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Advent Calendar

Time to allow: 1hr | Difficulty: 
  • Cut out 24 rectangles from the decorative paper and glue them on the box tops. Remember to vary the colour combinations.
  • Cover the boxes with the masking tape. Careful you need to be able to open the boxes.
  • Cut out and glue a strip of coloured paper onto the cardboard and write « Merry Christmas » using the Diam’s 3D paint.
  • Glue the strips of masking tape to the cardboard.
  • Fix the boxes
  • Cut out and glue the numbers.
  • Decorate your advent calendar using the decorative accessories.
Your advent calendar is ready to fill with surprises.
  • Star box
  • Sheets of decopatch paper
  • Varnish glue
  • Paintbrush
  • Numbers
  • Scissors
  • Acrylic paints
  • Felt
For the large lid:
  • Cut out some pieces of decopatch paper by hand or with scissors.
  • Apply varnish glue to the part of the lid to be decorated.
  • Place a piece of the decopatch paper on the varnished area.
  • Re-apply the varnish glue to the decopatch paper stroking the brush from the centre to the edge
  • Repeat this action overlapping the pieces until the lid is completely covered.
For the small lids:
  • Paint the small lids. You can also use the decopatch technique.
  • Leave to dry for 30 minutes.
  • Glue the numbers on
  • Slip a small surprise or a treat under each number.