A couple of weeks ago, we shared a crafty piece of inspiration for your left-over Christmas Cards and showed you how to create your very own crafty star. So we thought we’d continue the theme of home-made decorations made from printed products, and this time I was inspired by Chinese paper lanterns, and I realised they sort of look like baubles, too!
This craft is really straightforward to make; you don’t even need any glue, so it’s less messy! You’ll just need 2 greeting cards, a hole-puncher, a pencil, a ruler, 2 paper fasteners, 1 piece of string.
Here’s how to …Continue reading this article…
Obviously you want people to open the present they’ve received or parcel they’ve ordered – but if you’ve done a great job with the packaging, they’ll probably think twice about ripping the paper off without taking the time to admire the effort!
Once again, we turn to our creative community for inspiration – because while we make the cards, we never stop learning ways to use them from you. And these three examples are a really good start to unleashing your pretty packaging potential.
Despite not having the scariest of product ranges (what could be scary about Business Cards?) we do quite enjoy Halloween here at MOO HQ. Mainly because it gives us an excuse to dress up in silly costumes and eat lots of tasty treats.
And with fright night only a couple of weeks away, we’d thought we would ask for inspiration from our wonderful customers. We asked you to show us your uses of MOO products in your Halloween celebrations. And we were absolutely delighted with what you showed us. Here are our favourites.
For our most recent design competition, we combined the launch of our Gloss Business Cards and MiniCards, a love of Lego (which we had a hunch many of you would share!) and a love of classic photography and art. Phew! With such a broad range of inspiration, we received a wide range of submissions, from film and music posters to classic and modern paintings.
We’re very pleased to announce that Chris Marwood has been chosen as our winner! Chris’ ‘subterranean’ design appealed to the music fans at MOO HQ and the fact that the whole image is composed purely from Lego. Fantastic. Chris wins the lovely prize of $300 cash and $100 …Continue reading this article…
At MOO we think it should be easy to make the card you want. For many customers, a big part of their Business Card is their artwork and photography: showing off your product or yourself is a great way to make an impact. So we took a long look at the way your add photographs to your MOO cards, and decided that there were three things we wanted to try and make easier:
1. Trying out lots of photos to find the one you want on your business cards.
2. Using your pictures from multiple places: whether they’re on your own computer, one of our image partners (Flickr, Picasa, Smugmug, or Etsy), or a freshly created QR Code.
3. And being able to …Continue reading this article…
We really do love Edinburgh Fringe here at MOO, especially with Andrea and Bec from our UK office heading up and performing over the coming weeks, and we we’re looking at ways to let all the performers know that they could pick up a packet of MiniCards to help promote themselves and their shows.
Once the concept for the first ad had been agreed, Felix disappeared to bring the idea to life. After a day of paper cutting, setups and lighting arrangements, he reappeared and Rob was able to get the perfect picture for us to use:…Continue reading this article…
Every week we see lots of different, creative and exciting businesses choosing MOO for a whole range of reasons. Recently inspired by TEKSTArtist’s miniature Business Card art prints, we’ve decided to hunt down some more artistic MOO customers and see what they’ve created.
Jun Arita is a Japanese pop artist who’s work mixes elements of Pop Art, Traditional Japanese Art, Kanji (Chinese characters used in Japanese writing) and graffiti. His brightly coloured MiniCards caught our eye …Continue reading this article…
If you’re a photographer, there’s a good chance you use Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. It’s a super professional piece of software perfect for editing all your digital photos.
With our newly created Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Plugin you can now export your photos directly to MOO. Yay!
Here’s how it works:
Select the photos you wish to export
Select File > Export…
Select MOO in the Export To: menu
Choose which product you wish to make (Business Cards, MiniCards or Postcards)
Choose your orientation (Landscape, Portrait or Automatic)
After the photos have been exported, you will be directed to moo.com, where you can make final adjustments to your cards …Continue reading this article…
Hot off the back of our Zeus cards competition, we asked you to think about the Business Cards that the Tooth Fairy might hand out. Again, we were overwhelmed with the responses and seriously impressed with the time and effort some of you have taken to create the ideal card for the Tooth Fairy to leave behind.
Still, there can only be one winner and Monika has chosen Gavin Martin’s entry. Congratulations Gavin, you’ve won $300 in cash and $100 MOOlah to spend at MOO. Monika had this to say about Gavin’s design:
This clean and simple design has a really interesting use of negative space. Plus, I liked the nice …Continue reading this article…
We always love to hear about your businesses and success stories here at MOO, but we understand that it isn’t always plain sailing, which is why we asked you to share your biggest business mistakes with us on the MOO Facebook page.
There were over 60 suggestions, ranging from the insightful to those that raise a smile – and all of them are worth considering when building your business.
As with all our competitions, there has to be a winner, and it was really tough to single out just one. But we eventually settled on Stuart Shevlin’s entry:
The fact this is such a simple mistake to …Continue reading this article…