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Help me find a cake/biscuit/treat box with something like grannys treat on it

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fraggle28 Thu 27-Sep-12 12:00:40

Im after a present for my mum who has gone baking mad! Weve got her an electric whisk and plan to get some cake tins, bowls etc for her as all her things are at least 20 years old!

I really want to get her a little tin so when she bakes things for the grandkids she can put them in there and my dad will know they arent for him!! When we were little my gran always baked a little fairy cake with a cherry on when we visited and she is really keen to continue this family tradition so we thought a grannys treat box would go down very well.

Ive tried john lewis/next/debenhams/bhs/lakeland with no luck, please help!

xxxresixxx Thu 27-Sep-12 12:05:33

http://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/i.html?_nkw=personalised+cake+tins

What about personalising one yourself?

fraggle28 Thu 27-Sep-12 12:10:48

thanks, ive looked at them but they are really small, prob only get 2 cupcakes in them and theres 5 grandchildren

trumpton Thu 27-Sep-12 12:25:01

Fairy Cakes

Granny type

gingerbread man

harlie and Lola

trumpton Thu 27-Sep-12 12:27:54

EEK!

fraggle28 Thu 27-Sep-12 12:33:06

oh i love the last one but its alot more money than we can afford

Shes got quite a few with designs on so gotta be one that has something like grannys treats written on it

trumpton Thu 27-Sep-12 12:36:58

You might just have to paint your own !!

I do agree that the Not On The High Street one is fab and hand painted and stupidly expensive !!

fraggle28 Thu 27-Sep-12 12:45:13

I wish i was that creative! I thought it would be a really easy thing to find but im struggling!

It is lovely but were just buying little presents this year as ive got a 6 month old little boy whos bankrupting me!!

BestLaidPlans Thu 27-Sep-12 17:41:16

You may not need to be that crafty. You could do it like this up to the messing about with gesso bit and then stick on some precut letters, scrabble tiles.

insanityscratching Thu 27-Sep-12 18:36:26

This one is nice.

fraggle28 Thu 27-Sep-12 20:01:07

Thanks for all your ideas im almost sorted now!

Ive found a lovely business through the 'mums who make' page on facebook and she makes high quality stickers so im going to find a plain cake tin and shes designing a sticker for the top and one for the sides then will post them to me and im going to try and put them on so they are straight!!

Im getting carried away now and have loads of ideas for personalised presents using these stickers

ScariestFairyByFar Thu 27-Sep-12 22:16:15

Just another thought could you go to one of those ceramic places and paint a biscuit tin? Think they do them.

fraggle28 Fri 28-Sep-12 07:51:44

I would love to paint one but im so useless at anything like that. its def on my present list when ds is older though, he can paint one for her

eandh Sun 30-Sep-12 19:58:16

Not sure this will help as you have stickers on route but http://www.campusgifts.co.uk/acatalog/info_WPCaketin01.html

trumpton Sun 30-Sep-12 22:28:42

Please can you link to the sticker lady !! I can't find her.

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