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Card Design Templates

For your convenience, our most popular key tag, gift card, and other design templates are available for download from this page. Please use these templates to create your custom card designs, and if you have any questions regarding artwork preparation, contact us at 833-290-5684 or email us at any time.

And when you are ready send your artwork via the online form or simply email the files to

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Card Design Tips

While you should feel free to be very creative with your custom card, card designs are generally:

  • Full color on the front and black text on the back — but we can print full color on the back, if desired.
  • Include the company logo on the front to build brand awareness.
  • Place a disclaimer, company contact information, and magstripe/barcode (if applicable) on the back.

Design File Preparation

Card Bleed Settings
  • Prepare your design file at 300+ dpi in the CMYK color mode
  • For a rich black in CMYK, use: 90C, 80M, 90Y, 100K
  • Convert all fonts to outlines
  • Please send "layered files" when possible
  • Please make sure all “placed images” are embedded
  • All text and critical imagery MUST stay within the Live Area (card cutting can vary 1/16th of an inch from this line)

Accepted File Formats

Use one of the following file formats when creating your custom card design: Illustrator(.ai) Photoshop(.psd) PDF(.pdf) InDesign(.indd) JPEG(.jpeg)

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