Christmas Card Paper Options

Paper options

  • Matte (FSC Certified, 10% Recycled, 10% PCW): Thickness and rigidity rating 

    • Matte press paper gives off a silky dull look and feel, great for displaying your images. Marathon's Matte paper is a Forestry Stewardship Council (FSC) certified recycled mixed paper, produced using 10% recycled fiber, 10% post consumer waste.  Marathon’s Matte paper can be UV Coated for no additional charge. Matte press paper has a caliper rating of 14.

  • Linen (FSC Certified, 30% Recycled, 30% PCW): Thickness and rigidity rating 

    • Linen press paper has substantial texture in the form of linear lines, similar to clothing. Linen paper adds a special touch to any press printed piece. Marathon's Linen paper is a Forestry Stewardship Council (FSC) certified recycled mixed paper, produced using 30% recycled fiber, 30% post consumer waste.  Linen paper can be UV Coated for no additional charge. Linen press paper has a caliper rating of 14. 

  • Pearl (FSC Certified, 30% Recycled Paper, 30% PCW): Thickness rigidity rating 

    • Pearl press paper glows with tiny glimmers of pearl dust. Turn any press printed piece into a boutique card with this paper option. . Marathon's Pearl paper is a Forestry Stewardship Council (FSC) certified mixed recycled paper, produced using 30% recycled fiber, 30% post consumer waste.  Marathon’s Pearl paper can be UV Coated for no additional charge. Pearl press paper has a caliper rating of 14.

  • Fine (FSC Certified, 30% Recycled, 30% PCW):  Thickness and rigidity rating 

    • Fine press paper is the thickest of our seven papers and makes for a classic first impression. With a robust feel and slight texture, it gives any printed piece a beautiful look. Marathon's Fine paper is a Forestry Stewardship Council (FSC) certified mixed recycled paper, produced using 30% recycled fiber  30% post consumer waste.   Fine press paper has a caliper rating of 18.

  • Watercolor: Watercolor press paper has the look and feel of the paper a watercolor artist would use as their canvas.  Marathon's Watercolor paper can now be your canvas for those special press printed pieces.