Christ the Savior is Born: Advent Calendar

Dec 8, 2012


As a child, one of the highlights of the Christmas season for me was the day-after-day anticipation leading up to Christmas itself. Even now, at almost 28, I love the excitement of looking forward to events almost as much as I love the events themselves.

During her first year of marriage, my mom made an advent calendar that we have used every year since then. I believe she got the idea from a friend and used her calendar for a pattern. You've probably seen one like it: a bare Christmas tree surrounded by 24 pockets. In each pocket is an ornament, and by Christmas Eve, the Christmas tree is completely decorated.


I loved this calendar. I thought the sequin numbers were so pretty and the presents under the tree beautiful. I had my very favorite ornaments that I hoped would be in my pocket when it was my turn to pull it out (which, with eight kids in the family, was only about once a week!). Each year, as we decorated the house, my heart would give a little leap of joy when my mom hung up the calendar, and I was practically wild with excitement as I waited for December 1st to come around.

In those days, the days dragged by in an endlessly slow march, but the advent calendar made it easier to see that we were making progress and that the days were slowly but surely being ticked off 'til Christmas Eve.

Ever since getting married, I have wanted to make (or buy) an advent calendar that we could use year after year and which Aaron, Maxwell, and Bradley could look forward to just as I had done. But I felt a lot of pressure to find just the right one. I could have easily copied my mom's, but I didn't really want to. I wanted that one to remain a part of my childhood. I wanted something new and different for this new phase of my life.

I searched the internet for ideas and took note of the various advent calendars in my friends' homes, but nothing seemed quite right.

Until I saw this one:

This seemed like the perfect idea for our family. Maybe you haven't noticed, but it is not difficult to get kids excited for Santa and presents and treats, but sometimes it is hard to remember why we celebrate this time of year. I liked the idea of something like this hanging in our home to be walked by and looked at many times over the course of the day. It would make the remembering a little easier while still contributing to the fun, excitement, and anticipation.

Below, I'll show you how I made mine. I made some changes from the one I linked to above, and it is just right for our family. (And, of course, even though I've had making an advent calendar in the back of my mind all year, I was putting the finishing touches on this one the night before December 1st.)

I started with a 12x16 wooden plaque I bought at Michaels. I had a 50% off coupon, so I believe it was $7. I painted the sides a deep red.

For the numbers, I used a sheet of 12x12" scrapbook paper which already had the numbers printed onto it. I was really drawn to the simplicity of just slathering it with mod podge and slapping it on the board without having to do a lot of cutting and measuring and individual gluing.


(So, I have to admit my "simple" idea turned a little complicated when the paper kept bubbling as I was trying to mod podge over the top. I've used mod podge very rarely and am not very good at applying it. When it started bubbling, I freaked out a little because it was practically the last thing I was doing, and I knew that instead of being a family keepsake, those bubbles would make me hate it every time I looked at it. But folks, that's why I married an engineer...he really comes in quite handy when it comes to fixing my problems. I don't even know how he did it--I left the room because I was so frustrated looking at it--but the bubbles are gone.)

If you don't like the one piece of scrapbook paper idea, you could definitely just cut out your own individual squares and numbers. That's what my friend, Kathy, did. We made our calendars together, and I really benefited from her good ideas. In the end, our calendars ended up looking very different from each other.


The top part of my board is also covered with a sheet of scrapbook paper. Mike cut the letters for me on a laser he has at work (I'm not fancy enough to own a Cricut yet, but I am fancy enough to have a husband who has access to a laser. What can I say?), and then I just mod podged them on.


 I put "The Savior" on a piece of thin MDF to make it stand out a little more and give the board more of a 3-D look. You probably recognize the words from "Silent Night," one of my very favorite Christmas hymns.


Now about the little squares that hang on each of the numbers. They are made out of MDF. Mike cut them to be 2x2 inches. I painted the sides the same shade of red I used on the wooden plaque.


I had 25 pictures of the Savior that I mod podged to one side of each of the squares. (Deseret Book has little packages you can purchase, although nothing this small, so they'd have to be cut down. You could also cut out pictures from the church magazines, or if you have an old Greg Olsen calendar, you could cut out the little pictures on the back cover.) I wanted the pictures to cover all parts of the Christmas story and then move forward with rest of Jesus' life.




Then on the back of each square, I put a scripture and an activity for the day. The scripture correlates with the picture on the front.



