So, I don’t know about you, but I seem to have a little issue with throwing things away! I always think ‘I could re-use this’ so I keep too much stuff!!! For example, I have a ‘collection’ of old cards, some from people whom I no longer remember and some from samples I get in the mail. SO, I decided to do something so that I could use them!
|I took the back page of the card and glued it to the front so that I would have a smooth surface to write on. Drew on the postcard lines.|
|Here is the front of the card, I was going to put it beside the other image, but it won’t cooperate and I’m too tired to fight with it!!! LOL. This is what happens when the Zoo Keeper waits until the Monkey goes to bed to do something!!! LOL|
|Next, I took my Crop-O-Dile and punched holes so that I could thread through them to ensure the glue didn’t flake out in shipping!|
|To cover the label in the left corner of the back of the card, I used some stickers I had. I added tape just for good measure. Not real trusting of the stupid glue!!! LOL
So, there ya have it! A postcard to mail! Yay!!! One thing to keep in mind though is that with the size of a regular card and the thread, mailing it will cost a little bit more. I took it to the post office to make sure and was told it would cost 64 cents to mail. If I had left off the thread, it would have been 20 cents less. Go figure!!! LOL. In order to get the post card stamps to work on homemade post cards, they have to be regulation size. You can look them up on www.usps.com or simply add them to a package or gift bag and avoid shipping them alone!!! You could always put them in an envelope too, that would just cost the normal rate!!!