How to ship your crafts
Artisan Crafts Week
This is part of an on going series of articles I've been writing about making money with your crafts. You can find the rest of them here.
As a crafter, you may eventually find yourself in the need of shipping your crafts to a friend, a client, someone you made an exchange with, etc. You spent countless hours and poured your heart in that beautiful craft, so of course you want it to arrive safely. Over the years I've learned a few tips and tricks, and I hope that they'll help you and make the shipping experience less intimidating.
Research your post office
First thing, find your country's post office website and read whatever information they have available.
Try to find a pricing estimator, it'll give you a good idea of how much you'll need to pay. However, keep in mind that it may be outdated.See if there's any instructions for shipping objects (for example, what's the maximum/minimal sizes allowed, if they