These tiny wooden houses lined up on your mantle are just about the most charming Christmas decor ever! The houses are bottomless so you just lift them up and your treats are under the house. To make this advent calendar you’ll need wooden house template, 10 sheets of balsa wood, hot glue, scissors, gold spray paint, clear glue (for snow), fake snow, number stickers, treats and toys to hide under the houses. Print out the template you can find here and cut out the shapes. Use the shapes to cut the balsa wood. I just placed it onto and then cup around the shape of the house. You’ll have 6 pieces for one house. Continue reading the tutorial here.