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« on: October 21, 2017 06:09:03 PM »



Made this for my partner in the Mini 13 days of Halloween swap.  There is a sheet of Halloween related activities that can be cut up and put in each box, to open one per day.  She had a 4 year old, so I tried to think of activities a 4 year old would enjoy (pick out a pumpkin, eat a Halloween treat, do a Halloween craft, say "boo" to everyone you see today, etc.)  Something about countdown calendars I really like :-)
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« Reply #1 on: October 21, 2017 09:09:46 PM »

I have such great memories of Christmas advent calendars but your Halloween box is supremely stellar!  So unusual and fun!  And I know your little buddy has a blast over the month. An adventure every day!

I crush it!

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« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2017 01:22:04 AM »

This is awesome!  What a great use of matchboxes and how wonderful to bring her 2 yr old in on the Halloween fun!
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« Reply #3 on: October 23, 2017 07:23:47 AM »

Oh my gosh, Karen ~this is fabulous! Each little box is a work of art. I know this countdown will be enjoyed for years to come.
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« Reply #4 on: October 23, 2017 08:29:38 AM »

This is so fabulous! You are the Halloween queen!
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« Reply #5 on: October 23, 2017 09:56:54 AM »

Very sweet!
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« Reply #6 on: October 23, 2017 10:18:38 AM »

This captures so much of the joy that is the most wonderful time of year!
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« Reply #7 on: October 24, 2017 09:14:16 AM »

Love it! My bf's youngest's favorite holiday is Halloween. I really should make one of these before he gets too old for it!
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« Reply #8 on: October 24, 2017 05:42:46 PM »

Thanks for all the lovely comments!  I think I'm going to make one for our house next year - with dominos instead of matchboxes - since I don't need to open little boxes ;-)
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« Reply #9 on: November 16, 2017 10:09:18 AM »

what an awesome piece!  Shocked
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