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Where could I buy cellophane wrap for my DIY hampers?

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Curtsey Thu 20-Dec-12 15:42:08

I'm not in the UK so please don't say Asda, Sainsbury's or Waitrose! Checked Tesco's website but they don't seem to have it. Where on earth do you buy this stuff?

XBenedict Thu 20-Dec-12 15:42:37

We bought ours from the local florists.

Curtsey Thu 20-Dec-12 15:44:38

Oh good plan, XBenedict, I'd never have thought of that in a million years. Thank you!

tudorrose Thu 20-Dec-12 15:44:59

Local garden centre sells it by the metre here. Do you have a craft shop like Hobbycraft near you? You can buy it in big rolls there but its more expensive.

Catsdontcare Thu 20-Dec-12 15:45:17

I got mine from hobbycraft but I second the idea of trying a local florist

XBenedict Thu 20-Dec-12 15:48:05

You're welcome! smile We found it by accident and it was surprisingly cheap! My mum makes nappy cakes, she's made loads now but is still on her original roll. Hope you find some. smile

Curtsey Thu 20-Dec-12 16:25:41

Thanks all. Garden centre/DIY place didn't stock it, but a local florist does (by the roll - it's dear but hopefully I'll use it again lots & lots) - so DP has a mission on his way home from work smile

Nigellacakes Thu 20-Dec-12 20:51:16

Lidl. Cheap too.

mnistooaddictive Thu 20-Dec-12 20:59:26

Our local scrapstore sells it at rock bottom prices.

Curtsey Thu 20-Dec-12 21:14:05

Gah! There is a Lidl right beside DP's work. If only I'd known, it was probably loads cheaper there.

Oh well, my hamper looks fab.

nappydaysagain Thu 20-Dec-12 21:51:25

I got mine off eBay. Was only a few pound with free delivery. There were Christmas designs too

NoSoggyBottoms Thu 20-Dec-12 22:20:28

I know that you've found some now, but I bought some from Rymans, a stationery place. Don't know if this may help in the future (or help anyone else!)

sparklestar Fri 21-Dec-12 01:12:33

Hobby craft do some nice ones with different patterns on like snowflakes or stars etc.

Nigellacakes Fri 21-Dec-12 07:18:09

Lidl probably sold out now anyway. I got the tip off on here when all there stuff came in for Xmas. They have Xmas designs too- we know for next year now!

OrangeLily Fri 21-Dec-12 07:25:14

I got mine on amazon

GrassIsntGreener Fri 21-Dec-12 07:25:59

Next year but early and get from eBay - there is so much choice and cheaper; my local florist wanted to charge £2/meter this year!!!

VikingVagine Fri 21-Dec-12 07:52:19

No help here, but I misread the title as cellophane wrap for DIY hamsters ...

BlueChampagne Fri 21-Dec-12 13:17:09

Phoenix do it too

proulxlzavx Mon 18-Mar-13 11:42:19

If you want to compare with the full variety of choices you should go to: eBay

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