The countdown to Christmas is almost here. I’ve made a few different advent calendars in the past and I love that they’re handmade and unique to our family. And I think it makes the countdown to Christmas a little more fun. I gathered up some of my favorite DIY advent calendars to share with you in case you’re in the DIY mood. But if you don’t want to make your own – I have some for sale in my Etsy shop – now that’s easy!
I made this calendar using numbered charms I found at Michaels. And each tag has a fun and meaningful activity to do each day. Plus it makes a great holiday decoration. Click here to read more.
These gift boxes are perfectly sized to house your daily countdown treat. Simply download and print each design, cut and paste on top of 3×3 boxes, then fill with your favorite sweets. Click here to read more.
This last minute advent calendar is so easy and makes for pretty holiday wall art! Click here to read more.
This “Advent in a Jar” also doubles as a lovely Christmas garland to hang on your tree. And it’s a great solution if you’re short of space to hang an advent calendar. Click here to read more.
This simple countdown features 25 tiny envelopes are numbered and filled with small treats to be opened each day. Click here to read more.
This one is so fun especially if you have young girls but it could be easily adapted for boys. Click here to read more.
This colorful calendar is made with 25 mini take-out boxes from World Market, number stickers and goodies for filling! Click here to read more.
Last year I made these distressed wood and chalkboard advent calendars. They’re fun and easy to make but if you’re not in the DIY mood, I also have them for sale in my Etsy shop. I love that this advent calendar is easy to change up. Just erase and write in new numbers on the chalkboard portion! Click here to make your own.
Check out all the links, grab your materials and let the countdown begin!