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Saturday, October 9, 2010

Start collecting your boxes and brown paper bags...

As the holidays approach, now is the time to start collecting boxes to ship off your packages.  I love the convinence of gift cards, but... young ones really do love opening packages, LOL!

I keep cardboard boxes that are nice and sturdy, and you can use brown paper bags to cover the box and cover the printing.  Then you have a shipping package out of stuff you have already. 

I tack down the paper bags with regular scotch tape.  Then run packing tape over the seams for durability during shipping.  For this diaper box I used two take-out bags from The Texas Steak House.  For most boxes I have found that two brown bags from the grocery store are plenty to cover most boxes.


Now the box is ready to be addressed and sent off!

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2 comments:

  1. You're right, the holidays are almost here. Very good idea with the bags. Thanks for sharing.

    Blessings, Mary O

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