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    • MSE Jenny
    • By MSE Jenny 20th Dec 11, 2:27 PM
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    MSE Jenny
    Free Xmas gift cheques discussion
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    • 20th Dec 11, 2:27 PM
    Free Xmas gift cheques discussion 20th Dec 11 at 2:27 PM



    Hi, we've designed special new printable Xmas gift cheques for you to print and give to friends.

    Please let us know your feedback. Do you have any fab Xmas cheque 'gift' ideas, eg, promising to give your special someone a backrub, babysit for friends or mow Dad's lawn?

    Thanks
    for your help


    MSE Jenny

    Last edited by MSE Jenny; 20-12-2011 at 6:10 PM.
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  • aworbey
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    • 21st Dec 11, 2:22 PM
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    • 21st Dec 11, 2:22 PM
    These are wicked, exactly what I wanted for my partner as she wants clothes and this way I cover all available shops as I can just buy her gifts as and when up to the value of the cheques. Also it means I dont have the outlay up front
    If you like my post, please click the THANKS

    Marrying my gorgeous partner & best friend, 4th May 2013
  • Drama_Queen
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    • 21st Dec 11, 4:51 PM
    • #3
    • 21st Dec 11, 4:51 PM
    BRILLIANT - these gifts can be naughty - or nice!
    • Tulip
    • By Tulip 21st Dec 11, 5:02 PM
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    • #4
    • 21st Dec 11, 5:02 PM
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    • 21st Dec 11, 5:02 PM
    thats wicked thanks Martin and the MSE Team,be a great joke to pull at christmas
    • tgroom57
    • By tgroom57 22nd Dec 11, 10:31 PM
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    • #5
    • 22nd Dec 11, 10:31 PM
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    • 22nd Dec 11, 10:31 PM
    I'm going to write some cheques for babysitting. I love babysitting my grandson -but 12 hours at a time? My daughter overlooks the true value of the service she's getting.

    I'd like to receive gift cheques for:
    a car trip to B&Q to get that 'cut-to-size' shelf I need so badly
    colour your hair at home, from my daughter

    But the best thing is- these cheques will allow me to share some of my recent win with my family.

  • JohnBaer
    • #6
    • 19th Dec 12, 3:22 PM
    • #6
    • 19th Dec 12, 3:22 PM
    Another alternative is to give charity vouchers - the receiver gets to choose which charity the money goes to. A good example is charityvouchers dot org
    • Special T
    • By Special T 22nd Dec 12, 7:36 PM
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    • #7
    • 22nd Dec 12, 7:36 PM
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    • 22nd Dec 12, 7:36 PM
    Perfect idea....
    Is there a way of being able to type in the details, then print, rather than printing and handwriting?

    Thanks
    • chris n tj
    • By chris n tj 22nd Dec 12, 7:41 PM
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    • #8
    • 22nd Dec 12, 7:41 PM
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    • 22nd Dec 12, 7:41 PM
    Brilliant thanks just what we needed. Great idea and saved me a time I havnt got xxxxx
    RIP TJ. You my be gone, but never forgotten. Always in our hearts xxx
    He is your friend, your partner, your defender, your dog.
    You are his life, his love, his leader.
    He will be yours, faithful and true, to the last beat of his heart.
    You owe it to him to be worthy of such devotion.
  • reihtec
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    • 24th Dec 13, 11:37 AM
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    • 24th Dec 13, 11:37 AM
    I think these are great!

    I used them last year and was going to use them again this year, but the design hasn't been updated which kind of makes it a bit boring.

    Could you maybe consider a few more designs/colours? Please?

    Edit: Obviously a bit late for this year, but something to consider for next year maybe?
    Last edited by reihtec; 24-12-2013 at 11:39 AM. Reason: adding another comment
  • reihtec
    I went searching for some free templates and I found a site that had some really nice and decent free word templates. So I'm sharing here in case it helps someone else and saves them time and money.

    http://www.hloom.com/free-gift-certificate-templates-for-christmas/
  • The Cre8tor
    Perfect idea....
    Is there a way of being able to type in the details, then print, rather than printing and handwriting?

    Thanks
    Originally posted by Special T

    If you have photoshop or another type of programme like that, which allows you to take a picture stored on your computer and change it by adding words etc, then simply save the 'cheque' to your pictures folder(s) then open up the picture in your photoshop programe (or similar) and add the wording you wish to be printed on the cheque, then simply print out the cheque on your printer.



    GREAT cheques MSE Jenny!
    Many thanks for them, - wishing you a blessed and happy Christmas!

    .
    • themull1
    • By themull1 2nd Jan 14, 4:40 PM
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    I'm in the minority - I hate the chequebooks.!
  • Macbond
    Xmas gift cheques


    Love the cheques - but when will they be updated to 2014?
  • mummyto5ajceg
    When can us eager beavers get a 2014 dated cheque please?
  • Cueball666uk
    Christmas Cheque's Updated 2014
    Hi Guys i took the original version of this idea that was posted on here and created a new version for 2014...

    I liked the idea so much that i made a new design so i could use them for my wife and my family too...

    So i thought i would share the final result for anyone else that would like to use them this year (see link below)

    ------> goo.gl/cEaofz <------

    (you will have to copy/paste the link above to download as im not supposed to be able to post links because im new)
    Hope you all like them let me know what you think !

    ...:::Merry Christmas :::...
    • Former MSE Andrea
    • By Former MSE Andrea 8th Dec 15, 11:43 AM
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    Former MSE Andrea
    2015 cheques are ready for printing. Click the link in MSE Jenny's post
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    • vix_378
    • By vix_378 20th Dec 15, 5:52 PM
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    vix_378
    Having difficulties printing...anyone else?
    Hi,


    I love the idea of giving a gift cheque to my mother in law who is a nightmare to buy for, but would love us to write her a cheque to take her out for the day etc. However, I am unable to print it I clicked the link on the image and it opens a blank tab that says "about: blank".


    Does anyone know how to fix this?


    Thank you & Merry Christmas!


    Vic
    • kemyte
    • By kemyte 14th Dec 16, 12:12 PM
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    kemyte
    gift
    i love this idea,i promise my baby cloth for Christmas,that what i want you to do for me
    • tracey29
    • By tracey29 14th Dec 16, 9:30 PM
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    tracey29
    This is a brilliant idea and will save me a lot of time.

    My partner is mad on cars and loves keeping his clean. He takes it to the local hand car wash every week at the moment because of the dirt on the roads at this time of year.

    I had the idea of coming up with an IOU for a wash for him but now I can use a cheque instead of having to design my own.

    Thanks for your help, as always ��
    • charlietweak
    • By charlietweak 20th Dec 16, 4:18 AM
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    Brilliant!
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