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« on: February 28, 2009 04:16:43 PM »

I made this for my children after a disappointing attempt to find customizable advent calendar. I didn't want to go with the cheap box of chocolate with the little tear open windows.  I saw some at a department store that was a box with little drawers or doors to open, but they didn't seem very sturdy and were barely big enough for two tic tacs, hardly worth the $30-$50 dollars they were charging.   The pyramid boxes found at the dollar store were my inspiration.  I filled them with finger puppets and candy(buttons, necklaces, suckers and mini chocolate bars) and hung them some dollar store garland.  Added stickers numbered 1-24 and let the count down begin.

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« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2009 06:52:38 PM »

cute idea!  Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: February 28, 2009 07:02:40 PM »

What a brilliant idea! I am bookmarking this for next year.
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