chocolate box

chocolate box

Something that seems unreal because it is so appealing or attractive. The phrase is always used before a noun. This charming little town is totally full of chocolate box houses.
See also: box, chocolate
References in classic literature ?
Miss Chalice, who had a clever dexterity which impressed Lawson notwithstanding his contempt for feminine art, started a picture in which she tried to circumvent the commonplace by leaving out the tops of the trees; and Lawson had the brilliant idea of putting in his foreground a large blue advertisement of chocolat Menier in order to emphasise his abhorrence of the chocolate box.
The murder drama about the creepy goings on in the chocolate box country village has proved a huge success.
The Grace dessert menu will include such items as a chestnut gateau, chocolate souffle, peanut butter chocolate box and a selection of imported and domestic cheeses.
Help the Aged's Golden Garden as a tribute to the Queen's Jubilee, and the Chocolate Box garden inspired by a 1950's chocolate box lid.
9, 1995--Say it with flowers, lobster dinners, caviar, chocolates in a chocolate box, or a beautiful Napa Valley gift basket.
50, also Marks & Spencer 3 Ideal for night or day is this Shimmer Cubes Chocolate Box Palette, PS16, The Body Shop, www.
uk| Give your eyes a smokey brown look with The Body Shop's chocolate box palette of shimmer cubes.
As Bob once said: "In the chocolate box of life, the top layer's already gone.
In real chocolate box villages in the Cotswolds or Sussex ethnic minorities are nowhere to be seen.
Thorntons, based in Alfreton, Derbyshire, saw a strong performance from the relaunch of its Continental chocolate box selection with wider varieties as well as new children's ranges which include chocolate cars.
Guylian is planning to take a giant leap out of the chocolate box and into the alcohol market with the launch of Guylian Praline Cream Liqueur.
The pristine wooden Cadbury's Assorted Chocolate box worth one penny per ounce had protected the 70 pocket watches and one tiny locket dating from the 1800s to the outbreak of World War I for almost a century.
But they have no idea how his picture ended up hidden in a chocolate box in Fenham.
Marshmallow Skye is the latest in the Chocolate Box Girls cluster, and follows the trials and tribulations of five sisters and the coming together of two families.
These look and smell just like chocolate box offerings.