Here is the list of the scriptures I used. (I am Mormon, so some of the scripture references are from The Book of Mormon and The Doctrine & Covenants, just in case you're scratching your head thinking, Who is Nephi?) Numbers 1-19 go in chronological order. The last six were selected specifically so they could be used at any point during December. Some of the activities can only be done on certain days, so I needed a few flexible scriptures I could throw in as needed without disrupting the flow of the Christmas story. Does that make sense? I'll explain more in a minute. Here are the scriptures:

1. Luke 1:26-38 ("Behold the handmaid of the Lord")
2. Matt. 1:16,18-25 (Joseph)
3. Luke 2:1-5 (traveling to Bethlehem)
4. Luke 2:4-7 ("she brought forth her firstborn son")
5. Luke 2:12 and 2 Nephi 19:6 (wrapped in swaddling clothes)
6. 1 Nephi 11:13-20 (the virgin Mary)
7. Luke 2:8-14 (shepherds abiding in the fields)
8. Luke 2:15-17 (shepherds go to Bethlehem)
9. Luke 2:25-35 (Baby Jesus presented to Simeon)
10. Matthew 2:7-12 (wise men)
11. Matthew 2:13-15, 19-23 (leaving Egypt)
12. Luke 2:40 and Doctrine & Covenants 68:28 ("and the child grew")
13. Luke 2:41-52 (Jesus converses with the learned men as a young boy)
14. Matthew 13:54-57 ("Is not this the carpenter's son?")
15. Matthew 3:13-17 (John the Baptist)
16. John 13:4-5, 12-17 (Jesus washes His disciples' feet)
17. Matthew 26:36-44 and Doctrine & Covenants 45:3-5 (Jesus suffers in Gethsemane)
18. Luke 24:1-9, 36-39 and 1 Corinthians 15:19-22 (the Resurrection)
19. John 14:1-3, 6 and Doctrine & Covenants 76:22-24 (the Millennial Savior)
20. Luke 15:4-7 and John 10:14 (the Good Shepherd)
21. John 9:1-7 (healing a blind man)
22. Matthew 5:1-3, 14-16 (the Sermon on the Mount)
23. Matthew 19:13-15 and Doctrine & Covenants 50:40-42 ("Suffer little children")
24. Mark 4: 36-41 ("Peace, be still")
25. John 14:18, 27 ("Let not your heart be troubled")

Now for the activities, I was very adamant that they be fun or meaningful without being complicated. This was an absolute must for me. I wanted this to be something I looked forward to as much as the kids, and I knew if I filled up the days with craft after craft, then I would dread the advent calendar, and I really didn't want that. So I went simple, sometimes excruciatingly simple (notice "sing Christmas songs" and "make hot chocolate and stir with candy canes"--I knew we could do those things even on our busiest days). Also, I didn't want to add in a bunch of extra stress in an already busy month. So I took the things we would already be doing (making treats for our neighbors or going to the family Christmas party) and stuck them on a square. You'll also notice that some of the activities are date specific, meaning that they only happen on a specific day in December (like the First Presidency Christmas devotional). This is what I was talking about earlier; I wanted to be able to put in these time-sensitive activities on the dates they went on without disrupting the flow of the Christmas story. So I assigned scriptures to those activities that were more just about the Savior's role or personality rather than a specific point on the timeline of His life.

1. Write a letter to Santa
2. Drive around and look at lights
3. Make paper snowflakes
4. Make hot chocolate and stir with candy canes
5. Make gifts for neighbors
6. Deliver gifts to neighbors
7. Make Christmas ornaments
8. Do a random act of kindness
9. Write a letter or draw a picture for someone
10. Sing Christmas songs
11. Christmas movie night
12. Dance to Christmas music
13. See the lights on Temple Square
14. Go out for a Christmas treat
15. Read stories by the Christmas tree
16. Choose a toy to give away
17. Wrap Christmas gifts
18. Give gifts to teachers
19. Visit an elderly friend or relative
20. Christmas shopping
21. Attend a live nativity (specific date)
22. Watch First Presidency Christmas devotional (specific date)
23. Special Christmas activity (specific date) (Every year I like for us to try something new or do something we don't do every single year. That's why this one is so vague. This year we'll be going to Zoo Lights.)
24. Ward Christmas party (specific date)
25. Family Christmas party/act out the nativity (specific date)

Mike pounded nails in the wooden plaque and drilled little holes in each of the squares. I put all of the squares in a little treasure box. Each morning, I lay the one for the day on top (the others are covered with a tissue). Aaron and Max take turns opening the chest, and taking out the square and hanging it up. This has become such a fun part of our morning routine, and they both can hardly wait to see what the picture is and what we'll be doing during the day. (So far, I think the "Christmas movie night" has won as being the activity they were most ecstatic over. Poor, deprived children.) I'm just happy because it has fulfilled everything I was hoping for in an advent calendar. No, it doesn't involve any candy, but it takes in the things that matter most during this time of year.



