Monday, May 8, 2017
Celebration Stamps Now in Bloom
The U.S. Postal Service has released Celebration Corsage and Celebration Boutonniere, two stamps that customers can use for special occasions.
The 2-ounce Celebrate Corsage stamp can accommodate the weight of cards and letters that require extra postage. The stamp art features an arrangement of ranunculus with accents of hypericum berry, astrantia and seed eucalyptus.
The Celebrate Boutonniere can be used for wedding RSVP cards, party invitations, thank-you notes, Father’s Day cards and other occasions. The stamp art features ranunculus, with accents of succulents, astrantia, berzelia and clubmoss greenery.
“The Celebration Corsage and Celebration Boutonniere Forever stamps reflect the Postal Service’s long and proud tradition of showcasing flowers and floral artwork on stamps,” said Chief Postal Inspector Guy Cottrell, who dedicated both stamps May 2 in St. Louis. “Literally hundreds of floral-themed stamps have been released over the years — depicting an astonishing variety of flowers.”