Wednesday 1 December 2021

Personalised Advent Calendar


This is my DT project for craftyhazelnutspatternedpaper

I have made an advent calendar using the Crafters Companion double sided triangle box dies.

There are videos online for guidance on making an advent calendar like this.

I have used a sheet of 12x12in white and covered it will patterned paper.

I have added the boxes to this background in the shape of a large triangle. I have added the numbers which I cut with Crafters Companion dies. I punched a small hole in box lid and added some satin ribbon with a knot behind the lid. I added hot glue to the knots to avoid any chance of the knot coming through the hole when the box is opened. 

I scored strips of card to cover the edges of the assembled boxes for a neater finish. I also added satin ribbon around the boxes.  

I die cut a star with a Tonic die several times and glued them together before adding to my calendar.  

I completed my advent calendar with a personalised sentiment which I die cut with a Spellbinders nesting die set

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

wordartwednesday #519 - anything goes (3/5)*
creativefingers #220 - anything goes (2/3)*
avenue613 #Nov - anything goes (7/8)*
dreamvalley #260 - Christmas (2/3)*
diesrus #182 - anything goes with die brand stocked (1/3)*
12monthsofchristmas #84 - anything goes Christmas (1/10)
scrapping4fun #206 - winter/Christmas - anything but a card (1/1)*
classicdesign #12 - anything goes (unlimited)*
abitmoretimetocraftextra #Dec - anything goes (unlimited)
aperfecttimetocraft #12 - anything goes (unlimited)*
abitmoretimetocraft #Nov/Dec - anything goes (unlimited)*
crafterscafe #279 - anything goes (1/5)*
 craftycreations #428 - anything goes (1/3)
cardsgalore #94 - anything goes (1/3)
thehollyandivychristmas #106 - anything Christmas goes (1/3)*


  1. Fab card and advent ! Thanks for sharing at 613 Avenue Create xx Please join us again.

  2. Lovely Advent project! Thanks so much for leaving it on our front porch here at 613 Avenue Create!
    Chana Malkah, Owner
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  3. Beautiful Advents calendar!
    Thank you for your lovely Creation at Scrapping4funChallenges.
    Rachelle DT

  4. Fantastic work!!! I LOVE advent calendars and every year the idea of making one gets away from me in time to actually make one. :) Thanks for entering the Crafter's Cafe Challenge!

  5. Beckie, this is beautiful! It looks like an incredible amount of work. Thanks for joining us at Dies R Us Challenges. Julie, DT Member

  6. What a fun advent calendar Beckie. I like that it looks like a Christmas tree. Thank you for entering the Any Christmas Card Goes Challenge at 12 Months of Christmas.

  7. A fabulous festive project! Thank you for sharing your project with us at the Crafts Galore Encore “Anything Goes” December Challenge. Good Luck and hope to see you again soon!
    Carole x DT Craftilicious Creations

  8. Wow! Great make!
    Thanks for sharing with the 12 Months of Christmas!