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5 Fabulous DIY Advent Calendars

Nov 16, 2016
The holidays are such a magical time of year, every moment seems so precious – especially the countdown to Christmas. Make this year’s build up to the 25th even more special with a homemade Advent calendar. We rounded up a few fun and festive projects from some of the best bloggers out there. Check ‘em out below and add a little more ho ho ho to your holiday decor.

Cool Chalkboard - We’re loving this simple Advent calendar from The Merry Thought. It’s easy to overindulge during the holiday season, so why add another avenue for chocolate and gifts? Simply cross out the number as it passes and savor the moment. Get the tutorial here.

The Merry Thought

Beautiful Bags - This clever creation from Homey Oh My is sure to add to your holiday decor. Best of all? You can fill each bag with whatever you’d like - sweets, toys, or holiday activities (like baking cookies or singing carols!). Get the tutorial here.

Homey Oh My

Sweet Stockings - This festive calendar from Kristi Murphy is easy to make and cute to boot! Hang your stockings a little early this year with this fun project. Get the tutorial here.

Kristi Murphy

Lovely Lattice - This craft from The Proper Blog is perfect for little helpers as there are lots of bags to decorate. What a fun way to prepare for the Christmas season! Get the tutorial here.

The Proper Blog

Vibrant Village - Set the stage for Christmas with this unique Advent calendar from A Beautiful Mess. Although it’s a little more complex than the others on our list, the results are stunning. Get the tutorial here.

A Beautiful Mess

We hope these fun Advent calendars help you welcome Christmas into your home in style. For more holiday ideas and inspiration, be sure to follow @HomeShows on Twitter and Instagram and @homeandgardenevents on Facebook.

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