a birthday countdown is my fave

May 28, 2014

I love birthdays and I love advent calendars so it really only made sense to combine the two.


To make your own birthday countdown you’ll need:
- birthday advent download
- craft matchboxes
- scissors
- double sided tape

All you have to do is print, cut, and adhere the labels to the top of the matchboxes. Then fill with mini prizes such as confetti, balloons, birthday candles, and candy.

PicMonkey Collage

Everybody loves getting attention on their birthday (my dad excluded), give them fifteen days of it.

design: Kirsten Bingham


  • On May 28, 2014 , Kelly Smith said:

    So good. LOVE LOVE LOVE!

  • On May 28, 2014 , danielle @ this picture book life said:

    Super good idea!!

  • On May 28, 2014 , Haylee said:

    Cutest idea ever!! Definitely pinning this for later.

  • On May 29, 2014 , Janet said:

    Oh my daughter would LOVE this! She has been talking about her birthday for months now. And a countdown would make her swoon! I think the apple does not fall far from the tree because I love my birthday too!!! We are only 20 days a part and I think we drive our family crazy. The birthdays are coming up :) Have a good day!!

  • On May 29, 2014 , Melissa said:

    My daughter JUST turned two and this makes me excited for her next birthday! How cute!

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  • On June 1, 2014 , Sarah said:

    i love love LOVE this!


  • On June 26, 2014 , Kerry said:

    What a lovely lovely idea! So sweet, thank you for sharing this (and the other awesome ideas you share, I love your site!).

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