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Cute Christmas Countdown Calendar

Looking for a fun craft to get the kids excited for Christmas? Try this cute Christmas countdown calendar!

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#6212 Skill Level: Beginner Time:
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Number Needed: 1 $9.99
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Mod Podge ® Satin, 8 oz. - CS11272

Number Needed: 1 $8.49
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Other Supplies

Countdown calendar box blank, Holiday scrapbook paper, Ruler, Pencil, Scissors, Scalloped circle punch, Foam paintbrush, Heavy-duty glue, Hot glue gun, Hot glue


  1. Measure the outer edge of the box frame. Trim the paper to fit around the box frame. Next, measure the front and sides of the drawers. Trim the paper to fit the sides and fronts of the drawer. For the front you will need to trace the dip-handle and cut the curve shape.
  2. Using a scalloped punch, punch 25 circle shapes from scrapbook paper.
  3. Working with the papers that fit the outer box frame, apply Mod Podge to the back of the paper, position onto the outer box frame. Smooth the paper with your fingers or a brayer to smooth the paper. Allow to dry for 15 min. Top-coat with a layer of Mod Podge.
  4. Apply the drawer papers to the drawers as described in step 3. Use a punch to make 25 circles. Attach them to the front of the drawers using Mod Podge.
  5. Make a series of Mod Melt numbers (1-25) using the Mod Melter. Heat the Mod Melt stick in the Mod Melter and squeeze into the Mod Mold. Wait seven minutes and pop out. Trim the edges of needed.
  6. Attach the numbers to the center of the circles with heavy-duty glue and a toothpick.

PROJECT TIP: Paper numbers, photos or clipart can be used instead of the Mod Melt numbers to personalize each drawer.

Disclaimer: The information found in each project is presented in good faith, but no warranty is given, nor results guaranteed, nor is freedom from any patent to be inferred. Since we have no control over physical conditions surrounding the application of information herein contained, Plaid Enterprises, Inc. disclaims any liability for untoward results.

Important: Please be sure to thoroughly read the instructions for all products, paying particular attention to all cautions and warnings shown to ensure the proper and safe use of the product.

Copyright: All Rights Reserved. No part of this Project may be reproduced in any form without permission in writing, except for your personal use, except by reviewer, who may in reviewing this project, quote brief passages in a magazine or newspaper.