The A8 card is the next size up from the very popular A7 card but it's used for many of the same items like wedding invitations and Bar Mitzvah invitations. Some people simply prefer to have something slightly larger than 5 x 7 to help it stand out. Check out our frequently asked questions below to learn more about the A8 card and its uses.
What does the letter A mean in A8 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". A8 indicates a 5 1/4" x 7 7/8" card size. Download our Card Sizes Cheat Sheet to see how it compares in size to other cards.
What are A8 cards used for most?
- Wedding Invitations
- Vow Renewal and Anniversary Invitations
- Bar/Bat Mitzvah Invitations
- Birthday Party Invitations
- Formal Event Invitations
- Graduation Announcements
- Open House Invitations
- Baby Announcements
- Business Mailings and Promotions
Are paper options available for A8 flat cards?
Yes! Check the "Select Your Paper" dropdown to see all of the options for each card offering. The A8 card is one size larger than our most popular card size, A7, but it's still available with a nice variety of paper options.
What print processes are available for A8 flat cards?
As a wholesale printer that offers a wide range of specialty print processes, we strive to offer a few different options and pairings no matter the card size. Digital printing, foil stamping and thermography printing are available on A8 cards. All three custom print processes can be paired with each other on this card size as well.
Are envelopes available for this size?
Yes, when you shop envelopes, you will find standard flap envelopes are available for this card size. You will also find variable print is available on A8 envelopes, and they are available with envelope liners.