The A2 card is the second smallest of the standard A card sizes and can be used for a variety of things, but a few very common uses include invitations, personalized stationery and direct mail postcards. See our frequently asked questions below to learn more about the A2 card and its uses.
Frequently Asked Questions
What does the letter A mean in A2 card size?
The letter A indicates a set of standard card sizes recognized throughout the wholesale and retail paper industries. The letter itself stands for "announcement" and when paired with the number 2, it indicates a 4 1/4" x 5 1/2" card size. You can download our Card Sizes Cheat Sheet
What is the A2 card size used for most?
- Party Invitations
- Response Cards (RSVPs)
- Reception Cards
- Accommodation Cards
- Map Cards
- Thank You Cards
- Personalized Stationery
Do you offer stacked enclosure sizes?
The A2 is not a part of standard stacked enclosure offering, which includes A1 (3 1/2 x 4 7/8), R6 (3 1/2" x 5 1/2") and R7 (3 1/2" x 6 1/8"). Our standard stacked enclosure sizes fit together within our invitation pockets. However, you can stack A2 (4 1/2" x 5 1/2") with R6 (3 1/2" x 5 1/2") card and S1 (5 1/2" x 5 1/2").
Are paper options available for A2 flat cards?
Yes! Check the "Select Your Paper" dropdown to see all of the options for each card offering.
Are trim options available for A2 flat cards?
Trim options are available on many A2 cards. They include square, rounded corners, crest, ticket and scallop. Soon we will be adding arch and deckle edge trim options! When choosing trim options, please use product templates to see how your artwork falls within the trim.
What print processes are available for A2 flat cards?
All print processes and pairings are available on the A2 cards. Download the Print Processes and Pairings Cheat Sheet to see everything we offer in an easy to read PDF. Save it to your desktop or print it out as a handy reference!
What print processes are available for A1 flat cards?
All print processes and pairings are available on the A1 card. This allows you to create a perfectly coordinated stationery suite with the same print process or pairing across all pieces. You can download our to see all the print processes and pairings we offer.
How do I find coordinating envelopes?
Click on A2 under envelopes and you will see all the envelope options for A2 cards. A2 envelopes measure 4 3/8" x 5 3/4", which is slightly larger than the card size. As a wholesale printer, we offer cards and envelopes separately so customers can order exactly what they need for resale.