Custom Photo Cards and Invitations Custom Photo Cards and Invitations Reviews & Prices

Looking for stylish, unique holiday cards, birth announcements, thank you notes, birthday party invitations or even wedding stationery? These sites let you customize cards, announcements and invitations from a range of designer templates to produce one-of-a-kind cards your family and friends will love. The sites we review offer designs for almost every holiday and event, so you can send customized cards all year long. Check our our reviews to help you choose the right provider for your project.

Updated 11-26-2015

Custom Photo Cards and Invitations Comparison Chart

Service Name & RatingPrice per Card*Minimum OrderReturns & ExchangesSelectionProduct QualityDesign ToolBottom Line
Tiny Prints $2.4410Full refund for any reason Great quality, large selection, attractive design and an intuitive shopping experience combine to make this site worth the price
Paper Culture $1.9910Full refund (minus initial S&H) except w/ approved proof or low-quality photo Very high quality, eco-conscious cards with a low order minimum; slightly smaller selection, but great customer experience
Minted $2.5625No returns, some reprints Luxe cards, great design and top-notch support set this service apart; big bulk discounts for large orders, but small orders are pricy
Pear Tree Greetings $1.468Promise to "make things right" if you're not happy Very nice quality, unique designs at a great price, only downside is a slightly limited design tool
Shutterfly $2.091Refunds for damage/printing flaws, exchange for all other reasons Simple but effective design tool, a range of styles and good print quality: nice, mid-priced option for many projects
Service Name & RatingPrice per Card*Minimum OrderReturns & ExchangesSelectionProduct QualityDesign ToolBottom Line
Cardstore $1.991Refunds/exchanges for printing flaws only Better for small orders, offers high quality cards at reasonable prices without an order minimum; design tool is slightly limited
Mixbook $2.211Reprints for printing flaws only Very robust design tool, great price point and low order minimum, but slightly lower print quality than the top picks
Snapfish $1.5020Full refund for any reason Strong search tools and better pricing for large orders; clunky templates, glitchy design tool, and high order minimum are negatives
Purple Trail $2.081No returns except for damage in shipping, printing flaws Wide range of card sizes and formats, attractive designs; however, wildly unintuitive design tool and unremarkable pricing
Zazzle $1.7410Refund for any reason, shipping only included if product is damaged/flawed Low price point and good printing quality, but very uneven selection, challenging shopping experience and difficult design tools detract
Service Name & RatingPrice per Card*Minimum OrderReturns & ExchangesSelectionProduct QualityDesign ToolBottom Line
CafePress $1.3512Refund within 30 days except cost of shipping Broad selection of reasonably-priced designs, but low-quality printing, frustrating navigation, and uneven design drag this site down

*Price information based on an order of 25 five by seven inch flat holiday photo cards, printed on basic card stock. See individual reviews or the FAQ section for more details.

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