It’s high time to make an advent calendar because December is starting! There are incredibly many ways to make a calendar and lots of ideas to realize, for kids and adults or both at the same time. We’ve found the coolest and freshest ideas to try, let’s have a look what you can DIY and invite your kdis to help you!
If you have a pegboard, this calendar will be great idea! Even if not, just buy some and make this cute calendar with felt stockings, the stockings can be decorated in different ways. Rock colorful and bold ones and decorate the frame of the pegboard in some cool way, for example, with a garland.
Matchboxes can be a nice idea for making an advent calendar, they are ideal for putting something inside. All you need is to style them in one way, for example, cover with tape or fabric and add numbers. Hang your matchboxes on a pine branch, put candies and small pieces inside and enjoy!
This is a super glam and fun advent calendar done in gold and pink, with touches of glitter and ornaments. The calendar is made of paper boxes, usual and star-shaped ones, they are covered with colorful and glitter paper to create a glam look. read how to make them and how to hang the calendar after.
This shiny calendar with a touch of nature will be a nice idea for a modern or Scandinavian space. It’s a hoop with an eucalyptus garland and some shiny triangles – easy to make and comfy in using. Put candies, sweets and various toys inside the triangles and you’ll love the result!
Want some chic and exquisiteness? This art deco advent calendar will be a great idea and will add a refined touch to the space. The main thing you’ll need for this craft is art deco wallpaper of your choice, these little pockets can hold something small.
This rustic advent calendar is a great piece to make and it can hold a serious amount of things like sweets, toys and other stuff. The calendar is made of boxes hung on twine to a clothes hanger, which is decorated in rustic style, and the coolest thing is its modern look and enough storage even for larger gifts.
Hanging a calendar may be tricky but you can do it using clothespins! Decorate them with colorful paper and paints and attach packages with gifts/ sweets to these clothespins. Voila, your cute and simple calendar is ready!
This cute calendar is ideal for kids but will do for adults, too. Take toys, gifts, sweets and wrap them with colorful paper forming a ball – that’s it! Such an easy craft and such a great surprise inside, just hang the balls where you like and voila.
This isn’t just an advent calendar, it’s a whole display, a village! This is an advent calendar made of wooden houses with numbers, you can decorate them as you like or leave them as they are. Add trees, deer figurines and other stuff you like to make the village look real and put something sweet inside the houses, and the calendar is ready!
This advent calendar is a simple and cute idea to realize. Take the gifts and things you like, wrap them with various Christmas-inspired paper or fabric and hang the pieces to the branch. Easy-peasy, isn’t it? You can make this calendar with kids or let them make it themselves with surprises for you.
Have a lot of tin cans? Grab them and put gifts and other things inside and then cover the cans with paper and write numbers. Shape the whole thing as a Christmas tree and enjoy! The idea is very easy to realize, you are sure to enjoy it!
This Christmas calendar is a decoration at the same time, and it will fit a modern or a glam space. You’ll have to make a cool sign with a Christmas tree and hang some ornaments to some of days written on the sign. Looks cute, chic and can be used as an additional Christmas tree, not just a calendar.
It’s high time to remember all the best things that happened to you, so making this photo advent calendar is a great idea. Grab photos for each day and cover them with cardboard and hang them using clothespins, add lights and you’ll love memorizing the best moments of this year!
This original advent calendar is great for Christmas, it’s made of colorful paper and shows a tree. These little paper cones can hold something cute or some candies – don’t put too much inside, otherwise the cones won’t hold the shape.
Take a bunch of boxes and make a cool calendar of them! This is perhaps the easiest and most traditional idea ever: cover the boxes with holiday-themed paper and shape the boxes as a Christmas tree somewhere on a coffee table. Put what you like inside and voila!
Buy an IKEA Barso trellis grid and turn it into a chic and modern advent calendar! Cover the whole thing with lights and hang some ornaments inside. The ornaments here are painted white and black, with numbers on them, though you can choose any colors you like. This amazing calendar is ideal for a minimalist or Scandinavian space and will make a part of decor.
This creative advent calendar is made of craft sticks and faux greens. Write what you like to do on each stick and cover it with faux greens, then hang the sticks in the shape you like. Don’t forget the numbers to mark each day! This hanging looks very natural and is great as a part of decor.
If you have a chalkboard, it can be used as a simple advent calendar. Decorate it with greenery or lights, write numbers and attach some paper below. Write what to give, make or do, so you can look into the paper and do something on each day. Easy and fast!
This Christmas calendar is amazing and will excite kids and adults. A pallet Christmas tree with burlap bags attached looks as a part of rustic Christmas decor. You can put everything you like inside – all kinds of toys, sweets and other stuff, burlap is durable and will hold a lot of things.