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Silver Platter Advent Calendar

By: Patty Thurlby from
Silver Platter Advent Calendar
Silver Platter Advent Calendar
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"This heirloom quality craft is easy to make and would make a fabulous fun family project. This tutorial comes with instructions on how to make the silver plate tray magnetic and comes with free printable tree and chalkboard numbers for your annual Christmas countdown! You can use Grandma's old vintage silver plate tray to really turn the advent calendar into a family heirloom. Get a pile of magnets and some pretty vintage buttons plus an old pearl necklace to make this beauty!"

Time to CompleteWeekend project

MaterialsMixed Media

Primary TechniqueHome Decor


Project TypeMake a Project

Materials List

  • Silver plate tray
  • Old buttons
  • Magnets
  • Piece of sheet metal
  • Hot glue gun
  • Free printables
  • Glue stick

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