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Old 10-12-2004, 10:16 AM   #1
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Default Speaking of postage. . .

When you mail a card that has buttons or eyelets or something else bumpy, do you just stick it in the envelope as is? Or do you put a layer of junk (aka ugly color) cardstock in between the envelope and the card?

I sometimes wonder if my cards will end up ripped up somewhere in postal machinery with all the eyelets I like to use. They aren't too thick to fit throught the postal service slit they use to measure if you need extra postage, but they are bumpy.

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Old 10-12-2004, 10:26 AM   #2
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Default Postage on Bumpy Cards

If you think it is pretty bumpy you need to take it to the post office as they have a piece of cardboard with a slit to see if it fits through there. It it doesn't sometimes it needs extra postage or sometimes just need to be "hand-stamped". One day I took one of the cards I made that had three eyelets on the front and it was in one of SU clear envelopes. I was worried that I would have to pay extra postage. The postmaster said that putting it in the clear envelope was better than a reg. one because they people sorting the mail could see that it might not fit through the slit. Carol
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