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10 Advent Calendar Ideas

Posted by  ·  November 29, 2010  ·  Last Updated: April 30, 2016

10 terrific Advent Calendar Tutorials!

1. Embroidered Felt Advent Calendar

2.  Paper Cone Advent Calendar

3. Little Felt Birds Advent Calendar

4. Wooden Spool Advent Calendar

with free printables! Make this one into a kit for a fun family gift!

5. Snowing Presents Advent Calendar

6. Cardboard Tube Advent Calendar

7. Wall Displayed Boxes Advent Calendar

8. Magnetic Box Advent Calendar

9. Easy Printable Advent Calendar

10. Paper Doll Advent Calendar

You might enjoy this wooden Christmas Tree with hanging presents.

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  1. Vanessa Green
    Sunday, October 29th, 2017
    Where do I get more info on number 9?
  2. Wednesday, January 25th, 2012
    I delight in, result in I discovered exactly what I was taking a look for. You have ended my 4 day lengthy hunt! God Bless you man. Have a nice day. Bye
  3. Saturday, November 26th, 2011
    Very cool ideas.
    I create Quilted Art Advent Calendars where yellow ultra Suede stars go on the 25 buttons.
  4. Monday, December 6th, 2010
    I made mine with square jewelry boxes here: http://itsnotalwaysblackandwhite.blogspot.com/2009/12/let-countdown-begin.html
  5. Marj
    Saturday, December 4th, 2010
    I'm looking for something similar to the Boo Buddy but for Christmas. I know I've seen it, but I can't remember what it is called. Anyone know?
  6. Friday, December 3rd, 2010
    Very cute Advent calendars! I made mine from circular boxes. Check it out! http://www.oursevendwarfs.com/2010/12/christmas-advent-board-tutorial.html
  7. Wednesday, December 1st, 2010
    Cool ideas! I also made a pretty nifty advent calendar using a cereal box and toilet paper rolls, check it out!

  8. Wednesday, December 1st, 2010
    OOH I'm so happy to have just found your blog!! I also just posted an advent calender...a matchbox magnet one!

    Take care,
  9. Wednesday, December 1st, 2010
    Very neat ideas. I especially like the birds.
  10. 2girls3boys
    Tuesday, November 30th, 2010
    I have been looking for something fun and inexpensive for a new advent calendar for my children-that did not require velcro(too many lost pieces from our old one!) Now I just have to choose which one! The birdies are my fave!
  11. Sinead
    Tuesday, November 30th, 2010
    A direct link to her post: http://mydigitalartstudio.com/2010/11/12-days-blog-hop-advent-calendar/
  12. Sinead
    Tuesday, November 30th, 2010
    If you liked Mari's Easy Printable Advent Calendar from last year (#9 on your list), you should see what she did for this year using an up purposed tomato cage! Here's a link to her blog for all sorts of crafty goodness: http://mydigitalartstudio.com/

    There's also another interesting and super easy example of an Advent Calendar on the Hybrid Chick blog: http://www.thehybridchick.com/2010/11/mini-bag-advent-calendar/

    Enjoy! :)
  13. Tuesday, November 30th, 2010
    All of these make me smile! :) Thanks for posting Cindy!:)
  14. Patrice
    Tuesday, November 30th, 2010
    Awesome! Thanks for the ideas! :)
  15. Tuesday, November 30th, 2010
    Love these! I have to file these ideas away for next year. I just made mine yesterday: http://mybabyfaves.blogspot.com/2010/11/craftastic-lazy-moms-diy-advent.html
  16. Tuesday, November 30th, 2010
    I like it!!
    As usual very original post...
    Kisses from Madrid