what does the price per card include?
  • image enhancements (black and white, sepia, color enhancements)
  • image retouching
  • PDF proof
  • a beautiful card to share with your friends and family
  • white envelopes
should I crop or edit my photos?
  • please do not crop or edit your photos. a modern hello will crop and edit your photos so that they look great with the card design you choose.
do I get to see a proof?
  • yes, you will receive a PDF proof of 2-3 different designs within 3 days of your order to the e-mail address you provide. your cards will not be printed until you approve the final proof.
do these cards require extra postage?
  • no, 5×7 cards do not require extra postage.
can I choose my own wording for my cards?
  • of course! as long as the wording you choose fits within the specifications of the design, you can say whatever you want!
i had my photos taken by a professional photographer. can I still use them for my design?
  • yes. you must provide us a written release from your photographer by mail (note this in your order and we will give you the address to send it to). if a written release is not sent with your order, we will assume that the photograph is your own property and legally yours to reproduce. copyright laws protect the images of professional photographers, and any misuse of the images is strictly prohibited.
i want to get the best photo quality possible. what do you recommend for submitting my photos?
  • it is important that you submit high quality photos. if you are scanning photos, please use no smaller than a 4×6 photo with at least 300 dpi. if submitting a photo taken from a digital camera, make sure you have shot the photo at the highest quality setting with at least a 3 megapixel camera. if you are unsure about the quality of your photo, just ask!
will my card look exactly like it does on my computer monitor?
  • because of the differences in computer monitors and papers, there is no way to ensure that your cards will look exactly like they do on screen. if you would like a printed proof, there is a $25 charge. if you approve of the printed proof in its exact form, this amount will be refunded to you.
is there anything printed on the back of the cards?
  • your cards will have a design on the back of the cards that matches the design on the front as well as a small a modern hello logo. if you would like additional photos or text on the back of the card, the design fee will be doubled for your order.
what is your return policy?
  • everything will be done to make sure you are happy with your order, but because of the custom nature of the work, refunds are not offered.
can my cards be shipped to me?
  • a modern hello operates generally in the fargo, nd/moorhead, mn area. however, shipping to anywhere in the U.S. is available upon request.

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