P.S. If you have any questions about how I made any part of this, feel free to send me an email or ask in the comments, and I'll do my best to answer!

This post is linked to Organize and Decorate Everything.

99 comments:

  1. This is super cool. If I had money I'd pay you to make me one.

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    1. I don't think you could pay me enough...it took a really long time!

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  2. What a wonderful idea! Isaac and I don't have kids (yet) but are already trying to create family traditions that revolve around the changing of the liturgical calendar. So this year we made an Advent wreath (for the first time ever, for me!) I love this calendar, I love that you made it yourself, and I adore the activities you thought to include, so that it's not just adding a picture every day. It sounds like all of these activities are simple but can give time for great conversation about the meaning of Advent and the life of Christ, and turn into memories your whole family will cherish. Someday I may just make one of these myself. Thanks for the idea, and thanks for sharing the beautiful outcome!

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    1. Thanks, Samantha! I don't think you have to wait for kids to start traditions. I'm so glad you're doing an Advent wreath with your husband!

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  3. I can't even begin to tell you how much I LOVE this!!! Especially because it focuses on the savior and has christmas traditions for you to do every year! I WILL be making one!!! Thanks!

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  4. This is beautiful! I want to copy it and make one just like it... But I am tired just thinking about making one, so I probably won't. Nice work, though!

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    1. Tracie, I have to admit, it did take a long time, especially planning out all the scriptures and activities. But I have a lot of leftover pictures if you decide you want to make one!

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  5. This is beautiful and I can't wait to make one. How did your husband get the bubbles to go away when you use mod podge?

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    1. Becky--Thank you! If you end up making one, I'd love to see how it turns out!

      As for the bubbles...when I put the full sheet down (the one with the numbers), a lot of bubbles popped up as it dried. I ended up just ripping off the whole thing and starting over with a new sheet of paper. My friend, who is more of a mod podge expert, said that the key is to spread the glue really, really thin. But anyway, when it started bubbling on top (with the burgundy paper), I didn't want to start over with it because I had already attached all of the letters, so my husband put a little bit of mod podge onto a piece of plastic and slid it into the area with the bubble, and then he was able to squish it down and it adhered. I'm probably not explaining it very well because that doesn't really sound like it would work, but it did! He did say though that that method would probably only work with bubbles close to the edge and not ones that are in the middle. Let me know if that doesn't make sense or if you have any more questions!

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  6. Totally in love with your version! Wish I could just buy it...
    Definitely on my to-do list for next year. Thanks for sharing your talents & your scripture/activity suggestions. You're amazing!

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    1. Karen - thanks so much! When/if you do make one, I'd love to see the end result!

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  7. love love love!!
    New follower. Found you through the Kids Co-Op Link-Up!
    Glad to meet you!
    Hope you will hop over and follow back!
    I would also like to invite you to add some of your great posts to my weekly link-up. Mom's Library runs Wed-Fri! Hope to see you there!

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  8. I love this and I pinned it too but now I am even more excited to make one! I too would like to know how Mike got the bubbles out. I used mod podge for the first time yesterday (I know, 35 and my FIRST time) and luckily it wasn't something I was worried about being perfect because I had that same problem. HOW DID HE DO IT? So cute, great activity ideas and I love that there is a scripture to read each day. LOVE IT!

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  9. Just read the other pin and your post is much more detailed- unpinning and re-pinning yours! Plus I like "Christ the Savior is born" better so I hope you don't mind me stealing that idea.

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  10. Do you know what brand the numbered paper you used is? Or where/when you bought it? Thanks!

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  11. That is great...I have your website bookmarked but first saw the picture on pinterest. When I saw the website it was going to I thought 'that looks familiar' and sure enough it was your page. :) Super awesome. I really want to do this.

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    1. Wow, that's awesome! Oh, Pinterest! Definitely takes on a life of its own. :-) I hope you do make one! We've loved using it this year.

