Friday, 11 December 2009

Count down til Christmas

I finally finished my advent house! I worked on this one for a couple of weeks and I did get it done in time to count down.... if you don't count the first three days! This is a wooden kit by Twiddleybitz and it comes with a box template to make the cute little boxes. I used the gorgeous Kaisercraft Dear Santa pattern paper. MAN do I love those colours! In my opinion it is the best Christmas range that Kaisercraft have brought out yet!
The numbers are stamped and I cut them out using a craft knife. It took about an hour and seemed like a good idea until I realised how many numbers I would have to do. They do look great in person so I wouldn't change them now given that I now know exactly how many numbers there are! I also put some Glossy Accents on the numbers to give them some shine and so they stand out nicely.
I put some metallic rubons on the filigree top. I was dying to cover it with paper but realised early on (unlike with the numbers) that I would be there until next Christmas working on that bit!

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14 comments:

Pumpy said...

This is a lovely Advent Callander, very well done. Lovies xx

Lynne in NI said...

Wow, how cool is this!

Crissy Armstrong said...

Wowzers Amy, this is a stand out project! What an awesome bit of eye candy! Thanks for sharing it!

Tracey said...

WOW Amy! This is incredible!! I love it!! xx

Lisa Foster said...

OH AMY!!! WOW!!! What an amazing project!!! It's GORGEOUS!!! I can't believe you had the patience to cut those numbers out... they are perfect!!! I LOVE this!!!
Hugs,
Lisa

Kelly Schelske said...

Oh wow Amy, this is fabulous!!

Belinda said...

Really nice advent house! You have done a lovely job.
I like the filigree plain.

Stampin Mindy said...

Wow this is great you did a wonderful job. Love the papers!

Renata van Miltenburg said...

Realy,realy,realy awesome!

Liefs, Renata

Krista said...

Wow, this is absolutely gorgeous!!! I love it!

karen said...

This is so cool!
I wish I was remotely as organized and could think to get started on things early! I always have the intention, but..... next thing you know its mid-december!

This is so fabulous! Happy Counting Down!

Happylittlestamper said...

Hi there Amy, I love your advent house it is stunning.
I thought you deserve a blog award and I have one waiting for you.
http://happylittlestamper-colouroncards.blogspot.com/2009/12/over-top.html

heidy said...

Hi Amy,
A few month,s ago I visit your blog,but than i haven,t one of my one,now I do,and all the time I was looking to find you again,because I love your little dragons. Now Iam your follower,
Hugs Heidy

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