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How to Place an Order

Please complete the order form and fax it to us, or scan it and e-mail it to us as an attachment or if it is easier for you, just send us the information requested on the order form in an e-mail.

We will not treat your order as complete and ready to process until all relevant components have been received and are suitable for use i.e. good quality logo artwork with a minimum resolution of 600 dpi together with pantone colour references. (if required)


All orders will be delivered via a Carrier Service using a 2 working day service (excluding Highlands and Islands). The final date on which orders can be accepted is 4th December, 2012. Please contact our customer service department for overseas deliveries including Southern Ireland.

Charity Contributions

A contribution of 10p per card will be donated to the nominated charity and paid to the charity or it�s trading company, which gives it�s taxable profits to the charity.


A proof is not automatically supplied. If requested, a layout proof can be faxed or posted at a charge of £5. E-mail proofs will be supplied FREE of charge upon request.
Please enter �yes� in the relevant box on the order form remembering to quote your fax number or email address if required.
For orders of 400 or more cards there is no proof charge.
We regret we cannot supply proofs after 20th November, 2012.


The minimum quantity which can be supplied is 150 cards. Please telephone for a quote if ordering over 1,000 cards or would like to order a quantity not included on the pricing page. Multiple orders cannot be added together to qualify for volume discount.

Greetings and Typefaces

Greeting 1 and Typeface Q as shown on the Greetings page will be printed in all cases unless otherwise stated on the order form.
The Greetings and Typeface alternatives can be viewed on the Greetings and Typefaces page.

Special Greetings

You can choose any of our standard seasonal greetings from the Greetings page or for a supplemental charge create your own personal greeting.

E-mail Addresses

If you have requested an email address to be included in your personalisation we will print it in lower case with no spaces unless otherwise specified.


Most designs will feature your personalised details inside the card on paper inserts except those where the actual cards are produced to your personal requirements
and calendars which will all be printed directly onto the cards. For those cards that do not feature inserts please see individual designs.


White self-seal envelopes are supplied with all cards.


Customers requiring one single signature inside the cards will be charged £20. There will be a charge of £1 for each additional signature required.
e.g. 3 signatures will cost £22.

Company Logos

We can incorporate your company logo for an extra charge of £20 per logo per design.
Remember to specify whether your logo is to be printed in Black or Colour (for colour logos see Colour Printing on the Pricing page).
Digital files should have a minimum resolution of 600 dpi and should be supplied in .tiff .jpg .bmp .gif .eps or .pdf format for PC use.
Poor quality artwork will be rejected.
We will reproduce logos to a size that is appropriate with your chosen card unless otherwise stated.
Please indicate your logo position on your order. If a position is not stated we will position as we think best.
Artwork should be e-mailed to us at

Colour Printing

(Using 4 Colour Process Printing)
All orders that require printing in any shade other than black will be printed using the 4 process colours. Please remember, when ordering, to include the pantone colour reference(s) that you require and we will simulate this using the 4-colour process. An exact colour match cannot be guaranteed, but printed colour proofs will be supplied free of charge to ensure the finished product meets with your approval.

The last date on which we can accept colour orders is 20th November 2009.

The additional charge you will pay for colour printing is as follows:

If ordering 300 cards or less there is a flat charge of £99 per design.
If between 301 and 1,000 cards are ordered colour printing is charged at 30p per card.
If between 1,001 and 4,999 cards are ordered colour printing is charged at 20p per card.

Colour printing is FREE on all orders for 5,000 or more cards

e.g. 400 cards in Price Band C with a colour company logo would cost:

£500 for cards + £120 for colour printing = £620 Total

If your company logo is to be printed see Company Logo section above for instructions.

Your order will not be processed until good quality logo artwork with a minimum resolution of 600 dpi; is received.

Please allow up to 19 working days for colour orders to be processed.

Sending your Order

Please ensure that your order is clearly written or typed. Repeat orders will be classed as new orders.

To ensure the timely delivery of your Christmas card order please place your order as early as possible. Our standard order turnaround is 10 to 14 working days but this can differ at peak times.

Please allow an additional 5 working days for colour orders to be processed.

The completed Order Form can be faxed or posted to us, or if it is easier for you the information requested on the order form can be e-mailed to us at
Artwork for logos should be e-mailed to us at

When time is of the essence the quickest way for us to receive orders is by e-mail.