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Advent calendar Par IV

  One of the quickly done calendars. Simply choose a wicker heart and decorate it with a Christmas ribbon matching with the color of the wall behind it. Mine will hang on a light brown wall. The lovely Santa box is made with the template of the mini gift box which I showed last October. […]

Advent calendar – PartIII

 This is one of the calendars that needs a little bit more time but good planning and maybe a little help will allow you to finish it until December 1st. You’ll need 24 papercups to hide the candies, some Christmas papers and pink, red and white cardstock. The templates for coat, hat, face and gloves […]

Stars at table

Simple, quite natural and very easy to reproduce. The necessary test glasses are available at florists or crafting stores. Saw stars of about 5″ and drill a hole in the size of your test glass diameter a bit above the center of your star. Then remove the edges and color the star as you like. […]

Advent calendar – Part II

This stylized Christmas Tree is a last year’s gift from a good friend. At that time it was too late for using it as a calendar but this year my little tree will work as such. It is made of different branches 1/2 – 3/4″ thick which are nailed to a triangle already resembling a […]

Advent plannings

Temperatures say something different but a look at the calendar just tells us that Christmas is approaching in big steps. Till the 1st of December we’ve just left a bit more than three weeks. That’s why I propose to start preparing your advent calendar right now. Feeding the search function with the cue “advent calendar” […]