Countdown to Christmas…….our family loves advent calendars. We have counted the days to Christmas with German houses, English churches, Santa’s Workshops and on felt Christmas trees. I designed this advent calendar for the Junior League of London using London landmarks on the outside and seasonal drawings inside the window.
This charming advent calendar was made this year by the Bride. What a wonderful idea, counting the days with gratitude! I’ll keep you posted with what we discover. I can’t wait to open container number ONE!
My idea this year for an advent calendar centered, what else?…, on flower flinging. Why not a floral advent calendar? My challenge to myself was to create it without spending very much money by using found and recycled materials. This 24” X 24” scrap of plywood is probably a little cramped for the 25 8oz. gingerale cans!
Using so many textures creates an exciting advent calendar. Lots of red – sumac, yarrow, holly, rosehips – keeps things lively. One can always add fresh flowers as some come into the house over the holidays. However, I don’t think I can bear to take them all out and add them day by day!