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« on: October 02, 2017 07:20:59 AM »

Remember those Christmas countdowns, where every day you open a little door and get a waxy piece of chocolate? It always made it so fun to track the days until Christmas. Why don't they have those for all the holidays? Most especially, Halloween? Since you can't buy one, I just made one of my own. It's 8" by 17", and full of Halloween fun. No chocolate in this version, though.


Let's open some windows. Yikes, this place is haunted!


The center house has a shadowbox behind it, so it has 3D Halloween fun in each room.


Here's what it will look like on Halloween eve:


There are more (and larger) photos and a bit of a tutorial on my blog. The Halloween countdown begins!

EDIT: Oh, I almost forgot to point out the poor kids trapped in the attics. That's one of my favorite parts. Here's a detail.  Cheesy
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« Reply #1 on: October 02, 2017 07:51:50 AM »

Love this SO much!  I had to delete one of your previous creations so I could add this to my 12 favorites!   I've made several Halloween advent calendars and little doors never occurred to me.  Making a mental note for next time!
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« Reply #2 on: October 02, 2017 08:00:12 AM »

Utterly FANTASTIC my friend!  I'd much rather count down to Halloween instead anyways....  Wink
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« Reply #3 on: October 02, 2017 08:29:30 AM »

Holy hell on a poptart! This is amazing!
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« Reply #4 on: October 02, 2017 08:39:03 AM »

very cool idea!

Now I can't wait until Nov. 1st to get all the Halloween stuff on discount so I can make one of these! Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: October 02, 2017 08:44:03 AM »

That is amazing. I keep planning a holiday advent calendar and never getting around to it. It must be because I was waiting for this alternative holiday idea. I love you, thanks so much for the link to your excellent tutorial and supplies list. I am so making one for next year!
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« Reply #6 on: October 02, 2017 08:54:49 AM »

Thanks, everyone! This was fun to make. I totally forgot to include a detail picture of the poor waifs trapped in the attics, so I just added it to the first post. Poor little kiddies.  Undecided
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« Reply #7 on: October 02, 2017 09:29:27 AM »

You are the queen of Halloween Countdowns! This is amaaaaaaazzzing!
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« Reply #8 on: October 02, 2017 09:51:25 AM »

What a fun way to show off a collection of tiny Halloween treasures each year!

The kids in the attic freak me out...poor kids!
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« Reply #9 on: October 02, 2017 11:56:29 AM »

Love this - it is so amazing Cheesy
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