Standard Size Card Measurement Guide

Britta Swiderski - brittaswiderski.com Originally Posted 03/09/11 For a visual explanation, visit my video tutorial on YouTube: http://youtu.be/5ykZ8G1_Ek4

standard size cardstock standard size card - vertical standard size card - horizontal card before folding - short fold card before folding - long fold rectangle size for 1/8” mat rectangle size for 1/4” mat rectangle size for 3/8” mat rectangle size for 1/2” mat rectangle size for 5/8” mat rectangle size for 3/4” mat

width 8 1/2” 4 1/4” 5 1/2” 4 1/4” 5 1/2” 4” 3 3/4” 3 1/2” 3 1/4” 3” 2 3/4”

height 11” 5 1/2” 4 1/4” 11” 8 1/2” 5 1/4” 5” 4 3/4” 4 1/2” 4 1/4” 4”

notes a standard size card fits in an A2 or 5.5 bar evelope score at 5 1/2” score at 4 1/4” very thin border A B C D E very thick border F

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4 1/4” height

5 1/2” width

To scale example. Print and keep this handy measurement guide as a reference.

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