Tuesday, November 9, 2010

11 days - Wedding Countdown

Teeny tiny bottles, with openings just this much too narrow for an M&M...darn it! So, I have another idea that I'll need to go with instead. Going to visit the bulk bins at the candy shoppe!

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After a few test trials, I got some of the labels to print nicely. See that? With the words inside the sticker? Those were GOOD!

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See this one, with the writing outside the sticker? NOT GOOD...naughty printer!

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And this one, with the entire sheet of stickers that got eaten up and stuck inside so that I have to take the printer apart? Naughty, NAUGHTY printer!!

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So when life hands you lemons and your printer doesn't want to cooperate anymore, you compromise...

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...and pull out the Sharpie and finish the labels by handwriting them instead!

And here is a quick pic of my nails. My wonderful aunt did this gel French manicure for me to give my nails a chance to grow for the next week. I'll have the manicure done again next week just before the wedding, along with my toes.

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3 comments:

Pink Apple Rose Boutique said...

Your handwritten stickers look beautiful! That will teach the printer to misbehave!

sharonj1017 said...

Darn printer!!! You're lucky your handwriting is so beautiful! I prefer that over the printed ones anyway!

Did you consider M&M minis? I don't know if they sell them at the bulk candy store in that size, so that may not be helpful, but just a thought.

Julie said...

yes, at least my handwriting is nice enough...LOVE my Sharpie fine point!!

Sharon, there is a candy shop near work so I'm going to take a bottle in there and see what they have that will fit. I'm even thinking of only filling it up with candy 1/2 of the way and then rolling up a scroll with a special thank you message (ala, "message in a bottle).