Mom’s Christmas Countdown

We drove Mom home yesterday – she’s been staying with us since I picked her up the week before Thanksgiving. It was a wonderful visit – on top of Thanksgiving and Thanksgiving leftovers, we enjoy several dinners out, a fun trip to Medieval Times and a movie Saturday night. Oh! And there was a lot of crafting. Such a great time! Some days, Mom crafted while I worked. Some evening (when I was off work), we crafted together.

One of the projects Mom completed during her stay was the Rustic Christmas Countdown Kit, a collection of 25 pouches, clothespins and beautiful designs. No stamping, just assembly that’s sure to wow! The kits features four designs – a wreath, holly, mistletoe and a poinsettia and the countdown numbers to coordinating. Here’s a look at the four designs Mom completed (for the first four days of the year):

Rustic Christmas Countdown Kit, Stampin Up!, Brian KingAnd here’s a look at all of her finished pouches:

Rustic Christmas Countdown Kit, Stampin Up!, Brian KingThey are really beautiful, aren’t they?! Mom plans to gift the completed kit to a family member with young children who can really enjoy these beauties with candies, cash and other goodies. On our Paper Pumpkin call over the weekend, Susie (a wonderful customer of mine) told us how she was planning to hide hers around the house for her grandchildren to find. What fun!

Here’s a look at the products included in the Rustic Christmas Countdown Kit:

Rustic Christmas Countdown Kit, Stampin Up!, 163114Each of the 25 envelopes in this kit measures 4″ x 3″. The kit includes the following:

  • Pre-designed projects
  • Step-by-step instructions
  • Pre-cut pieces and Christmas die cuts
  • Enough adhesive to complete projects
  • Twine
  • Embellishments
  • 25 wooden clothespins

Here’s a look at one of the marketing shots created by Stampin’ Up! for the Rustic Christmas Countdown Kit:

While Mom was here, she also completed her Warm Wishes Paper Pumpkin Kit and completed all of her Christmas cards (she’s farther ahead than I). I’ll be sharing those with you soon. ♥

If you’d like to purchase the Rustic Christmas Countdown Kit, click here. To peruse other fun kits in my online store, click here.

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  1. Great work, Miss Mary. Love the idea (Susie’s) to hide them.

  2. I always love seeing your sweet mother on Zoom calls. The Countdown Kit makes pretty little pouches. Enjoy your day!

  3. Sounds like fun times at your house to me! And that kit really is adorable!

  4. So glad you had a nice visit! Treasured times.

  5. So glad you had a great visit with Ms. Mary! Love the kit and thanks for sharing!

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