Greeting cards influence all of our lives from celebrating a beautiful wedding or a milestone birthday, to simply letting someone know that you care. Choosing the perfect paper can have a profound impact on the emotional response you generate.

Greeting cards influence all of our lives from celebrating a beautiful wedding or a milestone birthday, to simply letting someone know that you care. Choosing the perfect paper can have a profound impact on the emotional response you generate.

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The paper selected for a greeting card along with its creative design can have a profound impact on the emotional response you generate. Antalis have an inspiring range of creative papers is available: premium colours, textures, finishes…

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Products for Printed Communication

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Create an instant impact with your choice of paper!

Create an elegant and sophisticated touch with the subtle texture of Conqueror.

Conqueror Connoisseur 100% Cotton is perfect for high end greeting cards and for letterpress printing. Conqueror is also available in a wide variety of finishes and a large palette of whites and off-whites.

Awaken the senses!

It can be done through a unique touch & feel, a subtle visual effect or a special colour. The Curious Collection range of creative papers pushes the boundaries in every direction. Six different creative possibilities can be chosen: Matter, Metallics, Skin, Touch, Translucents and Curious Alchemy, the latest innovation within the range.

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  • Curious Translucents

If you are looking to add a touch of elegance to your greeting card, the use of translucent papers will enhance your design with a beautiful subtle effect. You can also layer various shades from the clear, deep, pale or iridescent colours of the Curious Translucents for more creative options.

  • Curious Skin

Providing a sensual touch and matt visual effect, Curious Skin is an experience for the fingertips as well as the eyes and ensures greeting cards will remain pristine over time thanks to a unique anti-fingerprint treatment.

  • Curious Metallics

The natural wove surface of Curious Metallics enhance their subtle but stunning metallic shimmer with a wide variety of pastel tones that will be perfect for birth or wedding greeting cards. Digitally compatible with most dry toner presses, this paper is an easy choice for any small run of greeting cards.

  • Curious Matter

With the silky texture of fine sand, Curious Matter is a beautiful contradiction whose matt surface comes in colours from muted to saturated. It will instantly trigger the recipient's senses.

  • Curious Alchemy

With its weathered metal effect, greeting cards will be unique and convey an urban and masculine style.

  • Curious Touch  

Curious Touch has a distinctive, resilient feel on one side, akin to the skin of a peach.

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Add a splash of colour!

From pale tones to vivid reds, pinks, blues and greens, the Pop'Set palette answers any colour needs with the touch and finish of a smooth premium uncoated paper and a large choice of envelopes. Pop'set is also suitable with most digital print technologies should you want to customise your message or need a small quantity.


The classic greeting cards can also reveal geometric patterns and textures, another symbol of refinement

The Rives range includes an amazing choice of patterns to enhance your greeting card's creative design!

  • Rives Dot - geometric texture of fine dots
  • Rives Design - its pattern gives it a fine, mesh-like texture and a contemporary, geometric identity
  • Rives Laid - the classic laid pattern with its horizontal, ribbed texture
  • Rives Shetland - the surface of Rives Shetland papers subtly evokes the texture of fine woollen fabric


For timeless yet contemporary greeting cards, the textures from the Rives range offer a wide variety of styles, from geometric or classic patterns to fabrics. The exclusive Dot texture will bring modernity to your communications and Rives Laid or Rives Tradition will create a feeling of authenticity.

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Papers and matching envelopes

The envelopes you use play an important role in making sure the recipient is attracted to the piece and encouraged to open and read it.
With or without a window, coloured or white, translucent or with a special touch, pocket or square... Antalis offers a wide variety of envelopes to inspire your greeting cards.

Cards can be personalised with digital printing

  • Greeting cards can be personalised with photos and personal messages
  • Greeting cards can be even enhanced with special effects
  • White ink, raised print, foil, metallic ink, fluorescent ink are just a few examples of digitally enhanced greeting cards