Gosh time is surely running away with me! I’ve realised I haven’t shared this years advent calendar with you! I know you have probably already in mid-swing with yours, but if you fancy making one for next year, here it is. Our sparkling night advent….
So here it is. Our advent Calendar for this year. Very different from last year. Small white boxes, sourced from Ebay, and printed out woodland creatures which I have stuck to the top of each box – to create a woodland scene. Mr Badger, Fox and Stag – join Father Christmas in a paired back monochrome scheme. I love it!
Towards the middle of November I always have ‘Advent block’. I want to make something unique, beautiful and treasured, but never can think of how to do it. I try not to worry as inspiration will always strike. In the past I have used a branch and tied little parcels in brown paper to it, used white boxes and woodland creatures to make a pretty mid-winter scene, and last year I used an embroidery hoop and dark navy linen to
This year I decided to make my own advent calendar – little packages of excitement to open every morning. I’ve had so much fun doing it, thinking of cheap and different things for each day.