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Friday, 27 November 2009

Secret Crafters Saturday Challenge - Make a Calender

A wonderfully different challenge this week over on SCSC they would like to see calenders including advent calenders, which was good for me as I needed to make another matchbox advent calender.  I started this project on Monday, but I've only been able to do it in bits and was getting worried I'd not get it finished in time for the challenge or even for the 1st December, but I finished it off last night.



 

The last one I made took me just an afternoon and evening, but this one feels like it's taken forever...lol  **Note to self  - Not an advisable project to start when your not feeling in top form**

Painted 24 matchboxes with acrylic paints.  The tartan and silver embossed card are both from Kanban.  All other embellishments are from my stash.

Anyone need any matches without boxes???...lol, have a massive bag full of matches after now using 48 matchboxes for two projects.

Just need to buy the goodies to go inside them now!!

Thanks for visiting and enjoy your day.

Hugs

Joanne xx

12 comments:

cornishmist - thats me ju x said...

Hi Joanne, I see you are making the advent calendars too, arent they lovely, just finished all 3 of mine, and have a carrier bag full of matches lol.. I got some small f.christmas & snowmen from aldi in a net bag 14 for 69p bargain so thats what are in mine. Hope you feel better soon take care ju x

Sue said...

wow Joanne that is brill hun, must have taken ages, luv the papers, stunning creation, sue.x

JanJay said...

Ooh this is gorgeous Joanne, a real stunner (am now wondering have I got time to make one before the 1st LOL)

Jan x

Moni said...

Waw joanne it is fab project. Love the colour combo! Well done! Have a fab weekend! Hugs, moni

Joanne said...

Love your new blog look, love your advent calendar, loved the last one too. Will be making 1 or 2 of these next year as my grandchildren don't arrive 'til January. x

Lesley said...

Beautiful matchbox calendar Joanne! I too have a lot of matches left over!! xx

Mandy said...

This is stunning!!!love the colours..
Mandy xx

Helen said...

This is fab!
Thanks for joining us at the SCSC!
Helen x

jackiescrafts said...

This is brilliant Joanne love the papers you have used

Hugs Jackie x

joey said...

GORGEOUS GORGEOUS advent hun I absolutely love it!!! Joey.x

She said...

Beautiful. I love the colours. S xx

Jill said...

wow wow wow Joanne this is absolutely stunning, I love the colours and the ribbon is beautiful, I wish I'd used matchboxes to make mine lol thanks for joining us at scsc hugs Jill xx

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