Frequently Asked Questions
What does the letter A mean in A7 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 7, it indicates a 5" x 7" card. You can download our Card Sizes Cheat Sheet for a complete list of what we offer and how each size compares to each other.
What is the A7 card size used for most?
- Wedding, Invitations
- Vow Renewal and Anniversary Invitations
- Birthday Party Invitations
- Formal Event Invitations
- Photo Holiday Cards
- Graduation Announcements
- Open House Invitations
- Baby Announcements
- Bar and Bat Mitzvah Invitations
- Business Mailings
- Promotional Flyers
Are paper options available for A7 flat cards?
We have a variety of high-quality papers available for all card sizes. What's available depends on the print process. For example, an A7 card with custom digital print will have 10+ paper options while a foil-stamped A7 card will have 30+ options (due to colored papers). Check the "Select Your Paper" dropdown for each product to see the list.
Are trim options available for A7 flat cards?
Yes! We currently offer up to five trim options on many of our A7 card sizes. Those trim options include square, rounded corners, crest, ticket and scallop. We will soon be adding an arch trim option and a deckle edge trim option.
What print processes are available for A7 flat cards?
All of the print processes and pairings we offer are available on the A7 card because it's such a popular size. You can see them all in our Print Processes and Pairings Cheat Sheet , which is an easy-to-read PDF you can save on your desktop or print out as a reference.
How do I find coordinating envelopes?
You can shop envelopes by size or by print process. For A7 cards, you can click on A7 under envelopes and you will see all the envelope options available. Just like all envelopes, you will notice that A7 envelopes are slightly larger than the A7 card size, measuring 5 1/4" x 7 1/4". As a wholesale printer, we think the more options the better so there are many colors and several print processes available.