Advent Calendar Palooza: 12 Days of Burton Day 11

Today’s package from So Berry Busy made me smile.  When I bought the 12 Days of Burton, I think I assumed that each day would be themed around a specific movie, but instead the packages seem a bit more random, which has made predicting the contents hard.  For day 11, we have products inspired buly two of my favorites – Beetlejuice and Nightmare Before Christmas.


The Beetlejuice stickers are adorable, but I need to give special attention to the sticky notes.  They are a great example of why I think Blaine is brilliant.   She perfectly takes what was a tiny scene in the Nightmare Before Christmas and applies it to the perfect product.  Yes, I will continue to try to work out the meaning of Christmas with my pen on this paper!




Advent Calendar Palooza: Cricketmas Day 2

Today Cricket Paper Co gives us more stickers in our Cricketmas envelope.   They are more corner stickers, which I find interesting.   Who knew corners were a thing in planning? Makes my scrapbooker heart all warm and fuzzy.



Advent Calendar Palooza: Simply Gilded 12 Days of Christmas Day 10

I know I continue to gush over the packaging for Simply Gilded’s advent calendar, but it is just so pretty.  I have been thinking about doing advent calendar style gifts for friends next year, so I wonder if Irene will tell me her source.

Today, SG gives us more washi, this time in the 5mm size.  The colors coordinate well with some of the other colors that have been used for other washi in the calendar.  I appreciate the 5mm size – it’s perfect if you just need to divide a box into smaller sections.




Advent Calendar Palooza: 12 Days of Burton Day 10

So Berry Busy’s artistic talent truly amazes me.  I hope Blaine knows how talented she truly is.  Each say that I open the package in the 12 Days of Burton box, I am always delighted.

Today, Fang is on a dashboard, goes down the rabbit hole in homage to Alice in Wonderland,  and celebrates the weekend.


Advent Calendar Palooza: Cricketmas Day 3

In today’s Cricket Paper Co advent calendar, Cricketmas gives me more top game for my planner.  This one is cute, for sure.  If I were going to have some top game, this little Cricket clip would definitely be a contender.  Cute as it is, though, it’s still falling off in my bag.


I am not sure why the color is so off in that picture, so here is another one.



Advent Calendar Palooza: Jimmy Beans Craftvent Day 22

As I start to get to the end of these advent calendars, I’ve started jotting down my thoughts in preparation for the final day so that I can summarize how I feel about them as a whole.  I still get excited every morning to see what’s in the Jimmy Beans box, so that’s a good sign.

For day 22 of Craftvent, we get some Tish Merino Light in Dirty Panther.



Advent Calendar Palooza: Simply Gilded 12 Days of Christmas Day 9

Despite galaxy themed products that seemed to take over in the planner community this year, I was never a big fan.  I don’t know why, I didn’t actively dislike it or anything.  It just wasn’t my jam.  Had I had access to the washi in today’s Simply Gilded package, however, I could have been converted.  It is beautiful.  Stunning, really.  My new favorite from this calendar.




Advent Calendar Palooza: 12 Days of Burton Day 9

I still haven’t figured put yesterday’s sticker inspiration for So Berry Busy’s 12 Days of Burton, but today’s is easy to figure out!  I mean, for one, the quotes have the person’s name right next to them.  😂  But the Edward Scissorhands influence on the other sheet of stickers is also pretty obvious.  I like today’s envelope a lot.


Advent Calendar Palooza: Cricketmas Day 4

In case it isn’t obvious with the Cricketmas countdown to date, my favorite envelopes are the ones with stickers in them.  Today, Cricket Paper Co gives us more labels, quarter boxes and half boxes, this time with glitter.   This color scheme has been great for mixing and matching.