Friday, 6 August 2010

Poundland Shopping

Do you remember ages ago when I said I was looking for “the perfect gingerbread man” and that I’d found him in an IKEA children's baking set, but it cost about £7.99 and I didn’t really want the rest of the paraphernalia?

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Well, they say ‘It comes to him what waits’  well I waited, and look what I found in Poundland today – for a pound (it should have been £5 originally)!

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And the added bonus is the cute little castle!  I’ll admit that the gingerbread man could be a little plumper to be absolutely perfect, but he has rounded arms and legs which is the main thing I was looking for. It also came with a donkey and ogres head cutter too plus a recipe/scrapbook.

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I want to cut the man out in brown fimo for card embellishments and (hopefully) key rings.  I may cut the castle out in pink fimo and embellish with jewels.  I will get back to you when I have completed my mission …… but RESULT!


Di said...

I wonder if you could make him fatter by pulling his 2 sides outwards a bit. Di.x

Twiggy said...

How fab!! I bought a gingerbread man cutter set (family of 3) from Home Bargains last year for 79p - wahey !!
Twiggy x

Bubbles said...

I was going to suggest the same as Di :) Just pull him out a bit to fatten him up *lol*
I LOVE poundland :)

Suzanne said...

What a bargain. I must visit my local poundland more often x

Roni said...

I just love your blog Helen, it really puts a smile on my face!

I also thought the same as Di, or what if you were to add an extra layer to his tummy?? Can't wait to see the results!

Roni :O) xox

Laura said...

What a brilliant buy from Poundland! and thanks for the mention again - glad you are finding some great crafty items for £1! Its makes it a more cost efficient pastime! Laura

Paula Gale said...

can't wait to see the results when you use these cutters.

Paula x x x

PepPop said...

Oh Can't wait to see what you make, especially the keyrings. Jaqui x