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    • Susie Richards
    • By Susie Richards 26th Dec 15, 7:17 AM
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    The All NEW Countdown To Christmas 2016 Thread
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    • 26th Dec 15, 7:17 AM
    The All NEW Countdown To Christmas 2016 Thread 26th Dec 15 at 7:17 AM
    364 days to go

    Lets hope it's a good one






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    • craftmad
    • By craftmad 16th Oct 16, 7:00 PM
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    Those crates/carriers do look good. If anybody actually sees them in the flesh, could they let us know if they are actually substantial enough to hold bottles. I'm thinking that they may be good to fill with deodorants, body sprays, shaving gel etc, y'know all the boring stuff that people don't like buying for themselves. Thanks for the link.
    Carly, The Range sell rolls of inexpensive cellophane in the craft section (my local one does).
    • MrsTinks
    • By MrsTinks 17th Oct 16, 9:30 AM
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    Those crates/carriers do look good. If anybody actually sees them in the flesh, could they let us know if they are actually substantial enough to hold bottles. I'm thinking that they may be good to fill with deodorants, body sprays, shaving gel etc, y'know all the boring stuff that people don't like buying for themselves. Thanks for the link.
    Carly, The Range sell rolls of inexpensive cellophane in the craft section (my local one does).
    Originally posted by craftmad
    I've got 4 of them sat in my craft room LOL I'd say they could hold bottles but I would probably not be entirely happy sticking 6 large beers in - I think 3 beers would be totally fine though

    And they tart up easily to be honest One of them I've tied a ribbon round and made a bow, another I hot glued 3 christmas red glittery flowers to the front of - just having a play around to be honest They look way more than £1!!
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    • helcat26
    • By helcat26 18th Oct 16, 4:28 PM
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    Just found out I am having a foot op at the end Nov so need to do everything in advance that cannot be delivered AAAAGH
    • 19carlymarie88
    • By 19carlymarie88 9th Nov 16, 2:03 PM
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    Hi guys sorry I haven't been online recently to respond! Thank you all for the advice I still haven't bought anything like that yet.....although I have pretty much got all the presents etc barring my OH & dad.


    Will definitely have a look at The Range Craftmad thank you!


    And Happy One, thank you for the advice, didn't think of using any container just always had pretty baskets & boxes in my head! I've already been buying bits and pieces like you said and spreading it amongst everyone. Done very well I'm very proud if I say so myself!...although I did get a bit carried away on the kids bits and buy way more little bits than I should have! But I suppose xmas is all about the kids more so hey ho!
    • Susie Richards
    • By Susie Richards 16th Dec 16, 7:39 AM
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    Only 9 days until Christmas!

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