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
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
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