Serendipity Experience - 14 Make a Vintage Advent Calendar

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Every year I make an advent calendar ready for the start of December. My challenge this year was to create a Calendar with a vintage look, inspired by the beautiful book Vintage Inspirations. It was so simple to create, yet effective and decorative in the process. Whilst I made some of the decorations these were intermingled with tree ornaments I have purchased in previous years. It is my intention to use a lovely "Santa Key" as the marker to mark off each day as the month unfolds. Last year I made little boxes for each day in which I place a small treat. I love the way the children race home to see what is in today's box ( regardless of how old they are becoming!).




Santa Wish List


Golden Acorn

Christmas Post

Have a look at some of the other lovely Christmas Projects I have linked with!



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7 comments

  1. What a beautiful Advent Calendar! Thanks for inspiring and joining Deck the Halls Friday!

    Best wishes,
    Tammy

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  2. oh wow! absolutely fantastic and so glad you have joined up to a challenge as this should be shared. Wish I could do this, it looks like you have spent hours over it, absolutely beautiful!

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  3. Oh My Goodness.. This is a wonderful little Calendar.. This is so clever. I love it..

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  4. Oh wow, what a wonderful calendar! Such a great idea!

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  5. Visiting from Just A Girl! That calendar is breaktakingly gorgeous! You did a fabulous job! This is just an incredible project and so beautiful to look at! Angie xo

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  6. Gorgeous advent calendar! Thanks for the inspiration.

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  7. I love this Simone...thanks for peeking in on my version! Yours is gorgeous...more what I had in mind actually! He he he. So beautiful. I am your newest follower!

    Your blog is lovely!
    Holly
    http://hallelujahsbyholly.blogspot.com

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