Christmas Craft Project: Advent Calendar-- think I'll sew some small, reusable cloth bags, and find a slightly different way to arrange the clothes pins, so that there's more space for the bags. Love the idea of painting the clothes pins, though!
Making an Advent Calender with 24 acts of kindness. Instead of more gifts for your children, this puts the focus on the true meaning of Christmas! - you could go a lot of directions with this little chalkboard / clothespin / paper bag Advent calendar.