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Sunday, 14 November 2010

Gingerbread what?!!

I've been looking for some mini gingerbread men for a while. I saw some in M&S in the summer and a gift was born in my head. They were in cello bags and enough to make 2 of the gift ideas. So i went to work on some labels with this free digi image from Pink Gem designs. I went back to buy my gingerbread men to find they had turned into posh little boxes of 9 for Christmas. So i shopped around and found boxes of 30 for £1.40 at Tesco but i had too much to carry and didn't want to crush them. Great, carry on with the tags i thought.
And here they are, all ready to go. So yesterday i went back to Tesco to pick up my men. I was inspecting them to make sure there were no broken ones when it dawned on me that they were actually gingerbread santas and snowmen ! Eek !! Who's air brained idea was that i wonder. So i'm still without men. Someone on the docrafts forum said they had them at Sainsburys so i'll have to make a special trip next week. Meanwhile this is all i've got to show you. Sorry peeps but i'll show you the finished bags as soon as i get my men.
Edit. I've just tested my link and the page no longer exists so i guess the image was available for a limited time. Hopefully some of you may have already grabbed it.

7 comments:

  1. Cant wait to see the finished creations and that digi is fab, ive downloaded it myself.......guess what my printer decided not work.....Gutted!!! :o)
    hugs and xxx

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  2. What great gift ideas , love the tags they are so true xxx

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  3. Wow, fantastic idea again Di!, cannot wait to see the finished creations, and good luck finding your perfect man lol!
    hugs Vicky xx

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  4. Hi Di, you amaze me with all these lovely gift idea, can't wait to see the finished product. Sue x

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  5. these are brilliant di.love the image and am looking forward to seeing them with your perfect man :D

    xx coops xx

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  6. They are lovely Di and will be perfect when you find some little men. Tesco do usually sell mini ginger bread men(I get them for the kids) but I guess they have changed them for the Christmas period.
    Janet (pink gem) now has the digi for sale at her shop http://www.pinkgemdesigns.com/catalog/gingerbread-digi-stamp-p-507.html She usually gives them away for free for a short time then adds them to the store. Hope this helps xx Jenny xx

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  7. great little gingerbread men! our local Waitrose has mini gingerbread men but I'm not sure if they are small enough.
    hugs, annie x

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