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Spread Holiday Cheer Quickly with Templates

Two free greeting card templates and envelope template

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Holiday greeting card templates

Get a jump on the holidays with these greeting card templates. Just print, sign, & mail.

© Jacci Howard Bear; licensed to About.com
Take a little bit of stress out of the holidays and save time by using these two free original greeting card templates. Each card is in PDF format ready to print from your color printer. Adjust as needed and print on 8.5x11 paper and fold twice for vertical, side-fold cards. I printed mine at 720dpi on high quality inkjet paper.

The best holidays are shared with friends features two friendly snow people on the cover and Merry Christmas on the inside.
Download friendscard.pdf

The best presents are family and friends has a decorated tree and wrapped present on the cover. The inside greeting says Happy Holidays.
Download treecard.pdf
Note: When folded a piece of the tree is on the crease. That's intentional.

4.5x6 Envelope
The above card templates are designed to print on letter size paper folded in quarters. After making the cards I realized I needed envelopes. I wanted an envelope I could make from a single letter size sheet of paper. The resulting template has been proportioned to meet US Postal requirements for standard letter mail and can be printed on an 8.5" x 11" page. The finished envelope is 4.5" x 6" — just right for homemade cards made from letter size paper.
Download envelope.pdf | Save/Print GIF version of envelope template | Save/Print GIF of envelope construction instructions
Note: Error on template instructions. Last step should read "Fold C Flap down and secure to back of envelope (Flap B) with tape or glue."

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Terms of Usage: These PDF files are Copyright Jacci Howard Bear. All rights reserved. The templates are free for your personal use (i.e. printing cards for your friends and family, not for resale.) Files may not be redistributed without written permission.

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