All About Foil Cards
Many online printers offer only gold, and typically one shade of gold. Here at Print Peppermint, we have close to 300 foil colors that we stock, of those 300, 75 of them are various shades of gold – from yellow gold, to rose gold, to matte gold, to aged gold, and so on…
Most online printers offer you gold or silver, here at Print Peppermint we actually have a collection over 250 foil colors but have curated it down to this focused list of 45 foil colors for printing:
If you would like to see these foil stamping colors in person, order our Sample Pack.
45 amazing foiling printing colors, including:
- Matte Gold
- Yellow Gold
- Warm Gold
- Light Gold
- Light Copper
- Dark Copper / Bronze
- Rose Gold
- Warm Grey
- Matte Silver
- Baby Pink (pigment foil)
- Matte Red
- Prussian Blue
- Metallic Olive
- Ruby Gemstone
- Clear-Holographic Stipple
- Clear-Holographic Gemstone
- Black-Holographic Gemstone
Metallic Business Cards
What is metallized foil is too much for me? Well, there are other ways to create metallic cards like using Pantone’s metallic ink series.
For example PMS 877 Silver is a beautiful way to give a subtle shimmer to text or any design element but doesn’t have the same extreme reflective character as a traditional foil stamp.
Using our online configurator, just choose “Pantone Spot Inks” in the finishing section of the order form, you can add it to front and/or the back. Do note, that metallic print is priced per color/per location, in the same way foil is, however metallic print business cards tend to be slightly less expensive.
Foil business cards
Foil business cards are classy. Whether you go with the classic metallic gold foil which basically look like flat ink but allows you to do cool things like get light colors printed on super dark papers, like black.
We have been in the business card printing business for more than 10 years now and foil stamping is still one of the most sought-after finishes used. For this reason, we have perfected the act of using this foil design to enhance the product value.
if you want to buy foil business cards from us, here are some of the things we believe you should know.
Questions You Might Have About Our Foil Business Cards
We know that you will have a lot of questions about our service. So, we’ll try to answer some of them.
What Makes Business Cards Stand Out?
There are a number of things that can make business cards stand out. Here are a few of them
The Finish You Choose
The design can make a lot of difference. For example, the corners of business cards can be designed to make your cards stand out. There are a number of templates that can transform those corners into something stylish.
Why Do We Use This Method When Making Our Business Cards?
It allows the business cards to be quite versatile. With foil stamping, you can tweak your business card to your taste. it also gives your foil business cards a polished look.
Our customers over time have also loved the foil method. They love the various options that come with it.
What Options Do You Have When Using Foil Stamping?
With foil stamping, you have several options. Here are some of them.
Foil business cards creates a dramatic effect. This effect is usually very dramatic and is quite good to look at. It gives your business card that awesome look.
Metallic Gold Foil
This is the classic look of most business cards. It gives your card that simple but elegant look. Gold foil business cards can take your business cards to the next level.
Pigment Foil (Glossy)
This type of foil is quite glossy. However, the great thing here is that it comes in multiple foil colors. This includes gold, blue, green, and even silver.
Pigment Foils (Matte)
This type gives you that plain-looking dull color that can be quite appealing. It is non-shiny and can make an excellent business card.
These are just four out of about fifty options you have when you use choose Print Peppermint. Other options that are available to you include silver foil, specialty foil, transparent foil, red foil, and matte silver foil.
With Print Peppermint, the potential for a great business card is simply endless.
What Colors are Available for my Foil Business Card Design?
Your foil business cards can come in a multitude of colors. If you are buying from us, here are some options that are readily available to you.
If you are interested in other foil colors, we can always find ways to get the specific color or design you want.
What Type of Finish is Available?
What Paper Types Do You Use For Your Foil Business Cards?
We understand that the paper type that you choose determines the style and appeal of your business card. Thus, we provide a large variety of paper types for you to choose from. This means that you have a lot of design options to choose from.
Here are some of the most popular ones.
- Bright white
- Ivory and a lot more
- Cardstock water
How Big Should A Business Card Be?
Regardless of the design of the business cards, there are largely two standards that we follow in Print Peppermint.
One of them is the US standards for business cards. It stands at 3.5 x 2 inches. The other is the EURO standard for business cards. This stands anywhere at 85mm x 55mm.
What Are The Benefits of Using a Gold Foil For Your Business Card?
It’s Just So Appealing
The Gold foil is just so much more attractive and appealing when compared to other colors. It gives your card that stylish look that you have always wanted.
It Grabs Attention
When running your business, you definitely want it to be attention-grabbing. Small things such as your business cards can do the trick. Gold foil business cards are especially going to grab the attention of your customer.
It Promotes Your Brand
Having cards made with gold foil can be part of your branding. In the world we live in today, branding is everything. So, take your branding up a notch with gold foil business cards.
