November 6, 2013

Packaging Fillers for Shoe Box Distribution Center ~ Pillowcase Dresses

Click on image for a larger, clearer view, not sure why it is blurry.
I am working on packing pillowcase dresses as fillers for the Operation Christmas Child shoe box distribution center.  I have decided to tuck them into quart size ziploc bags (my husband picked up at Dollar General when they were 50% off the clearanced sticker price) and squeeze all the air I can out of them to make them as small as possible.

I have some mailing labels I got free after MaxPerks rewards from Office Max and found these delightful Christmas label templates in my Publisher program.  I'll stick one on each bag and pack them in boxes plainly marked with the same information hopefully making it easy for them to be used by the volunteers inspecting the boxes.

1 comment:

Lin K said...

Wonderful idea to package the dresses in baggies & squeeze the air out. You'll get more into a packing box that way. Putting the sizing right on the baggie will save time for the people who receive the dresses and distribute them. I'd suggest placing clear packing tape over the address labels with your sizing info. Sometimes they can come off plastic baggies.

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