10 DIY Advent Calendar Ideas

Happy Friday everyone! It’s almost time for the advent calendars to come out, so here are 10 ideas for DIY Advent Calendars.

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This super cute advent calendar from the Purl Bee ditches the usual chocolate treats and allows you to decorate your tree as you approach Christmas. It’s available as a DIY kit here.

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I adore EVERYTHING Kelly from Studio DIY makes. Including this Punch Box Advent Calendar.

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Kelly also dreamed up this DIY Take Out Box Advent Calendar. So cute!

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Originally a Martha Stewart creation, the Thig and Twistle blog shares a take on this Magnetic Advent Calendar.

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I adore this Message in an Ornament Advent Calendar by Squirrelly Minds – so unique!

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Emily from Start Up Wife shares her love of paper and glitter with this Advent in a Box.

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The Skin and Blister blog uses spotty paper gift bags to Make Your Own Advent Calendar.

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This adorable take on advent can be found on The Marion House Book blog.

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And what more could you want for Christmas than this Sparkly Ornament Advent Calendar?

I’ve been working on this Felt Advent Calendar kit* which I’ll be gifting to my niece and nephew. Cutting the numbers out took forever, but once I got stitching it was great fun to make!

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What kind of advent calendar are you going for this year?

Toodles!

Claire

*John Lewis sent me this product for review. I am under no obligation to post about products I receive for review purposes and all opinions are my own.

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0 Responses to 10 DIY Advent Calendar Ideas

  1. Hi Claire! I have a nice advent candle from the Fitzwilliam museum and I am thinking that perhaps I could do one myself! (candle=no candy=I’m on diet getting prepared for christmas!)
    Cheers, Aldara.

  2. theowlclub says:

    Oh I love them all! Advent calendars are such fun. I made one last year which I’m getting out again. It was inspired by that Buttonbag one – it’s like a crazy version of it! I cant wait to see my son’s excitement this year. Now he knows his numbers it’s even more fun.

  3. We have 24 crochet stockings that sweets are stuffed into. Need to find them….

  4. I never get my act together in time to make an advent calendar…. and end up buying a chocolate one. I’m sad to say that this will probably happen again this year. Oh well. These sure are all pretty! :)

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