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August 5, 2020

Brand Collaboration Britt

We are forever getting asked about how we run our Interior Design company, blog and online shop Vintage Society Co. What makes it work with two of you? How do you choose your products? How do you grow an online presence? What shipping methods are the best for a small business? We get it... this whole entrepreneur thing can be tricky.

Vintage Society Co. has come so far over the last couple years! What began as a dream to open a store front together, quickly took on a new life of interior design clients, an amazing joint blog, fun filled workshops and classes, speaking events and a beautiful online shop!

flex and seal shipping methods for small businesses

We have grown from a team of two to a team of four and we can’t wait to see where we go from here! One thing that we are always looking for is ways to make our business work a little better and save money along the way! When Scotch™ asked us to test out the new Scotch™ Flex & Seal Shipping Roll we were all over it!

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Shipping Methods for Small Businesses

If you have never shipped a medium-sized package before you might not be aware ofthe costassociated with shipping a package. Let us tell you that there is no way wecould offer free shipping. Shipping is EXPENSIVE! Using Scotch™ Flex & Seal Shipping Roll has saved us up to 50% of our shipping fees! How can it do this? The shipping roll created by Scotch™ Brand allows you to create the smallest shipping package possible for the shape of your product! For all you small business owners and entrepreneurs (or even if you just ship a lot of packages at Christmas time), this product is a no brainer! Here are a few of the reasons why we love this product and highly recommend it:

  • Ease of use no matter the shape or size of the package
  • Product protection for every package
  • Less waste per package
  • No need to store different packages or boxes

Major money saver on shipping costs!

Cost savings would have to be the best PERK about this product! However, there are so many other advantages of this product that we would like to share with you.

scotch press and seal roll next to cat for comparison shipping methods

It’s recyclable

Whenever we have the chance to make a smaller impact on our environment, we take it! Not only does Scotch™ Flex & Seal Shipping Roll take up less space than a traditional box, but the packaging itself is also recyclable (wherever plastics are accepted)!

Ease of use no matter the shape or size of the package

You will notice that Scotch™ Flex & Seal Shipping Roll has a blue and grey side. Grey sticks to grey! It’s that simple. But the grey side does not stick to anything else! Therefore, your products will not be damaged! Then you can attach your shipping label to the blue side and your package is good to go!

shipping methods for small businesses with press and seal

Product protection for every package

The Scotch™ Flex& Seal Shipping Roll center is almost like bubble wrap! This provides some protection to the products you are shipping. Items like our linen scarfs, aprons, toques,and market baskets are perfect items to be shipped with this product! However, we would not ship some of our more fragile items like our handmade mugs or French soaps with this shipping roll.

Less waste per package

This packaging also uses so much less waste when you receive a package. No more breaking down the boxes. This packaging only uses exactly what you need so you have far less waste to recycle.

packaged item ready to ship

No need to store different packages or boxes

One of our favorite bonuses about Scotch™ Flex & Seal Shipping Roll is the small amount of space that the shipping rolls take up in our homes! We do all of our shipping out of our homes. Boxes take up a lot of space! These shipping rolls take almost 70% less space in our homes than the boxes. Make your packaging unique! Part of your business should be creating an experience for your customers. It can be hard to set yourself apart from other businesses so even the way you ship your packages can be important. 

In every parcel that we send out we include a customized sachet of our favorite scent and a thank you card that has our picture on it. Creating a real-life experience with our packages can give us that “edge” next time a customer thinks about purchasing an item again. So many times, we receive messages that the package our customers received smelled AMAZING!

packaging a market basket with press and seal

Going that extra step will keep your clients coming back! This is just one thing that we are trying to do in our business to increase profits. Let us know if you would like to hear more about ways that we are growing our business Believe us, we have had our fair share of ups and downs, you can find out how we started our business HERE.!

** This post is sponsored by 3M but all opinions are our own.

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What started out as a duo of Brittany and Deborah has now expanded into a TEAM! 

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Deborah McDOnald


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Small town girl living in a 1903 Heritage home she dreamed of as a child.

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Brittany Hislop


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Living a simple life in a rural Alberta town and painting her house white as she goes!

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