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THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX

Mum shows off incredible DIY chocolate hamper and all she used was a Poundland box and some cheap treats

A MUM has wowed fellow parents on Facebook after showing off her incredible DIY chocolate hamper.

Explaining she made the chocolate box using just a bargain find from Poundland, the mum revealed it would also work for alcohol and toys - depending on who it's for.

 The mum showed off her Poundland box on Facebook
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The mum showed off her Poundland box on FacebookCredit: Extreme Couponing and Bargains UK / Facebook

Writing on the Extreme Couponing and Bargains group, she said: "I made this chocolate box.

"Pick a strong quality box from Poundland, this one is massive and £5 or the Card Factory, you can get the small ones for £1."

In the clip, the mum lifts the lid of the box revealing a hamper filled to the brim with chocolate.

Explaining how she made it, she said: "Cut the sides, poke two small holes in the lid and add ribbon.

 It was filled with a LOT of chocolate treats
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It was filled with a LOT of chocolate treatsCredit: Extreme Couponing and Bargains UK / Facebook
 The woman explained how she had made it
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The woman explained how she had made itCredit: Extreme Couponing and Bargains UK / Facebook

"Get some chocolate stick it down! Or could use candles alcohol or toys what ever you want!

"It would make the perfect gift for a loved one... Merry Xmas!"

Inside the hamper, the box was filled with every chocolate lover's dream, including huge bars of Cadbury and even an entire tin of Freddos.

The mum had also lined the edges of the box with Kinder bars as well as crunchies and fudge bars.

 Other users were seriously impressed
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Other users were seriously impressedCredit: Extreme Couponing and Bargains UK / Facebook

So far the post has had over 5,000 likes and over 2,000 comments from mega impressed social media users desperate to recreate the same idea.

One tagged her pal and wrote: "Please, I beg you to make me this!"

Another wrote: "I'm defo doing this instead off buying them selection boxes."

Will you be trying it?

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