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Old 07-11-2009, 06:48 AM
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In my Gift Closet I have................

Well fro starters it isn't even a gift closet as it is under bed storage boxes! but oh well you get the idea of it.

I wanted to start a little thread as Im constantly making lists of what I've brought - then I lose them, so then I start again and do the same or I want to update it but can never find a list or its out of date because ive added lots fo other bits to it etc so again i have to start again.( anyone else seeing what i mean) so i figured if i start a thread I could update one thread/post and it would all stay safe and up to date and i can add as I go. (feel free to add your own lists and updates too below)

so now that waffles out of the way here is what I have in my gift closet.

1 x pink flip file (10p in woollies closing down sale)
1 x pink address book (10p in woollies closing down sale)
1 x love heart bag with the word 'love' spelt out on it (10p in woollies closing down sale)
1 x pink sponge
1 x white sponge
1 x paul smith perfume (unwanted birthday present)
1 x Nina ricci perfume (wrong perfume again unwanted present)
1 x purple mug with the word 'TEA' written on it (intended for hamper last year but never used)
4 x small wooden photo frames (reduced in a sale from £2.99 down to 20p each)
2 x large wooden photo frames (reduced from £5.99 down to 50p each)
4 x small whisks (reduced to 20p for the 4 in sale)
10 x luxury Xmas cards
1 x 1meter pink material with ballet shoes on (cheap at £1.99 a meter)
40 x Xmas tags (10p a packet in Christmas sale)
1 x Santa key
2 x pink candles (20p each in end of season sale)
1 x box of blue bath fizzer's (49p)
1 x big envelope of Christmas card making bits and pieces (given by online friend)
1 x pair of size 16-18 pyjamas - pink top and polka dot bottoms (£4 in sale)
2 x door plaques - one saying Sophia, one saying tori - intended for nieces. (craft fayre)
1 x pink princess plastic cup - (99p) intended for oldest niece
3 x small princess pictures (99p each in discount store) intended for oldest niece.
oh and 2 origami jewellery holders - very cute and brought at a car boot sale fro 20p each)


so so far that's my gift closet list. don't think ive anything else - may have to check later.
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We keep a "gift stash" in a few storage boxes downstairs; whenever we see a nice gift for someone, no matter what time of year, we buy it and put it in the stash. Come August or September, we haul out the boxes and our Christmas list some weekend, take inventory, and find out who's covered and who we still need gifts for. It's a great system, and it keeps Christmas going year round. I couldn't begin to make a list of what's in the stash right now, though. But I came across an ice-cream scoop with a handle shaped like a penguin today that I bought for a friend who loves ice cream and penguins. It practically had her name on it! If I'd waited until "Christmas shopping season," I wouldn't have come across it.
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Bad thing here is our "gift closet" has become storage for our many pieces of luggage lol.
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Old 07-22-2009, 07:13 AM
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We have several totes filled with gifts stashed in the attic where little eyes can't see. I also have a tote in the bedroom that we I have begun filling with razors, lotions, chapstick, card games, etc to send to soldiers this Christmas.
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Our gift closet is in the spare bedroom. When I start loading it with gifts I let my Wife know not to snoop around hehe
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