Tuesday, 27 October 2009

Advent Box Video

Well what a palaver this has been. The video we did yesterday was too large because I talked too much, so I did another one which is a bit ropey because Steven Speilberg was getting his haircut, so I was trying to video and do a demo at the same time. I have used a half completed box, so it looks a bit of a mess, ah well, you get the picture.....


I am pleased with the box though, Alex will love it, and I am trying to find tiny things to put in the boxes. Off to Sephora to see if they have any tiny samples they can give me, I have put in lip gloss, tiny mints, eye shadow applicators, cosmetic sponges, earrings..... fun, fun, fun.




46 comments:

  1. Enfys you did a great job.
    i love those little advent calendars. I might have to make these for my Grandbabies. TFS

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  2. Liked your video, but after reading what you wrote in your last post I was almost, no definitely, dissapointed not to get to see the first video! Have to admit reading it made me laugh out loud! Thanks for that.
    R/

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  3. That was an awesome video!! I just love those little advent boxes!! They are way to cute!! You made it look way too easy!!! I just might be able to do that!! thanks so much!!

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  4. I never have much luck posting so sorry if this is a double post! I love your video it was great! Those advent boxes are way too cute!! You made it look so simple, I might even be able to try that!! Too cute!! Can't wait to see your next video.. Keep them coming!!!

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  5. GREAT VIDEO! Thanks! I've seen these on the MB but couldn't figure out how they put it together. Thanks! You have a very nice blog too. I hope you do more videos I LOVE your accent!!

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  6. Enfys, First let me say what a clever idea. I love it. I don't use matches, can you get these in the states? I want to give this a try.
    Also, I love your accent. And I'm so glad you pronounced your name.
    Thanks so much for the video. Shari
    cricutrookie (on the cricut mb)

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  7. What a cute advent box! You made it look so simple. I must give it a try.

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  8. oh I so want to make one of these. I haven't watched your video yet but am off to do that now.

    Sorry to hear you couldn't get Spielburg - fancy him having his hair cut when he should have been filming you!!

    Ann xxx

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  9. Well guess who is off to buy 48 matchboxes today (2 daughters and they maybe grown up but if I do one for one and not the other there will be trouble).

    Love your video - thank you so much.

    Ann xxx

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  10. Hi Enfys,

    Thanks for this tutorial - shame we couldn't see the full version. It is a lovely idea and well worth a try.

    Hugs Ali x

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  11. Great video and the advent boxes are so cute.
    bye bye,Lean.

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  12. Awesome!!! I am definatly going to make one of these for my daughter! love your video, and thanks so much for sharing with us!

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  13. Oh your box looks just fantastic!
    hugs
    kim x

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  14. Thanks for showing exactly how you make these - I'm off to have a go!

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  15. Another gorgeous advent calendar, hope these travel ok!

    hugs
    Kaye x

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  16. When I first saw your post about these Advent boxes I thought I will never be able to figure out how to make that. But the video is great! I know exactly what to do! I am hosting a table at my church's women's ministry dinner and I am thinking this just may be the "treat" to give the seven ladies at my table....let me know your thoughts!

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  17. Wow...are you too creative or what? Love the video. Thanks for sharing!

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  18. This is fantastic. I love the box. I'll have to view the video later. I am at work and we are able to view them here. Shhh. Don't tell anyone I was here.

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  19. Great job, Enfys and such a cute project! VERY CLEVER! I love all the things you make - you are so creative and talented! Thank you so much for sharing! Can't wait to see what's next! Hugs, Joy

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  20. You did tremendous! I Love, Love, Love your accent!!! How cool is that?!?!?! What did you do with all the matches?!? LOL.... Really cute project, I'm going to have to try this!

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  21. Well done, Enfys! You did a great a job on your first video. Your directions are clear, concise, and easy to follow. Thanks for taking the mystery out of the advent boxes. I hope we'll see more videos. hugs, eileen

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  22. Congrats on a great first video! I love the advent box project. Won't Alex love it for a Jewelry box after Christmas! Thanks for sharing a great idea!

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  23. wow this is super hun what a great video well done you super talented or what hgus cheryl xx

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  24. Loved the video. Great job. This would be so fun to make for grandkids.

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  25. Fabulous EN! I'm gonna replay it over and over just to hear your lovely accent! I've been DYING to do one of these and this just may be the push I need! LOVE IT! and thanks so much for the fab video! xxD

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  26. I was so looking forward to seeing that first video! I got a chuckle just reading about it. You did a great job on the second one. Those boxes are precious. I LOVE your accent. TFS

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  27. What a lovely box! I think you've done a great job with the video. With or without Mr Speilberg! lol TFS

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  28. Wow! What a great video! (I'd still like to see those out-takes though.) This project looked so complicated, but you really broke it down into a manageable steps. Now, to find some matchboxes... Thanks so much! Pam

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  29. omg! this is so darn cool! wow enfys! you really outdid yourself with this one! absolutely rockin'! hugs!

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  30. Enfys, thanks so much for this tutorial. I have to make one of those too. The video is great!

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  31. That is absolutely ADORABLE and PINK! I love it!! Great job on your video!

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  32. Love that En!

    I can't possibly believe you talked too much!

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  33. Thank you so much for doing this video! It is fabulous. I agree, it is a very pretty gift and can be used in a variety of ways for presents!
    HUGS,
    Sher

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  34. Oh En, you sound so posh in this video, lol. Nice to see how they go together and I am going to have a go myself now.
    xxxeileen

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  35. awesome Enfys, it was so good to hear your wonderful voice girl...great job...

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  36. fabby video but how inconsiderate of Mr S to go off for a haircut....love the box...all girly in pink and black...hugs kath xxxxx

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  37. Thank you so much for sharing this video!! I don't think steven Spielberg could have done better LOL!!

    I really am so happy you posted this, I have been dying to make one for my little girl!!! I've been saving up little bits to put into the drawers, I'm always on the lookout LOL!

    When I finish mine I will post it and share with you! Thank you for the inspiration~this looks SO FUN to make!

    HUGS! Magoo :) :) :)

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  38. Loved the video,, great job! Your project is just beautiful. Hugs, Christine

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  39. Great idea Enfys - lots of fun to be had filling it aswell - brilliant gift! x

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  40. okay...where did you get all the matchboxes?? Love it and i know my kids would love it. Your vlog was great!

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  41. You are so creative. This is adorable. I think I am going to try it for my 25 year old daughter. My son wouldn't do just one a day. He'd rip into it. TFS

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  42. Oh Enfys what a super job you did on making your video.. you made it look so easy, and I am sure Alex is going to love it..

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  43. This is stunning Enfys TFS
    Must get collecting those boxes now!!!:)xxx

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  44. Enfys,

    Love, love, love your project - it can be made for any day of the year. I have an SVG file to make the match boxes, but I don't know the exact measurements. Please email me and let me know.

    Thanks!

    Carmen
    cal8007@aol.com

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  45. Enfys as always smashing job! I love those little advent calendars and vow to try one once my little one is a little older. Right now she would just chew it up LOL! Gorgeous!

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Enfys x