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  12. What a beautiful Advent calandar. Thank you for sharing your idea with us. Merry Christmas!
    Nancy
    mulberrystation.blogspot.com

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  13. Just saw this, but I am going to collect the supplies and make this so it is ready to go for next year. Thane for the GREAT idea.

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    1. Yes, I definitely recommend doing this BEFORE the rush of the holidays! You'll be so grateful come December 1st that it's already done and ready to go! I hope you'll share your finished project with me! I'd love to see it!

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  14. I love this idea and it turned out beautiful. I am the enrichment leader in my ward. In your opinion, is this too difficult to try and attempt with a large group for a super saturday project? Could I find enough pictures in pass along cards or other sources to fill 25 days for multiple boards?

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    1. I definitely think you could make it for a Super Saturday project if you prepared enough of it ahead of time. Probably the most time consuming part for me was making pictures: which pictures, scriptures, activities, paper, etc. did I want to use? So, if all of that has already been decided and just comes in a little package ready to assemble, you could definitely do it in a couple of hours (or maybe even less time).

      As for the pictures, there isn't a huge variety in pass along cards (maybe only one that has a picture of the Savior on it), but you can get packets at the Distribution Center. However, I couldn't find any that were the size I wanted, so I ended up just copying and pasting six of them in a 4x6 area and then printing it as a 4x6 photo. Does that make sense? I hesitated mentioning that before since many of them are copyrighted images, but I hoped it was okay since I'm not selling the advent calendar. You can let me know if you have more questions.

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  15. Love this so much!! It is so beautiful. It really is a great way to keep the focus on the Savior at Christmas time. My one question is what is MDF? Is it a cardboard or wood? Sorry for my ignorance. Thanks again for sharing this!

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    1. Melanie, I didn't know what MDF was either, so no worries! It is pressed wood, about 1/8" thick. It isn't very expensive...I think I bought about a 3x3' sheet of it for about $3.00 at Home Depot. My husband just cut it down for me. I thought it worked perfectly for the little squares.

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  16. Thanks for the beautiful idea...I'm always looking for Christmas decor that celebrates Christ. Your number paper is so elegant--I already know I won't like any other number paper as well! Can you tell us where you bought it?

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    1. I know, I loved this numbered paper as well. The brand is Recollections, and the collection it was in was called "Joyful Christmas." I bought it at Michaels this year. Unfortunately, I don't think it comes in single sheets, so you have to buy the whole collection (which was 48 pages of contrasting colors and patterns). I didn't mind since I had some other projects in mind for the other papers, but it would be kind of troublesome if you only wanted the one sheet!

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  17. This is amazing! I've pinned this so I can make it next year...well technically this year :) I am also now following your blog as well!

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  18. Hello,

    I am member of the Church in France, south of France, Aix-en-Provence.
    I love your idea for my children (5) and my grand children (8) it's very important for our family.
    Thank you very much and "hello" from France. Have a happy new year!

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  19. I seriously want to make these for everyone at Christmas. How did you get the pictures on those squares so nicely and around the edges so good?

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    1. I used an exacto knife to trim the edges. I also painted around the sides and edges of the MDF board, so that also helped hide any imperfections if the sides didn't match up perfectly.

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  20. I LOVE this!
    I guess I better get crackin' if I want to make some or one of these for this year!

    I am with the others that said...Wish I could just buy one from you. :)

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  21. This is beautiful! You seriously should start selling these at Deseret Book. :) I

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  22. Do you have a link for the picture pack that you used? I'm having a hard time tracking it down. Thanks!

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    1. I designed the picture pack myself using pictures that I liked and printing six of them as a 4x6 photo. I know Deseret Book sells a package of (I think it's) 12 pictures, but I don't have a link to it. I didn't go with that option because the pictures were something like 2x3 inches each, which was bigger than I wanted. Hope that helps! If you have more questions, you can email me: sunlitpages@gmail.com

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  23. Do you happen to have the picture packs you made? Like could you send the attachment to someone so they could print them off for themselves? wink wink!

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    1. I actually don't have them saved on my computer anymore. :-(

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  24. Yes, I was wondering the same thing as Sheri. I am in charge of our wards Super Saturday and I thought this would be a great way to bring the spirit of Christ into the sisters homes! But you know how that goes...crazy planning so the easier the better. Would you be willing to send the attachments of the pictures or would that be to hard ( I don't want to cause you any inconvenience!) Also, before they go on the board, how do you store the pictures? Are they just in a special container on the side? Thanks so much!

