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Memorial Card Shop: How To Place Your Order

Thursday, 1 October 2020  |  Admin

At Memorial Card Shop we understand that the majority of people coming to us are going through an incredibly tough time of bereavement after the loss of a loved one. This is why we will always aim to make the process of purchasing your memorial or remembrance cards as stress-free as possible; We can assure you that your situation will always be handled with empathy, care and confidentiality.

We print on high quality materials which achieve vibrant colours to help enhance photos. As a finishing touch we add a coat of smooth gloss laminate to help achieve longer-lasting quality results. Production is all in-house where we use laser cutting, creasing, cornering and folding machinery to ensure your products are finished to the highest possible standards.


1. Choose Your Design

We have over 1000 beautiful templates for you to choose from, whether you’re looking for a classic wallet memorial card, folding memorial card, bookmark, or an acknowledgement card to thank those who attended the funeral or assisted you through this tough time.

We have a great selection of themes and images available, including traditional and scenic photos, floral designs, and religious imagery such as Blessed Virgin Mary and some iconic Catholic saints.


2. Personalise Your Design

Now you can choose the photo(s) and text for your remembrance card, including details about the deceased and, if desired, verses, prayers and poems. Please double check all of the details, especially text you have written, and if you have any special instructions or requests then don’t forget to let us know. This will help us get your order to you as fast as possible and exactly how you intended it to be.

If you are uploading a photo for the remembrance card then we have some tips below on ensuring you get the best result possible, whether you are using your mobile device to take a picture, or you have access to a scanner. If you aren’t certain which photo you should use for a memorial card then you can read our previous blog about selecting an image here.

Taking a photo using your mobile device:

  • Take the photo square on with your mobile device facing straight towards it
  • Ensure you have good lighting, but do not use flash
  • Make sure the image is in focus and covers the entire screen

Scanning your photo:

  • Scan at 300dpi (resolution) at 100% size
  • Crop the edges of the photo
  • Make sure your image is a JPEG set to the highest quality available


3. Purchase Your Design and Check Your Proof

Checkout with secured SSL and we will email you proof for your design the next working day. Let us know if you want any changes made and once you are totally happy with the design, we will start printing it and getting ready to dispatch.

The standard print and dispatch time is 10 working days from the proof being approved, but if you are in more of a hurry then we also offer a range of express printing and shipping deals.


We hope this article has made it clear how to order your memorial cards. But if you have any questions or you are ever unsure at any point then please don’t hesitate to contact us on 03450 542 861, or email


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