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10 Awesome Thick Business Cards

We will be honest with you. First impressions are essential, especially when it comes to networking.

Having beautifully designed business cards is one of many factors that help contribute towards successful networking.

We all know you are not supposed to judge a book by its cover, but most people do anyway. Mediocrity doesn’t help, so it is vital that your business card creates a visual impact that will differentiate itself from other business cards your recipient may encounter.

If we are ever handed poorly designed business cards, you can be 100% confident we are tossing those bad boys into the nearest trash can. To avoid becoming cannon fodder for aspiring NBA players we recommend investing in thick business cards.

We collected ten great examples of thick business cards that would most definitely make an impact on the recipient of the card. With thick paper stock, you can add the option of adding different edge colors to your business cards. You can use the thicker edge to your advantage and create designs that compliment the edge color.

How Thick is Card Stock?

In the United States, the thickness of a business card cad stock is measured in thousandths of an inch and is referred to as points (pt.).

Business cards are commonly printed on 14pt. paper. The following business card samples are anything but common, as can be demonstrated by choice of thick card stock, foil stamping, and other embellishing techniques.

To help you calculate the thickness, we have included both inches and millimeters as units of measurement. For the following examples use these handy conversions.

16pt. = 0.016” (0.4064 mm)
24pt. = 0.024” (0.6096 mm)
32pt. = 0.032” (0.8128 mm)
34pt. = 0.034” (0.8636 mm)

Bite Mark Business Cards

Die Cut Business Cards

Business Card Specs

  • 32pt Thick.
  • Custom red edge color.
  • Custom bite mark die cut.
  • Glossy black foil stamp.

Kraft Paper Business Cards

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Business Card Specs

  • 34pt Thick.
  • Black edge color.
  • Glossy gold foil stamp.

Black Business Cards

black business cards

Business Card Specs

  • 24pt Thick.
  • Black edge color.
  • Glossy black foil stamp.

Oubly Business Cards

yellow edge painted business cards

Business Card Specs

  • 24pt Thick.
  • Yellow edge color.
  • Silver foil stamp.
  • Blind debossing.

Cool Business Card

cool gold edge colored business card

Business Card Specs

  • 34pt Thick.
  • Gold edge color.
  • Rounded corners.

Square Business Cards

Sometimes it’s hip to be a square.
edge colored business cards

Business Card Specs

  • 16pt Thick.
  • Custom blue edge color.

Spot UV Business Cards

spot UV black business cards

Business Card Specs

  • 16pt Thick.
  • Custom red edge color.
  • Spot UV finish.
  • Rounded corners.

Gold Edge Business Cards

gold edge business cards

Business Card Specs

  • 34pt Thick.
  • Gold edge coloring.

Classy Business Cards

Thick cards can also be classy business cards as illustrated in the image below. The gold foil and the wooden textures give this card an added layer of luxury.
luxury business cards

Business Card Specs

  • 32pt Thick.
  • Black edge coloring.
  • Glossy gold foil stamp.

Gold Foil Stamped Business Cards

gold foil business cards

Business Card Specs

  • 32pt Thick.
  • Gold edge coloring.
  • Glossy gold foil stamp.

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