Paper Culture Compared to Tiny Prints, Minted, Shutterfly & Snapfish

Premium Card CompaniesStandard Card Companies
A Tree Planted w/ EVERY Order
All Cards & Envelopes: 100% Post-Consumer Recycled

Carbon neutral company, Certified Bay Area Green Business  & California Climate Leader Award Winner1

Standard Included Paper is 130lb2
(100-110lb usually)
(120lb standard)
(110lb standard)
(100lb standard)
Double & Triple Thick Luxe Cards2
(double thick only)
Free Kraft Keepsake Box w/ Shipped To You orders
FREE Rounded Corners2
(extra $0.15 per card)
(extra $0.35 per card)
(extra $0.19 per card)
(extra $0.10 per card)
FREE Mail-and-Address Services3
(+$.35 per card)
(no mailing available)
(+$.50 per card)
(no addressing or mailing)
FREE Pre-Purchase Design Assistance4
(post-purchase only, usually a $4.99 charge)
(post-purchase, limit 1 edit)


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1Like all companies, Paper Culture has a carbon footprint as a result of operations. But, unlike other companies, Paper Culture offsets its footprint through carbon credits in partnership with Paper Culture is a certified Bay Area Green Business and is the 2013 winner of the California Climate Leader award

2All comparisons between Paper Culture and Tiny Prints, Minted, Shutterfly and Snapfish were made based on the first listed birth announcement for each company as of January 2014 using the standard paper option as the default.

3Paper Culture is the only company in the comparison that will stamp, address and mail your cards for no extra charge. Customers pay only for the actual cost of the stamp. Companies like Tiny Prints and Shutterfly offer the service, but charge extra. Companies like Minted only offer the address printing portion, but not the mailing. Companies like Snapfish offer neither option.

4Only the Premium companies have designers available to work on customer cards, but only Paper Culture offers this service even before you’ve purchased so that you can see how your cards look before you commit.


Why We're Different

Plant a Tree, Make a Dedication
At Paper Culture, we plant a tree with every order and give you the opportunity to dedicate the tree.
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Selma Blair
Happy Customers
"I can't wait to go out and get more stamps so I can show off the cuteness that are these cards!"
- Selma Blair
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In the News
"Paper Culture had so many beautiful styles to choose from ... love their policy of planting a tree with every order"
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