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Topic: Valentine's Day Countdown Calendar (with link to tutorial)  (Read 2530 times)
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little sister handmade
« on: January 15, 2009 08:20:46 PM »

Here is the Valentine's Day Countdown Calendar I made for my littles:



Here are the pocket inhabitants peeking out


Here they are around the tree


And here's my favorite guy


There are a ton more pictures and a full tutorial on my blog, if anyone's interested -- Little Sister Handmade.  It was fun, but took a while.  I'm glad I started with a 14-day one instead of an advent calendar!

I hope you enjoy it!
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« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2009 08:31:41 PM »

This is so so cute!  Cheesy Great job!
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« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2009 09:20:39 PM »

aww, so cute!
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« Reply #3 on: January 16, 2009 10:33:17 AM »

I really love this idea.  My kids have been asking when Valentine's Day is...now I'm inspired to make a countdown calendar.  Thanks for going to the trouble to make a tutorial!
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« Reply #4 on: January 16, 2009 12:52:22 PM »

This is sooo cute! How ever do you have the time?
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little sister handmade
« Reply #5 on: January 17, 2009 11:25:22 AM »

Thank you!  I spent a couple of weeks crafting every night after the little ones went to bed.  And then the last couple of days, I tried to get some done during the day, too.  I gave the kids a watered down glue/glitter mixture with paintbrushes and paper.  I must have gotten, oh, a good 20 minutes out of that one  Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: February 28, 2009 02:34:26 PM »

This would be such a great idea for a Christmas advent calender too; more pockets and a christmassy theme.... awesome  Grin
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