Popsicle Stick Advent Calendar – A Family Project

The past couple of years I have created our own DIY Advent calendars. I wasn’t really happy with the ones that I had made. This year my husband has been making different projects from popsicle sticks. While he was in the middle of creating a barn for our daughter for Christmas,  I volunteered him to create a popsicle stick Advent calendar for this year. He stopped the barn and began making the calendar. I gave my husband a design idea and this is how he created and assembled the calendar. … Continue reading

Paintbrush Ornaments – DIY Holiday Decor

paintbrush ornaments

I found 4 paintbrushes in a craft drawer that I had previously used for one of my daughter’s crafty birthday party. Since I don’t really have a use for them I decided to create a holiday decoration. My theme at Christmas time is usually snowmen. I decided to make 2 snowmen and 2 Santa, paintbrush ornaments just to change it up a little. Each year I try to begin my Christmas crafts in October so that I will have them done in time for decorating. I procrastinate a bit and … Continue reading

Advent Calendar – DIY

Advent-Calendar

Each year we usually by an Advent Calendar with one of my daughter’s favourite characters on the box.  Each day it is always the same surprise inside, a little tiny piece of chocolate. This year we decided that we would create a DIY calendar and put our own surprises and notes inside and make it a bit more fun. I have bags full of toilet paper rolls and an old picture frame in the closet that I had used for a photo booth for my daughter`s birthday, I decided to use … Continue reading