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Matchbox Advent Calendar

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Swap Coordinator:erouse (contact)
Swap categories: Themed  Crafts  Seasonal 
Number of people in swap:3
Location:Other
Type:None
Last day to signup/drop:October 21, 2007
Date items must be sent by:November 7, 2007
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

Want to make an Advent Calendar?

Want to play with 32-count matchboxes?

Now you can do both!

There are a variety of ways that you can make one! I found a couple links for your use:

Craft Log

Martha Stewart

Mi Lado Creativo

[Buy plain white matchboxes](http://www.bakerross.co.uk/product-Craft-Matchboxes-E5321.htm ;Plain matchboxes")

This is a one for one swap. One calendar for one partner. Any little added tidbits are great, but not necessary.

Lets try to stay away from melting things, as this year the warm season is still going in a lot of places.

You will have 25 32-count matchboxes. Please decorate them however you want. Each box needs to have one number from 1 to 25. Each box will also contain one little item. Be it a little note, or a good luck charm, or some Inchies, what ever you want.

I am sorry that this was kind of short notice, but I didn't realize that the season is soon upon us!

Newbies are welcome. Everyone must have a full profile, if you do not, you get one warning before you get booted. I will toss people that I feel will not be up to the task, that means that I will be looking at people's ratings.

Please feel free to ask any questions, either here in the comments or email me!

And above all! Happy swapping!

Discussion

ozrob 10/ 7/2007 #

I want to make one like this but I'm afraid I won't have enough time :o(

OhMy 10/ 7/2007 #

Is this international?

Nathalie 10/ 8/2007 #

I agree to little time, sorry

Biff 10/ 8/2007 #

I love the craft log boxes they are so beautiful...

Would love to play this one, but just ordered a wooden one so had better not or I'll be in trouble with the oh!

This might help those that don't have to time to collect all those match boxes though! http://www.bakerross.co.uk/product-Craft-Matchboxes-E5321.htm

Have fun ladies & gents & I'll be back to have a sneaky peep at peeps creations if that's ok?

erouse 10/ 9/2007 #

I'm sorry everyone. . . I just want to make sure that they arrive before December 1. If I push it out another week, will that be better?

I promise that next year, I will remember to start it way ahead of time! Please look for it!

And yes, this is international.

That is a cool idea! I hadn't thought to look for craft matchboxes online! I'm going to put that link right in the description! Thank you.

ozrob 10/19/2007 #

We just had a mini bonfire as I set alight matches from 25 boxes! lol :o)

erouse 10/22/2007 #

ozrob: I hope that was on purpose! If so: Wheee!! If not: Yikes!

;-)

ozrob 10/31/2007 #

Betty, your matchbox calendar is on it's way. I think your going to love it!

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