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How to create an e-card

Send festive greetings the eco-friendly way

E-cards are ideal for those you regularly contact by email or online, whether they are friends or business clients. This environmentally friendly option can also be kinder on the wallet. We show you how to create your own using ecards.co.uk.

E-cards are ideal for those you regularly contact by email or online, whether they are friends or business clients. This environmentally friendly option can also be kinder on the wallet. We show you how to create your own using ecards.co.uk.

Step 1. Head to ecards.co.uk and select the Digital e-cards option. Choose the occasion that spurred you to send a card from the menu on the left. Browse through the available designs and select one you’d like to personalise. From here you can preview the card or get started with personalising it.

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Step 2. Our chosen template allows us to drop friends’ faces into the design. Click ‘Personalise & Send’, then ‘Get Started’ to browse to a photo. Click Upload and the image will appear with a cutout area preselected. Expand this selection to include hair and ears, then resize and rotate the image to fit the template.

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Step 3. Don’t worry if you can’t get the face to perfectly fit the template. Once you’ve clicked Next, you can click-and-drag the predefined points to adjust the cutout. Click Preview and, if you’re happy, press Next. Enter a few details, then hit Done. Click ‘Create a new head’ and repeat the process to add another face.

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