Homemade Heirloom Advent Calendar For About $15!

$15
2 Hours
Easy

Using the free template here: http://bit.ly/1vHRXKV who got most of the printables from Hometalker's Friend - The Graphics Fairy, transfer paper and muslin bags, I was able to make this in one afternoon.
homemade heirloom advent calendar for about 15, christmas decorations, crafts, seasonal holiday decor
I can't stress enough how simple and easy this is!
homemade heirloom advent calendar for about 15, christmas decorations, crafts, seasonal holiday decor
I bought this at Michael's for $5.99. You will need three sheets to put through your copier. Follow the directions inside the package.
homemade heirloom advent calendar for about 15, christmas decorations, crafts, seasonal holiday decor
They will come out looking like this.
homemade heirloom advent calendar for about 15, christmas decorations, crafts, seasonal holiday decor
Cut them all out like this - only closer around the pictures.
homemade heirloom advent calendar for about 15, christmas decorations, crafts, seasonal holiday decor
I bought these in the bridal section of Michael's for $3.78 because they were on sale - regular $5.99 - you will need 2 packages plus 1 more bag for a total of 25. They are called Muslin Favor Bags.
homemade heirloom advent calendar for about 15, christmas decorations, crafts, seasonal holiday decor
Turn the steam off on your iron then turn it up to its hottest temperature. Iron for 40 - 60 seconds each then let cool completely before pulling paper off carefully.
homemade heirloom advent calendar for about 15, christmas decorations, crafts, seasonal holiday decor
When you are finished, they will look like this - took me 2 hours from start to finish after I got home from Michael's and now our family will have something we can use year after year. **Notice #13 is upside down? Pay attention to what you are doing - or just go with it like we did and consider it charming***

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