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Mini Straw Bale

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Bales of straw give an authentic look to your western affair!

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Mini Straw Bale

Product Code : STRBL5

Our Mini Straw Bales are made of wheat and come individually wrapped. Use our 5" x 2 1/2" Straw Bales to accent your party tabletops and create unique centerpieces for any hoedown or farm themed event.

Please allow ample time for delivery. Our estimated delivery date for this product is noted in checkout. Many items are shipped separately, so please allow extra time for these items to arrive. Shipping charges are based on the value of the merchandise and not the number of shipments. For additional shipping information, please contact our Customer Service Department at (csr@shindigz.com or 1-800-314-8794).

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  • Q:

    I am looking for bales for children to use in a John deer tractor and wagon. 3 to 5 year old
    Asked on 12/8/2014 by Janet Stoddard from Revere, Mo

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      Item STRBL24 is the largest straw bale we have. It is 12 inches high x 24 inches wide

      Answered on 12/9/2014 by csr
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Mini Straw Bale
 
4.6

(based on 31 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (21)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (1)

97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Fun (22)
  • Easy to use (20)
  • Good value (17)
  • Attractive (16)
  • Durable (14)

Cons

  • Poor value (3)
  • Too small (3)

Best Uses

  • Themed parties (27)
  • Celebration (18)
  • School activities (10)
  • Young children (9)
  • Adults (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Parent (14), Budget shopper (8), Frequent host (7)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (29)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

"I would buy this product again!"

I read the reviews before I ordered this item. I saw that two people stated the bales were hard and you could not stick anything into them. I almost did not buy this item...Read complete review

I read the reviews before I ordered this item. I saw that two people stated the bales were hard and you could not stick anything into them. I almost did not buy this item but it was a good price and I liked how they came individually packaged. I received them fast and they were just what I wanted. I just used a knife to cut a small slip in the top and the stick went in with no problem and held it so firm that I didn't have to use glue. It turned out perfect! I would recommend this product to anyone who needs a 5 inch bale for decorations.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

itty bitty

There was no use for this. Its way too small and so compacted. We couldn't even stick anything through it. Its like a hard block.

There was no use for this. Its way too small and so compacted. We couldn't even stick anything through it. Its like a hard block.

Reviewed by 31 customers

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4.0

I probably would buy this again.

By Event Planner

from Houston, Tx

About Me Frequent Host

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Use
  • Fun

Cons

  • Flimsy

Best Uses

  • Celebration
  • Themed Parties

Comments:

Using at a Western Themed function for a Women's Business Organization. They are cute to use on bar tables with mason jars and tealights. Only drawback is that they shed too much...They either need to be tied more and or sprayed with a glue.

Service and delivery comments:

Yes delivery was prompt and within estimated time.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
5.0

I would buy this item again

By Nancy the party planner

from Castle Rock, CO

About Me Frequent Host

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Durable
  • Easy To Use
  • Fun

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Celebration
    • School Activities
    • Themed Parties

    Comments:

    These are the cutest decorating item I have found in a long time. Used the bale as a base for making centerpieces for a Cowboy Luau event I was chairing for an organization. They were easy to work with although a bit messy as the little bales shed some of the straw.

    Service and delivery comments:

    Excellent delivery and service as my order was processed quickly and shipped quickly as well.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    4.0

    Cute as can be!

    By aownby

    from Dallas, TX

    About Me Parent

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Easy To Use
    • Good Value

    Cons

    • It Sheds Like Crazy

    Best Uses

    • Celebration
    • Themed Parties

    Comments:

    We used it at a child's farm party to stick signs in. It was the base for a lot of signs labeling food. They were adorable but do shed a lot so you have to be gentle with them.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Great for Denim & Diamonds

    By Loretta

    from Largo, Florida

    About Me Value Oriented

    See all my reviews

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Fun
    • Good Value

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Themed Parties

      Comments:

      I used them as center pieces for my Denim & Diamonds dinner/dance along with mini pails filled with peanuts & M & M's.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      5.0

      I plan on ordering a few more

      By Addie

      from West Covina CA

      About Me Parent

      See all my reviews

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Good Value

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Celebration
        • Themed Parties

        Comments:

        this product will be used as a prop for a western chili cook off

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        They were exactly we wanted!!

        By ChoirGirl

        from Norton, KS

        About Me Quality Oriented

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Durable
        • Easy To Use
        • Fun
        • Good Value

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Adults
          • Celebration
          • School Activities
          • Teens
          • Themed Parties
          • Young Children

          Comments:

          Would use them again. Used them for a themed dinner theatre.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          4.0

          Great idea

          By Kamrock

          from CA

          About Me Parent

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Easy To Use
          • Fun
          • VERY cute

          Cons

          • Flimsy
          • Poor Value
          • Too Small

          Best Uses

          • Themed Parties

          Comments:

          Ordered a few of these for my daughter's western theme party. They are really cute, but I thought for the price that they'd be a little bigger. Some of the "straws" have fallen off before being opened also. Still very cute!

