How to Design a Postcard Beautifully: Part 2

Shape 
Postcards must be an even, rectangular shape. At a minimum, they must be 105 mm high and 148 mm long, at a maximum, they may be 120 mm high and 235 mm long. In any case, it is best to stay on the safe side and make your postcard is not too big or too small rather than choosing the exact minimum or maximum dimension of the postcard. Always use a ruler and measure carefully, or use the ruler tools in your design software.


Colours and Typography
A postcard may be printed in any colour as long as what is written on it, especially the address, it should be clear and easy to see. It is always best to leave the note side as free of decorations as possible because you will write your note there and show off your artistic talents for the cover.

So there you go, some tips on making and designing your own postcard at home, while it does seem like an easy task to do, there will always be something coming your way, whether finding the right paper or decorating it to your preferences. It is advised to make a custom postcard during the holidays because you can put your own picture and also to stand out from the rest of the store-bought postcards, especially if you are sending it to your relatives. Custom postcard in Singapore is popular, especially during the Chinese New Year, Christmas, Diwali, Eid Al Fitr or New Year.