Thursday, November 17, 2011

Counting Down...

I had a piece of board left over from making closet shelves, and I have been looking at it, thinking...what could I do with a white piece of scrap wood?

I am a pinterest lover, and have enjoyed seeing the homemade advent calendars popping up.


So I took some (also leftover) clothespins and mod-podged some christmassy paper onto them.


I cut down the sides, and sanded down the edges to pretty them up a bit, then laid them out on my board. Then I didn't like it...


So I painted a wide green stripe down the center of my board.


Then I liked it, so I glued my clothespins on!


I made a thousand twenty-five craft paper envelopes...


And filled them with a santa chocolate and a felt card with a fun activity on it.


I broke out the glitter, and added my numbers.


We hung it up, and we are ready to countdown!!




3 comments:

Musings from Kim K. said...

Turned out great! We'll be doing our paper chain blessings countdown. Can't wait!

Joe said...

Love love love these posts! It almost makes me feel as though I too could someday be crafty. Almost. :) Love that little M too!

jessica said...

Wow, what an adorable and time-intensive craft! Love it!