It’s a High-Quality Design
They are really high-quality. Just having these designs on your business cards sends out a message. Your business is elegant and stylish. Gold foil business cards are simply a class apart.
The Gold Foil Design is Durable
For most people, they are not just looking for card designs that are of high quality. They are also looking for durability. This is the same with all products.
Gold foil makes your business card stand out. It also makes it much more durable. That is always good for business.
Should You Go For a Silver Foil or a Gold Foil Design?
Going for a silver foil or a gold foil will largely depend on what you want. Most the silver foil and gold foil are beautiful and can serve the purpose.
To make the right decision, consider what your brand really needs. Largely, a gold foil or silver foil design is going to fit the bill.
What Are the Font Size Options Are Available?
When it comes to font size, the thickness of the line becomes very important. To make sure that your products and the writings on the product is legible, we stick to 0.25 pt as minimum thickness in offset printing.
For digital printing, that minimum range increases to 0.5 pt.
To make sure that your font size is just perfect for your product design, we take in a lot of these factors.
What Materials Do We Use During This Foil Printing?
Foil business cards can be made using various types of paper. This is actually the benefit of these types of business cards.
Materials such as matte, magnetic paper, and plastic are just some of the many options that you have when you use foil in making foil business cards.
The materials and the particular finish we use when designing your foil business cards will be blended in effortlessly.
How Do I Know The Price of Foil Business Cards?
If you are interested in making a purchase, you can check our website for more pricing options. However, when considering the price, you should consider some costs. This includes the foil business card printing process, design as well as the materials being used.
You also have the option of reaching out to us to get a custom quote on your order. You should also know that the quantity you want will also determine the price.
If you want a large quantity of foil cards, then the price per unit is more likely to drop.
If you still want to know more about prices, feel free to contact our customer service for more insights on our pricing options.
Why Should You Trust Us?
There are a number of reasons why you should trust us. However, we’ll try to outline only the most important ones.
Product Quality and Design is our Number One Priority
We understand the role that foil business cards might play in your business. Therefore, we make sure that our business cards are of the highest quality. To print business cards, we follow specific guidelines to make your experiences better.
As far as we are concerned, product quality cannot be under-emphasized. Our artwork file is always available for perusal. Our artwork file can be found on our website.
We Have Been Around For Quite A While
Print Peppermint has been around for more than 10 years. During this time, we have worked with large brands such as Google and Grammarly in creating high-quality products. We are currently working or have worked with more than 10,000 designers or agencies.
If there is one thing you can be sure of, you can be sure that your foil business cards will be of the highest quality.
Prices Are Generally Affordable
We make the products very affordable despite the high product quality. We believe that our customers should have the best when they choose us to handle their affairs. That way, you can be sure you are getting the product value.
What Are Some Of Our Artwork Guidelines?
Here are some of the guidelines for any artwork we produce.
This refers to the area of the foil business cards that will be trimmed or cut off. The bleed area is to make sure that the background color of the card is able to reach the very edge of it.
We try to indicate where the bleed area starts from on our templates using red lines.
We make sure that our fonts on our templates are all changed or modified to outlines or curves.
All transparencies that appear on our templates or business cards are all flattened.
The resolution used on our templates are 300 dpi
If you want to know about our artwork guidelines and templates, the artwork file is available for download on our website. We recommend you go through our artwork guidelines closely.
How Long Does Foil Business Card Printing Take?
The particular time for foil business card printing depends on the number of business cards you want to print. If it is not much, you can expect the foil business card printing process to be way faster. In general it takes 3 weeks for a job to make it through our production schedule from proof to shipping.
How Long Does Shipping Take?
Shipping will depend on the circumstances. Circumstances that affect the shipping time include the costs, design, and destination of your foil business cards.
How do I Make a Purchase on your Website?
If you are interested in making an order on our website, here are some guidelines to make things easier for you.
Access our website from your browser. You can then head over to custom business cards and choose the foil business card option.
The good thing about our website is that it allows you to search for the specific product that you want. Your search ensures that you get your preferred custom foil business card or items.
However, before you can complete any purchase with us, you might need to have an account. That way, you can simply put in your account login details and get your items quickly.
Next, add your preferred order to the shopping cart and proceed to the payment option. This is very easy and straightforward.
Where is Print Peppermint Located?
Print Peppermint is located in the United States. Our headquarters is in Dallas Texas with zip code Tx 75208. Print Peppermrint, therefore, follows all guidelines that apply to companies that are located in the United States.
How Can I find More Content On Your Business?
Do you have some more questions? If you do, you can always check out our FAQ section for more content.
Our FAQs cover everything from our design, foil accents to the various custom foil business cards that are available.
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Metallic Foil FAQs
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- What are the DOs & Don’ts when designing foil stamped products?
- What foil stamping colors do you offer? Can I choose a custom foil color?
- What is the difference between hot foil stamping and cold foil?
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