The video below will help you print at home once you have found your template and have finished personalizing your project.
Easy step by step printing instructions
It's time to bring your creation to life! Give yourself plenty of time on this step. Printing at home will give you gorgeous and affordable results, but requires some patience and can take some trial and error. Be sure to do test prints on scrap paper before you are ready for the real thing.
1. Check your computer’s paper size handling capabilities
You can find this information online on the manufacturer’s website. Make sure that your printer is compatible with the size of paper you will be printing on.
2. Select file > print
3. Change the paper size in your printer settings
In your printer settings/properties/preferences, change the paper size from 8.5 x 11 to the size of your stationery. If you don’t see the size you need, create a custom page size. If you are not sure what size your stationery is, measure it with a ruler.
**If you are having problems setting the paper size, please consult your printer’s manual or the manufacturer’s website for further instructions. Each printer’s settings are unique to the manufacturer and model of the printer, so getting this information directly from the manufacturer will ensure that you receive the most relevant and useful information.
4. Check the scale
If “fit to page” is an option in your printer settings, make sure that it is not selected.
5. Change the paper type
If your printer’s settings have the option to select a type of paper, choose card stock or the equivalent.
6. Always do a test print
If you need to test your settings more than once, use the same test sheet over again or make additional test sheets by trimming a plain sheet of paper to the size of your project. Test printing allows you to check the alignment and which way your paper should be loaded into your printer (face up, face down, etc.).
7. Manually feed the paper into your printer
Placing a stack of stationery in the printer’s tray increases the chance of a paper jam. You can send the whole job at once, just place one sheet in the tray at a time.
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