DIY Advent Calendar

Fifteen years ago I made this DIY advent calendar. I liked it so much that I made five more to give to each member of my family. This is one of the most treasured Christmas decorations I own as it represents so many holiday memories of our family! And it is the perfect Christmas gift.

DIY Advent Calendar

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Christmas in July

I am so excited to be part of a Christmas in July Blog hop! I assume you are coming here from the amazing Jill at Gathered Grace blog and I wanted to welcome you to my blog! I am joined by nine very talented bloggers and I can’t wait for you to see all of our holiday photos! (Special thanks goes out to Jen at Noting Grace for putting this all together.) This blog post inspired me to plan out my decor theme for this Christmas and I can’t wait to share it with you.

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TWENTY THURSDAYS ‘TILL CHRISTMAS // Using Unconventional Items to Create a Christmas Table Setting

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I was so excited when I found twenty red and green vintage books this month while shopping at flea markets and vintage junktion. I used them last week when I decorated my bookshelves for Christmas. I am so happy I came up with a fun way to use the books as my centerpiece.

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