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          5.0

          Western Theme Banquet used as balloon weights, very cute

          By Sandra

          from Amarillo, TX

          About Me Frequent Host

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Easy To Use
          • Fun

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Themed Parties

            Comments:

            Our western theme was carried through with these bales as balloon weights.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            5.0

            Great

            By MeliH

            from Chico, CA

            About Me Parent

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Durable
            • Easy To Use

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Adults
              • Celebration
              • School Activities
              • Teens
              • Themed Parties
              • Young Children

              Comments:

              The perfect accent for my daughter's cowgirl Jessie party!

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              4.0

              That ain't hay!

              By ac

              from rochester nh

              About Me Value Oriented

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Young Children

                Comments:

                Made a American girl doll horse stall for my granddaughter. Bales of hay were just right. Little messy at first but added to the decor.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes
                 
                5.0

                Absolutely the cutest

                By ShavonHenry

                from New Orleans, La

                About Me Parent

                See all my reviews

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Fun
                • Good Value

                Cons

                • Kind Of Messy

                Best Uses

                • Celebration
                • Themed Parties

                Comments:

                Used for cake pops for a cow girl themed party and to hold farm animal suckers for a cow themed party

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No
                 
                5.0

                Loved it!

                By Mom

                from Anaheim, CA

                About Me Parent

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attractive Design
                • Easy To Use
                • Fun
                • Good Value

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Themed Parties
                  • Young Children

                  Comments:

                  I bought these to ue as center pieces for my son's birthday party and I am so excited. His party is in a couple days and the hay bales are perfect for he theme!

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  4.0

                  good for a how down

                  By hippiecowgirl

                  from new york

                  About Me Frequent Host

                  Verified Buyer

                  Comments:

                  I purchased a few of these in assorted sizes. We have a hoedown every year so I'll be saving these for our future events. Will buy more too. Rustic, down home decor. Love it.

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  5.0

                  Loved the mini straw bales!

                  By Grandma

                  from Pinetown, NC

                  About Me Parent

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Attractive Design
                  • Easy To Use

                  Cons

                  • Had To Shake Bales
                  • Had To Shake Straw Bales

                  Best Uses

                  • Themed Parties

                  Comments:

                  Used the straw bales for table decorations at a cowboy theme party. They were a hit

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  4.0

                  Western theme perfect accents

                  By Mom of double trouble

                  from New Jersey

                  About Me Value Oriented

                  Pros

                  • Durable
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Good Value

                  Cons

                  • Too Small

                  Best Uses

                  • Celebration
                  • Themed Parties
                  • Young Children

                  Comments:

                  I bought as props to decorate tables for twins 3rd B Day western/farm theme.Fun

                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No
                   
                  5.0

                  adorable! !

                  By pljchilds

                  from Taylors SC

                  About Me Frequent Host

                  See all my reviews

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Attractive Design
                  • Durable
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Fun
                  • Good Value

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Celebration
                    • School Activities
                    • Themed Parties
                    • Young Children

                    Comments:

                    Using these adorable hay bales for decorating a towel/diaper cake for my grand twins 1st birthday party. They are the perfect size! I plan on having sock monkeys sitting on each one! Too cute for words!!!!

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • Yes
                     
                    5.0

                    Great size and quality

                    By TwinMom

                    from Grants Pass, OR

                    About Me Parent

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Attractive Design
                    • Durable
                    • Fun

                    Cons

                    • Poor Value

                    Best Uses

                    • Celebration
                    • School Activities
                    • Themed Parties

                    Comments:

                    It is real hay so they can get a little messy but they are perfect for our western themed party! Im so glad I got them!

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

                    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Love, love, love

                    By NoCaSnooky

                    from Orland, CA

                    About Me Value Oriented

                    Pros

                    • Durable
                    • Easy To Use
                    • Fun
                    • Good Value

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Adults
                      • Celebration
                      • School Activities
                      • Teens
                      • Themed Parties
                      • Young Children

                      Comments:

                      I looked and looked for miniature hay bales and finally found them on your site. I was putting on a western-themed baby shower for my daughter and we had a clear vision of what we wanted for centerpieces for the tables. Although these were a little messy taking out of the bags, they were durable and so adorable. The centerpieces turned out so cute! Although they seemed a little pricier than I was looking for, I just had to have them! I saved all the individual bags and was able to re-bag them after the shower and box them up. I think they will store nicely and can be used for another event in the future. So because of that, well worth the money. Oh and did I mention how adorable they are? :-)

                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      "I would buy this product again!"

