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yzzilnoaj
« on: December 01, 2010 01:07:07 PM »

I made this for a swap I am doing.  I love how it turned out and I thought I'd share.  The boxes are matchboxes with a magnet attached. (Sorry my camera is not great)





Every box has a quote and a piece of chocolate.


Thanks for looking.
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annoyinglittlegirl
« Reply #1 on: December 01, 2010 01:12:28 PM »

This is great! I love how you stuck them to a baking tray haha, it actually looks really good Smiley How do you stop the weight of the chocolates pulling the matchboxes open - do you just have to make sure you don't put anything too heavy in it? I suppose you could also stick them on sideways if this was a problem.
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« Reply #2 on: December 01, 2010 01:58:33 PM »

I  used dove chocolates and there was no problems with them opening or being too heavy.
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« Reply #3 on: December 01, 2010 02:08:08 PM »

I love this, and love the colors you chose!
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« Reply #4 on: December 02, 2010 09:57:08 PM »

What a neat idea!  Matchboxes work so well for advent calendars but it is always so hard to figure out how to display them.
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« Reply #5 on: December 08, 2010 07:09:58 AM »

This is adorable...I have to ask, how did you attach the ribbon to hang the tray?
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yzzilnoaj
« Reply #6 on: December 20, 2010 09:01:12 PM »

This is adorable...I have to ask, how did you attach the ribbon to hang the tray?

gorilla glue...awesome stuff!
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« Reply #7 on: December 26, 2010 03:40:34 PM »

ah, ok...thanks!  Cheesy
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« Reply #8 on: December 26, 2010 04:30:44 PM »

This is so much fun.  Advent calendar is for sure on my to-do list for next year!
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