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I want to design my own cards, backside and frontside (on the frontside only the pictures for jack, queen, king, and ace). One of the biggest problems is that I only want two decks, not thousands of them. It's a birthday gift for my girlfriend.

Where can I buy bridge cards that I can personalize and how much would it cost (including shipping to the Netherlands)?

Are there other ways to print a low quantity of customized cards?

Thanks in advance!

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    Try makeplayingcards.com – user30903 Jan 31 '15 at 19:00
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    you can also try Cartamundi(cartamundi.com). It's a card printing company located in Belgium, Turnhout(at lease one of the printing locations), so shipping will be fairly cheap I guess. I've never ordered anything there, so can't give any feedback. But they print MTG cards, so they should be good :) – Novarg Feb 5 '15 at 14:08
  • @Novarg I think Cartamundi is only for really large orders, isn't it? Thanks anyway! – Micha Sprengers Feb 6 '15 at 6:39
  • @MichaSprengers I don't know. As I said, I've never ordered anything there :) – Novarg Feb 6 '15 at 6:41
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I've had great experiences with Printer's Studio.

  • You can have anything from a custom back on standard playing card fronts to completely custom fronts and backs that are different for each card.
  • Good interface for building these decks.
  • While the images you submit must have a bleed, the jobs I submitted were spot-on.
  • No minimum order size (though you get discounts for buying in bulk).

Tips:

  • Don't order without a coupon. You can always get a deal. At the very least, sign up for the mailing list to get $10 off, which will cover the shipping. (The best I've seen was early in the new year where they had a deal for 15% off and free shipping!)
  • You might be able to save a buck by going to the Canadian portal. The prices of items are the same as the US portal, but the Canadian dollar is weaker. The company is based in Hong Kong.
  • If you want cards that are perfectly flat, go for the linen instead of the standard. Both types are high quality. (I have no experience with their "plastic" cards.)
  • I've ordered more "standard" cards from them. While the first ones I got were a little bowed, the new ones lie flat like the linen cards I got earlier. – ikegami Mar 6 '15 at 23:17

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