Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Countdown to Christmas Creative Team Hop

Welcome to Lori Whitlock's Creative Team Blog Hop!
You should have arrived here from Natalie's blog.
We all have some fun projects to help you countdown to Christmas.  I had a hard time deciding what I wanted to make until I saw this adorable wire ornament tree at Target.  
I knew it would make an adorable advent tree. 

I downsized and  cut 8 each of the following boxes out of paper from Echo Park's This & That Christmas Collection that Lori designed.  This collection kit is beautiful...I love every single pattern.  
Hanging Heart Box (3.535"h)
Triangle Box (5.375"h)
Make sure to select the keep aspect ratio box when re-sizing.

I cut scallop circles from this file and the numbers from the 25 Day Countdown Box.
The numbers are cut from DCWV Glitter paper. 
I love the way it turned out!  Each little box is large enough to hold three small treats....like kisses or starburst.  I plan on putting little notes with activities in some of them...like reading a special Christmas book, driving around to see lights, etc.   My 5 year old is so excited about filling the boxes!

Lori is having a fantastic SALE! Stock up now on everything for your holiday projects! 


Stop by Lori's blog to pick up these awesome FREE files. 

But wait, there's more!  Lori has given each of us a $10 gift card to giveaway. 


To be entered to win...
Leave a comment on this post and make sure you're a follower. 
You can like my FB page here (and let me know you did) for an extra chance to win.
Thanks so much for stopping by!  
Your next stop is Joy!

61 comments:

  1. So cute Corri! I love that you included your sizes for each of the boxes and that baker's twine looks like it was made to go with this collection--It's perfect! :)

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  2. Oh wow, this is one AWESOME tree! Great job, love how you used different shapes of ornaments.

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  3. Great project! I liked you on Facebook!

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  4. Super fun project Corri! These little box ornaments are so fun! I am a follower and like your page on FB.

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  5. Corri, this is really so cute and a great idea!
    *No need to enter me in the lucky draw! ;-)

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  6. So cute & very creative. Fab idea.

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  7. Oh my, I love your advent ornaments!! This is such a fun and creative idea..

    Scrappy hugs,
    Amanda :0)
    amandascraftsandmore(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  8. I love your advent calendar, the tree is super cute! I also liked your facebook page. I can't wait to start following you!

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  9. Adorable advent tree!I am a follower and like your pg on fb too!

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  10. great idea for the tree-so cute

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  11. I love this!!! Wish you had digital templates! Such a fun, CUTE and easy way to make a mini advent calendar!

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  12. Soooo cute. I have a similar metal tree and have yet to make anything for it. What inspiration. THanks!

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  13. Corri, I love this idea! My grandkids would love it!

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  14. I must get to Target ASAP and try and find this tree. Your idea is so cute and Lori's file are always to terrific.

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  15. That's a very creative idea, making your tree. Beautiful too :-)

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  16. Super cute "advent" tree! Great idea.

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  17. beautiful as always Corri. LOVE it!

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  18. This is a great idea Cori, love that tree! Target is calling me :)

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  19. Great job on this! I can imagine lots of little goodies to fill these cute shapes.

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  20. Great idea for an advent calendar!

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  21. So cute! Absolutely love this advent calendar idea!

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  22. What a cute idea. Hope to win so I can go buy all three patterns

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  23. I'm so making something similar! Love it!

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  24. These are just too darn cute!! Thanks and Happy Thanksgiving!

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  25. Love the advent tree, super cute!!!

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  26. So dang cute, makes me want to make on too!

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  27. Love the advent tree. So much fun!

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  28. Absolutely adorable Countdown tree! Thanks for the give-away.

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  29. That is so cute, love the tree idea :)

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  30. Ok, so who wants a gift card to Lori's fantastic shop?
    I do I do!!!!
    **U**
    Nance

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  31. Very cute Advent tree! I am a follower.
    slrdowney at hotmail dot com

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  32. I love the little tree you found for you advent calendar!! I am bound and determined to make an advent calendar this year! I want to every year, but never do. I'm making it my goal this year. :)
    Thanks for sharing!
    Happy Thanksgiving!
    ~Krista J.

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  33. This is such a great project! And can I just say that it's awesome that not only does Lori design all these awesome cutting files but also wonderful papers that can be used to make them look even more amazing! Your advent calendar is fantastic! Thanks so much for sharing!

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  34. (I already like your FB page but I left some love under your status about this blog hop as Ruth Suttie Gauss.)

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  35. That's such a fantastic idea!! I really want to grab one of my own. Nice work.

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  36. Great idea! I'm a new follower!

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  37. What a unique take on an advent calendar. So cute. Thanks for the chance to win $10 to Lori's shop.

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  38. I also liked your facebook page.

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  39. Waht a unique spin on an advent calendar! I signed up for your blog and liked your FB page too.

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  40. Your advent tree is darling! Love the idea- thanks for sharing with us!

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  41. LOVE that wire tree! And your advent ornaments are so, so cute!

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  42. What a cool idea! Love it!!
    phenis2031 at yahoo dot com

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  43. I like your page on FB! Thanks for the extra chance :) phenis2031 at yahoo dot com

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  44. Great idea! I use a small christmas tree from dollar store! but like this idea. will have 2 extra next year! maybe I'll be able to find them!
    nanapuddin2u at gmail dot com
    I'm a new follower!

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  45. beautiful tree! pinned it. patient_pink_panther(@)yahoo(.)com

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  46. Love your advent calendar!! I'm a new follower!!

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