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« Reply #440 on: February 18, 2014 06:24:29 PM »

In case you hadn't noticed - WE HAVE RECEIVERS!!  Check out the gallery Cheesy

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« Reply #441 on: February 19, 2014 06:49:49 AM »

so my options are either sending in a huge box (13x13x17) or in a padded envelope. I tried to put the painting in the medium sized flat rate box but it was too small and I wouldn't close it. I hate that they don't sell canvas friendly boxes anywhere  Angry
going to see if the padded envelope works. Now I wish I made a scarf lol
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« Reply #442 on: February 19, 2014 08:03:20 AM »

You can cut up a bigger box. Save money by measuring it and print your own postage at home from the USPS website. You still have to give it to them at the counter. I got a postal scale for a few dollars at a rummage sale and I use my bathroom scale for big stuff. Measure you alone, measure you and the package, then subtract the difference to get you package weight. Kind of a pain but the PO is on a mission to charge the biggest prices if you don't know better. They tried to charge me $26 to mail 6 blown eggs with a little extra in the box.
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« Reply #443 on: February 19, 2014 08:38:06 AM »

If you back it with stiff cardboard, you can probably send it fine in the padded envelope anyways - I have received hoops like that, and I have sent things like that and they have arrived fine.
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« Reply #444 on: February 19, 2014 09:56:08 AM »

so my options are either sending in a huge box (13x13x17) or in a padded envelope. I tried to put the painting in the medium sized flat rate box but it was too small and I wouldn't close it. I hate that they don't sell canvas friendly boxes anywhere  Angry
going to see if the padded envelope works. Now I wish I made a scarf lol

You could also call around and see if anyone like UPS or UHaul sells mirror boxes.  They're about the right size for art.   Smiley   Or maybe the Priority Mail 1095 box might work? 
Inside Dimensions: 15-1/4" x 12-3/8" x 3"
Outside Dimensions: 15-5/8" x 12-7/16" x 3-1/8"



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« Reply #445 on: February 19, 2014 10:10:04 AM »

I ended up putting cardboard on the back and front of the canvas and then put it in the padded envelope.

The priority box wouldn't work because the canvas is 12x16

Just need to get it to the PO now Smiley
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« Reply #446 on: February 19, 2014 05:48:45 PM »

WOOHOOO SENT Cheesy  Cool
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« Reply #447 on: February 19, 2014 05:55:55 PM »

YAY! Only 2 more left to be sent!  And we should be seeing an explosion of prizes in the gallery soon!
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« Reply #448 on: February 19, 2014 08:13:51 PM »

I believe I was one of the two and now you are down to one because it was SENT!!!!  woohoo Smiley

And I have received so tomorrow I will post my goodies!
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« Reply #449 on: February 21, 2014 02:24:39 AM »

I received!! I received!! Woohoo!!

Took pics, will upload them now and post them in the gallery..

Go and take a look there!!  Cheesy
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