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Layer Cards

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Taste of Ink invented Layer Cards. Currently, layer cards are thick business cards designed and printed for clients everyday. It's a card type that integrates specialty options, two card stocks, adhesive, and custom dies. Layer cards are a silk card product that creates a 3-dimensional aspect to the design and printed piece. This marketing product is completely custom and can be upgraded with decorative color foil, spot gloss highlights, and metallic inks. It has truly revolutionized the business card.

Consultoria Layer Cards

Lethal Dose Layer Cards

Avante Swim Layer Cards

How to setup layer cards for print:

Layer card print files are divided into to parts: "card 1" (top card) and "card 2" (bottom card). You will most likely have a front print file for "card 1", a front die cut file for "card 1", a front print file for "card 2", and a back print file for "card 2". You may also have foil and/or spot gloss files for each side of "card 1" and "card 2". Please see diagram below showing the files for the "Lethal Dose" business card.

Layer Card File Setup

How to order layer cards online:

To order layer cards, make sure you have selected Silk Cards as the card you would like to print. Next, select the correct quantity and choose layer cards under card size. You may customize your cards with spot gloss highlights, custom die cuts, decorative color foil, metallic ink, and stylish rounded corners. Remember to upload the correct files (artwork) for print. Once your order has finished processing, you will receive a complimentary digital proof for your final approval. The cards are printed and shipped in approximately 12-14 business days.