Well let me tell you--- on second thought, let me just show you. See below for the email I sent - it was so fun to send a "happy customer" email to a company!
(To learn more about the Lemon Flower stack I reference below, visit: http://www.diecutswithaview.com/new.php?id=440)
On Tue, Nov 1, 2011 at 8:48 PM, Christine Zani wrote:
I had stopped buying the DCWV stacks a while ago because of the glue binding on them. I just didn't have the patience to tear the pages out properly and always (and I mean ALWAYS) managed to tear the ONE PAGE that I absolutely needed for xyz-project I was working on at the time. I decided that it was easier on my mental wellbeing to just avoid the problem all together.
This weekend I made an exception. I have a retreat coming up this weekend for my birthday, and I was trying pick up a few essentials. I walked by the DCWV island at my JoAnns and happened to catch the Lemon Flower Stack out of the corner of my eye and I. Was. In. Love. I literally had a "devil on one shoulder, angel on the other" moment standing there in the store! I decided to buy the stack to treat myself, but was definitely not looking forward to the battle I'd face.
Tonight - two full days before the retreat - I sat down while I could give my full attention to the paper/glue mess to start the agonizing process of extracting the paper from the binding ----------------- and what did I discover????? PERFORATED PAGES???? And perforated pages that actually TORE EASILY. CLEANLY. WITHOUT FORCE. NO EXCEPTIONS????????????????????
I just finished the stack and had such a huge grin on my face that I had to sit down and immediately write this email to you guys. In the process I found what a great site you have setup, and I am also about to go post all about this on my blog.
Let it never be said that design/packaging don't matter as much as product. If you keep doing this, I am proud to admit that I will be a longtime DCWV customer =D