Thursday, December 11, 2008

A GREAT GIFT: HOMEMADE COOKIES WITH A LITTLE DIY

Get creative! It's time to hit the baking sheets! Crank out bulk cookies to give as gifts. Not only will it impress that they are homemade, you took the time if you wrap them well too.

Photo Courtesy of Williams -Sonoma
If you just cannot get your act together to bake from scratch, get The Gingerbread Cookie Mix from Williams- Sonoma, it makes 5 dozen.


Below are some wrapping ideas to make your gingerbread men and snowflakes shine:

Photo Courtesy of Martha Stewart Crafts
Like traditional bakery boxes, these go one step further with the lacey motif. Iced Cookie Boxes, six in a pack from Martha Stewart Crafts.

Photo Courtesy of The Container Store
Tins are a great item that can be reused for other things after the holidays. The Signature Woodlands Tin from The Container Store gives Rudolf center stage and is just cute.

Photo Courtesy of Martha Stewart Crafts
Food safe tissue paper adds color and makes unwrapping even more fun. Also from Martha Stewart Crafts.

Photo Courtesy of Williams- Sonoma
Cellophane bags make life easy. Show off your cookie handiwork with these from Williams-Sonoma.


Photo Courtesy of Martha Stewart Crafts
The sliding box resembles an over sized matchbox, but bearing sweets! Festive Treat Boxes also from Martha Stewart Crafts.

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The Scalloped Tags come eight to a package and will look great with the red boxes shown above. Martha Stewart Crafts.

Photo Courtesy of The Container Store
These wood and felt tags have a nice heft to them, ie, good quality. Make a good gift better. Available at The Container Store.

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The safe traditional option shown above is a great mainstay tag to have around, also from
The Container Store

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Hello! Mrs. Grossmans used to make the stickers I collected as a youth. She also does tags---yeah happy childhood memories. Give a tree when words are not enough. From The Container Store.

1 comment:

Renee Finberg said...

sweet ,
perfectly Chistmas-ie.