Designing a Memorable Business Card + Giveaway

I know you love custom business cards and clearly, so do I! Which is why I am excited to share a little biz card project I’ve been working on with online printing resource, UPrinting (plus a giveaway for you – but I’ll get to that in a minute)…

I already have a stack of standard business cards that I use for conferences and events, but I wanted an alternative design that I could include with freebies and packages that are a little more fun and memorable. That’s the whole point of business cards anyway, right?

So I worked with UPrinting and designed a custom die-cut circle card that could pull double duty. I am really happy with how they turned out and the print quality is perfect, even with me at the helm (I am not the best designer and have been known to mess up formats and pixel dimensions in the past when it comes to business cards).

Here’s how they turned out…

And here’s how I plan to use them at networking events and craft shows, etc…

Kind of fun, huh? And speaking of fun, it’s time for a giveaway!

UPrinting is generously giving away a set of custom die-cut business cards (which come in lots of different shapes, not just circles) to three very lucky winners. Yay!

Here are the giveaway details…

What’s up for grabs? Three winners will be chosen to win a set of 250 die-cut business cards for free (with free shipping as well). Here are the details in terms of options for the three winners: 2 x 3.5″ Rounded Corners, 2″ x 2″ Rounded Corners, 1.75″ x 3.5″ Rounded Corners, 2″ x 3.5″ Leaf, 2″ x 3.5″ Rounded One Corner, 2″ x 3.5″ Half-Circle Side, 2″ x 3.5″ Oval, 2.5″ Circle; 14pt Cardstock Gloss / Matte / High Gloss (UV), or 13pt Cardstock Uncoated, on a 6 Business Days Turnaround. Free Shipping for US residents

Giveaway open to US residents only. *Winner/s must not have won the exact same print giveaway from UPrinting in the past 6 months.

How to enter…

This one is so easy to enter! Just leave a comment below explaining (briefly) why you need new business cards OR what you hope to do with them if you win. The winners will be chosen on Monday, May 7th at 11:59pm  and announced here on this post by the following day. Bonus entries for giveaway tweets (up to three) – just make sure to include @papernstitch in your tweet(s).

Good luck!

UPDATE: Winner’s have been chosen. Congrats to Kyla, Caroline W, and Brooke. Please email me at brittni(at)papernstitch(dot)com to claim your prize. Thank you to all who entered!

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Disclosure: I was compensated by the advertiser for this editorial feature. All opinions and ideas, however, are my own.

108 comments | Click here to reply

Need new business cards? Enter this giveaway on @papernstitch to win a custom set!! http://t.co/LK6FAQr1

Sasha (@whatnomints)

Lovely cards Brittni!

I would love to win business cards becasue I just graduated from design school and am starting up my own stationary + handmade shop!

lauryn

I recently freshened up my online shop with a new look, new materials and new designs … now all I need is a new business card!

Sasha

I need new business cards to take to BlogHer in August. Thanks for the chance to win.

Erin @ Simply Frugal Mom

I tweeted!

https://twitter.com/#!/marvelousCara/status/197052774574338049

Cara

Oh my goodness, this would be PERFECT! I’ve been shopping around for business/calling cards for months, still waiting to settle on my favorite and the BEST design for me. I’ve always been a blogger, but have just recently really upgraded to a new blog design, weekly intense networking online, and that kinda stuff. So I would LOVE cards to be able to get my blog out there even more, to advertise, that sort of a thing. I would love this!! Thanks! xoxo

Cara

really awesome business card giveaway on @papernstitch woo! http://t.co/TwaMG6Eb

michael ann (@michael_anns)

oh fun! i still don’t have business cards so this would come in REALLY handy!

michael ann

Great giveaway alert! Enter to win FREE custom business cards: http://t.co/udPfBW82 via @papernstitch

Joanna Lynne Smith (@joanna_lynne)

I NEED NEW BUSINESS CARDS! Okay, trying to calm down now. I just redesigned my blog and I have a bunch of old business cards left over that I don’t want to use anymore. I’d love to win a new set!

Melanie

I would LOVE to have new business cards, as mine are outdated (with an old website listed) and I could truly use a design pick-me-up!! Marketing for music therapy is incredibly important, as many have not heard of my profession. Having brand spanking new business cards would help immensely!!
Thanks!

Rachel

Great giveaway! I’d love cards for my blog!

Gabby

My sister is starting a job search now that she’s done student teaching! I would have these made for her!

Patricia Crowley

My current business cards are so plain and boring. I would love something unique and fun that showcases my personality, but I just don’t know where to start! I would love to win new creative cards so that in addition to making a good impression, I could leave one behind as well.

Felicia

I just started an arts blog last month and am about to start school for a degree in graphic design, I would love to use these to gain more readership for my blog and highlight my jewelry business!

Louise M. Felker

Ohhh, I would LOVE new die cut business cards. I am in the process of launching my freelance graphic design website so this would be perfect timing! Thanks!

Tara Mosier

RT @EtsyNY: Great giveaway alert! Enter to win FREE custom business cards: http://t.co/BaFBrmWw via @papernstitch

Queens County Market (@QueensCountyMkt)

Great giveaway alert! Enter to win FREE custom business cards: http://t.co/BaFBrmWw via @papernstitch

Etsy NY (@EtsyNY)

I would love new business cards for my doula biz! This would be awesome 🙂

Libby

i just love the rounded shape! i actually never did a business card for my little shop, so would be amazing! i imagine they would look really nice with my packaging. i could also make a little hole and hang it as a tag. how endless possibilities. thanks for this

sara (sushi lover)
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