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making a logo with a transparent background

You've designed your logo in The Print Shop 4.0.  Now you want to save it as an image with transparent background (i.e. PNG) rather than a white background.

For this demonstration, I have created a logo on a Sign project, landscape orientation.


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Be inspired by a ready-made template.

Of course you can simply select a ready-made card, and print it off as is.  However, don't limit yourself to looking for only "finished" cards in a specific layout and category.  The fun is in making your card unique, reflecting your style, and bringing a smile to those important people in your life.  Print ...Read More

Custom Photo Card for the Holidays

Use a Ready-Made template from the Greeting Cards gallery, for a fast holiday card customized with a family photo.  Follow along to see how this card was made.


Go to the Ready-Made Greeting Card templates.  Type "Christmas" into the Search box.  ...Read More

Making a sign with tear-off tags

Do you have something to sell and you want to make a sign/ poster to put up on a community bulletin board? Whether it's for babysitting services, piano lessons, a lost cat, or selling a car, The Print Shop is great for making signs with tear-off tags so people can take the info ...Read More

Understanding Borderless Printing

Most printers will leave a border along all 4 edges ranging from about .1 inches on the leading edge,  up to .5 inches on the trailing edge (the unprintable margin area). Some drivers have a "centered" option. This option simply adds more margin (until all the margins are equal) so that the printable area ...Read More


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