Cookie Sheet Christmas Countdown

{p.s. do you like my new layout? I also have a NEW button, so be sure to grab it!! Thanks!}




I've seen some of these floating around online, so I'd thought I'd give it a try!!

You start with a plain old cookie sheet! You can use either the front or back ( I chose front) - spray paint it!

To cover it, I used fabric- because I liked my fabric choices better than any paper I had. Paper works wonderfully too tho!!

I mod podged it on...




I left a little space at the top to add in some contrasting red fabric!






Then comes the fun part- making the magnets! You can use whatever you'd like- buttons, bottle caps, ornaments, paper, anything. I added the numbers in with a mixture of stickers, ink, and rub-ons.
This is your time to get creative!
I also added in a calendar template- which I made in Word. All you have to do is find the Tables button & make it 5 x 5.





Gorilla glue some ribbons on for decor and hanging, and there you have it! A one of a kind Advent calendar!



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12 comments:

  1. WOW! This is super cool! Thanks for the awesome idea!

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  2. So cute!... I'll have to remember it when my Christmas countdown breaks down. P.s. I think you need to post the recipe for those chocolate chip cream cheese cupcakes or whatever... I've been craving them!

    XOXO and lots of love,
    Pregnant and craving chocolate

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  3. so much fun! here from sits - envious of your creativity!

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  4. That is too cute! I've been wanting to make one, and I've been looking at some different ones online, but I really like your version! Hopefully, I can get all my crafty stuff unpacked soon and get a project going! Thanks for the awesome idea! -By way of SITS!!!

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  5. What a neat idea! So cute and clever!

    Just stopped by from SITS to say hi; hope you will do the same.

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  6. Stopping in from SITS!! I am not a crafty person but I just wanted to let you know that it turned out beautiful! I love it!

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  7. That is such a great gift idea. I have two teenage girls to shop for and I bet they would love that for their room.

    Visiting from SITS.

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  8. Well there's a clever idea - very nicely done!

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  9. Em how do you modge podge? I bought some but feel kinda clueless.

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  10. That rocks! Too cute. Awesome job!

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  11. So cute and so clever!!! I love it! Thank you so much for sharing your creativity in the DIY Show Off Holiday Party! (Sorry I'm late!)

    :)

    Roeshel

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