Put your images on a greeting card using mockups

  • Jun 20th
  • 5 min read
  • #  Use cases

Wouldn’t it be great if you could feature your art or photography on a greeting card? You can! The Smartmockups mockup library is loaded with a variety of greeting card mockups suitable for any project.

Celebrations happen year round--birthdays, holidays, and other fun events. Be the creative one and design stunning greeting cards people will want to share. You can even send the mockups to your friends and family as a surprise. Follow our step-by-step guide to learn how to create Smartmockups greeting cards mockups in just a few seconds.

What will you learn?

  1. What are greeting card mockups and how can they help you?
  2. Different ways to make greeting card mockups
  3. Three simple steps to create them
  4. Examples of images you can create

1. What are greeting card mockups and how can they help you?

Greeting card mockups are templates of printed cards that you can use to present your design assets. They show clients and customers a replica of the final product. With Smartmockups greeting card mockups, your design will be placed onto an image of a greeting card. Our mockups feature both realistic settings and isolated renders. You save time and money by not having to print samples of your cards.

2. Different ways to make greeting card mockups

Now you probably want to know how to get started. There are different ways to create greeting card mockups. The first, and probably most traditional way, is using a Cloud Creative software such as Adobe Photoshop. The second, and definitely easier way, is to start using Smartmockups product mockup generator. Smartmockups gives you the possibility to create high-quality product mockups right inside your browser or on the go, even if you’re not a skilled designer. Let's compare creating mockups with Adobe Photoshop and with Smartmockups mockup generator.

What is the difference between using Smartmockups and Adobe Photoshop?

Adobe Photoshop

The most traditional way of creating mockups is by using Photoshop. You can shoot your own photos and convert them into a mockup or purchase PSD files online. There can be some disadvantages to using Adobe Photoshop, especially for non-designers.

The disadvantages of using Photoshop

  • You need to purchase Photoshop or other software license
  • You have to search and buy or download each mockup separately
  • You need skills to edit the purchased mockup, or to create your own


With Smartmockups, you can create an unlimited number of greeting card mockups in just a few seconds. Simply choose the right mockup, upload your logo or image, customize the scene to your liking, and hit download. The interface is very easy to use and even if you’re not a skilled designer, you won't have any problems getting started.

Note: 👉 Start your Smartmockups mockup journey right with this blog post!

The advantages of using Smartmockups

  • You can choose from many different mockups
  • Everything is super easy and fast
  • You can customize the scene to fit your project
  • You can export an unlimited number of mockups
  • You don’t need Photoshop or other software
  • You don’t need any special skills or experience
  • Everything is online, wherever you need it

When comparing Adobe Creative Cloud software and the Smartmockups mockup generator, it’s easy to see which mockup way is fastest and easiest. Smartmockups is affordable, very easy to use and the full library of high-resolution mockups will make your final design work look stunning.

3. Three simple ways to create them

Greeting card mockups can be created in three easy steps. Follow the guidelines below and create your first mockup in just a few clicks.

STEP 1: Choose the perfect greeting card mockup

You can choose from many different greeting card mockups. Decide if you want an isolated mockup with a changeable background or a photo mockup.

Note: 👉 Learn about the difference between photo and isolated mockups in this blog post.

STEP 2: Upload your logo or image and customize the scene

Upload your assets for each greeting card, and customize the scene. You can change the background or crop the entire area to your liking.

STEP 3: Download or share the final image in super-high resolution

Once your mockup is ready, you can download the image in super-high resolution or share it with a unique URL address. Easy, right? 😉 Have fun creating more beautiful greeting card mockups with Smartmockups.

4. Examples of images you can create

A thank you card mockup made with Smartmockups

Menu card mockup created with Smartmockups

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