Can I create a Print File with Multiple Images by myself to save on file fee?


First, do make sure the images you are using have good print resolution! If you want a quality print, you need to get good size images.
Check this link for Image Size Calculator and image finding tips.

You may also downoad my Full Page PDF template if you are creating the print file yourself.

If you send me your own ready to print PDF file of the right print size, I really don’t care how many images you fit onto it (example: cupcake toppers – you may fit several circles onto 1 page and send me your ready to print file).

I accept PDF, JPG or PNG files only and will NOT print from Word, PowerPoint or any other file format.

If you are familiar with creating a PDF file with images, you should be good, because this is the best file format for printing. It respects exact  size and position of all design elements.

You can use any image editing software you are familiar with, downoad my Full Page PDF template with safety margins, open it in your software and place anything you want within page limits. Then save your file and upload.

Saving your PDF without size reduction at 300 dpi resolution is best:
File → Save as → PDF
Compression: do not downsample.

If you are using Adobe Illustrator, please do not forget to do the following before you save your file:

  1. Select all your placed images one by one and click Embed to ensure that they will be attached to your saved file.
  2. If you are adding any text to your image, select all of it, choose TypeCreate Outlines.
    Illustrator gives you the opportunity to change text into outlines or artwork. Basically, you change the text into an object, so you can no longer edit that text by typing. The plus side is that it saves you the trouble of sending fonts to everyone who wants to use the file.

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