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3D Glasses to raise money for charity

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I went to a christmas shoppe today and I saw these Holidayspecs. They are 3D paper glasses that change regular christmas lights into really cool images like snowman, snowflakes, santa, etc. The website is www.holidayspecs.com The christmas shoppe was selling them for $1.75 each. I knew I could get them cheaper. At that website, you can get 50 glasses for $1.25 each and $1.00 for over 100. I could sell them for $.50 or $.75 more and the procceds can go to charity. I think with all the lights we have, it would be a pretty cool effect. It can show that donating can be fun as well. I want to know if any of you have done this or considered it. Let me know of my idea.

Thanks

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I've seen those in Lowe's and they were selling for 1.99. Each year at a Safari park down here they do a big drive through display to benefit the place and they were selling these for $5.00. I've never thought of doing something like that but it's not a bad idea. But it is risky, you'd have to put out the money up front and hope you get it back.

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I went to a christmas shoppe today and I saw these Holidayspecs. They are 3D paper glasses that change regular christmas lights into really cool images like snowman, snowflakes, santa, etc. The website is www.holidayspecs.com The christmas shoppe was selling them for $1.75 each. I knew I could get them cheaper. At that website, you can get 50 glasses for $1.25 each and $1.00 for over 100. I could sell them for $.50 or $.75 more and the procceds can go to charity. I think with all the lights we have, it would be a pretty cool effect. It can show that donating can be fun as well. I want to know if any of you have done this or considered it. Let me know of my idea.

Thanks

I think we have approximatelly 50 specs that we purchased in the past but never used. We originally purchased for an event, but never used so if you would want them at 80 cents each, let me know via PM. We were going through boxes the other day, and I think I can remember where they are located. I can post a picture if you would like.

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Those are pretty cool. From where would you be selling them though? I'm not sure that these would really be a very large money maker, due to thier novelty nature.

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I would be selling them at my display. We have been having a lot of break-ins lately so traditional money donations won`t work. I am aware that it isn`t a huge money maker but it is fun and every bit helps!

Happy 1000 posts phillip!!

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Honestly, those glasses destract from the display IMHO. I've ordered from the same company but for different reasons. They did send me sample pairs of what you mentioned. With each light, you see a Santa, or snowman or what ever, which takes away seeing the actual light display. Kinda clutters up everything. Some might think they're cool but I don't, not for that purpose anyway.

But it might not be a bad idea either as some might like it.

Just my thoughts,

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All --you are missing the point. The glasses are for EVERYONE ELSE'S display. It's not to diminish the big display, but to add character and life to the single string on a 50ft. tree display.

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