(Closed) Licking envelopes

posted 12 years ago in Paper
Post # 3
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

Try a sponge or a washcloth. but wring it out pretty good first, don’t want to get your envelopes too wet.  Good luck… 😛

Post # 4
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

sponge works but a glue stick is even better!

Post # 5
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Bumble bee

I use a slightly damp sponge when I’m closing a bunch of envelopes 🙂

Post # 6
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

I used to have to send out mailers at my old job and I had one of those sponge on a stick things that have a little container to put water into and it had the perfect dampness for sealing an envelope!

Post # 7
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

Uh, I made my fiance do it. I couldn’t trust him to do much else (:-P).

Post # 8
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

@monitajb – haha! too funny, it reminds me of my fiance, I asked him to put stamps on the save the dates and after like 10 min, he asked why they weren’t sticking to the paper, I look up and he is licking the stamps, they were self-adhesive stickers…clearly THAT was too much for him!

Post # 9
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

@june42011: Ewww he was licking the sticker stamps!  That must have tasted worse than licking envelopes!

Post # 10
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

Ha this will forever make me think of George’s fiancée Susan (Seinfeld)…

Glue sticks. So much better!

Post # 11
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

azure6700-me too!!!!!!!!!!! too funny

Post # 12
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2011

glue sticks huh? I will have to try that!

Post # 13
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

OMG please don’t lick you envelopes!  It reminds me of that one Seinfeld! LOL

Post # 14
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

LOL I felt the same way with our save the dates. I tried using a wet cloth but it didn’t work for some reason so I was stuck licking them all!

I’m glad I’m planning on making our own envelopes with the DIY invites cause I don’t think I’d be able to stand licking that many envelopes again!

Post # 15
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

Ugh I hated doing that! It seemed like the envelopes we got were especially gross tasting too.

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