Best advent calendars

Advent Calendars

We’re continuing on with our annual holiday gift guides (see decor and gift wrapping here!) and today I’ve gathered some of my favorite advents to countdown the days to Christmas. There’s nothing like building anticipation!

1.Grand Hotel advent calendar
2. Marimekko tree advent
3. Circus advent banner
4.Twas the Night Before Christmas advent calendar
5. Puzzle advent
6. Tree trimmer advent calendar banner
7. Snowy Angel Christmas Advent
8. Liberty of London beauty advent

See more below!

Advent Calendars

To me, advent calendars are associated with my time in Scandinavia. We didn’t do them growing up, but Denmark is all about counting down the days to Christmas and they do it so well. They have one custom of celebrating each Sunday prior to Christmas as well as a Christmas candle that you burn every day. I love them all!

But, I’m also all about the advent calendars that I’ve seen this year here too. There are all kinds: candy, toys, Lego (my son LOVES LEGO!) beauty, cute houses, you name it. I’m also including some of our favorite DIYs below too, because I think we have some pretty good ones if I do say so myself!

Here are some of my favorites from around the web:

I also thought this Hello Bargello advent calendar was so cool! Are you familiar with bargello? It’s such a beautiful technique and this advent is gorgeous!

DIY Advent Calendars

If you’re looking for a fun Christmas project, here are a few advent calendars to DIY. They make a perfect Thanksgiving weekend project!

DIY printable advent village

This is one of my favorites we’ve done! It would make a great family activity. Put them in a cardboard box for storage afterward!

DIY Christmas Bulb Advent

Christmas Bulb Advent Calendar

This Christmas bulb advent is one of our most popular. It’s just that cute!

Paper cut advent Village

This is one you can put into your craft cutting machine. It requires some assembly still but how cute are the results?!

Christmas Gift Guides

Stay tuned for more gift guides! And check out our previous gift guides here:

Christmas decor
Gift wrap

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