It’s nearing the end of November, which means that the countdown for Christmas has begun, it’s Advent Calendar time! What better way to count down to Christmas than using an advent calendar? Advent calendars are a fun way to get in the spirit of the holidays, especially if there are young children in the family. Kids love opening one box on their calendar, every day, to countdown to Christmas. With the help of an advent calendar, every day leading up to Christmas is like a little mini Christmas.
There are various kind of advent calendars in the store. But if you are a DIY aficionado, you can try yourself to make one on your own. After all, DIY projects feel better than store bought-ones. Making a calendar by yourself also makes the run-up to Christmas extra special. You can get to choose what you put inside them.You can create an advent calendar with some simple everyday items and choose the presents to put inside. With a few supplies like magnet strips, favor boxes and decorations – bells, kraft paper, plaid fabric, etc, you can make some amazing DIY advent calendars. Here we have 20+ Awesome DIY Advent Calendar Ideas in 2019 that will get you so amped for Christmas. Check out these creative advent calendar ideas and pick your favorite one to countdown to Christmas with your family.
1.DIY Coffee Tin Can Advent Calendar
This is a creative way to upcycle the illy coffee tin cans you have collected by making this tin can advent calendar. Decorated the tins and then fill them with the gifts and stack them in the shape of a Christmas tree. Easy and quick to make in several hours. Get the tutorial via Look-What-I-Made.
2.Adorable Toilet Paper Roll Advent Calendar
Making advent calendars is a traditional way to countdown the days until Christmas. Create a homemade version from common household recyclables and craft supplies, toilet paper rolls. Get the tutorial via A Mother Thing.
3.Felt Stockings Heirloom Advent Calendar DIY
I love the colours all used in the this DIY. So pink and pastel, so cute! Cut out 24 stockings from felt, embellish each stocking on the top side with hand embroidery and/or by glueing things onto the stockings and add the stars to the stockings with string. Very easy and quick to make! Get the detailed steps via A Beautiful Mess.
4.Rustic Chalkboard Advent Calendar
These cute advent boxes are easily fold and craft. The silver painting makes them look like galvanized metal. Fill those adorable advent calendar boxes with what you want to put in, your holiday activities, candies, holiday gifts and more and hang up your advent calendar. This will be the perfect farmhouse Christmas decor. Get the tutorial via Houseful Of Handmade.
5.Customizable Christmas Advent Calendar
This Christmas advent calendar is a work of modern art! The colors are so happy and festive. Get the tutorial and learn how to make it via source.
6.DIY Advent Calendar With Bucket Pails
Making an eye-catching advent calendar with tiny galvanized buckets. You can use the bucket with the perfect ssize for storing Christmas treats, small presents and more. Get the tutorial via Taryn Whiteaker.
7.Christmas Advent Calendar Wall Chart
Combined the typography and wall charts to complete this eye catching craft! source.
8.Mini Tree Advent Calendar
These miniature forest advent calendar are so cute and so easy! Just need to print out a list of Christmas related activities and put one in each box with a little toy or candy. So adorable and the cutest advent calendars I’ve seen! Get the tutorial via Oh Happy Day.
9.Wall Mounted Christmas Advent Calendar
Form a simple Christmas tree with wall mounted wood blocks with some rusty nails, then fill muslin bags with candies or little gifts for the little ones and hang them for each day to countdow to the Christmas. DIY tutorial via The DIY Dreamer.
10.Paper Mache Box Christmas Countdown Calendar
Decorating small paper mache boxes with numbers and filling them with candy or paper messages to countdown to Christmas! DIY tutorial via Consumer Crafts.
11.DIY Holiday Advent Calendar
Make this stunning advent calendar with decorative holiday ornaments and paper tags. source.
12.Candy Wreath Advent Calendar made with Toilet Paper Rolls
A beautiful and simple idea for an easy DIY advent calendar is to use toilet paper rolls wrapped with pretty paper. Fill them with little presents, hand written messages. Get the tutorial via Ivaalex.
13.Chalkboard Advent Calendar
This calendar is made of a random collection of Christmas and winter ornaments and others. Get the tutorial via Thistle Wood Farms.
14.12 Days of Christmas Advent Calendar
Nothing is cheaper to make than this creative project. This 12 days of Christmas advent calendar is made with mason jar lids and scrapbook paper. You just need to glue canning jar lids and scrapbook paper to a blank canvas for wall art practically cute enough to hang all year long. Get the tutorial via Cherished Bliss.
15.DIY Upcycled Toilet Paper Roll Advent Calendar
Upcycle the toilet paper rolls to make this lovely Christmas countdown calendar. Check out for the ful tutorial via North Story.
16.Instagram Advent Calendar
If you love Instagram like me, you must have many cherished instagram photos, too. Now, you can practically transform even the most mundane of photos into mini works of art like this instagram advent calendar for Christmas. Check out the tutorial via Thinking Closet.
17.Colorful Scrapbook Paper Advent Calendar
These colorful envelopes are perfect for hiding little presents and for making one hip holiday display in your hallway. Each one packet for one day to count down to Christmas! Get the tutorial via A Beautiful Mess.
18.Wooden Ornaments Countdown Calendar
It is a tradition to make an Advent calendar for ourselves. These numbered log ornaments create a more grown-up advent calendar. Get the tutorial via Spalvotas Dryzuotas.
19.DIY Leaning Paper Bag Advent Calendar
This advent calendar ia designed by involving sticking pegs on a board and using them to hold the white paper bags. It is pretty easy ti make and still look pretty impressive. Get the tutorial via Creekline House.
20.Toilet Paper Roll Advent Calendar
Craft simple paper trees advent calendar out of rolled paper rolls and scrapbook paper each with a number to help your family count down to Christmas. Get the tutorial via Danya Banya.
21.DIY Magnetic Advent Calendar
Get your child excited for Christmas by having them open up a small box filled with a surprise for the 24 days before Christmas. Get how to make this simple magnetic advent calendar via Fabnfree.