25 Amazing Advent Calendars

DIY advent calendars
We never really had an advent calendar growing up and I remember enviously looking at my friends cheap cardboard one with bad chocolate and wishing I had one. Now I realize that that chocolate is defintely not worth it and making your own and filling it with Godiva is where it’s at. Of course I’m saying this because I don’t have kids yet so the treat is guaranteed to go to me.

Want to make your own too? Check out 25 amazing ideas below.

  • Advent Branches 1 of 25
    Advent Branches
    Don't let those fallen branches go to waste.
    From Paige Russell
  • Kid’s Drawings 2 of 25
    Kid's Drawings
    Get your kids in on the action.
    From Just Camelia
  • Sweet Tree 3 of 25
    Sweet Tree
    I like the handmade look of this one.
    From Casa Trend
  • Minimalist 4 of 25
    Use craft boxes and labels for a clean look.
    From Shim and Sons
  • Take Out 5 of 25
    Take Out
    You could easily make this one yourself.
    From Bodie and Fou
  • Mini Envelopes 6 of 25
    Mini Envelopes
    I want mine filled with cash.
    From Nice Package
  • Cone Trees 7 of 25
    Cone Trees
    Lift them up for a surprise.
    From Family Fun
  • Christmas Branch 8 of 25
    Christmas Branch
    A modern look that takes little effort.
    From Annaleenas Hem
  • Graphic 9 of 25
    I love that each box is different.
    From Envelopments
  • Origami Boxes 10 of 25
    Origami Boxes
    Your kids can help you with this one.
    From Craft My Nest
  • Cubby 11 of 25
    I love the blue and red wrapping.
    From Flamingo Toes
  • Painted Jars 12 of 25
    Painted Jars
    Such a cool and fresh look.
    From Brigitte
  • Library Cards 13 of 25
    Library Cards
    Write a fun holiday activity on each card.
    From Not on the High Street
  • Wrapped Cups 14 of 25
    Wrapped Cups
    A good way to recycle your daily Starbucks.
    From Living at Home
  • Clothes Pins 15 of 25
    Clothes Pins
    There's a reason brown paper packages are a favorite thing.
    From Ramme Alvor
  • Pyramid Printables 16 of 25
    Pyramid Printables
    This template is ready to print!
    From Julie Ree
  • Buckets 17 of 25
    For a rustic look.
    From Not the High Street
  • White + Silver 18 of 25
    White + Silver
    I love the pop-up numbers.
    From Sweet Paul
  • Simple Trees 19 of 25
    Simple Trees
    You could whip this one up in an hour.
    From A Simple Nest
  • Lining the Shelves 20 of 25
    Lining the Shelves
    Clear your shelves and pile on the presents.
    From Living At Home
  • Pretty Packages 21 of 25
    Pretty Packages
    I wish I was better at wrapping.
    From Oh Happy Day
  • Wood Tree 22 of 25
    Wood Tree
    This kid knows where to find the treats.
    From Lilla A
  • Matchboxes 23 of 25
    The only tricky thing about this one is finding things that are small enough to fit in matchboxes.
    From The Happy Home
  • Fabric Cones 24 of 25
    Fabric Cones
    Fill mine up with mint M&Ms.
    From Mes Poulettes
  • Mini Boxes 25 of 25
    Mini Boxes
    Love the pattern and touch of glitter.
    From Domestifluff

Interested in our picks? Check out 2011’s best advent calendars!

Article Posted 5 years Ago
share this article
facebook twitter tumblr pinterest
See Comments
what do you think?
share this article
facebook twitter tumblr pinterest
See Comments
what do you think?
what do you think?
close comments

Related Videos