(Closed) Tips on (not) licking envelopes?

posted 7 years ago in Paper
Post # 3
5106 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

@pengoala:I used a regular ol’ sponge for mine and it worked great! Just make sure it’s not dripping wet, ring it out a bit first. I’ve also heard other bee’s saying a q-tip works wonders.

Post # 4
1046 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

Get a sponge paintbrush from the craft store. That little handle makes a world of difference. I’d go with a 1 inch brush, maybe smaller depending on the size of your envelope.

Use a small bowl or saucer for the water, but don’t fill it all the way up. Use the edge of it to press some of the water out of the sponge so it doesn’t drip.

Post # 5
5118 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

Save the tongue paper cuts!  Get an envelope moistener. 🙂

Post # 6
9053 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2010

@indibee: that’s what I used too.  Borrowed it from my office even so I wouldn’t have to spend my own 35 cents.

Post # 7
186 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

Haha I just did this last weekend. My mom used a damp paper towel and a bowl of water. Cheap and easy.

Post # 8
42 posts
  • Wedding: September 2011

I used a small craft brush and dipped it in water.  Super easy!!

Post # 9
4324 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: January 1992

I use a small bowl of water and my finger. No problem, and gets the job done.

Post # 10
724 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

We used a regular sponge lightly dipped in water. You don’t want to get the envelope to wet or it wipes away the glue.

Post # 11
2 posts
  • Wedding: June 2011

I used double sided tape!

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