Advent Calendar Day!
Here we go. It’s December 1st. Are you ready for the ride?
Okay, maybe that’s a little dramatic, but I can’t believe it’s December 1st already! And so that means today is the first day for advent calendars. Did you manage to put one up?
I got ours all filled and ready to go…
But when I went to hang it up I realized I didn’t know where it should go! This is the first year for us in this home, and I never really gave the calendar location much thought!
So I wandered around, and tried to envision the house fully decorated… because I’ve barely started!
Can you tell?
But it’s in the plans for this weekend 🙂
I tried to hang the calendar on our banister. It worked in our last home, but in this one, it just wasn’t right. I toyed with 6 other spots, but they all felt ho-hum. And with this home’s open floor plan, I just ran out of wall options!
We have 2 pieces of artwork hanging in the entry hallway, and space for one more…
I’ve never topped the calendar with a bow before.
But somehow it needed something extra once it was up beside the art.
It’s true, pictures don’t lie! I didn’t even see those crinkles in the bow until now.
Anyway, this is our hallway gallery now.
See why I added the bow?
And since I was trying something new, I decided to have some fun with my family, and keep the calendar’s location a secret. I wanted to see if they would notice it… you know how it is, you can walk by something a hundred times, and not even see it!
I wanted to see if they could find it on their own… And they did!
I hope your December is off to a good start 🙂 I’m looking so forward to this weekend so I can roll up my sleeves and get this place whipped into shape!
Where do you place your advent calendar? Is it the same each year?
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