I know what you’re thinking. It’s barely even Fall yet, why are you doing Christmas crafts?? Well every year I think of things I wish I had made for Christmas, but at that point it was far too late, so I thought I’d get a jump on things and get crafty on rainy days.
I’ve always wanted an advent calendar that I could reuse every year, so I used an idea I found online and added a picture frame and fancy numbers to it. It’s a super easy craft project and looks really great on the wall. I just replace a picture that’s hanging on the wall in our hallway with this and it had some fun holiday decor.
- A thrift store frame or discount frame from your local home store
- Spray paint in gloss white
- Acrylic paints in colours of your choice (I used red and white)
- Wooden clothes pegs
- Mod podge or white glue
- Printed numbers or you can paint them by hand
Here’s how the process went:
I’ve provided free printable numbers below, they are on a standard 8.5″ x 11″ sheet of paper so you can easily print them at home. Cut them out and glue them to your frame. Click the link below or the image below to download.