How to Set Up a Budget Greeting Card Home Business for Under $500 (2021)

In this video we take you through the equipment and tools we would buy if we were to start a home stationary and greeting card business in 2021 for under $500! This video is right for you if you want to own 100% of the process of designing, printing, and selling your own greeting cars in house, without having to worrying ordering minimums, or outsourcing to any third party.

Below is a list of equipment we mention. Some of these links are affiliate links which help support this channel at no extra cost to you:

• Canon Pixma TS9520 Printer & Scanner:
• Epson Expression Photo XP-970 Printer & Scanner:

Photo Editing Software:
• Canva:
• Affinity Photo:

Cardstock: LUXPaper 8.5” x 11” Cardstock 100 lb. White Linen 50-Pack

Worklion Small Paper Trimmer:

EK Tools Standard Scoring Board:

Wan A2-Sized Brown Kraft Paper Envelopes 100-Pack:

UNIQUEPACKING 4 5/8 in x 5 3/4 in Clear A2-Plus Sized Cellophane Bags 100-Pack

ValBox 6.25 in x 8.25 in Rigid Mailer 25-Pack

ACCUTECK All-in-1 Series W-8250-50bs A-Pt 50 Digital Shipping Postal Scale

Vevor Electric Creasing Machine

Here’s how the video is broken up:
00:00 Sneak Peek
00:15 Three Parts to Making a Greeting Card
01:01 Printer / Scanner
04:17 Photo Editing App
04:56 Cardstock
05:34 Paper Trimmer
05:49 Scoring Tool
06:23 Envelope
06:58 Cellophane Bag
07:06 Rigid Mailer
07:19 Other Things to Invest In
08:25 If You Want to Spend More than $500 & Conclusion
Cathy is a self taught watercolor artist and businesswoman based in Los Angeles, CA. Easy Sunday Club is a collection of Cathy’s watercolor art, and baby/children’s soft goods that showcase playful interpretations of subjects in her loose and expressive painting style. Prior to art, Cathy got an MBA and worked in corporate for over 10 years and Nam is an attorney. This channel is our way of giving back to the art community.
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Shipping Greeting Cards for Home Stationary Business:
A full list of tools and equipment we use for art and business is available at our website here:
Music: In French (Used w/ Artist Permission)