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    1. Emily - I don't have them saved anymore. I'm sorry! This would make a great Super Saturday project though.

      So, I just keep the little picture pieces in a small wooden treasure chest. I tried to figure out a good way to actually store them on the board but couldn't come up with anything. If you come up with a great idea, I'd love to see it.

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  25. Hi, I am desperately trying to locate some of the pictures you used so we can create something similar for our super Saturday here in Kansas. All I can do is search online as we don't have a church book store here. I have spent hours trying to find who is the artist for the second picture with Joseph and the baby Jesus. As well as others. Is there a way to find out where you got the pictures? Thank you!!!!

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    1. Hi, Chanda - the picture of Joseph and the baby Jesus was done by Simon Dewey. The one of Mary and the baby Jesus was done by Liz Lemon Swindle. I found most of the pictures online and just searched for the images I wanted, looking for the work of specific artists. Let me know if you have any more questions, and good luck!

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  26. What is MDF? Also, it looks like the words are made out of vinyl. Is that right?

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    1. It's pressed wood, about 1/8" thick. You can buy it at Home Depot in sheets.

      The words were actually just cut out of scrapbook paper. I just modpodged them onto the board. You definitely could use vinyl though if you have that available. Good luck!

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  27. Love this so much! Making some for Christmas gifts for my siblings! Thank you! It really is so beautiful!

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  28. Love this so much! Making some for Christmas gifts for my siblings! Thank you! It really is so beautiful!

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  29. Love this so much! Making some for Christmas gifts for my siblings! Thank you! It really is so beautiful!

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  30. I am in the process of making this awesome advent calendar. On the square with the scripture and activity there is a number in parenthesis. What does that number represent or stand for? THANKS!

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    1. I wanted the pictures to go in mostly chronological order so that my kids grasped the order of events in the Christmas story. So I put numbers next to the activities to help me be able to identify at a quick glance which picture came next. However, there are some activities that have to be done on certain days (for example, the Christmas Devotional). So I paired those activities with a scripture (and a corresponding picture) that just talked about an attribute of the Savior's (and not an event in the Christmas Story). Next to those scriptures (of which there are six), I put a dash (--). I just insert those activities as they come up, and then I pick up with the number/chronological ones where we left off. In other words, they're like wild cards and can be used at any time. Does that help or make any sense at all?

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  31. where do you store the pictures when they are not on the board?

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    1. I store them in a little treasure box I keep close to the calendar.

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  32. I am going to make this for my brother's family this year. I just have a couple of questions. Maybe you said this but I didn't understand? Do the numbers of the scriptures correspond with the number of the day? How did you decide what order to put them in? Did you just get little decorative nails at a Home Depot type store?

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    1. So the scriptures are in order up to the last six (#20-25). Those last six are flexible: you can insert them whenever you want, and they won't mess up the chronological order of the nativity story (they talk mainly about attributes of the Savior). With the activities, I put numbers on the ones that needed to stay in order, but on the ones that could go anywhere, I just put a dash (-). You can do it however you want. This was just the best way for me to be able to have some flexibility as well as keep things somewhat organized.

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  33. Do you happen to know/remember where you got your numbered scrapbook paper or which brand it it?

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    1. I bought it last November at Michaels. The brand was Recollections, and it was in a collection called "Joyful Christmas." I haven't checked if they have the same collection this year, but I'm sure they at least have something similar. Good luck!

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  34. By far.the best advent calendar I have ever seen! Thank you so much for sharing!

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    1. Thank you! That is so nice of you!

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  35. This is such a great idea. I am excited to try it out this year. Thanks for sharing!!

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  36. Thank you so much for the idea! I'm going to use different pics off of LDS.org and maybe a few different scriptures, but I love your idea!! Way to motivate people's minds!!

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  37. A quick question do you still have the word document you used for the backs of the squares?

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    1. Yes, if you email me at sunlitpages {at} gmail {dot} com, I'm happy to send it to you.

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    2. I emailed you for the word doc with the scriptures formatted for our super saturday project. can send those to me? rachseam (at) gmail (dot) com

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  38. Thank you for sharing this with us! This is such a great idea! Can you tell me where you found picture number 11 that would go with Matthew 2:13-15? Thank You!

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    1. The one of Mary and Joseph fleeing to Egypt? That one was done by Robert T. Barrett. You can find it here: http://www.lds.org/media-library/images/categories/gospel-art (Look in the New Testament section).

