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DIY Advent Calendars

Nov 20, 2017

Looking for a new DIY project to tackle this holiday season? We've found the perfect craft: making your own Advent Calendar! Add some custom fun to the countdown to Christmas. We've found four fun projects from some of our favorite bloggers. Check ‘em out below and add some Christmas cheer to your decor.

Star Garland - This sparkling creation from A Beautiful Mess is a two-for-one deal, as it acts as both an advent calendar and a decorative garland. Get the tutorial here.

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Image courtesy of A Beautiful Mess

Message In a Bottle - A unique take on the advent calendar from the Merry Thought, these adorable miniature bottles contain little messages with everything from Christmas activity ideas, "Make sugar cookies", to the location of early Christmas gifts, "look in the closet". Get the tutorial here.

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Image courtesy of The Merry Thought

Shoe Organizer - This calendar from Elizabeth Joan Designs is a great example of upcycling at it's finest. Simply spruce up a 24 slot shoe hanger and you got perfect pouches for advent treats. Get the tutorial here.

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Image courtesy of Elizabeth Joan Designs

Boxes - What's better then a present? 24 tiny ones! Don't feel like individually wrapping one for every day? Try pre-decorated boxes like these beautiful ones This Heart of Mine used. Simple, yet adorable. Get the tutorial here

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Image courtesy of This Heart of Mine

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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