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Old 12-08-2006, 08:56 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by Sandy Weakley
This year I made my beautiful hand stamped Christmas cards (all 40), signed them, put them in envelopes, added correct postage stamp and noted on each envelope "hand cancel" (because they had a button on the card and I didn't want the envelopes to get torn or mess up the postal service machine.

Next day TO MY SURPRISE all 40 cards are back in MY MAILBOX with a note "return for additional postage - 13 cent surcharge each"

I quickly got a marker and marked through the "hand stamp" and returned them to the postage box.

No wonder folks are sending ecards this year -- next year, I think I will send a photo of my Christmas cards!

Trying to be MERRY!

I put extra postage on my envelopes.
And I add something inside the Envelope to prevent damage to the card. Like a piece of Bubble wrap or Cardstock run through the paper crimper.
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