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The countdown is on until the Easter bunny comes to pay our home a visit! I thought I’d share a fun DIY countdown calendar using an old photo frame that my kids just love!

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I grabbed the beautiful papers and stickers in the Hello Spring collection and first got to creating my countdown numbers. I trimmed simple bases out of white cardstock (approx. 2”x3”) and decided to use my We R Memory Keepers Mini Alphabet Punch Board to create the numbers, using a different patterned paper for each number.

Here they are all done! I just love those fresh, spring colors don’t you?

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I then created a base out of a piece of chipboard (5”x7”) and covered it with one of the patterned papers also. After punching a hole in the top of each number card as well as the top of the base, I used small binder rings to attach the numbers so they can easily be flipped each day!

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It was so much fun embellishing the bottom section of the countdown project! I couldn’t resist adding that adorable bunny sticker and used some older glitter Thickers from my stash for the word ‘Easter’.

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The finished chipboard piece then fits perfectly into an old frame I had (missing its glass). So the kids can turn the numbers each day, I haven’t adhered the calendar in place, it fits quite snug into the opening and is easily removed!

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The finished countdown calendar is a fun addition to my Easter décor! I can see us pulling it out and enjoying it each Easter for years to come!

Gial

Supplies: Hello Spring Patterned Paper – Honey Bunny (320536), Funny Bunny (320537), Lovely Bunny (320541), Bonny Bunny (320544), Yummy Bunny (320546), Fuzzy Bunny (320545), Sunny Bunny (320539), Chummy Bunny (320538), Easter Bunny (320542), Glitter Cardstock Stickers (320549); Dear Lizzy Lovely Day – Layered Stickers (376953), Glitter Thickers (732501)