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BackBayGirl Dec 2, 2006 06:32 PM

Just wondering if anyone knows where I could buy some pastry boxes. I was going to make some pastries, cookies, etc, for some holiday gifts and thought it would be cool to put them in pastry boxes and tie w/ string. I assume I could hit any of the bakeries around, but wasn't sure if there was a store around that carried stuff like this.

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    emilief Dec 2, 2006 06:34 PM

    Williams Sonoma sells personalized boxes but they are quite expensive.

    1. heathermb Dec 2, 2006 06:39 PM

      I'd imagine that Eastern Baking Supply in the North End would carry these.

      China Fair in Cambridge might too...I'd call both places first to check.

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        gutterman Dec 2, 2006 06:43 PM

        BMS paper supply on washington street in JP sells by the box. YOu can also try perkens supply, I think they have a warehouse in watertown.

        gutterman

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          BarefootandPregnant Dec 2, 2006 06:45 PM

          Many of the party supply stores carry them in myriad sizes-inc. the store (party goods?) on Waverly Oaks in Waltham. I think Big Party does, too.

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            gansu girl Dec 3, 2006 11:14 PM

            The place at Waverly Oaks is called Party Needs, and I've seen these boxes there in the past. I like the Container Store the most for cute packaging for cookies, etc. but this year I hit AC Moore and got a great deal on patterned tins.

          2. opinionatedchef Dec 2, 2006 07:05 PM

            lorraine's cake shop in east cambridge

            1. BostonZest Dec 2, 2006 09:15 PM

              I've found take-out boxes at The Container Store in Chestnut Hill near the Mall. You could call or check their website.

              1. dchow Dec 3, 2006 03:42 PM

                party favors in brookline has them, as well.

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                  kabs Dec 4, 2006 02:16 AM

                  Craft stores also have them - try the baking aisle at Michaels.

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                    pastrytroll Dec 4, 2006 12:27 PM

                    Does the paper supply in JP have quantities of less than 100? That might make it worth a trip from here on the frozen North Shore. Sigh, this so makes me miss Verna's cake decorating store that just closed. I know Eastern Bakers doesn't have them in the store. If you just need a few, a craft/party/Michaels/AC Moore would probably be your best bet.

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