Saturday, December 7, 2013

Advent Calendar

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I finally finished the Advent Calendar I purchased last year for Cassidy!  The base is from Close to My Heart, made of really heavy chipboard (which I haven’t decided how to embellish yet) and you had to make & decorate the 25 2 1/2” boxes for each cubby:

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I used the retired SU set 25 & Counting for each of the boxes, and I used an assortment of SU DPs from this year, along with various embossing folders, punches and embellishments.  Here are the first six boxes:

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The boxes are really big and I have just been putting a couple of candy kisses in each one, (they look a little lost!) but Cassidy doesn’t really care!  She loves finding the treat each day:

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and she loves looking at all the numbers and pictures!

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I’ll share the rest over the next few days!  Be sure to come back tomorrow for the next Paper Players challenge, too!

12 comments:

  1. You did a fabulous job making it! I love it! I still use my advent calendar even though my children are not home like they use to be. I filled each pocket with candy and still look forward to getting my treat each night!

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  2. You are on a roll! This is sweet! I loved doing the, when my kids were little! I had better start now making one for Emma and it may get done by the time she is three!

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  3. Wow, what a great project, LeAnne! You did a fabulous job decorating it. I used to have something like this as a child. It brings back fond memories.

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  4. OH my goodness this is amazing! You did a wonderful job and made a great memory for Cassidy. That is so cool!
    Hugs,
    Linda

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  5. A gift of love for Cassidy! This was a lot of work, and it's lovely! What a terrific "grandma" you are!

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  6. How cute and I'll bet Cassidy loves it! Can't wait to see how you finish it. Have a great weekend ;)

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  7. Well done! THisi s fabulous and I'm sure Cassidy will be peeking in it a lot :) Fabulous advent calendar.

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  8. Great job! That's going to make a little girl happy for years!

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  9. Cassidy probably can't appreciate yet, what a wonderfully talented grandmas she has! This is so much fun!

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  10. Hi LeAnne. Wow ... that must have taken you a long time to decorate ... but it is FABULOUS! Love all the sweet embellishments and punches that you've added - so fun! Loll xx

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  11. What a great job on your advent calendar! Cassidy obviously enjoys it and will remember it for years to come.

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  12. How cool! Love your calendar! Too bad we Don't have CTMH on France. :(

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