Friday, 30 September 2011

Mini Advent Calendar

I wanted to make a small, cross off advent calendar to go on the  work desk of a friend who loves carts.
 Days 'Till Christmas Advent Calendar
The cat comes from a box of Pepper’s Christmas Party chipboard shapes (Trimcraft) and the spotty paper comes from an 8 x 8 paper pack from the same range.  The whole thing, backed on a firm card, measures 14cms x 8cms and the calendar part, which I made in Publisher, measures 7.5cm x 7cm. 
Advent Calendar Days till Christmas
I have put self adhesive magnetic tape on the back, but a loop ribbon would look good too.  A few stars here and there finish the effect.
Googly Eyes top tip …I have found that by adding googly eyes of slightly different sizes to a character it adds something to the perspective.