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What dimensions are a postcard?

What dimensions are a postcard?

USPS Postcard Size To qualify as a postcard, a mail piece must be rectangular and meet these dimensions: At least 3-1/2” high X 5” long X 0.007” thick. No more than 4-1/4” high X 6” long X 0.016” thick.

What size is an oversized postcard?

The Oversized Postcard, Defined At least 3-1/2” high x 5” long x 0.007” thick. No more than 4-1/2” high x 6” long x 0.016” thick.

How much space should be at the bottom of a postcard?

If the barcode is not included in the address block, it will be placed across the bottom of the postcard, toward the right side corner. Leave a space 3/4″ x 4-7/8” in the lower right-hand corner to allow for it.

What is the document size in inches of our postcard preset?

Click the “Printer Paper Size” drop-down menu and select the “4×6” option. If your postcard is a different size, select the “Custom” option and type in the dimensions. Note that the maximum dimensions for a postcard, as specified by the U.S. Postal Service, are 4.25 inches tall by 6 inches wide.

How big should a bleed be on a postcard?

For example, for a 4” x 6” postcard with full bleed, the image size should be submitted at 4.25” x 6.25” (red box). 0.125″ (1/8”) on each edge of the card will be trimmed off during the cutting process.

How big should a postcard file be in Photoshop?

When you start a new document, be sure the final size of the document includes bleed dimensions. Note that 1/16″ (.0625 of an inch) will be trimmed off each side of your product (example: a Standard Postcard 4.375″ x 6.125″ will trim to 4.25″ x 6″).

How big is a postcard in millimeters?

For example, Small Postcards are a great canvas for specific offers and discounts or for a little thank you note to slip into your packaging. Postcard size in inches: 4.13″ x 5.83″ Postcard size in millimeters: 104.9mm x 148mm

How big does artwork need to be to bleed?

Bleeds: Artwork that reaches the cutline need to be extended to the red line. Add a total of 0.25″ to your original size for proper bleed. (0.125″ to each side of your artwork) Safety: Text outside the blue line will get cut off in the trimming process. Make sure all information does not go over the blue line.