#the100dayprojectJuly 29, 2019
Advent Collage-A-Day Calendar Themes and PromptsNovember 28, 2019
So much of life is about the anticipation. Forget the actual event sometimes, right? I’m preparing for my annual Advent Collage-A-Day Calendar Practice and I hope you are up for joining me this year.
In 2012, I began making a collage-a-day as my Advent Calendar to create a moment of quiet during the busy holiday season. Many people join me in this practice, maybe even you! I try to keep it simple and portable. All of my supplies fit into a quart size plastic bag. Some collages take a couple of hours, others take only 10 minutes, it all depends on the day. For the past seven years, I have paired the collage with a blog post and a prompt.
This year I’m doing something a little different.
What to expect this year!
I’ll be posting a list of conceptual and technical prompts for all of Advent no later than November 30th here and on Instagram. You’ll be able to download this list or purchase a little booklet of it from my website. I won’t be writing daily blogs, instead, follow me on Instagram to see how I approach the challenge this year!
To get started, I’ve created collage-a-day kits with all the materials and tools to get you started with your own Advent Calendar Collage-A-Day practice. There are only a couple of these remaining! Get yours here.
Retail value: $85. Available now for $50 + shipping/handling.
- 2 multi-paper packs filled with letterpress off-cuts, paste papers, vintage stamps and other found papers and ephemera
- White Gel Pen
- Black Uniball Pen
- Uhu Glue Stick
- Safety scissors with ruler, perfect for traveling
- Mini-teflon folder for smoothing and folding
- Letterpress inspiration cards
- 25–5×5 inches collage substrates (Request color edition for more fun!)
- ZINE of all the 2019 prompts + some basic tips
On Cyber Monday, December 2, many of my past Advent Calendar collages will be available for sale in my online store. They will be $50 each, in honor of my 50th birthday. Bookmark the shop site and be ready for Monday! I’ll be sure to remind you when it goes live.