Why is the default image box larger than template?

Most printed products require that artwork or images “bleed” or extend beyond the edges of the product (for example, business cards, postcards, or canvas prints). Before the production process is finished, the excess artwork is trimmed off.

Bleed ensures that the artwork or images on the final product extends exactly to the edges, avoiding white lines or empty space.

All text and important artwork should be within the "safe zone" (yellow line) as you create your design. Details outside this area may be trimmed off during the production process.

Templates are available to download to create your artwork (for Upload Your Own Design), or select one of our layouts to get started.

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