An Easy DIY Advent Wreath

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When it comes to Christmas, I love to draw it out. Extend all of that holly jolliness, I say! And this is why I love Advent calendars. It’s a whole month of Christmas anticipation! The Advent calendar I designed this month is slightly unorthodox. Not only does it NOT contain candy (I know – say wha….!?!?), but it is also a wreath – a DIY Advent wreath. Yep. Breakin’ all the rules. Instead of candy with this DIY Advent wreath, these {Read More}

DIY Christmas Countdown Calendar

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We use a Christmas countdown calendar each year in our home.  It is a fun tradition that the kids look forward to.  We usually add treats to each day leading up to the holiday but you can choose anything you like to add to this amazing Christmas countdown calendar.  Your kids will love this tradition each year as they countdown to the big day. Supplies needed to make your own Christmas countdown calendar: 31 x 37 inch Foam Frame Red Burlap Ribbon {Read More}

Christmas in July: Homemade Advent Calendar

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Happy Christmas…in July! Actual Christmas will be here before we know it and one thing I’ve always wanted to do was to have an advent calendar for my family.  My children love counting down til Christmas (or any holiday) and I have never been able to bring myself to buy an expensive advent calendar.  So we typically either have a cheap one filled with cheap chocolate or do nothing.  So this year I wanted to get ahead of the game, {Read More}

Last-Minute Advent Christmas Countdown for the Kids

Last minute advent calendar

Sometimes the holidays sneak up on me and I haven’t quite prepared as well as I would have liked to.  I would love to create an advent calendar that we could use year after year with hand sewn detailing and beautiful hand drawn tags for each day.  I just don’t have the patience this time of year though.  (Perhaps I should make an advent calendar in February??)  In any case, I came up with a system that is cute, functional {Read More}