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« on: November 25, 2011 06:07:05 PM »

I made this advent calendar for my nephew. He likes hot air balloons, so I was happy to find this paper with Santa in a balloon at Alpha Stamps. The drawers have various tiny toys and some candies. I hope he likes it!



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« Reply #1 on: November 25, 2011 06:48:41 PM »

cute!  i love the lil red tree and the presents.  a very nice touch.   Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: November 25, 2011 06:54:59 PM »

Thanks! I love this kit, you can make so many different styles. I am making one for my Mom now using an old family photo.
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« Reply #3 on: November 25, 2011 06:57:45 PM »

So cute! That paper is just the best.
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« Reply #4 on: November 25, 2011 07:02:56 PM »

It's awesome! I'm sure your nephew will cherish this for many years to come.
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« Reply #5 on: November 25, 2011 07:07:36 PM »

Thanks! I hope so! He is 5 now, and it's not very little-kid-ish, but I am hoping that he will still use it when he's too old for a more baby-ish style.
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« Reply #6 on: November 29, 2011 06:41:17 AM »

So charming!  This is going to be a cherished holiday decoration for years and years.
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« Reply #7 on: November 29, 2011 07:43:40 AM »

I adore this. It's nice that he'll be able to use the calendar year after year and think of you each time! I have to get some of those numbers. They look perfect!
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