Christmas Advent Swap


Thursday, December 1, 2016

Last Christmas Eva post a photo of her advent swap on instagram:
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Uummmm, how do I get in on this?!?! I want brown paper packages tied up with string to open every night leading up to Christmas! Then a few months ago an email showed up in my inbox from Eva asking if I really did want to participate - heck yes please!! 

Fast forward to November: 25 gals made 25 of one "present", we sent them all back to Eva, she re-distributed them, and sent them back to us, so we each got 25 unique presents - one to open every night of December until Christmas. Here are the little pillow boxes I made using mostly older Elle's Studio supplies:
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I found a little tin to put them all in and was too lazy to put it in a cute set up scene, so instead you get a glimpse into my home:
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And then I put them all on white foam board for a nice photo and so you can see them all ;)
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I would love to keep doing this every year! The kids have their Lego and chocolate advent calendars, Mommy wants a crafty advent! Thanks again for organizing this swap Eva!

6 comments

  1. What a great and FUN idea!!!!!! I would love to be involved in something like that!!! LOVE it!!!!! And loving seeing all your magnets on the wall too!! *wink* :)

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  2. That is just super, super cute. What a fun idea!

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  3. What a fun idea! Would love to be involved with something like that - us moms deserve treats too. :)

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  4. This is so fun!!! I totally want to join.

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  5. ...what a surprise...I am a bit behind in reading the blogs I follow...hence, my comment is a bit late :-) I am so happy you joined...and further, that you also like it. Thank you for joining in!

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