Use your printer for last-minute gifts and tasks

See surprising ways your HP printer can save the day with free printable gifts and more

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If you’ve ever planned an event or needed a last-minute gift, just look to your HP printer to help save the day. From greeting cards to gift tags to rainy-day entertainment, with an HP printer or All-in-One, you’re ready for almost anything. See how your printer and other tools from HP can become your last-minute allies.

Last-minute cards or gifts

Sheet of gift labels.

Add that final, special touch to your gifts with Homemade with Love gift labels.

A photo birthday card.

Use your HP printer or All in One to make beautiful, last-minute birthday cards.

HP Creative Studio has everything you need to add the finishing touches to gifts in your last-minute stash—or even to create new ones.

  • Gift tags & labels: Make gifts personal with printable gift tags and labels. Try adding a custom label to your homemade creations—whether culinary or crafty—for an instant gift.
  • Gift boxes: Present your gifts in style with beautiful gift boxes. The HP Creative Studio has a wide variety, all of which are easy to assemble.
  • Greeting cards: Give a heartfelt sentiment with a greeting card. At HP Creative Studio you’ll find cards for all occasions, including Mother’s Day and birthdays. Because of the large number of choices, you may want to use filters to help you find what you’re looking for.
  • DIY photo gifts: Make gifts from scratch using your own photos. Find gifts such as photo cubes on Creative Studio photo gifts.

Photo prints also make meaningful gifts. Keep a selection of frames around in your favorite photo sizes—from wallet to 8" x 10"—and you’ll always be ready with a gift on the go.

Fun rainy-day activities

Colorful All About Me mini journal pages.

Print the All About Me Mini Journal for a last-minute rainy-day project you and your child can do together.

For instant rainy-day entertainment, try these fun printable projects:

  • Coloring pages—just add coloring crayons or markers from your kit of last-minute supplies.
  • All About Me Mini Journal and Superhero Book both offer an enjoyable, interactive project for you and the kids.
  • 3D paper crafts will provide an entire afternoon of fun! Find games, masks, and characters from movies like Shrek.
  • Quick forms (a feature on select HP Photosmart printers) prints Sudoku puzzles, mazes, games, and more.1

See even more games and activities from the HP Creative Studio, including a wide range of learning activities for all ages!

Entertain at a moment’s notice

Dinosaur Party Kit

The Dinosaur Delight Party Kit includes everything you need to host your party.

Turn any get-together into a memorable occasion in mere minutes with HP Creative Studio Party Kits. There are a variety of themes for almost any occasion:

In addition to party kits, HP Creative Studio has more extras to make simple, last-minute entertaining seem as though you’ve been working on it for weeks. You’ll find decorations, ornaments, invitations—even printable projects to help you with a DIY wedding.

Get organized

Quick Forms circled on an HP Photosmart Premium e-All-in-One

Quick Forms is also available as an HP Print App on the Web-connected HP Photosmart 7520 e-All-in-One Printer.1

HP ePrint and HP Photosmart e-All-in-One

Many HP printers offer HP ePrint, so you can print from your smartphone or tablet from virtually anywhere.2

Use your printer to get organized, and keep those last-minute scenarios to a minimum.

  • Quick Forms: The HP Photosmart 7520 e-All-in-One Printer offers the convenient Quick Forms feature that lets you print papers such as checklists, calendars, and fax cover pages.1
  • HP Print Apps: With an HP Web-connected printer like the HP Photosmart 7510 e-All-in-One, you can use HP Print Apps to easily print a selection of useful necessities, such as coupons, maps, movie tickets, and more—no PC needed!1 Learn more about HP Print Apps.
  • HP ePrint: All HP e-All-in-Ones offer HP ePrint. Now you can print from your smartphone or tablet from virtually anywhere.2 Learn more about HP ePrint.

Find the right supplies

Whether you need to print a birthday card, a 3D project, or an entire paper party kit, HP has the printing supplies to suit your needs.

HP Brochure and Flyer Paper HP Brochure and Flyer Paper


  • Strong, durable paper offers vibrant color prints
  • Outstanding print quality and exceptional reliability
  • Get consistent, professional results—every time
HP Advanced Photo Paper HP Advanced Glossy Photo Paper


  • Prints dry instantly for immediate handling
  • Provides rich, vivid colors that are smudge and water resistant
  • Proven performance for superior prints
HP Photosmart 7520 e-All-in-One HP Photosmart 7520 e-All-in-One Printer


  • Print, scan, copy, fax
  • ISO print speed up to 14 pages per minute (ppm) black, 10 ppm color 3
  • Lab-quality photos from 5 individual inks

Visit the HP Printer buying guides to see the entire selection of HP Printers and e-All-in-Ones.

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  1. 1 Requires a wireless access point and an Internet connection to the printer. Services may require registration. App availability varies by country, language, and agreements. For details, see
  2. 2 Requires an Internet connection to HP web-enabled printer and HP ePrint account registration (for a list of eligible printers, supported documents and image types and other HP ePrint details, see Mobile devices require Internet connection and email capability. May require wireless access point. Separately purchased data plans or usage fees may apply. Print times and connection speeds may vary.
  3. 3 Measured using ISO/IEC 24734, excludes first set of test documents. For more information see Exact speed varies depending on the system configuration, software application, driver, and document complexity.