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    I turned a box inside out to send pincushions to a friend. Try it.
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    Great tip! Thank you :D:D:D

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    You are so darn clever!!
    How did you make the pumpkin one?? It's really cute!!

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    Was it stiff enough to go through the mail safely?

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    That's a neat idea but would the box be strong enough when tossed around by the po ppl?

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    Your pincushions are so cute.

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    Aren't you the clever one. I'll have to try that sometime.

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    The PO seems to not like extra tape on their flat rate boxes, so when I have something in them that bulges, I first put some Elmer's Glue in it to hold the ends together, let it dry and then stuff it, glue on the top flaps, let it dry. I don't have to do more than add a line of plain desk tape, if any. Works for me.

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    I used to save my market day boxes for shipping. corregated, turned inside out, perfect size for care pkgs. for kids at college.

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    You can also send any box with writings on the outside with no problem. Just to be sure your label is prominent.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ramona Byrd
    The PO seems to not like extra tape on their flat rate boxes, so when I have something in them that bulges, I first put some Elmer's Glue in it to hold the ends together, let it dry and then stuff it, glue on the top flaps, let it dry. I don't have to do more than add a line of plain desk tape, if any. Works for me.
    Wow, mine makes me put more tape on it. They say they come apart too easily if you don't.

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    Dot - I think you should send one of the cushions to me in a box turned inside out so I can see it. I am a hands on person. ROFL.
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    Quote Originally Posted by debbieumphress
    Dot - I think you should send one of the cushions to me in a box turned inside out so I can see it. I am a hands on person. ROFL.
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    OMG! How simple, what a great idea. Very glad I stumbled across this tip. Thanks!

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    I have done that. Great way to re-purpose.

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    Great way to come up with a box for mailing and those pin cushions are darling.

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    Great idea! I love your pin cushions!

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