images from the Clipart Gallery.  These are 5x7 single-sided postcards which can be professionally printed.


Wedding Kit Border Curve With Pearls

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Photo resolution too low

Your photo image is composed of a fixed number of dots called pixels.  Low resolution means the photo doesn't have many pixels; high resolution means the photo has a lot of pixels.  But what is a lot?  Actually, the better question is, "What is enough?".

Once you decide how big ...Read More


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