Best places to shop for holiday supplies

By Nikki Kimbleton, The Morning Show anchor, consumer reporter, nkimbleton@wjxt.com
Published On: Dec 07 2013 11:22:55 AM EST
Updated On: Dec 07 2013 11:36:14 AM EST

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -

If you're looking for items that will help you create some holiday magic, Consumer Reports found the perfect stores for each category.

Baking Essentials

Bakers C&C
Best for deals on baking supplies like sanding sugar for $3.50 per pound. Cookie cutters are $1 each. Shipping charges depend on the size of your order.

KingArthurFlour.com
Best for bulk ingredients like sparkling sugar and baker's twine. Shipping starts at $6.

Wrapping and Tags

Papermart.com
Best for bulk deals on plain and metallic papers, tags and more. Shipping depends on the size of your order.

Floral Supplies

Save-on-crafts.com
Best for wreath forms, wire, glues, florist's supplies and unusual vessels and flower arrangements. Shipping depends on package size, delivery method and destination.

LynchCreekWreaths.com
Best for wreath-making supplies, decorations, and DIY inspiration. Shipping in free

Crafty Stuff

HobbyLobby.com
Best for embroidery thread, pipe cleaners, yarn and other supplies. Shipping starts at $6
For store locations on the First Coast, click here

Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores or Joann.com
Best for craft supplies like punches in winter-themed shapes. Shipping starts at $6. For store locations on the First Coast, click here

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