My 2012 Advent Calendar

December 1st is just around the corner so it is time to break out the advent calendar!  I am super excited about the one we made this year so, without further ado, here is my 2012 Advent Calendar.

I started with 25 little mittens I cut using my Cameo out of shimmery blue scrapbook paper.

I decorated the mittens using a combination of scrapbook paper and washi tape.

I found some adorable little mini clothespins in the Target dollar spot and picked up 25 of them for my calendar.

On black Friday, I grabbed an 18×24 frame that I removed the glass and backing from.  Then, I spray painted it white.
I hot glued red ribbon to the back and clipped on my mittens.

The countdown is on {or at least it will be come December 1st!}


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  1. this is super cute!! i’m brainstorming ideas to make an advent calendar too :)

    rachel x

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  3. Such a cute idea! And so easy!! I’m still working on putting mine together!! Ack, just a few days left! 😉 Thanks for sharing! I love your idea!!

  4. What a darling advent calendar! Love the little mittens!

  5. Cute!!!

  6. those look amazing! craft fair worthy! thanks for linking up to tip-toe thru tuesday!

  7. Cute! Love the little mittens! found you at House of Hepworths. :)

  8. This is super cute! :)
    Shannon @ Sewing Barefoot

  9. What a great advent calendar! Darling! Malia

  10. So adorable! I love this idea…wish I had wall space for something like this. Love the colors and the decorations you added.

  11. Very cute Advent calendar and I love the color combination…I bet you could swap out the mittens for something to match just about any occasion! Love it!

  12. I love it. Awesome job. Thanks for linking up with Tip-toe thru Tuesday.

  13. super super cute!! I love little mittens, and I love the colors in your Advent calendar too :) I’m pinning this!

    Thanks for linking up to “20 Below Thursday”! :)

  14. The mittens are SO dang adorable! We featured it today!! Would love it if you spread the word (;

  15. Those are so cute! I love the washi tape embellishments. :-) Thanks for sharing at The Fun In Functional!

  16. OMGosh…those are so adorable! I’m in love with the colors and the mittens. Great job!!

    Mrs. Truffle

  17. Really lovely. Merry Christmas!

  18. So pretty! I hope you don’t mind, I’m going to copy this great idea!

  19. Found this at the Your Creative Timeout linkup! SUCH a cute advent calendar! What do you do when the day comes? Just turn it over? Is there an activity or something on the back, or what?

    – Chloe

  20. I love this Christmas Advent Calendar. So cute! Thank you for sharing on Blog Stalking Thursday. I have featured you with this this week’s party. Don’t forget to grab a feature button! You deserve it!

  21. I love how this turned out!!

  22. I just noticed you linked these up to the Winter Wonders & Holiday Happenings link party. I’m glad you did, thanks for stopping by!
    Jessi @ Practically Functional recently posted…Simple Flower Hair ClipsMy Profile

  23. Omgosh I love this! Cannot wait to have children to make this for :)

    I made a more “adult” version for my husband over at would love to know what you think.

    Sarah x
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