Monday, 20 October 2014

Size matters!!

Another 3 red and teal christmas cards.....part of a set of 6 started here.....using a little 'kit' I made for myself to take to a craft group.
 The first one is quite a small LOTV image....so he's gone on a 4 x 4 card.
 The others are all 6 x 6.....again using the lovely 'Bundled Up' papers.
The problem with them is, of course, UK postage rates......being so layered they will be 'large letters'......so they may have to be 'hand delivered' cards.....or even posted abroad.....where apparently....size doesn't matter!!

11 comments:

Fiona@Staring at the Sea said...

Lovely cards Jacky. The postage thing is mad, isn't it. So easy to get caught out just by adding one foam pad too many!

Karen said...

Another great set; I love that little one. Actually size does matter here. A square envelope costs more (70 cents instead of 49) and the thickness of an envelope matters as well--I've never figured out exactly how that works.

Sian said...

I put a magazine in an envelope for TTO and stuck a large letter stamp on it - and at the other end he got stung for an extra £1.25 because turns out it was even bigger than large letter. Ack.

I especially love the one with the lamp post and the little girl with the dark brown bob. It reminds me of someone round here in her younger years

Barbara Eads said...

The last one is my favorite with all of those layered patterns. Our postal service tends to mutilate handmade cards. Apparently, only the flattest of things work in the machines. Anything with bulk gets torn up.

Abi said...

I love the teal and red combo jacky but agree with you now they have changed the system! I got caught out sending a quilt square. I didn't even think it was bulky!

Becky said...

I love these cards - really sweet.

Sandra said...

I think I'd hand deliver thee, they're so beautiful I wouldn't want to flatten them in the post

Stephanie Gaunt said...

Lovely cards, Jacky

pinky said...

Another lovely bunch of cards Jacky, love the cute images.

Melissa said...

So cute! I'm gathering supplies to finish more cards at our next Crafty Tuesday get-together. This year all my cards are 5 1/2" x 4 1/4" (which requires half a sheet of letter size card stock). I have a box of envelopes for that size cards, so I'm all set to go.

Lynne in NI said...

Ohhh these are all gorgeous Jacky - you're right about the postage rates though, I've been trying to keep my cards flatish, but they're probably still over the size limit grrrr