My ADVENT Calendar 2014

This year, not only I am doing December Daily® again (and I received my DD kit last week - it is AWESOME), but I thought I would make our own Advent Calendar. Damien and I love Advent Calendars, especially for all the little surprises inside each boxes, so it's a scrappy Advent Calendar for grown-ups!

To create this BIG calendar, I used :

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To get started, I decided to cover the entire OUTSIDE of the house with white acrylic paint, and keep the wood from inside of the house intact. I then sprayed the white paint on the edges, just to get a white coat to whiten up the wood.

Then I selected all the cute Christmas papers and embellishments I wanted to play with and started cutting my papers for all my boxes.

Once I glued the papers on one side of each boxes, I could embellish each of them with my handpicked items!

Once the white paint coat is dry, I added a layer of that gorgeous Martha Stewart Acrylic paint on my house.

And voilà! 

Some of the boxes are pretty simple, with a few embellishments, while some other have more techniques like embossing, misting or a mix of these.

Now, I'm off to prepare my December Daily® now! :)

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