As soon as Thanksgiving is over, the world transitions into full-blown Christmas mode. Overnight, Christmas trees start popping up, Santas stand in every store window and, most importantly, advent calendars go on display. One of the most exciting things about Christmas as a kid was running to my advent calendar every morning to see what surprise I would get that day. The thrill of discovering what lay behind each number was another reminder that Christmas was that much closer.
This year, don’t buy a boring advent calendars from the store. Manufactured advent calendars just open up to a picture, so there’s nothing to get excited about every morning. Instead, make your own advent calendar that’s totally different from anything you’ve ever seen before. At AllFreeChristmasCrafts, we’ve pulled together the most unique and fun advent calendars we could find. Make a giant Christmas tree advent calendar that doubles as a wall decoration. Use a piece of drift wood to make gorgeous rustic surprises for each day. You can even use old muffin tins and create an amazing, and definitely unique, advent calendar. The possibilities are endless!
These advent calendars not only give you a treat each day, they also double as holiday décor. Hang them up on your wall, or set them on your fireplace mantel. Wherever you put them, just make sure the kids can get to them fast!
- Light Up Tree Advent Calendar
- Paper Bag Wall Advent Calendar
- Origami Box Christmas Tree Advent Calendar
- Secret Doors Advent Calendar
- Christmas Counters
- Magnetic Holiday Advent Calendar
- Felt Ornaments Advent Calendar
For those who want a Christmas craft that’s a little out of the ordinary, these projects are the perfect advent calendars to make. These stand-out projects use unexpected materials. For instance, have you ever considered using an old muffin tin or baby food jars to make an advent calendar? Think outside the box and see how creative you can get for your countdown to Christmas.
- Really Rustic Wood Advent Calendar
- Edible Advent Calendar
- Paper Christmas Tree Advent Calendar
- Baby Jar Advent Christmas Tree
- Muffin Tin Advent Calendar
- DIY Advent Drawers
- Shanty Christmas Advent Calendar
- Holiday Magnet Board Advent Calendar
- Thrifty Fabric Advent Calendar
How will you countdown to Christmas this year?
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