Tuesday, 1 June 2021

Advent Calendar

 


This is my DT project for the challenge at craftyhazelnutspatternedpaper

I have started making advent calendars for my nieces. I have so much spare time at the moment I wanted to make something other than a card.

I have used a Crafters Companion double sided die to cut the small triangles. I covered the front of the boxes with patterned paper. I punched a hole in the top of the box and added a loop of ribbon through the hole. I added hot glue on the knot inside the box to secure the ribbon. The small numbers have been cut with Crafters Companion dies. I assembled the boxes together with high tack tape and glue. I attached white card and satin ribbon on the sides of the assembled boxes and then attached it to two sheets of 300gsm card and cut around it. I attached a 12x12in sheet of patterned paper to 300gsm card before attaching my calendar to it. I will personalise the creation in due course. 

There is a video on You Tube by a Crafters Companion member to help with this project. 

I would like to enter this creation into the following challenges:

throughthecraftroomdoor #25th May - anything goes (1/2)*
avenue613 #May - anything goes (7/8)*
creativefingers #209 - anything goes (1/3)*
abitmoretimetocraftextra #June - anything goes (unlimited)
aperfecttimetocraft #June - anything goes (unlimited)
lilpatchofcraftyfriends #158 - anything goes (3/3)*
cardztv #141 - anything goes (1/3)*
pennys #497 - anything goes (1/3)*
allsorts #626 - anything celebration/not birthday (1/3)*
cardsgalore #88 - anything goes (1/3)
craftycatzweekly #553 - anything goes option add pink*
creativecraftcottage #140 - use ribbon and/or bow (2/5)*
diesrus #170 - anything goes with die brand stocked/gemini (1/3)*
wordartwednesday #493 - anything goes (2/5)*
dreamvalley #249 - die cuts and/or punches (2/3)*
mixitup #50 - anything goes option stamping (1/5)
crafterscafe #267 -  anything goes (1/5)*
unicorn #66 - for a baby/child (unlimited)




12 comments:

  1. This is a beautiful project and your niece's will get so much enjoyment from them too. Thanks for sharing it with us at Allsorts this week.
    Lorraine

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  2. Wow, this is beautiful! Love it!


    Thank you for joining our challenge at Penny's Paper crafty challenge
    x
    Diana DT

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  3. Fantastic project such a fabulous shape and colours thank you for joining our challenge at ALLSORTS this week
    hugs
    lorraine x

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  4. Wow! what a great project, love the papers you have chosen for this makes me think of sugared almonds, thanks for joining us at Crafty Catz this week x

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  5. Hi Beckie, a fabulous gift for your nieces, I love all the patterned paper and the triangular gift boxes. Thank you for joining us at Lil Patch of Crafty Friends, good luck in the prize draw... Megan DT LPoCF

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  6. Well done you for starting your Christmas projects so early! This is a great make!
    Thank you for joining us this week at Dream Valley Challenge
    Sharon – Dream Valley Challenge Designer
    http://glittertastic.blogspot.com/ - Stop by and see me!!!

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  7. This is beautiful! Thank you for joining us at Penny's Challenges.
    Hugs

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  8. Oh what a lovely and thoughtful idea to make this for your niece. It's very beautiful. Thanks for playing with The Crafter's Cafe Challenge. Looking forward to seeing you again! Take care :)

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  9. Beautiful card! Thanks for joining us at Unicorn. Have a nice day,.. Succes!!
    DT Anneke

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  10. This is such a cool project! Thanks for linking up to the DRU challenge. Best of luck to you!

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  11. How fun and such a great idea. Thanks for joining us at MIUCB
    Tina dt

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