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Border

If your frontside image is not proportional to our postcard dimensions, we will have to crop your photo or add a border.

If you decide to add a border to the color side(s) of your postcard, you will need to specify 3 things in your instructions or mockup:
  1. Color — White, black, or another CMYK color
  2. Thickness — Must be at least 1/4 inch thick (see below)
  3. Number of sides — 1, 2, 3, or all 4 sides
    (Which side(s)? Top? Bottom? Left? Right?)
Be sure to accurately describe your border to us in your mockup or instructions.
puppy face with top and left border
1/4 inch thick is the minimum border thickness

The following examples illustrate some of the most common border types:
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No border

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White Border

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Black border

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Color Border
Please specify in CMYK

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Bottom-heavy border

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Top-heavy border

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2-sided vertical border

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2-sided horizontal border

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1-sided horizontal border
bottom-heavy
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1-sided horizontal border
Top-heavy

Modern Postcard works as hard as we do to make sure we look good in front of our customers every time we mail.
Hattie Bryant
Small Business School