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Great Ideas — 15 DIY Advent Calendars!!

Look at these great ideas for an advent calendar!

One of our favorite family traditions are our Advent Calendars. 

We have a few and the kids get so excited to count down to Christmas.

I was so excited to see so many Advent Calendars linked up this week — here are a few of my favorites.

(whip one up this weekend!)

Treat Bag Advent Calendar @ The Linden Life

Matchbox Advent Calendar @ Lookie What I Did

Advent Calendar Tree @ Moore Minutes


Clothespin Advent Calendar @ Modern Modest Beauty

Gift Advent Calendar @ Practically Functinal

DIY Magnet Calendar @ Lolly Jane

Mitten Advent Calendar @ Just Us Four

DIY Advent Calendar @ Raising Memories

Wall-Mounted Advent Calendar @ The D.I.Y. Dreamer

Family Fun Advent Calendar @ Bella Caiden!

Pocket Advent Calendar @ Here Comes The Sun

Pocket Advent Calendar @ Swenson Style

Christmas Book Advent Calendar @ Clean & Scentsible

Felt Advent Tree @ The Grant Life

Tree Advent Calendar @ Crystal’s Rambling

These are just some of the amazing Holiday ideas linked up this week —  be sure to check out the rest of this week’s awesome projects!

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There are SO many more holiday ideas and MORE great projects linked up this week. Come over and see the fabulous ideas.

 Another Great Ideas post is coming up tomorrow!

And if you are looking for even more Christmas ideas, here are 20 Amazing Ideas:

34 Holiday Projects


And 28 more:

Have a HAPPY weekend!



  1. What great ideas! Wished I had seen some of these ideas sooner. My advent calendars were sooooo labor intensive…. Please come check my advent calendar here:

  2. Thank you Jen! I’m a big fan of countdowns and advents so I wanted to see your collection and was extra excited to be included. :) I’m really liking the pocket style ones too…I may have to try that next year!

  3. Those are some super cute ideas! I have one I did out of mini muffin tin…..thanks for sharing!

  4. I used a vintage soda crate, 2 tubes of dollar store glitter ornaments, and dollar atore glitter glue to create a super easy last minute advent calendar.

  5. I love advent calendars! I just finished one with an old piece of barn wood, some gift tags, and a couple of branches.

  6. Thank you Jen for featuring our Advent Calendar. We have had so much fun using it! It was so much fun to make and get to use some of my old scrapbook supplies. Merry Christmas to your family!!!

  7. So many cute ideas! Thanks for including ours! :)

  8. I love advent calendars! Thanks for including mine in your round up! I gave that one as a Christmas present to my husband last year, and this year he returned the favor and has made me an advent calendar! Maybe it will be a tradition!

  9. Thanks soooo much for featuring my Wall Mounted Advent Calendar Jen!! xoxo