Monday, November 28, 2011

Easiest Advent Calendar Ever!

I’m terrible at Advent calendars, so I figured what could be easier than circling the date ? I can actually remember that ( I think!) . And what’s easier than using a dry erase marker? A trip to Goodwill, a major score, a printable and :
Christmas Countdown Printable (2)
Since I usually go to GW with the intent of finding something to paint or alter, I am still feeling weird about not doing anything to this frame. But why would you when you find POTTERY BARN frames at GW for $.99!

Of course you buy more than one.
PB Frame
That and a printable and you can’t really get any lazier than that.

Sharing the printable here in case there are any other Advent Calendar challenged people out there!
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Christmas Countdown

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13 comments:

Jocelyn said...

Seriously??? Pottery barn for .99? That is awesome!!! I love the lazy approach to the advent calendar:-) If I don't get off my butt soon, it will be the way I go too!!!!

Amy at Ameroonie Designs said...

This is brilliant in it's simplicity. And I love the frame as is- the less work the better IMHO! :)
xoxo,
Amy

Tonia @ TheGunnySack.com said...

What a super easy way to have an advent calendar! Way to go!!

Michele {The Scrap Shoppe} said...

Ha ha!!! I may have to print this out if I can't get my calendar finished in the next days. lol!! :)

Netty said...

Great use of the frame and a good idea, although I prefer advent calendars to have chocolates behind each window........am I greedy???? Yep......lol x

Christine said...

Totally awesome project! Great finds at GW...I think it's almost time for a little field trip...

Aimee said...

Darling! I think you and I are soul crafty sisters! I'm so with you...BIG impact with simplicity!!! Love this!!!

I'm your newest follower!!!
Aimee from ItsOverflowing.com

Lorrie Everitt Studio said...

What a great idea! You have totally inspired me but I am going frame a "daily to do list" for my youngest daughter. I am so tired of reminding her to empty her lunch pail and hang up her coat after school:)

Gotta make a quick trip to the second hand store after school!!

lauryn said...

cute. easy. LOVE it.
thanks for sharing!
{love} lauryn @ lovenotesbylauryn.blogspot.com

life...just saying said...

I LOVE it!! I'm thinking I might be able to handle this one myself. Thanks for sharing!

Holly Lefevre said...

It is perfect! I love the frame just like it is!

Cindy Adkins said...

Oh my gosh--this is seriously awesome!!! I LOVE it!!
XO
Cindy
P.S. I don't have a Pottery Barn near me!!!

Jenn "Rook No. 17" said...

Such a clever and classy idea Carol! I'm sharing a link on my Facebook page today.

Jenn