Custom Photo Christmas Card Info

Custom Photo Christmas Card Info

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Ordering process:
1. Locate the christmas card format you are interested in on the main Christmas card page and click on it.
2. You will be taken through a the steps to design your customized Christmas card.
3. When you get to the step asking how you would like to send your photos to us, you can choose to upload, email or mail your photos to us. The easiest solution is to upload your photos through our web site (your images must be in jpeg format to use this feature). This will allow you to view an instant preview of your Christmas card and reduce waiting time. If you choose to email or mail your photos, you will be given further instructions after you receive your order confirmation by email.
4. When you are done choosing your Christmas card options, you will be able to add the Christmas card to your shopping cart. After doing this, you will need to choose your quantity, shipping location, shipping method and the date you need to receive your order by.
5. You are now ready to finalize the purchase. When you click on the purchase button, you will be taken to our payment page where you can choose to pay by Visa, Mastercard, PayPal, Money Order or check.
Uploading photos:
When it comes time for your to upload your photos you will be taken to the Calyptic Design Studio. This will allow you to upload your photos and then make alterations to it (if desired). You can crop it, rotate/flip it and convert it to black & white or sepia tone. After you have your photo uploaded at altered, you will leave the studio and continue on with your ordering process. Of course your Christmas card preview is updated instantly to show the changes your have made to your uploaded photo.
Your Order:
We ship orders 3 business days after we receive the photos and payment for your order. So, if you upload your photos through our site and pay by credit card, your order will ship 3 business days after you place the order. If you mail or email your photos or pay by a method other than credit card, there may be a longer delay before your order ships.

You will be able to manage your orders online through our web site. This allows you to make changes to the Christmas card options, quantity, or billing/mailing information. You can also make a payment for your order, view your order preview and find out your order status (when your order shipped).

Printing Process:
We use a high quality printing process which results in beautiful prints, but the appearance of your Christmas card relies heavily on the quality of the original photos. If you are using a digital photo, it should be at about 1100 x 800 pixels for our Christmas cards. You can also mail a CD with your digital photo on it if you are unable to upload or email it. Of course we recommend you upload the photo directly through our site. If you are mailing a photo to us for scanning, you should send a 4x6 or 5x7 photo. This photo will be returned with your order unharmed.
Shipping:
If you require your order by a specific date, it is recommended you choose priority mail or FedEx for your shipping option. Shipping times by standard mail vary widely, so we can not guarantee delivery dates. It is recommended that ALL Christmas related orders are shipped by priority mail or FedEx (depending on how fast you need to receive the order).