How do you package prints safely?

Place one or two layers of corrugated cardboard or mount board on both sides of the art package. Make sure that the cardboard is at least 2 inches larger than the wrapped original. Tape around the outside of the cardboard pieces so they stay together and the corners of the original are protected from impact damage.

What do you ship art prints in?

Packaging Prints and Art on Paper

Depending on the size, it’s best to ship in a rigid envelope or a mailing tube. Generally, smaller pieces ship more economically in a rigid envelope and larger pieces ship more economically rolled in a tube.

How do you post art prints?


For artwork which can’t be folded or rolled up, the first thing to do is wrap your print or painting in plastic shrink wrap. Then, get a larger piece of cardboard and measure it so that it fits snugly when folded around the front and back of the print or painting.

How do you ship and package prints?

How do I mail a giclee print?

Place your prints (which should be in an acid-free bag, sealed with acid-free tape) onto one of the cardboard pieces. Use tape to secure the bag to the cardboard. When packing your prints it is important to make sure they cannot move around in the package and get damaged.

How do I send large prints?

How do I ship my art?

Packing peanuts will settle to the bottom of the box, leaving your painting susceptible to damage. Instead of packing peanuts, always use bubble wrap to pack paintings. Large, 1” bubble wrap is typically recommended. Not lining your painting before wrapping in bubble wrap.

How can I send my paintings in the mail?

Properly Packaging your Canvas
  1. Cover your entire canvas with packing paper, taping it so that no part of the canvas is exposed.
  2. Wrap the whole canvas in a couple layers of bubble wrap and tape it so that it stays in place.
  3. If you have any more room, tape on another layer of foam sheets for additional protection.

How much does it cost to ship a 24×36 canvas?

How much does it cost to ship a 24×36 painting? Small or medium-sized paintings on canvas can be shipped via UPS or Fedex for approximately $10-$50, depending on the size. Declaring value (similar to insurance) will add more to the price of shipping as well.

How do I ship a poster flat?

Measure the outside dimension of your flat poster. Cut your cardboard into four sheets that are at least two inches larger than your poster on each side. Place your poster inside the plastic bag and tape it shut. If there is any extra space fold and tape it to ensure a snug fit of the poster inside the bag.

How do I ship a 16×20 photo?

Try taking 2 large pieces of cardboard (a bit larger than 16×20). Make a sandwich with the painting in the middle. Tape, tape and Tape it up aallllllll the way around (clear packaging tape has the most sturdy adhesive).

How much does it cost to mail a 40 lb box?

The cost to ship a 40 lb box depends only on the size of the box and speed of travel.

Parcel shipping (UPS or FedEx)
Box size UPS* FedEx*
Extra Small $9.25-$21.25 Not available
Small $11.50-$24.50 $9.50-$136.55
Medium $15.50-$33.50 $12.35-$148.95
Large $21.00-$50.00 $19.05-$165.10

How much does it cost to ship a 16×20 canvas USPS?

How much does it cost to ship an 8×10 canvas?
Product price Standard shipping 5–9 business days
8×10″ $32.99 $9.99
11×14″ $35.99 $9.99
16×16″ $44.99 $10.99
16×20 $49.99 $9.99

Who is cheaper UPS or FedEx?

UPS and FedEx package shipping costs are about the same, but UPS flat rate pricing is slightly cheaper than FedEx. For variable pricing, FedEx generally starts out slightly cheaper but can be more expensive for larger, heavier shipments or for packages that will travel a longer distance.

How much does it cost to ship a 1lb package?

USPS shipping costs are calculated based on weight and distance traveled. Packages weighing less than one pound start at $2.74 via USPS First Class Package Service. If your package weighs one pound, you’ll want to use USPS Priority Mail which starts at $7.02 with Shippo’s special Cubic pricing.

How much does USPS shipping cost per pound?

How much does USPS shipping cost per pound? USPS packages cost about $2.74 if less than one pound; if one pound or more, most packages start at $7. USPS rates for packages heavier than one pound typically increase by 10 to 25 cents for each pound added.

How much is 2 day shipping ups?

2-Day and 3-Day Shipping Rates
Carrier/Shipment Type PRICE
UPS 2nd Day Air
Extra Small $16.75
Small $19.95
Medium $25.20

Does UPS charge by weight or size of package?

A Large Package Surcharge will be applied to each UPS package when its length plus girth [(2 x width) + (2 x height)] combined exceeds 118 inches, but does not exceed the maximum UPS size of 157 inches. Large Packages are subject to a minimum billable weight of 90 pounds in addition to the Large Package Surcharge.

How can I ship a small item cheap?

USPS Priority Mail: Priority Mail is one of the cheapest ways to ship small items that weigh more than 1 pound. It includes package tracking and insurance for your goods. FedEx SmartPost: This is another excellent option for shipping small packages that weigh less than 10 pounds.