A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Need help? Click the HELP link at the top of the screen to read the docs or ask at the Help Desk.
Total Members: 296,685
Currently Running With Scissors:
553 Guests and 37 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Family Photo Advent (Photo podgy)  (Read 1624 times)
Tags for this thread: advent_calendar , personalized  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
gekkogirl
« on: December 09, 2009 01:02:17 PM »

I made this for friends of mine who have moved across the seas and miss their family back home- especially  during the festive season! Its also supposed to be light weight to be able to travel wherever they find themselves next...
Onto photos:


Each of the fabric "frames" has a pouch behind to hold treats for advent. I'm thinking they can put family photos in the frames and think of each family member specially on that day. Or they could cut up Christmas cards for the spaces. The photos in the frames now are courtesy of a Cooperative magazine Smiley. Also- each of those frames is different fabric- it was a mad scrabble to find 25 different types, good grief!



and it rolls up!

Thanks to all the other advent calendars for inspiration!
 Cool
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Zeenobia
Well behaved women never make history.
Offline Offline

Posts: 193
Joined: 12-Oct-2008


View Profile
« Reply #1 on: December 09, 2009 01:55:12 PM »

That is an amazing project!  I love the idea of the advent photo frame, but making it lightweight and travel friendly....it's inspired!  Your friend will adore it...I do!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

"Certainty of death, small chance of success... What are we waiting for?"  -Gimli

Check out my Etsy shop:  http://www.etsy.com/shop/WendyLadysWares
pinokeeo
Offline Offline

Posts: 7619
Joined: 08-Mar-2007

Best of 2013 winner, but this is just as good.


View Profile WWW
« Reply #2 on: December 09, 2009 04:05:06 PM »

I love this design.  I may have to borrow it, but only long enough to get someone to make it for me. Cheesy

Nice work.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

http://PiNOKEEOs.artfire.com

50 projects for 2014--20/50
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=430313.msg5136721#msg5136721
Recovering from surgery and crafting again!!!
erdbeerblau
Tutorial Contributor

Online Online

Posts: 707
Joined: 06-Jul-2008


View Profile
« Reply #3 on: December 09, 2009 04:13:05 PM »

yes, this idea is great.
i LOVE advent calenders that look different every year without too much effort.
genious :-D
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Make Chicken Adobo - Part 1
How to Make Chicken Adobo - Part 2
How to Make Chicken Adobo - Part 3
Sauteed Salmon Salad Recipe
How to Cook Chicken Tikka Masala
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Teacup Bird Feeder
Winner of Craft Challenge #100-Pottermouth
July 23, 2014 Featured Projects

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.