Advent project

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The Greatest Gift by Ann Voskamp (along with the Jesse Tree decorations)

The Greatest Gift by Ann Voskamp (along with the Jesse Tree decorations)

I’m excited to be going through Advent with Ann Voskamp’s beautiful book The Greatest Gift! It’s a Jesse Tree project where each day’s reading adds another bit to the story of Jesus’ family tree.

There are 25 decorations too, one to go with each day’s reading (sorry, you have to buy the book to get the password).

I spent last night watching curling and an old Columbo movie while I cut out and trimmed my decorations. I’m going to love December! (Our Costco had Ann’s book…maybe yours does too.)

8 thoughts on “Advent project

  1. Violet, I got this book, too. Ken got it for me at Parables, Saskatoon. I cut out the coupon (book was on for $12.99) and didn’t even know it was for advent, so excited 🙂

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    • Very good price, Dawn (though Costco beat it by $1.00). It’s a beautiful book, isn’t it? I’m sure liking it so far. I had fun making the tree ornaments and trimming them with Mom’s fancy-edged Fiskars. I even eliminated all other ornaments but balls on our tiny tree, so these don’t have any competition.

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  2. I’m looking into buying the book, but I’m guessing the ornaments only turned out beautiful because of the time, talent, and effort you put into them?

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