Today I want to show you how to store & mail cards. I will also show you how I make my own envelopes using an envelope punch board. But most importantly, I’m going to show you my secret to PROTECTING hand made cards in the mail!
HOW TO STORE & MAIL CARDS
After you spend all that time MAKING your card, be sure to store it safely and protect it when mailing. The mail can be very hard on our hand made cards, so let’s give our card the best chance of making it to the recipient the way it left our beloved craft space.
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How do you store greeting cards?
After putting in all the time an effort to create a beautiful card be sure to store it properly. I use cellophane clear envelopes that can hold many of the same card. I then keep them all in clear bins with dividers that organize the cards by theme. Read my blog for more info.
How do you send a card in the mail?
When mailing a handmade greeting card it is very important to protect it in the mail. The mail machines can be very hard on your cards. I use a thin piece of recycled bubble wrap cut to the size of my card and insert it into the envelope. Read my blog for more information.
How much extra postage to mail a greeting card in 2020?
In a regular standard size A2 envelope, cards that are under 1/4″ inch thick only need a regular postage stamp $1.05 CAD or $1.26 USD. If your card is over 1/4″ inch thick it will cost you $2.20 CAD or $3.15 USD.