One of the best ways to make every day of December count, is to make an advent calendar. They’re tons of fun because you get something to look forward to each time you wake up and you can make the holiday last for the entire month. How awesome is that? If you want, you can also make an extra to gift to loved ones to spread the joy around.
Using felt adds such a homemade kind of feel to any home, which is really important during the cold season.
If you’re really crafty, try making a little village. Use little lights and you’ve added tons of charm to your home.
Unwrapping just might be the best part about getting gifts. That sense of mystery and excitement can’t be beat. Plus, don’t we all love tearing things up?
If you’re in need of some fireplace decor, you can double your advent as a stylish piece.
Toilet Paper Tree Roll
Toilet paper roll projects are seriously the best. Instead of throwing away your rolls, use them for something totally adorable!
Farmhouse decor has been in for a while and it seems to be really popular during the holidays. Keep your current decor and add to the look with a rustic style advent.
If you’ve got little boys or just anyone who enjoys Legos, they’re really going to be into this.
Keep yourself drooling throughout the month with each day’s treat always in front of you.
Be sure to thank Yellow Bliss Road for this incredible free printable set!
Re purposed Farmhouse
If you want a rustic decor that can be easily kept away from small children and pets, hang it on the wall like this.
If you’re the type to completely forget about the existence of your advent calendar, keep it on the fridge. You’ll be reminded each morning.
Clean Red and Green
This red and green framed advent is so clean and bright! It really makes me feel the holiday cheer.
Give yourself an excuse to cut loose during the month of December by keeping treats for each day.
For you avid crocheters, there’s something for you! This is definitely something you can use each year over and over.
These boxes are the cutest! I love the little pins that hold each box up.
Advent calendar’s definitely don’t have to be expensive. Grab yourself a cheap shoe organizer from the store and just dress it up a little.
These candles really set such a lovely ambiance in any home. If you’re looking for the creative but easy route, this is a great choice.
There really are so many great advent calendar ideas around on the Internet. I had no idea how much thought people really put into these! Shame on me for only finding out about them a couple of years ago. Which calendar is your favorite? Let us all know in the comments!