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Christmas Bauballs

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Posted by Creative Review, 7 December 2012, 11:53    Permalink    Comments (8)

Here at CR we receive some odd things in the post around this time of the year, but perhaps none quite so strange as a Christmas tree decoration in the guise of a pair of shiny red testicles

Our Christmas Bauball is in fact one of a number of such handmade items being sold by ad agency Fallon to benefit Orchid, a charity fighting male cancer. As well as raising funds, the idea is that the baubles will encourage men to check themselves for possible signs of testicular cancer – ho, ho and indeed, ho.

So, if you feel like making a worthwhile donation to a very good cause while also thoroughly freaking out any elderly relatives peering too closely at your Christmas Tree, visit checkyourbauballs.com. Available to buy from December 10.

 

UPDATE: It seems another ad agency, Albion, is doing a very similar project, this time to benefit Everyman. You can by theirs here. Thanks 'purpleisme' (see comments)

 

 

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8 Comments

Albion are doing exactly the same idea - but obviously not sent you a present. Yet.



Their site is here: http://bauballs.co.uk/
purplesime
2012-12-07 12:09:00


@ Purpleisme

Thanks- we've added that to the story. Great minds etc
CR PatrickBurgoyne
2012-12-07 12:17:43


The Albion one is far too good. Great craft there.
Sheila Kapur
2012-12-07 13:31:25


A bit awkward at the beginning but definitely brilliant. Thank you CR.
Felipe
2012-12-07 15:49:41


Albion surely missed a trick by not naming the snowman one snowballs ??
james
2012-12-10 10:43:20


Great idea, except a bit awkward to hang in your tree :P
Johanna
2012-12-11 13:41:33


that's the nuts. In Germany we have the same idea, but as the other one is in the Albert Hall, they just go unnoticed.
nick elliott
2012-12-11 14:04:56


Nice idea...I want to see the reaction of their clients receiving them!
James Wallace
2012-12-11 14:32:25


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