                      By Sue

                      from Lehigh Acres, Fl

                      About Me Value Oriented

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Attractive Design
                      • Durable
                      • Easy To Use
                      • Fun
                      • Good Value

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Adults
                        • Celebration
                        • School Activities
                        • Teens
                        • Themed Parties
                        • Young Children

                        Comments:

                        I read the reviews before I ordered this item. I saw that two people stated the bales were hard and you could not stick anything into them. I almost did not buy this item but it was a good price and I liked how they came individually packaged. I received them fast and they were just what I wanted. I just used a knife to cut a small slip in the top and the stick went in with no problem and held it so firm that I didn't have to use glue. It turned out perfect! I would recommend this product to anyone who needs a 5 inch bale for decorations.

                        Service and delivery comments:

                        This product was delivered earlier than expected and was not damaged.

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Just what I was looking for...

                        By Shirley

                        from Victorville, Ca.

                        About Me Value Oriented

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Attractive Design
                        • Colorful
                        • Durable
                        • Easy To Use
                        • Fun
                        • Good Value

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments:

                            I have a shelf in my kitchen and I had some sitting chickens, so I needed something to sit them on, it looks so cute..MY kitchen is done in a country theme, everybody loves it.

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No
                             
                            4.0

                            cute addition

                            By decorator

                            from Tyler, Tx

                            About Me Value Oriented

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Attractive Design
                            • Easy To Use
                            • Fun

                            Cons

                            • Poor Value

                            Best Uses

                            • Themed Parties

                            Comments:

                            50th H S class reunion coming up. I am on the committee and we wanted to see what we could put together for a quick table decoration that could be quickly removed. This fits the bill. It may be used to steady silhouette of the mascot for the table.

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No
                             
                            4.0

                            Cute!

                            By Rachel

                            from Ada, Ok

                            About Me Parent

                            Pros

                            • Good Value

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Themed Parties

                              Comments:

                              These were cute for decorating my son's cowboy party! Other than the fact they were a little messy, they worked perfectly!

                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No

                              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                               
                              5.0

                              So Cute, can't wait to use them!

                              By CountryBride

                              from Virginia

                              About Me Quality Oriented

                              Pros

                              • Attractive Design
                              • Durable
                              • Easy To Use
                              • Fun
                              • Good Value

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Celebration
                                • Themed Parties

                                Comments:

                                I bought these to go along with my wedding reception centerpieces and they are adorable! They are a great value for the price, and it will add a unique aspect to rustic centerpieces without being too large and going overboard with the hay. I can't wait to show them off.

                                • Was this a gift?:
                                • No

                                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                 
                                5.0

                                super cute

                                By Surfie

                                from Highland Ca

                                About Me Frequent Host

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Easy To Use
                                • Fun

                                Cons

                                • A Little Messy

                                Best Uses

                                • Themed Parties

                                Comments:

                                Used it for cowboy themed event next to the lantern stuck a daisy in it a bandana under it really cute centerpiece

                                • Was this a gift?:
                                • No
                                 
                                1.0

                                itty bitty

                                By me

                                from san antonio, tx

                                About Me Parent

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Durable

                                Cons

                                • Too Small
                                • Unusable

                                Best Uses

                                • Themed Parties

                                Comments:

                                There was no use for this. Its way too small and so compacted. We couldn't even stick anything through it. Its like a hard block.

                                • Was this a gift?:
                                • No
                                 
                                5.0

                                Very cute, exactly what we were looking

                                By Mom

                                from Grand Rapids, MI

                                About Me Parent

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Fun
                                • Good Value

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Themed Parties

                                  Comments:

                                  Perfect as centerpieces for our daughter's open house

                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                  • No
                                   
                                  5.0

                                  Cute for table top decorations

                                  By horsinaround

                                  from Anchorage, Ak.

                                  About Me Frequent Host

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Durable
                                  • Easy To Use
                                  • Fun

                                  Cons

                                  • None

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Adults
                                  • Celebration
                                  • School Activities
                                  • Teens
                                  • Themed Parties

                                  Comments:

                                  We used these hay bales as part of our table top decorations along with the blow up cows, and it turned our really cute and fun!

                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                  • No
                                   
                                  4.0

                                  Perfect for table decorations

                                  By mother of six

                                  from St. Lous, MO

                                  About Me Parent

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Attractive Design
                                  • Fun

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Celebration

                                    Comments:

                                    Will be using this summer for graduation party. They are very cute...can't wait to use them

                                    • Was this a gift?:
                                    • No

                                    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    looks real, would buy again

                                    By Pat the grandmother

                                    from Pickerington, Ohio

                                    About Me Value Oriented

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Fun
                                    • Good Value

                                    Cons

                                    • None

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Celebration
                                    • School Activities
                                    • Themed Parties

                                    Comments:

                                    using for a western theme baby shower

                                    • Was this a gift?:
                                    • No

                                    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                     
                                    5.0

                                    Loved these, used for table decorations.

                                    By Cris

                                    from Saginaw, MI

                                    About Me Parent

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Durable
                                    • Fun
                                    • Good Value

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Celebration
                                      • Themed Parties

                                      Comments:

                                      Loved these, used the red ginham ribbon to add a little color and used as table decorations for western theme.

                                      • Was this a gift?:
                                      • No

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