Extra Thick Cards Overview (LOFT & ColorTHICK)
Extra Thick Cards--known as LOFT and ColorTHICK--are truly sumptuous, printed on premium cardstock up to 64 points thick! All Extra Thick Cards offer an easy-to-write-on cottony surface. Choose LOFT Cards for their white core and 3 thicknesses: double, triple and quad. Choose ColorTHICK Cards for a color core in single or double thickness, your choice of 6 vibrant hues. For incredible detail and pop, double-sided 6-color printing is standard for all Extra Thick Cards. These high quality, luxury cards are perfect for milestones like weddings, engagements, holidays and birth announcements.
Production turnaround time is 3-4 business days.
What are the two types of Extra Thick Cards?
LOFT Cards are printed on premium card stock in 3 thicknesses: double (32 pt), triple (48 pt) or quad (64 point). LOFT Cards have a white core only.
ColorTHICK Cards are printed on premium card stock with a core of color in your choice of 6 juicy hues. Pick either a single or double layer of color for added impact. See our Color Options for details.
Extra Thick Card Options (LOFT & ColorTHICK)
Both LOFT and ColorTHICK cards come in 7 sizes from 3.5x4.875" to 5.5x8.5". These include popular A2-A9 card sizes which Pro Stationery Designers love.
LOFT and ColorTHICK cards are so thick they're unbendable. Easy-to-write-on cottony surface.
LOFT Card thicknesses are double (32 pt), triple (48pt) or quad thick (64pt) and have a white core only. LOFT Paper is acid-free.
ColorTHICK Cards come in 6 juicy colored cores with either a single layer of color (48pt) or double layer of color (64pt). Acid-free.
Shapes - 5x7" LOFT Only
Add elegance to your extra thick cards with a die cut shape. Choose from 5 Shapes in LOFT 5x7 size only. Available in 3 thicknesses: double (32pt), triple (48pt) or quad thick (64pt) with a LOFT white core. Shapes not available in ColorTHICK Cards.
Rounded Corners - LOFT Only
You can add Rounded Corners to LOFT cards in 3 sizes: 4.25x5.5", 5x5" or 5x7". Rounded Corners not available in ColorTHICK Cards. $0.10 per card.
6 Color Printing
We offer premium 6 Color Printing at no charge for our extra thick cards. Portrait and Fine Art Photographers love the two additional inks compared to 4 Color Printing. With 6 Color Printing you see more vibrant images and smoother tonal transitions especially in skin tones.
Present your client with several card designs using our 6-Card Sampler. Great for the holiday season, the Sampler set contains 6 of the same type of card, but each can be printed with a unique design. Starting at $12.36 for a LOFT 6 Card Sampler or $14.46 for a ColorTHICK 6 Card Sampler.
Retouching enhances your image for a flawless print. Choose from a variety of Retouching Services in the checkout cart. Additional fees apply.
For more information, see our Retouching Services page.
Impress clients with the personalized touch of Boutique Packaging for select, drop shipped items. We package your order in tissue paper and a black folder or box with a natural twill ribbon. Additional fees apply.
See Boutique Packaging for details.
Envelope Printing allows you to print a custom design on the full front/back or back flap or choose from ready-made Designer Envelope graphics (in BRI ROES only). On the web or in BRI ROES, upload your own designs and print for $0.30 per side. In BRI ROES, choose from 28 Designer Envelopes at $0.47 per envelope.
Extra thick cards include your choice of Linen or Eggshell Envelopes at no extra charge. Make a statement with optional Colored Envelopes in 9 bright, pearlized or kraft colors. See our Colored Envelopes for details. When purchased with a card, Colored Envelopes start at $0.19 each.
For a finished look, add optional Envelope Liners to complement the design on your card. Available in all envelope sizes, Envelope Liners are printed on 60 lb matte smooth paper with adhesive backing. We'll print and insert each liner for $0.72 each. Or we'll print only for $0.46 each and you can insert the liners yourself. See How to Insert Liners.
Our Linen, Eggshell and Colored Envelopes are also sold separately as Extra Envelopes without cards. Minimum of 50 envelopes, starting at $0.26 per envelope.
Flat & Folded Card Designs
BRI ROES Designs (LOFT Only)
BRI ROES Designs are perfect for the non-designer who is short on time. In BRI ROES, choose a ready-made BRI Design and add your images and text. Size 5x7" and compatible with flat, folded, shaped or LOFT styles. BRI ROES Designs come in Graduation, Save the Date and Holiday themes. Order in BRI ROES only.
Save the Date
Free PSD card templates are perfect if you have Photoshop experience. Choose from over 40 FREE design templates. Size 5x7" and compatible with flat, folded, shaped or LOFT/ColorTHICK styles. Free PSD templates come in Baby, Holiday or Save the Date themes. Download 40+ free PSD Templates.
Paper Sample Kit
Our lab is optimized to print across multiple papers--press, photographic and fine art--for a stunning printed piece. Order a sample kit to see how color and detail appear on each paper type used for photo prints, albums & books, cards, fine art and more. When you invest in a Paper Sample Kit, you get a code for $15 off your next order.
Extra Thick Card Pricing (LOFT & ColorTHICK)
Additional Card Option Pricing
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|Linen or Eggshell Envelopes (White only)||Included with card|
|Colored Envelopes (Bright Orange, Forest Green, Crimson Red, Lt. Pink, Lt. Blue)||$0.19 with card|
|Pearlized Envelopes (White, Gold or Silver) or Kraft Envelopes||$0.25 with card|
|Additional Envelope Options||Price Each|
|Designer Envelopes (ROES only) - Linen or Eggshell in sizes 4.25x5.5", 5x5" or 5x7"||$0.47|
|Envelope Printing - Return Address on Back Flap||$0.30|
|Envelope Printing - 1 side (Full Front or Full Back)||$0.30|
|Envelope Printing - 2 sides Front & Back||$0.60|
|Envelope Liners - Print Only||$0.46|
|Envelope Liners - Print & Insert into Envelopes||$0.72|
How to Order
Desktop App for Large & Batch Orders
Pros prefer BRI ROES, our downloadable desktop application. It's the fastest way to order when your client needs multiple images and sizes, or you want to place several orders at once.
Order directly from our website with no software download required. Ideal for simple, small orders.
Desktop App for Album & Card Design
Cascade is BRI's powerful desktop application for album and card design. See a virtual preview as you design your product. Built-in templates make page layouts fast and easy.