Wednesday, November 25, 2020

NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS COUNTDOWN FLIP CALENDAR | with Shellye

Perfect for a child's room or a desk in your office!  Today I'm sharing the sweetest mini Christmas Countdown Flip Calendar using the new "Night Before Christmas" Collection.


I started with a few basic supplies from Amazon: a 3-Ring-Binder-Bar; the rings are 1".  For the base of the flip album I've used white backing chipboard, but plain chipboard is fine.  


I cut the chipboard pieces to measure 3.5"X5 (2 pieces) and 3.5"X2".  Next I cut a strip of the Petite Print Woodgrain Lily White Paper 3.5" and left the bar code strip on the bottom (so roughly 12.25").  I used the patterned paper to form the easel by gluing the chipboard pieces, with the smaller 2" piece in the middle (be sure to leave a 1/16" gap between all three pieces so it will fold without obstruction).


I dressed the front of the easel with patterned paper and strips of the Limeade Paper Frills.  The numbered cards were cut apart and then layered onto mats of paper that measured 2.5"X4".  
After folding the easel into shape, I found the placement for the three ring bar.  Next I punched the holes and used that as a guide for punching holes in the numbered cards!



I outlined the edges of the easel (to hide the chipboard edge) with regular Doodle Twine and Bearly Art Glue...works perfectly!



To the front, I added a mini-clothespin that I embellished with a Doodle Pop Candy Cane and then tied on an embellished metal tag!  






I kept the embellishments for the remaining cards as low-profile as possible.  I used Mini Icon Stickers, Sprinkles and Paper Frills to add a little POP!










All done!  What a great craft for the kids to help out with too...just prep the cards and have them add stickers and sprinkles :) Thanks for joining!



DOODLEBUG PRODUCT:
Night Before Christmas Collection Kit
Night Before Christmas Mini Icon Stickers
Christmas Mini Clothespins
Limeade Paper Frills
Ladybug Paper Frills
Ladybug Chunky Twine
Christmas Doodle Twine
Twinkle Lights Sprinkles
Snow Much Fun Sprinkles
Christmas Sprinkles
Christmas Mini Jewels
Christmas Wishes Sprinkles
Here Comes Santa Sprinkles

4 comments:

  1. So so adorable...a project I must do this with my grandchildren thank you for the idea. Im finding it hard to find the binder bar di you have a item # by chance. Again thank you for such a cute project❤❤❤

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  2. Adorable!! I love this! got to make it this weekend :)

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  3. I’m a sucker for advent calendars and this is a sweet idea!

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