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  39. You are amazing! Thank you for taking the time to write such a detailed post about making this calendar. I was able to gather a group of friends, and we were all able to make this calendar during the past couple of weeks. Everyone can hardly wait for December 1st to arrive! Your detailed instructions and pictures made all the difference. Thank you again!

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    1. That's so great! I'd love to see a picture of your finished calendars if you want to email one to me: sunlitpages {at} gmail {dot} com.

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  40. Hi there! We are working on getting this done in time for 1 December and are really excited about it! I was wondering if you had mod podged the activities on the back of the squares or if you had used glue. Also, did you use cardstock for the activities? I am just worried if I use mod podge on the card stock or paper it will seep through. I am still looking for some calendar paper though, been all over town and haven't had any luck.

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    1. Yes, I used cardstock and mod podge, and it worked great!

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    2. Awesome thank you! Oh, and I found the calendar paper at JoAnns!

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    3. Awesome thank you! Oh, and I found the calendar paper at JoAnns!

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  41. Do you by chance know the font used for the title? "Christ the Savior is Born"

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    1. I wish I remembered, and it looks like I didn't save it. It's been too long now since I made it!

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  42. Oh my gosh... this is absolutely amazing! I'm on the activities committee for relief society & we are trying to plan our "Super Saturday" crafts & want to have some Christmas gift ideas. Do you remember what your total cost ended up being for this?

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    1. I'm guessing between $10-$12, but it's hard to say since I bought many of the supplies on sale, and the paper was in a big packet (and I only used a couple of sheets). But I think if you shopped smart you could definitely do it for $12 (or less).

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  43. What are the packets of Christ pictures called on Deseret books? I searched and can't find them.

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    1. I don't remember what the packet was called. I'm really sorry!

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    2. There are two packages by Greg Olsen that could work for this. One is called Beautiful Saviour which comes with 15 3"x4" cards for $3.95. The other one is called Images of the Saviour which has 12 3"x4" cards in it for $4.98 at Deseret. :)

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    3. That's great! Thanks for helping to answer that question, Jess! In fact, I think one of those packets is new since I made this!

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  44. Great! Do you have the dimensions of the MDF piece that you have The Savior on and the size of the letter for the Christ the Savior is Born?

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    1. Oh boy, I can't remember. I'm guessing it was 1 inch x 8 inches, but I don't know for sure. I need to unpack it and measure it!

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  45. I am in charge of doing a Super Saturday Craft for our ward in November. We are going to do this awesome calendar, but I am changing it up a little bit. I found a lot of the same pictures on lds.org that I can download and use for free. I am going to design one side with the date and the other side with the picture and scripture. Then I will have them laminated. It will reduce the cost and make it a little less time consuming for the activity. Thank you so much for sharing and I am excited to see how ours works out.

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    1. That's an awesome idea! I would love to see a picture of the completed projects!

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    2. Can you email your pages? How did you put the pictures on one side and the numbers on the other?

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  46. Lauren, do have the pictures you've found saved? I would love to get a copy of them. I like your idea laminating the pictures to make it easier.

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  47. Amy, thanks for the great tutorial!

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  48. Thanks for the instructions! It is gorgeous, and I plan to make one for myself.

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  49. Are all the pictures hanging on a big piece of mdf

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    1. Never mind I just saw you said what you put all the pictures on! This is super cute thanks for sharing!

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  50. Thanks for sharing! We will be using this idea this year!

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  51. If everything were prepped ahead of time, do you think this would work out for a Super Saturday activity?

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  52. Thanks so much for posting this! I, too, was surfing the internet looking for the perfect advent calendar, and it was YOURS that inspired me to create one focused on Christ. It made me feel silly that I forgot the true meaning of Christmas so easily! Thanks for helping my family and I to remember what truly matters!

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    1. Oh thanks so much for letting me know, Kaylee! I'm so glad that you made one and that you'll get to enjoy it next month. I'd love to see a picture! You can email me at sunlitpages [at] gmail [dot] com. Thanks again for commenting!

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  53. Do you have the pictures?? I would love to get those!

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    1. I don't have the pictures saved. I'm sorry!

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  54. Amy, Thanks for the idea! Here is the link to the one that I created, based on your idea! https://www.pinterest.com/pin/180636635033821610/ I love it!

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    1. Yours turned out so beautiful! You want to make me a new one? :-)

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