On occasion I like to try my hand at creating things such as greeting cards and other types of print work but... I have found that the rates of printing companies I have looked up are too pricey in order to make a good profit margin per greeting card. I look around on the net now and find it's usually more than Â£1 per card excluding the envelope. Which would mean that a pack of 25 Christmas cards would cost more than Â£25... I once made some valentines cards and sold them locally. I was at college at the time and was able to use the college printer for what would have probably been less than cost price and got that down to around 30p per card including a hand made envelope. Unfortunately that was on 220gsm card, so they weren't quite as thick as I'd have liked them. It seems to me that unless I happen to have Â£500 lying around for a decent printer I'm out of options unless I start sending my designs to places like hallmark which I'm not really willing to do. I'm just wondering if anyone here has any experience in this area of print design, is this something I can do but need to look harder for more competitive printing rates or is this market completely monopolised by the larger companies/futile to attempt? Thanks in advance to anyone who can provide some useful insight.