IMPORTANT INSTRUCTIONS FOR ORDERING

General information: Cards are available as shown.
Prices include cards and envelopes which are sold in multiples of 25 only.

Order forms: Use our on-line order form. Be sure to use a separate form for each card number ordered.

Imprint: Name will be printed in the type style, colour of ink and position as shown on our samples. Prices include one line of printing. DO NOT put dashes, commas or other copy unless you want these to appear on the cards. Separate each word by a space, not by a mark.

Cards without name: On order without name imprint, write NO NAME on the order form.

Ink colour: black, red, blue, forest green, emerald green, gold and silver

Special imprints: We can print your logo. Special note: send the artwork thru E-mail.

Envelope imprint: Customer's return address can be printed on the back flap of envelopes as illustrated in the envelope imprint informations below. The address will be printed in the same colour ink as used for the name on the cards.

Shipping: Actual shipping charges will be added to invoice.


SOCIALLY CORRECT FORMS FOR NAMES IMPRINT

1. HUSBAND AND WIFE

Formal:
MR. and MRS. ALLAN DUFFY

Informal:
MARY and BILL KLINE
or
BILL and MARY KLINE

2. FAMILY

As head of the family, father's name always come first. Children's names are listed according to age.

THE ST. CLAIR FAMILY
WALTER, MARILYN and CHILDREN

THE GALLOWAYS
FRANK, LINDA, TOM and NANCY

MR. and MRS. ARTHUR WATSON
and FAMILY

THE JOSEPH CONRAD FAMILY

3. WIDOW OR MARRIED WOMAN

MRS. EDGAR H. HUGHES
or
BETTY HUGHES

Note: Never use MRS. BETTY HUGHES.
If sender is divorced it would be proper to use:

BETTY SMITH HUGHES
4. SINGLE BOY OR GIRL

GREGORY MORRISSON
MARY ANN BAILEY

5. BUSINESS ORGANIZATION

Note: In a company name the symbol & is correct if it appears that way on the firm's letterhead.

CONSOLIDATED STEEL CO.
PITTSBURGH


DONLON & NELSON CO., INC.
6. USES OF JR.

THE WILLIAM KLINE, JR.
or
THE WILLIAM KLINE, JRS.

· When used within a serie of names, Jr. is not separated from boy's name with a comma:
BILL, MARY, BILL JR., TIMMY

· If Bill, Jr. is the youngest and appears last, that Jr. would be separated by a comma:
BILL, MARY, TIMMY and BILL, JR.

7. PLURALS

When the surname ends in CH, SH, S, X, Z the plural is formed by adding ES.

SINGULAR PLURAL
CHURCH CHURCHES
MARSH MARSHES
JONES JONESES
FOX FOXES
BERKOWITZ BERKOWITZES
· All other surnames are pluralized by adding S.
Never use an apostrophe in pluralizing surnames.
Wrong: THE KLINE'S
THE KLINES'
· If you do not wish to add ES to the name, as the JONESES, we suggest the use of the surname followed by the word FAMILY:

THE JONES FAMILY
 


When ordering... the following is important:

Make capitals and spacing clear as:
DE MARCO -- De Marco -- DeMARCO -- DeMarco


When imprint copy has double names, such as MARY ANN, write DOUBLE NAME below the name to show it is one person.

Example:
TOM, HARRIET, MARY ANN and BILLY
              DOUBLE NAME


ENVELOPE IMPRINT

Your friends will appreciate your thoughtfulness if your correct address appears on the back flap of your envelopes. You may order your envelopes for any Christmas card selected from this web site, printed with your address. It will also help you keep your Christmas list up-to-date — if you mail first class, undelivered cards will be returned to you.