Tuesday, March 01, 2011

Always Order Extra Envelopes

I'm in the middle of addressing baby announcements and I'm a little anal about not making mistakes because I ordered the same number of envelopes as I did announcements.  The stamps I purchased, a comic book theme, is a little big for the envelopes and because I don't want to write the address and then find that the stamp covers it, I'm placing the stamp first and then writing the address.

So when I realized that I made a mistake by addressing a card to the wrong address I was pretty pissed at myself because not only did I lose an envelope, but I lost a stamp too!  You know they're 44 cents!

Luckily the sticker adhesive didn't stick too well and I was able to remove the stamp and place it on another envelope but I had to discard the envelope and get a new one.

Is it the end of the world?  No.  But now I have to hope that I don't run out of envelopes.

When you're ordering envelopes for your wedding invitation it is very important that you order extra envelopes -- 15 to 25 should be enough.  This way you won't have to worry if you make a mistake that you'll come up one envelope short.

And you may want to order a few extra sets of your wedding invitation in case one or two get lost in the mail and to save one as a keepsake.


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