Get excited for Christmas by creating your very own DIY Christmas Advent Calendar! We had so much fun making ours and hope we’ve inspired you this holiday season! It’s a fun activity to do with friends and family. The Dollar Store, Dollar Tree, and Target Dollar Spot are great places to shop for in-expensive items! Watch us create ours HERE!

Christmas Mini Ornaments HERE

Red Push Pins HERE

Christmas Gift Card/Credit Card Sleeves HERE

Apothecary Jar for Storage HERE

White Beaded Memo Board with Clips HERE

Multi Color Thumb Tacks HERE

Craft Gift Tags HERE

Out with the old and in with the New! Karen’s D.I.Y. Rustic Mantel Makeover is absolutely gorgeous and finished just in the time for holiday decorating! The new fireplace mantel is much larger in size and stained to enhance the stone and compliment her hardwood floors. Watch Julie create this masterpiece on the 2 Orchids Youtube Channel HERE! Be sure to check out Karen’s Christmas Decor Home Tour to see how she decorates her new mantel for Christmas on November 20th!

Products used:

Tape Measure HERE
Hammer HERE
Heavy Duty Plate Joiner Kit/ Biscuit Cutter HERE
Wood Biscuits 100 piece HERE
24 inch Magnetic In Beam Level HERE
Wood Glue HERE
Interior Wood Stain HERE

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