(Closed) Tips from USPS Employee-help your invite get their in once piece!

posted 8 years ago in Paper
Post # 19
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

LOVE the insight! Thank you for sharing!!

Post # 20
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2012

@MissFireFlower:  AH I wish you had posted this a few months ago! We did embossing on our invitations inside a pocket fold and on some of the invites, the embossing must have heated going through the machine and it second stamped on the other sides of the inserts etc… it was so disappointing! I’m sure this post will help SO many brides!

Post # 21
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

Awesome post!! 🙂

Post # 22
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

I honestly find this so interesting. I would love to take a tour of the post office and see how it works. For some reason the whole mail sorting process is really interesting to me and it amazes me how a tiny slip of paper can make it across the country in a few days!

This is great advice!

Post # 23
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: March 2012 - Pelican Grand Beach Resort

I was absolutely fascinated by this post.

Post # 24
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

Do ALL ‘plants’ pull black envelopes? If they do, that solves my problem as to where to tie black into our invitations!

Post # 26
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

This is an awesome post, thank you!!

I checked the postage rate with my local USPS office three times, I was so paranoid!  lol

Post # 28
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

This was so so informative!! Thank you!!!

Post # 29
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

Thank you! Would a deep purple be pulled like the black envelope due to unreadability?

Post # 30
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

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@Nurse_Bee:  I was wondering the same thing – are all dark colors treated like black envelopes?  And, if they are sorted by hand, what does that mean – slows down the process?

OP, thank you so much – this should be mandatory reading for all brides!!  Fascinating!

Post # 31
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2014

Thanks so much OP! This was seriously an interesting post to read (:

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