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DIY trellis advent calendar
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Countdown the days left until xmas with this quick and easy kid-friendly advent calendar craft.

You will need:

Step 1 Paint the trellis in Resene Poppy. For best result, apply two coats allowing proper drying time in between.

Step 2 Paint designs or numbers on the small calico drawstring bags, numbers, patterns, festive words whatever you like. Be sure to slide a piece of A5-sized cardboard inside the bag first so the paint doesn’t bleed through to the other side. Allow paint to dry completely. To speed things up, you can use a hair dryer.

Step 3 Fill your bags with sweet treats, jokes, erasers, pencils or other small gifts.

Step 4 Peg each bag onto the trellis with the small wooden pegs.

Step 5 Starting on December 1st, remove a bag to reveal a surprise each day in the lead up to Xmas!

Wall in Resene Rice Cake, console table in Resene Half Opal, wooden tree in Resene Deep Sea, presents in Resene Rice Cake, Resene Glamour Puss and Resene Anakiwa.

styling Vanessa Nouwens​
images Bryce Carleton, Ben Whorwood
videography Ben Whorwood

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Category: create with paint

Published on Nov 13, 2019

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