Happy Sunday lovely folks! We’re over at Kirsty Allspopp’s Handmade Fair today with Cricut and we’re so excited to be sharing all of the awesome things this machine can do! If you’re around make sure you pop over and see us for a demonstration! You guys know that we absolutely adore to use the Cricut…


Christmas DIY: How To Make An Envelope Advent Calendar

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Holidays are coming….Holidays are coming….Super excited for Christmas this year! (I’m totally excited every year to be honest!) I can think of no better way to welcome in December than with an advent Calendar! Sure, you could buy those easy advent calendars from the super market with those tiny little chocolates in….OR you could make this awesome calendar and fill it with personal notes, treats and even date nights for your other half! It also couldn’t be easier and makes such a nice personal additional to a room!

You will need:

 A canvas (whatever size you choose)  Christmas spirit  ♥ A selection of cards in festive patterns  Scissors   All purpose glue   1 Long piece of ribbon  White Card ♥  Sharpie ♥ Optional mini red bows  Contents to fill the advent calendar with; chocolates, notes, sweets, mini presents, etc

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Step 1: Cut a piece of the festive card into a square, this can be any size you like because we’re going to vary all the different sizes of the envelopes! This particular piece if 8cm by 8cm.

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Step 2: Fold 2 of the corners in until their corners touch in the middle of the square.