day 23 – Planning a Cookie Exchange: Packaging

yesterday we talked about rules of the cookie exchange and today we will be talking about packaging your cookies. i mentioned that we did a little game of voting for best packaging last year and we will probably do it again this year, the ladies seemed to enjoy it!

31 days of party planning hosting a cookie exchange with the creative jayne2

last year i used old calendar pages and made small boxes for my cookies but oh-my-stars there are so many cute and clever options for cookies out there!!!!!

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here are a few of my favorite ideas from pinterest (click on the photos to be taken to the direct location!)

i love the simple touch of gold stars on these cellophane bags here to make a big statement!

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i'm a sucker for anything in a jar and i especially love the latched tops on these ones!

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i just think this little cookie tin is a phenomenal idea, it is so simple and you can dress it up so easily!

[caption id="attachment_1706" align="alignnone" width="470"]from katie's kitchen from katie's kitchen[/caption]

this paper plate idea is one of my favorites, so easy, resourceful and classic. you could use it for almost any kind of gift!

[caption id="attachment_1707" align="alignnone" width="620"] from it's always atumn[/caption]

and this one, how could you not pass up eating pringles just to have a tin for cookies:

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i love each of these ideas for their simplicity and cost effectiveness. i think i will do the jar idea this year and just begin to stock up on thrifted jars and canisters.

how do you package cookies at christmas time?

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