Tuesday, November 24, 2009

day 17 repurposing a jar

day 17 repurposing a jar :: advent calendar 1

this advent calendar is a centerpiece at the table. for this i collected 24 baby food & smaller jars, painted the lids with chalkboard paint, then with chalk wrote the numbers 1-24, with 24 having a star - the star of Bethlehem. since the color of advent is purple, i tied a big purple bow around all the jars, holding them all together on top of a cake stand. each jar could be filled with little things: candy, little toys, pieces of paper folded up (with activities to do each day, messages, prayers, whatever you can think up...)

see you tomorrow for day 18 !