* sad ice cube tray advent calendar

Posted on December 2nd, 2011 by maitreya. Filed under Holiday, Projects with Instructions.


I’ve got advent calendar envy with all the cool ones posted around blogland lately.  I was trying to come up with something I could make entirely from supplies I already have and ended up with this.  I have to say, it’s pretty pathetic, but I get a silly kick out of it.  It’s a funny ice cube tray I got at the Goodwill for eventual use as a resin mold.  The little bubbles made me think of a pill pack.  The shiny foil is origami paper.

I cut the foil paper to size, and rubbed it to make an impression of each bubble.  Then I numbered 25 random spaces and put something in the matching bubbles. Brush a little watered down water-soluble nontoxic glue on the top of the ice cube tray, and press the foil on.  Each day you punch through the foil to retrieve your prize.

And the exciting prize inside?  Vitamins.  Just to make it even lamer. But now I will remember to take my vitamin every day.



5 Responses to “sad ice cube tray advent calendar”

  1. Rebekah Says:

    This is my favorite advent calendar in all of blog land. Hilarious! I need to make one of these to remember to take my vitamins.

  2. Radha Says:

    haha, it’s lame as an advent calendar, but awesome in terms of pill boxes

  3. Pearl Says:

    Ha! I love it!

  4. nadiwoo Says:

    This is the best advent calendar ever! I always forget to take my vitamins!!

  5. ariel Says:

    That is ridiculous

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