Printing Custom Cards from CVS Photo

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Updated January 2019 If you've never printed a custom card design before and are feeling a little hesitant on your tech ability then read on for some step-by-step instructions for CVS Photo. I would recommend using a laptop or tablet over a phone for ease of navigation. Note: You will need to have an account with CVS Photo or set one up.
  1. Head to CVS Photo.
  2. Using the box on the upper right, sign in or create your account ("join"). Sign in or click "join" to create an account.
  3. Once you're in the site brings you to a screen where you can choose to "Upload Photos." If you don't have the two JPG files I sent you downloaded and saved onto your computer take a minute to do so now. You might find it helpful to save them on your desktop so you can find them quickly. Hit the "upload photos" button.
  4. Clicking the "Upload Photos" button drops down a menu. Choose where your two JPG files are located and navigate to them. Click "done." Select the location of the JPG files from the options in the dropdown menu.
  5. I was immediately and conveniently brought to a pop-up window that gave me the option to "Create Card." Select that. Choose "create card" from the options displayed.
  6. I scrolled down and chose the "5x7 Double-Sided Cardstock" option. Scroll down and choose 5x7 Double-sided Cardstock.
  7. In the search box in the upper left type in "design your own card." Type "design your own card" in the search box located in the upper left of the page.
  8. Select the blank card option that shows up in the second row. Select the blank "Design Your Own Card" option.
  9. Choose vertical or horizontal from the left panel. Change your paper, quantity, and corner options as desired. Then hit "Create now." Choose vertical or horizontal. Change the quantity and select your corner option. Then press "create now."
  10. Select the "Layouts" tab from the left panel. Choose the option that is closest to a full photo. Select the "layouts" option in the left panel. Then choose the layout that is closest to a full card image.
  11. Select the "Photos" tab from the left panel. Click the image for the front of the card and drag it into place. Pull the handles along the edge of the image to expand it until the images take up the entire front of the card. howto-CVS10
  12. Click the arrow on the bottom right to design the back of the card.
  13. Repeat steps 10 and 11 to place the image on the back of the card and adjust so it fills the entire card. Drag the image for the back of the card into place. Pull the handles along the bottom edge to increase its size to fill the entire back of the card.
  14. Now choose "Review & Buy" from the upper right corner. Click Review & Buy in the upper right corner.
  15. Preview both sides of the card. Adjust the quantity. The hit the "Order Now" button in the upper right corner. Ta-dah!Click order now from the upper right corner to complete your cards.
Pinnable graphic: Instructions on how to order custom card designs from CVS Photo

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