GGreetings - Envelope choice

An envelope required for posting cards from the CGreetings application needs to be slightly larger than the size of paper used folded in half. Suitable envelopes are listed below:

Paper Paper Size Envelope type Envelope size
A4 8.3 x 11.7 in (210 x 297 mm) C5 9 x 6.4 in (229 x 162 mm)
Letter 8.5 x 11.0 in (215.9 by 279.4mm) A9 Invitation 8.75 x 5.75 in (222.3 x 146.1 mm)
Legal 8.5 x 14.0 in (216 x 356 mm) Square 220mm 8.66 x 8.66 in (220 x 220 mm)

UK and Ireland mainly use A4 paper and thus it is recommended these countries source C5 Envelopes. Some suggested suppliers are as follows. Click links to open web site (will open in new tab or window) and use the search functionality to find envelopes:

UK Staples Amazon Viking Direct
Ireland Office Supplies Hunt Office Viking Direct

The most common paper in use in USA and Canada is Letter and thus it is recommended these countries source A9 Invitation Envelopes. Some suggested suppliers are as follows:

USA Staples Office Depot Quill
Canada Staples Amazon Canadian Office Supplies

Envelopes to fit folded Legal paper are more difficult to source than A4 and Letter folded cards as this is a non-standard size. Some suitable envelopes are as follows:

USA - Staples LUX Peel & Press 9 x 9 envelopes - 9 x 9 in (228.6 x 228.6 mm)

Canada - Staples.ca JAM Paper 9 x 9 square envelopes -- 9 x 9 in (228.6 x 228.6 mm)

UK - Amazon.co.uk Purely Everyday 220 x 220 envelopes - 8.66 x 8.66 in (220 x 220 mm)

UK - Ideal Envelopes White 220 mm square - 8.66 x 8.66 in (220 x 220 mm)

USA and Canada Envelopes.com 9 x 9 Square envelopes - 9 x 9 in (228.6 x 228.6 mm)

Ireland Ideal Envelopes 220MM Square envelopes - 8.66 x 8.66 in (220 x 220 mm)

Note: SW IT Services makes no claims for the quality or reliability of the above companies. They were chosen because they have an online presence in the required country and list the correct size of envelopes on their web sites. SW IT Services has no financial interest in any of the above companies.

 

 

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