A few weeks ago I shared a WIP photo on Flickr and asked people to guess. No one guessed that what I was making was an Advent Calendar! I was inspired to make this by the matchbook swap I was in earlier this year. Then I saw a similar one online. But I made this one much more personal by using family photos on it... see anyone you recognize?
Day One happens to be my favorite. Can you tell why?
Wasn't I cute? :-)
Day 12 is all the cousins. This was before E came along. Sorry, I'll have to take another photo when we're down for Christmas.
Day 16: They're little angels when they sleep, so D got wings on his matchbook. Sleep in heavenly peace!
Sorry the one below was so blurry. But I wanted everyone to see E since she was left out of the cousins picture:
I typed out Scriptures, printed them, rolled them up, and put one inside each box. We'll open one a day and read what's inside. (BTW, some of them have photos on the inside, too.) We've used different Advent devotionals. This year I found a free one online, published by Lifeway. If you don't already have something to read for this year you can download it here.
Now, here are a few other Christmassy photos from around the house: