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As I'm writing this, there are only 2 weeks left until Christmas! Here is a fun way to count down the days.

If you'd like to see this in video form, please click the video above.

Materials you'll need:

-a plate

-ribbon

-chalkboard paint (I used green)

-acrylic paint for the lettering

-glue gun

-paintbrushes (one very small & one large)

-scissors

This would work for other holidays, as well :)

Step 1: Add the Chalkboard Paint

Paint a layer of chalkboard paint on the inner circle of the plate.

Once it is dry, add additional layers until it is completely covered.

Let this dry overnight before drawing on it with chalk.

Step 2: Decorate!

Sketch the "days until Christmas" on the plate with pencil.

Then go over each letter with acrylic paint.

If you make a mistake, just use chalkboard paint to clean up the edges :)

Use ribbon to tie a bow and glue it to the top of the plate.

Step 3: That's It!

And you're done!

<p>Fun Christmas decoration.</p>
Thank you!

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Bio: Hi, I'm Sarah! I love to create things - paper crafts, hand lettering, holiday crafts, fabric dyeing, polymer clay and more.
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